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AARON D. C.
Aruba Drive • Gahanna, OH
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Teamfocused, solutionsdriven manager with over years of progressively responsible experience
directing daytoday operations, resources, and staff in diverse energy, utilities, freight, and distribution
environments. Motivational leader with proven success in introducing management operating systems,
installing operational excellence programs, and implementing process improvements in changing cultures.
Track record of increasing productivity and efficiency, improving ontime performance, and contributing to
revenue and profitability growth while generating multimilliondollar annual cost savings. Demonstrated
ability to deliver projects on time and within budget while achieving both company and client objectives.
Areas of Expertise:
|Business Process Streamlining |Staff, Facility, and Equipment Allocation |
|Productivity and Energy Improvement |Energy Management Systems |
|Policy and Procedure Development |Database Design and Development |
|Root Cause Analysis / Problem Solving |Safety and Regulatory Compliance |
|Team Building, Training, and Leadership |Lean Six Sigma / Black Belt / Green Belt |
MODULAR PROCESS CONTROL, LLC – Chesterfield, MO
Energy Management Consultant / to /
Assisted energyintensive manufacturing clients in reducing energy consumption, costs, and greenhouse
gas emissions through implementation of Energy Management Measurement Systems.
Produced significant cost savings and resolved critical problems for clients by implementing productivity
and energy improvements. Installed operational excellence programs in diverse industries including
chemicals, electrical and gas utilities, refineries, trona mining and processing, BOPP film, cellulose film,
and computer service. Provided ongoing training, mentoring, and direction to Energy Coordinators and
Successfully delivered five projects, averaging six months per project, with $ million in total
annualized savings by installing Energy Management System and utilizing existing client
Contributed to energy cost reduction of %% and reduced Nitrogen usage by %.
Created and implemented leak tag procedure for integrity of gas, steam, and air delivery
DEWOLFF, BOBERG & ASSOCIATES – Dallas, TX
International Management Consultant / to /
Supervised, trained, and collaborated with clients in multiple industries to implement management
operating system for increased performance, productivity, profitability, communication, and service levels.
Optimized staff and equipment utilization by implementing process improvements, enhancing
organizational effectiveness, and improving supervisory skills in changing culture. Coached clients in root
cause analysis and completion of action plans for permanent solutions. Developed daily schedule controls
to track hourly, daily, and weekly performance. Directed managers and front line supervisors in achieving
goals through annualized savings and downtime reduction. Led and facilitated management workshops in
such areas as team building, role modeling, SMED, commitment, attitude, and behavioral change.
Increased department productivity by %% by training and coaching client managers and
supervisors in line balancing, root cause analysis, barrier removal, confrontation, and problem
Compiled new procedure manual with tools developed and realization of guaranteed savings.
VITRAN EXPRESS – Columbus, OH
Manager / Dispatcher / to /
Directed staff to ensure timely and accurate freight deliveries while increasing efficiency of all drivers.
Expertly managed office personnel, line haul, dock workers, and city parcel drivers. Scheduled and
developed improved performance standards in all areas. Maintained safe handling and storage of
hazardous materials in compliance with DOT and OSHA requirements. Interpreted company policies and
enforced safety regulations. Conducted staff performance evaluations and recommended personnel
Enhanced ontime performance by training employees and substantially improving
Produced revenue growth by implementing more accurate freight weighing procedures.
Increased spot load pickup by % by completing all stops prior to client close of business.
CONSOLIDATED FREIGHTWAYS – Columbus, OH
Freight Operations Manager / to /
Managed and executed daily operations of nation’s third largest carrier with door terminal.
Developed and implemented operational and administrative policies and procedures. Oversaw productive
and efficient freight loading and unloading by supervisors and dock workers on hour shifts. Supervised
over employees, scheduled manpower, determined salaries, and resolved conflicts. Trained and
directed staff to achieve load factor improvements. Coordinated activities to achieve optimum utilization of
staff, facilities, and equipment. Ensured consistent compliance with safety rules and government
regulations. Led investigations into customer complaints and created action plans to eliminate root causes.
Dramatically improved productivity while achieving significant claims reduction.
Increased efficiency by recommending capital expenditures for new equipment acquisition.
Represented transportation organization before commissions and regulatory bodies during
hearing for dock workers and drivers.
Earned Employee Award for most reweighs in one shift.
CAROLINA FREIGHT – Toledo, OH
Assistant Operations Manager / to /
Supervised dock personnel, drivers, yard workers, and office clerks, providing effective performance
management in teamoriented environment to achieve maximum productivity.
Conducted daily inventories to ensure secure freight loading and timely departures. Led preshift meetings
to address production and safety issues. Trained dock workers in freight loading and hazardous material
Increased productivity of individual dock workers through specific hourly communication.
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Additional experience as PartTime Supervisor to with United Parcel Service, Maumee, OH.
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
Bachelor of Business Administration BBA, Operations Management & Information Systems,
UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO – Toledo, OH
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Green Belt, and Lean Six Sigma Certifications,
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY – Villanova, PA
Technical Proficiencies: iHistorian, Wonderware, Aspen, SAP Accounting System, Visual Basic for
Applications VBA, Microsoft Office Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint