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John Bleckley Los Angeles, California - 310.490.0469 - jb1c60c92@westpost.

net Summary of Qualifications Architectural products specialist with over 8 years of Training/Technical/Sales Management experience supporting high-end retail showrooms. Excellent corporate liaison with the production facility overseas. Seeking a position where my broa d range of skills and experience as a product knowledge expert will facilitate u nifying the corporate culture while promoting a healthy work environment. Highly motivated and proven ability to work independently or in a team environment. Experience Director of Operations and West Coast Sales Manager Bulthaup Corporation, Los Angeles, CA 2006 to 2011 Managed operations including forecasting, inventory control, purchasing, install ations, customer service and quality assurance. Maximized revenues through vigil ant control of third-party costs and reducing redundancies. Supported 17 Retail Showrooms with detailed technical support of product and sal es tools, maintained sales status reports for seasonal trends, support needs and training opportunities; and assisted Human Resources on personnel evaluations a nd staffing forecasts Revised national sales processes and CAD standards, incorporating employee feedb ack, into procedures that our staff could take ownership resulting in reduced tr aining time, increased efficiency and created consistent documentation reflectin g brand identity, later becoming the international model Assisted the IT Help Desk and Sales Support team in Germany with surveying the U S needs for IT equipment and proprietary software as well as hands-on sourcing a nd implementation Collaborated with Product Management at the factory, providing input from the fi eld, liability concerns and compliance with U.S. building codes and U.L. listing requirements Assessed capital purchases and equipment budgets for showroom renovations/new co nstruction/commercial projects, while handling contract negotiations with constr uction trades/materials suppliers Technical Services Manager Bulthaup Corporation, Roseland, NJ 2004 to 2006 Led all product training and sales support for our showrooms Created immediate IT response network with parent company in Germany Represented corporate interests at international product training and developmen t seminars Project Coordinator Bulthaup Corporation, Atlanta, GA 2002 to 2004 Successfully implemented drafting and documentation standards that later became the national standards Developed logistics for import, warehouse and installation while maintaining exc ellent client relations Computer Skills Microsoft Windows - XP and Windows 7 Operating Systems Microsoft Office - Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook 2003 through version 2010 Autodesk - AutoCAD LT 2010 Education Associate of Arts in Interior Design - Art Institute of Atlanta Microsoft Certified Professional, AutoCAD LT I and II Certificate - Georgia Peri meter College