Sara B.

Air Force 8U000 E-5, Active Duty

Missouri

Years of Service: 9 years, January 2008 - April 2017


Experience

Team Leader Logistics Department, U. S. Air Force,
June 2013 - June 2013

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
June 2013 - April 2017

Lead Logistics Specialist, U. S. Air Force,
October 2011 - June 2013

Education

AA, University of Phoenix,
February 2011 - March 2013

Work Experience

Team Leader Logistics Department June 2013 - June 2013

Air Force | 2S071 | E-5 | Whiteman Air Force Base, MO, USA

  • Managed key aspects of the logistics department order cycle to enhance business development and ensured sustainability and customer satisfaction.
  • Planned and managed logistics, warehouse, transportation, and customer services impacting ## employees and inventory valuing $$.
  • Monitored and kept track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency.
  • Arranged warehouse, cataloged goods, planned routes, processed shipments and resolved problems or complaints.
  • Supervised, coached and trained a diverse warehouse workforce of ## team members.
  • Maintained metrics and analyzed data to assess performance and implement improvements.
  • Led and influenced subordinate team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve organization objectives.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external influences on the mission and organization.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • Managed the detailed coordination of a complex logistics operation involving a business unit of ## employees and a $$ inventory of goods and supplies.

Assistant Department Manager June 2013 - April 2017

Air Force | 8U000 | E-5 | Whiteman Air Force Base, MO, USA

  • Led and influenced ## subordinate team leaders to accomplish critical business tasks and achieve organization objectives.
  • Served as the right-hand person to the Department Manager and supported the Manager by devising policies and strategies to ensure the completion of department goals.
  • Ensured that the department was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making business decisions.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work of ## department team members.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team business results.
  • Positioned the department to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters through leadership and assistance of the department manager.
  • Collaborated to keep department team leaders and team members informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure department goals and planning processes were completed.

Lead Logistics Specialist October 2011 - June 2013

Air Force | 2S051 | E-4 | Whiteman Air Force Base, MO, USA

  • Assisted the team leader in supervising assigned aspects of the team's logistics order cycle to enhance business development, ensure sustainability and achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Served as a liaison with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers in order to facilitate enhanced communication and speed operations.
  • Worked side-by-side with team members to monitor and keep track of stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency.
  • Assisted the team leader in arranging the warehouse, cataloging goods, planning routes, processing shipments and resolving problems or complaints.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • A junior leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess business situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Business Operations Team Member September 2009 - October 2011

Air Force | 2S051 | E-3 | Whiteman Air Force Base, MO, USA

  • Effectively used technology to increase tempo of operations and speed at which information is processed.
  • Represented the team and the organization as a business role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personnel actions.
  • Consistently demonstrated strong and effective professional and technical capabilities and delivered outstanding business results.

Business Operations Team Member January 2008 - September 2009

Air Force | 2S031 | E-2 | Whiteman Air Force Base, MO, USA

  • Consistently demonstrated strong and effective professional and technical capabilities and delivered outstanding business results.
  • Represented the team and the organization as a business role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personnel actions.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Embraced diversity and maintained a relevant team member cultural awareness, while achieving goals.
  • Handled confrontations constructively and addressed sensitive situations with confidence, empathy, and confidentiality.
  • Consistently leveraged technical and equipment knowledge/skills to achieve team and department objectives.
  • Effectively used technology to increase tempo of operations and speed at which information is processed.
  • Skillfully applies technology capabilities to obtain a competitive advantage.

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AWARDS

Training and Certifications

EDUCATION

AA, General Studies

University of Phoenix

February 2011 - March 2013

AAS, Logistics

Community College of the Air Force

January 2008 - September 2014