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Resume for Jeff Pearl

 Jeff Pearl

Vice President/General Manager

603-759-0429

[email protected]

linkedin.com/in/pearljeff/

History of designing and implementing successful sales strategies and marketing initiatives to increase revenue and stimulate growth into new markets. Strong background in designing quality product offerings, building positive long-term customer relationships, and capturing new business opportunities through referrals and collaborative sales efforts.

Company management, leadership and operations oversight experience, with over fourteen years of experience in improving work force quality, shortening lead-times, improving operational efficiencies and managing logistics.

Refined relationship-building skills and experience working with vendors to negotiate and improve lead-times, margins, extend payment terms and broaden and/or integrate strong sources of supply for an array of products and materials.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Vice President/General Manager

EBCO Absorbents, Hudson, NH, 2003–Present

  • Built and maintained sales of over $4 million
  • Built and maintained supply lines to support all sales
  • Designed and managed all operations, from marketing, purchasing, order entry, receiving, processing/packaging & shipping.
  • Served on board (10 yrs) for trade association

 

Operations Leadership Development Prgm / Tech Supervisor

BAE Systems, Nashua, NH, 1998-2003

  • Production Engineering NHQ-CCA
  • Design Engineering MER
  • Buyer/Procurement (Canal Street)
  • Production Supervisor / Lean Team Lead
  • After leadership program - Technical Supervisor (Hybrid job created for me which included both production supervisor and engineering duties.

 

SKILLS

Problem Solving

Negotiating

Budget Management

Sales Management

Customer Management

Inventory Management

Vendor Management

Work Force Management

HIGHLIGHTS

Elected to the board of directors for international trade association of over 200 member companies within four years of joining the industry

Promoted to VP and then President of trade association after serving on board for four years

Successfully managed company of 12-18 people for last 8 years

Hired and trained more than 30 employees

Handled most of the negotiations with both suppliers and customers

Designed and set-up all packaging operations and maintained all industrial equipment

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (with Minor in Business Admin) University of New Hampshire, Durham

MBA, (with Focus in Marketing)

Rivier College, Nashua, NH