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Daniel Prater | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 5, 2013

Daniel Prater

Experienced Logistics Manager
   United States
  |   Bronson, MI

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

I have 30 years of management experience working in all different types of positions ranging from Purchasing Manager to Assistant General Manager. In my last position as Distribution Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific I was responsible for all operations from Receiving to Shipping and including Inventory Control. My last project was to increase lines on time from the current score of 65% to a new goal of 95%. This project resulted in adding technology, new floor lay out and employee training but the overall success was an increase of 37%...

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Purchasing Manager
Inventory Control Manager
Manufacturing Operations Manager

Service Description

My teams have always exceeded company expectations and will always strive to improve in any business activity. I have over 31 years experience in managing applications starting with Purchasing and Scheduling all the way to Shipping both Domestically and Internationally.

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Employment

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Distribution Manager
2007 - 2013
Managed all operations in a 250K square foot warehouse with 28 employees and 2 supervisors. Our products ranged from Chemicals to Medical Devices.
EPI
Operations Manager
2004 - 2007
Managed all operations in 3 warehouses that shipped Food products and promotional items for large corporations like Kellogg, Post and Kmart.
Target DC
Group Leader
2001 - 2004
Managed between 50 to 75 employees depending on the department. During my tenure I managed Inbound, Outbound and Breakpack operations.
Uniform Printing
Assistant General Manager
1997 - 2001
Managed all operations in 2 warehouses that shipped and warehoused Insurance forms and promotional Items.
WCT
Purchasing Manager
1981 - 1997
Managed several departments for this Tier 1 automotive supplier. My responsibilities were Purchasing, Scheduling, Order Entry, Customer Service and Bill of Material set up.

Education

Tri-State University
Bachelor Degree
1981 - 1984
Branch Area Career Center
Business Administration
1977 - 1979
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Kaizen
5-S
A3
Value stream mapping
IATA
DOT CFR 49
IMDG
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