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Derek Schuett Resume


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Derek Schuett Resume

  1. 1. DEREK SCHUETT SUMMARY STATEMENT Diversified background in retail operations at the store and corporate level with a track record of implementing new concepts and streamlining operations through team collaboration. Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. Proven success in mentoring and motivating new and tenured team members. WORK EXPERIENCE Ride Share Service Driver – Lyft – Los Angeles, CA July 2016 – current  Maintain a 5-star driver rating by communicating effectively with riders to help them feel comfortable and safe  Manage multiple mobile applications to successfully conduct a fast-paced, on-demand business  Cultivate the Lyft brand in the L.A. market by offering a friendly and efficient community transportation option  Recruit new riders and drivers to grow the Lyft platform Inventory Control Associate – Blain’s Farm and Fleet – Madison, WI April 2013 - May 2016  Maintain accurate store inventory by systematically investigating and solving count errors while putting strategies in place to prevent future issues  Drive in-store and online sales by ensuring on-shelf availability of merchandise through sales floor audits  Diagnose and resolve billing discrepancies by documenting shipment shortages and other receiving issues and maintaining contact with vendors and accounts payable  Mentor and train new department employees at various stores  Successfully negotiate credit from vendors for defective merchandise  Maintain organized files to quickly review key information from past shipments Corporate Sporting Goods Merchandiser – Blain Supply, Inc. – Janesville, WI July 2012 - March 2013  Design consumer-friendly Sporting Goods department (hunting, fishing, camping, team sports) layout by planning floor merchandise category organization for each Blain’s Farm and Fleet store based on its unique footprint  Analyze sales reports to implement the most efficient store product layouts in order to maximize sales  Collaborate in cross-functional team with buyer and sales analyst through the entire forecasting, buying, delivery logistics, and merchandising process of all product categories  Design product planograms and manage implementation to roll-out new products quickly and effectively  Design department remodel layouts through collaboration with shelving, fixture, and electrical consultants  Partner with vendors to produce dynamic merchandising displays and fixtures, with follow-up to confirm delivery logistics and ensure receipt of materials needed to merchandise products effectively Department Supervisor, Sales Associate – Blain’s Farm and Fleet – multiple locations October 2003 - June 2012  Warehouse Supervisor (2012) – Lead warehouse team in the truck unload process to meet company objectives, create organizational system to streamline operations and merchandise flow from the loading dock to sales floor, mentor co-workers through department meetings and consistent coaching  Sporting Goods Department Supervisor (2008-2009) – Teach proper merchandising strategies to promote sales and motivate team members to be creative and work efficiently, direct the sales advertisement set from preparation to completion, lead through example to provide a satisfying overall customer experience  Awarded multiple customer service accolades for outstanding service EDUCATION  B.S. – Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin – Madison  Continuing Education Course: Managing Multiple Priorities and Projects SKILLS  Microsoft Office Suite  Customer Service  Leadership  Time Management  Report Writing  Data Collection  Data Analysis  File Organization VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE  Heal the Bay (environmental non-profit organization) – Santa Monica, CA  Hunter Safety Instructor – Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 3101 Sawtelle Boulevard Apt. 203, Los Angeles, CA 90066 • 920.988.6573 •