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TIMOTHY J. RODRIGUEZ tr5532e8@westpost.

net 49 Capozza Road Cell: (724) 825-5568 Bentleyville, PA 15314 Home: (724) 239-6302

OBJECTIVE Management position utilizing seasoned retail experience toward excee ding company goals. EXPERIENCE WAL MART 1991 - 2010 Job Progression: Store Manager, Waterworks, Pittsburgh, PA 2008 - 2010 Co-Manager, Uniontown/Belle Vernon 2001 - 2008 Store Manager, Lakewood, NY 2000 - 2001 Co-Manager, Altoona/Robinson Towne Center, PA 1998 - 2000 Assistant Manager (various locations) 1991 - 1998 Supervise and schedule the work for up to 450 store employees covering over 40 d epartments. Hold accountability for profit & loss, inventory control, budget mon itoring, and buying functions for all departments. Execute strategic initiatives for achieving ultimate financial performance - set clear expectations on perfor mance measures/goals and devise business plans for same. Formulate weekly/monthl y/annual budgets valued up to $118 million/year. Hold authority for hiring, term inations, disciplinary action, promotions and evaluations. Analyze daily summary reports/recaps in all areas reflecting all profit & loss activity. Prioritize a nd determine solutions all for areas of deficiency. Implement improvements and d esirable modifications in methods of procedures - both functionally and administ ratively. Keep current on pricing of competitor stores and implement changes. De vise modulars and seasonal overlays/floor plans for revised and new store layout s. Conduct weekly training meetings with department managers and store associate s. Interface with approximately 50 vendors. Store Manager/Waterworks * Reduced inventory levels by 18% (within 1 year) via the implementation of new inventory management processes, inventory control process and vigorous training efforts. * Reorganized staff and managed employee assignments with focus on developing ne w opportunities to maximize both and store employee performance. * Regional Safety Store of the Year, 2008 (out of 250 stores). * Raised in-stock levels from 90-96%. Co-Manager, Uniontown/Belle Vernon * Elevated sales from $112-120 million while directing store operations covering 450 employees. * Reduced shrinkage from .60 to .43 within a 3 year period. * Promoted 6 Assistant Store Managers into Co-Manager positions. Preceding Accomplishments * Recipient of Assistant Manager of the Year Award (out of 50+ in district), for excellence in sales volumes, people development, customer service and overall m anagement performance. * Saved store $200K/year by reducing shrinkage from 1.22% to .31% within a 1-yea r period at the Robinson Towne Center location. * Reduced store inventory by $.5 million or 10% by coordinating store's at Robin son Center, 2000. * Increased store sales volume by 8% over last year in a downward trend economy

year-to-date 2000-2001. * Reduced shrinkage from .33 to .22 and increased profit by $800K/annually at th e Lakewood, NY location in 1999 and 2000. * Reduced accidents at Lakewood, NY by 25% and saved costs of $10K/year through preventative measures. * Received highest marks for management skills as per Sales Associate Survey (ou t of all store managers) in 2000. * Orchestrate large-scale promotional campaigns - sidewalk sales, "Baby Week," " Ground Hog Job Shadow Day" (for high school students) and other community relate d events. * Regulate inventory for the store's 130,000 sq. ft. warehouse facility. * Promoted 35 sales associates to department managers, 15 department managers to assistant managers. * Have received numerous letters of appreciation from customers and superiors fo r handling difficult situation.


EDUCATION THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, University Park, PA B.S. - Marketing 6/91 WAL MART TRAINING Certificates: Store Management Training Food Handling, The Food Institute Customer Service, Skills, The Walton Institute Management Development (ongo ing) Computer Knowledge: Smart System - WorkBench (Walmart) - general knowledge of MS Office

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