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Name : Tom Robertson
Industry Type : equip.fleet manager
City & State : dallas, tx
Job Title anyplace
Relocation Preferences : Highway - Heavy Contractors
Objective : anyplace
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General Management Executive
Fleet, Equipment, Procurement, Process Improvement and Supply Chain

GENERAL MANAGER Accountability driven business professional with the unique combination of equipment, dealer and end-user expertise, as well as OEM experience directing multi-site operations. Accomplished in fleet, equipment, organizational development, process improvements and cost reduction; supply chain, procurement and developing vendor relationships.

All positions held reported to a CEO, President or VP Operations. Positions held executed and directed actions toward developing senior level business strategy, setting policy, establishing corporate short/long-term plans, determining ROI on financial issues as well as capital expenditures and plans for new business processes. Strategy is the operative description for the positions held.


Reduced equipment operating costs by $2.00/hour
Improved fleet availability resulting higher utilization
Developed 6 different maintenance management programs resulting in a 20% reduction in costs
Implemented scheduled equipment replacement program resulting in $100K savings annually
Reduced unscheduled downtime and increased scheduled downtime
Developed Equipment Purchasing Agreement with major OEM saving $100K annually
Implemented planned component replacement program saving $100K annually in repair costs
Developed business relationships with equipment dealers resulting in savings of $1.5M
Developed PM/Inspection Program extending equipment life by 20% and reducing costs by 15%
Implemented business process to improve profitability and increased sales by 30% and 10%
Implemented centralized purchasing process saving $150K annually
Started 3 repair shops resulting in $400K in repair/rental cost reduction
Managed safety and quality programs saving $15K annually
Implemented scheduled oil sample program resulting in $50K in annual savings


Added fleet value through the implementation of all equipment management principles
Established system to evaluate and monitor utilization availability and (ROI/ROA)
Developed tool inspection and repair process saving $12K annually
Initiated new purchasing, rental and loaner program saving $16K annually
Realized $80K first year savings from centralized purchasing system
Inventory management of parts, materials and supplies saving $12K annually
Developed and implemented a centralized purchasing system saving $110K annually
Achieved added value from vendor programs and relationships
Created and cultivated relationships with all vendors
Held management positions in OEM, Dealer, and User businesses
Engaged in all departmental human resource activities


Southwest One - Dallas, TX May 2008 -May 2009
General Manager/Contractor (Self)
Planned and designed a cosmetic and clothing boutique. Supervised sub-contractors, developed
budgets, business forecast, conducted a market analysis, and created a business and marketing

AUI Contractors [General Contractor] - Fort Worth, TX Feb 2007 - May 2008
Corporate Equipment Manager
Managed the fleet of equipment, warehouse and purchasing for $80 million/year company.

Arnold Machinery [Volvo, Hitachi Dealer] - Phoenix, AZ May 2005 - Nov 2006
General Manager of Product Support
Directed 8 parts and service operations in 5 states for $300 million/year company.

RDO Equipment [John Deere Dealer] - Dallas, TX Apr 2003 - Feb 2005
Product Support Manager
Led the marketing of parts and service for 12 stores in 3 states for $1 billion/year company.

Vulcan Materials [Aggregate Producer] - Los Angeles, CA Mar 1999 - Apr 2003
Division Equipment Manager-Western Division
Managed 800 pieces of mining equipment, vehicles and mixer trucks for 36 aggregate, asphalt,
concrete, and landfill operations in 3 states for $3 billion/year company.

Trinity Industries [Manufacturing] Dallas, TX Jan 1994 - Mar 1999
Corporate Equipment Manager
Directed five equipment repair facilities (four in three states and one in Mexico). Managing 3,000
pieces of equipment with a $6M repair budget for a $3.2 billion/year company.

TX Utilities Mining [Coal Mining] Dallas TX Jun 1984 - Jan 1994
Corporate Equipment Manager
Managed 600 pieces of mining equipment 8 locations in Texas for $1 billion/year company.

Rust Tractor Co. (Cat Dealer) -Albuquerque, NM - Product Support Mgr, Coal Mines
K.N.C., Inc. (Contractor) - Albuquerque, NM - Vice-President Equipment Division Caterpillar Tractor Co. - Peoria, IL - District Service and Marketing Manager


Bachelor of Science Industrial Technology Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
Major: Building Design and Construction; Minor in Business

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