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WILLIAM HIATT

Creston, IA billhiatt@windstream.net 641-202-1202 http://www.linkedin.com/in/billhiatt1


WAREHOUSE & INVENTORY MANAGER-EXECUTIVE Highly adaptable, customer-focused and resourceful logistics, warehousing and inventory professional with highly developed accounting and inventory management administration skills. Strong belief in cross-training and prioritization. Savvy communicator and decision maker with commitment to effective team dynamics and corporate goals. KEY STRENGTHS Risk Assessment/Management Strategic Planning Cross-Training/Instructing Workflow Management Supply Chain Management Employee Management EDUCATION KAPLAN UNIVERSITY (GPA 3.27) Davenport, IA November 2006-October 2010 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Management EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Inventory Specialist, DSP COMPANY LLC (Pizza Ranch), Creston, IA: December 2010 Accounting Specialist, LAKESIDE CASINO, Osceola, IA April 2005 Office Manager, FIRST REALTY, Creston, IA August 2002 Inventory Analyst, DELL COMPUTERS, Round Rock, TX August2000 Retail Manager, WAG-A-BAG CONVENIENCE STORE, Round Rock, TX April 1998 Warehouse Manager, CICENA INC, Madison, WI 1992-April 1996 Warehouse Supervisor, CALVIN KLEIN COSMETICS, Wayne, NJ 1988-April 1992 Manufacturing Employee, John Deere Dubuque Tractors, Dubuque, IA 1971-October 1988 April 2005August 2002August 2000April 1998April 1996April October June Inventory Control Warehousing Shipping & Receiving

HIGHLIGHTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT CALVIN KLEIN COSMETICS Began as receiving clerk and within 5 months was promoted to Warehouse Supervisor.

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Recommended and implemented daily meeting with shipping line employees to address any problems and mitigated impact of problem employees. Kept shipping line running smoothly, increasing orders by 53% and revenue by $150K/day. Saved 58% of loss write off and 61% on labor through recommending and implementing daily inventory rather than reconciling only at end of month. Oversaw 32 fork lift drivers, including movement of products within departments and unloading of trucks. CICENA INC Responsible for the warehouse operations with corporate office located in New York City. Reduced shipping costs by 54% and increased customer satisfaction by changing shipping methods. Ensured counts on international shipments from Hong Kong matched the bill of lading for inventory purposes. Recovered $50K in inventory costs and kept corporate apprised of any discrepancies. Delegated one employee to order sign-off responsibilities, ensuring consistency and reliability. Recommended refurbished product replacement policy that was ultimately adopted by company, cutting approximately $250K per year in replacement costs. INVENTORY MANAGEMENT DSP COMPANY LLC (PIZZA RANCH) Slashed costs 64% by recommending and implementing twice/week inventory. Reduced spoilage by 64% and increased revenue $1250 per month by establishing inventory sheets and PAR tracking systems that ensured proper order volume, eliminating excess inventory on hand. Recommended and implemented ordering food twice a week instead of once a week, shrinking amount of inventory on hand and saving on spoilage. DELL COMPUTERS Introduced daily inventory cycle counts which cut expenditures by 84% ($200K) per month and contained labor costs. Recommended having parts removed from inventory count at shipment, improving accuracy by 58%. Initiated new inventory accounting structure, invisible to customer, that tracked all product components upon billing of finished product, avoiding write-offs of components. OFFICE MANAGEMENT FIRST REALTY Provided customer service in fast paced real estate atmosphere , including phone calls, filing, and scheduling appointments for showings. Performed computer input of house listings Saved 42% on time and labor by balancing books each month and checking books weekly instead of monthly so as to easily reconcile any discrepancies. Prepared closing papers for president, freeing her for other duties. ACCOUNTING LAKESIDE CASINO: Checked slot machine count reports and suggested running additional detail report to monitor for any problems. Cut labor hours 46%.

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Matched physical counts to computer counts; with the detailed report for each machine, reconciled problem counts and created a spreadsheet report to send to upper management. SKILLS & ACTIVITIES Computer Knowledge: Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint Founded LinkedIn group, Inventory Managers in the Des Moines Iowa Area April 2011