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Cesar Reyes

Business Manager
New York
Summary

Self-motivated professional successful in seizing viable opportunities for expansion and innovation in retail industry. Offering 10-year background in increasing profits, reducing costs and transforming customer service standards through LEAN techniques and innovation. Experienced in leading and supervising team of 50+ employees.

Overview
5
5
years of post-secondary education
19
19
years of professional experience
Work History

Owner and General Manager

Segway Cartagena
2011-09 - 2021-01
  • Founded and managed a Segway Tour business, growing revenue from $0 to $35,000 in first year and to $105,000 within 3 years.

Inventory Manager

WIS International
2010-05 - 2011-07
  • Executed physical inventories for medium and large retail companies within the state of Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
  • Hired, trained, supervised, and maintained a staff of no less than fifty Inventory Associates and coordinated all pre-inventory logistics (scheduling, equipment, drivers, and supplies, amongst others).
  • Served as the main point of contact between store management and WIS International during and after inventories.

Operations Manager

ARP High Performance
2009-02 - 2010-05
  • Worked as a link between sales representatives in Venezuela and parts providers in the U.S.
  • Managed the procurement, purchasing and shipping process of high performance products manufactured in the U.S., used for competition racing purposes in Venezuela.
  • Responsible for bookkeeping, accounts management and recording of sales for tax purposes.

Inventory Analyst

Sears Holdings Corporation
2008-09 - 2009-02
  • Responsible for planning, managing and maintaining replenishment for all specified line of business.
  • Completed timely and accurate inventory needs analysis for Distribution Centers and Vendors on a weekly basis.
  • Reconciled inventory levels with DC receipts, and sales trends.
  • Monitored and troubleshooted distributions, receipts and inventory levels at the DC's to achieve distribution center productivity metrics.
  • Maintained on-going relationship with more than 20 key retail vendors.
  • Coordinated all purchasing activity and maintained a rolling 6-month inventory demand forecast.
  • Worked with stores to ensure appropriate stock and redistributed inventory as appropriate
  • Reviewed inventory on a quarterly basis for slow moving and obsolete inventory and determined cost-effective method of disposal.

Alternate Format Coordinator

Syracuse University
2004-09 - 2008-08
  • Responsible for screening, hiring and training of up to 14 student workers (based on demand) to perform scanning, conversion and edition activities under my direct supervision.
  • In charge of accommodations management in terms of alternate format (including Word, PDF, KES, MP3, Daisy and Braille) and adaptive technology, serving a mean population of 780 students with disabilities.
  • In charge of the largest Alternate Format operation in New York State with a production average of 285,000 pages of E-text per year (the equivalent to a range between 750 and 800 textbooks per year).
  • Responsible for the research, evaluation and implementation of new products and software (including facilitated speech and magnification hardware, and accessibility software like text readers, text-to-speech and Speech-to-text recognition) to make standard education accessible to students with disabilities.

Job Placement Specialist

The Spanish Action League
2002-03 - 2004-08
  • Developed lists of qualified candidates for hiring managers.
  • Evaluated strengths and weaknesses of candidates through effective screening processes.
  • Partnered with local companies to ascertain hiring needs and subsequently provide candidate recommendations.
Education

Bachelor of Science Supply Chain Management - Non-graduated

Syracuse University
2003-08 - 2008-06
Skills
Managing
Needs analysis
Sales
Scheduling

Hiring

Spanish

Timeline

Owner and General Manager

Segway Cartagena
2011-09 - 2021-01

Inventory Manager

WIS International
2010-05 - 2011-07

Operations Manager

ARP High Performance
2009-02 - 2010-05

Inventory Analyst

Sears Holdings Corporation
2008-09 - 2009-02

Alternate Format Coordinator

Syracuse University
2004-09 - 2008-08

Bachelor of Science Supply Chain Management - Non-graduated

Syracuse University
2003-08 - 2008-06

Job Placement Specialist

The Spanish Action League
2002-03 - 2004-08