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RYAN STICKLES

Operations Management Expert
Wake Forest
Summary

Ambitious and results-oriented General Manager with over 20 years of experience, creating strategic alliances with organizational leaders to effectively align with and support growth initiatives. Progress-driven planner adept at building and retaining high-performing teams.

Overview
3
3
years of post-secondary education
29
29
years of professional experience
Work History

General Manager

Open Book Extracts
2019-08 - Current
  • Developed value-added solutions and approaches by leveraging trends in customer marketplaces and industries.
  • Organized budgets, oversaw P&Ls and achieved margin targets consistently to stay on track with growth plans.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase revenue levels 80% in 6 months
  • Trained, coached and mentored staff to support smooth adoption of new cGMP program.

Director of Operations

Mati LLC
2016-10 - 2019-08
  • Identified and implemented strategic plans based on accurate readings of specifications and solid collaboration with project leadership.
  • Achieved substantial COG savings by using market expertise and business knowledge to make proactive decisions.
  • Modernized and improved operational procedures to increase efficiency and profitability while tightly controlling costs such as labor and preventing waste.

Senior Production Manager

Curio Brands
2015-02 - 2016-10
  • Boosted productivity by 65% through direction, preparation and implementation of training programs and initiatives.
  • Monitored and supported progress of plant production orders by managing shop capacity and loading functions at 4 facilities.
  • Planned, organized and managed operations, including ordering materials and supplies, workflow management and timely production.

Production Manager

Counter Culture Coffee
2008-07 - 2015-02
  • Delivered operating plans and growth objectives.
  • Investigated and implemented ideas for quality improvement, increased productivity and cost reduction.

Warehouse Manager

Oenophilia
2002-09 - 2008-07
  • Boosted warehouse operations efficiency by overseeing dispatching and setting optimal employee schedules.
  • Met environmentally controlled warehouse operational needs through efficient staffing and resourcing of materials and equipment.

Distribution Supervisor

Performance Bike
1998-01 - 2002-09

After Sales Coordinator

Ikea
1994-10 - 1998-01

Outbound Supervisor

UPS
1991-08 - 1994-10
Education

Bachelor of Science Biology

University Of Maryland - College Park
1991-08 - 1994-12
Work Availability
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Skills

ERP Sytems (Syteline, Fishbowl, MAS, PKMS, ect.) (10+ years)

HAACP Certified

GMP Auditing

Food Defense Coordinator

Lean Manufacturing

Quality Assurance

Profit & Loss

Capital spending

Forecasting

Contract Management

Timeline

General Manager

Open Book Extracts
2019-08 - Current

Director of Operations

Mati LLC
2016-10 - 2019-08

Senior Production Manager

Curio Brands
2015-02 - 2016-10

Production Manager

Counter Culture Coffee
2008-07 - 2015-02

Warehouse Manager

Oenophilia
2002-09 - 2008-07

Distribution Supervisor

Performance Bike
1998-01 - 2002-09

After Sales Coordinator

Ikea
1994-10 - 1998-01

Outbound Supervisor

UPS
1991-08 - 1994-10

Bachelor of Science Biology

University Of Maryland - College Park
1991-08 - 1994-12