11205 Masters Way (803) 422-9733 Alpharetta, GA 30005 email@example.com
Rhameir T. Belton
Seasoned Manufacturing Professional offering more than 13 years of experience across the Food/ Beverage and Supply Chain Industries working for Fortune 500 companies. Multi-faceted skill set with a vigorous tenacity to succeed and improve the skills of team members.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, Columbia, SC Bachelor
of Arts in Political Science May 2008
Graduate of Dreher High School, Columbia, SC May 2003. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Naturally Fresh, College Park Georgia
• Safety - Led Department in achieving 0 Recordable incidents in
August 2015- August 2016
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Managed warehouse activities.
Ensured employee compliance to protocols and standards.
Supervised inbound deliveries to ensure accuracy.
Ensured the warehouse inventory is clearly identified and readily accessible. Ensured products for delivery are routed to the appropriate clients. Supervised document preparations for transfer to other departments/shipping.
King’s Hawaiian, Flowery Branch Georgia March 2014- August 2015
Inspects product to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustment of machines.
Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of
Meets or exceeds the product quality standards set forth by King’s Hawaiian Management.
Supervises, coaches, and trains employees and performs a variety of management and administrative
Holds weekly floor safety meetings, as well as monthly safety meetings with all employees.
Promotes safety in the work area by understanding and complying with safety procedures and
reporting all accidents in a timely manner.
Executes the Productions Managers work instructions.
Promotes our company values of “Dignity, Excellence, and Telling it like it is in a way that can be
heard” through your actions and by educating the staff about our values.
Communicates with other Supervisors and lead persons to coordinate activities between departments.
Plans and carries out job assignments without creating hazards to yourself and other employees.
Meets regularly with direct reports to set goals and monitor progress toward goals.
• Ensures that policies, procedures and systems are in place to ensure continuous operations, proactive maintenance and timely problem resolution.
Chiquita Fresh Express, Morrow Georgia March 2013- March 2014.
Safety – Responsible for promoting daily Safety Culture of Zero Incidents
Responsible for the following aspects of the supply chain: sourcing, purchasing, transport,
warehousing and distribution. Also involved in identifying and implementing initiatives to reduce the overall supply chain cost base.
Monitoring data management to keep accurate product, contract, pricing and invoicing information.
Working closely with suppliers and customers to improve operations and reduce cost.
Communicating needs & objectives to managers & key personnel in procurement, logistics & distribution.
Providing accurate routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated.
Obtaining quotes for transportation and also making cost comparisons.
Extensive experience in the strategic planning and transportation of products.
Planning of procurement, production, inventory control, logistics and distribution.
Possessing creative problem-solving and analytical skills.
Highly effective motivator with strong written and spoken communication skills.
An ability to handle the pressures arising from having to meet deadlines and targets.
Able to evaluate complex situations and find solutions for them.
Having a passion for delivering excellent customer service in a cost effective way.
Kraft Foods, Newberry South Carolina November 2011- March 2013
Responsible for the day-to-day manufacturing operations in assigned department.
Responsible for producing products efficiently and safely within established policies and processes.
Lead, developed and assured the safety and morale of my team of hourly employees.
Advises and helps Business Unit Manger as a member of his/her team and may assume Business Unit
Manager responsibilities in his/her absence.
Expected to achieve productivity, efficiency, customer service, cost, quality, safety objectives through
both individual and team contributions.
Provided direction, leadership, development and support to direct reports through empowerment,
teamwork, on-the-job assignments and continuous improvement initiatives.
Displays outstanding team leadership and group facilitation skills.
Possess the ability to learn new topics quickly through self-initiated research and input from internal
and external knowledge experts.
Has shown the ability to identify and define business problems and issues, and conduct thoughtful,
detailed quantitative and qualitative analyses with a variety of analytical tools.
Possess the ability to communicate effectively and succinctly, both verbally and on paper, and with all
Leads strategic initiatives within cross-functional teams across the business.
Leads detailed competitive, market, trend, economic, and financial analysis and informs the
organization of their strategic implications.
Identifies opportunities to impact business performance, including, consumer and customer growth
areas, cost optimization and business process improvements.
Develops and presents strategic recommendations to business teams and Senior.
HOME DEPOT RAPID DEPLOYMENT CENTER, Columbia SC January 2010- Oct. 2011
Logistics Supervisor/Implementation Coordinator
Lead an hourly team and influenced the entire distribution team to do the fast-paced work required to run the distribution center as efficiently, safely and productively as possible.
Handled management responsibilities for the team members under my supervision.
Responsible for ensuring prompt, efficient and accurate handling of merchandise as well as
developing and implementing team goals.
Responsible for hiring, evaluation, development, discipline, and termination of hourly associates.
Ensured all operational procedures are followed effectively, and identified and recommended needed
changes to Assistant General Manager.
Evaluated and analyzed current work methods and recommended ways to eliminate inefficiencies.
Coaching and Development of Associates and Supervisors
Head of the Inbound Freight Consolidation Project for Columbia facility
Generated over 40K in company savings per week with IFC program.
Supply Chain Support Analyst
CARQUEST DISTRIBUTION CENTER, Columbia SC June 2003- January 2010
Responsible for strategic planning and leadership of all distribution functions including receiving, picking, packing, shipping equipment, and performing physical inventories. Perform/manage appropriate personnel/ staff to ensure the timely and accurate execution of receiving and shipping activities.
Trained receiving associates and temporary associates in all aspects of receiving including material handling, checked in, paperwork, equipment use and safety.
Improved turn time from two days to two hours while improving employee morale.
Standardize and documented workflow processes which in turn improved employee efficiency.
Led the continuous Improvement Team of one manager and 12 associates in developing a divisionwide
“Golden Broom” Award System. Success of program led to adoption and replication by other Carquest
Developed a unified shipping process in UPS increasing direct productivity by 20%.
Supervised physical inventory audit team; which completed a full audit (350,000 sq. ft facility) in less
than 24 hours with an accuracy rate of 99.8%.
Leadership Training & Development, 2009 – Carquest General Parts Inc.
Conflict Resolution, 2008 – Carquest General Parts Inc.
Safety on the Move, 2005 - Carolina Handling Raymond
Supervisor Development Training, 2004 - National Safety Council
Ergonomics Training for Managers & Supervisors, 2004 - D&G Intl, Covington, OH.
Managers & Supervisors Conf., 2003 - Skill Path Seminars Achievement Through Learning
Safety Train the Trainer, 2003 - CMH Services
Train the Trainer, Operator Training, 2003 - Carolina Handling Raymond
Introduction to Supervision, 2003 - Employers Association of SC.