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Kenneth W.

Langston
2401 Coachlight, Conroe, Texas 77384
* (936) 524-3658 Cell
(936) 273-1429 Home
kl8e979a@westpost.net
Profile:
* 30 years experience in increasingly responsible
positions with expertise in management, operations, sales, customer service, inv
entory control, forecasting, procurement, and warehouse shipping and receiving.
* Proven track record in shipping/receiving and purchasing procedures.
* Excellent leadership, organizational, problem-solving and decision-making skil
ls.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills which
contribute to a good work environment with all levels of management.
Employment Dowdco DB Bits 2010
Field Sales/Trainer
* Train and evaluate the field sales force
Halliburton/Halliburton Security DBS 1999-2009
Lead U.S. Operations Warehouse Manager (2006-2009)
* Managed 14 employees
* Managed 800-1000 bits monthly for
cleaning, sandblasting, evaluating and delivering to the repair center
* SAP Specialist/Trainer
* Procurement duties and bit modifications in SAP
Southern Operations Warehouse Manager (2002-2006)
* Over South and Southeast Texas
* Maintained central warehouse inventory of
roller cone bits and small parts for South Texas
* Supported the field by meeting salesman with repaired and
new PDC's and new roller cone bits; field sale calls on drilling rigs
* Started SAP, averaging 200 bits a month for cleaning,
sandblasting, evaluating and delivering to the repair center
* 3 employees, including tool specialists
Tool Specialist (2000-2002)
* Over South Texas
* 120 bits a month for cleaning,
sandblasting, evaluating and delivering to the repair center
* Supported the field by meeting salesman with repaired and
new PDC's and new roller cone bits; field sale calls on drilling rigs
Team Lead - Warehouse (1999-2000)
* Responsible for pulling parts
* Team Lead over the Kitting area
Smith Tool, Houston, Texas 1978-1999
Operation Supervisor (1996-1999)
Responsible for management of all warehouse operations, including sales and ship
ping and receiving warehouse. Served 30 worldwide warehouses.
* Reorganized internal shipping and receiving procedures
which resulted in a revision of existing techniques and significantly improved p
rocesses.
* Implemented a system of standardized procedures which
resulted in a significant reduction in
product shipping errors and ongoing ISO 9001 certification.
* Designed and implemented product identification numbering
checking system. Trained warehousemen monitor and audit identified products and
to assist others in the counting and stocking of other inventories.
These efforts provided an accurate up-to-the-minute inventory report for over 60
0 items.
* Assessed markets and forecasted product needs to meet
sales demands. Ordered and inventoried products sufficient to meet demands witho
ut excessive inventory.
This procedure resulted in meeting every sales demand without delay with reduced
inventories.
* Combined shipping/receiving and sales warehouses.
Designed initial plans, managed the physical move, and oversaw the first stockin
g of the new facility.
This effort resulted in the elimination of inventory duplication, provided impro
ved customer service, reduced payroll, and reduced capital inventory investment.
* Supported sales and delivery efforts to land and offshore
drilling sites which resulted in improved customer relations and increased sales
.
Inventory Coordinator (1994-1996)
Responsible for forecasting and maintaining proper inventory levels. Managed inv
entory of 300 drill bits supporting local sales of up to 140 bits per month.
* Observed the need for bid procedure for purchasing
special design tools. Researched vendors, tested products, and established bid s
ystem. This effort resulted in lower prices, higher quality, reduced inventory,
improved delivery and maintained ISO certification.
* Provided the leadership for installation of a warehouse
in Mexico. Trained local staff in company policies and procedures which resulted
in efficient operations.
Field Salesman (1981-1994)
Responsible for sales of oilfield products to land and offshore operators.
* Researched area operations, identified decision makers,
serviced existing accounts and introduced new products.
Averaged monthly sales of $200,000-250,000 and held 40-48% of the market while c
ompleting against 3 established suppliers.
* Provided customers with proper bit
selection and hydraulic analysis which reduced drilling cost.
Sales Serviceman and Regional Warehouseman (1978-1981)
Responsible for allocation, shipping and receiving, deliveries, sale
s and inventory.
* Allocated products to sales warehouses within region which ensured proper inve
ntory.
* Supported salesman in sales and delivery of products for
district which resulted in improved customer relations and increased sales.
Training
Equipment
* Overhead Crane
* Forklift
Technical
* Windows XP
* Feedback
* Excel
* Oracle
* SAP
* PowerPoint