Material Coordinator Supervisor

Name : Mowbray Lubasi
Industry Type : Design Build Firms
City & State : Madison,WI
Job Title Material Coordinator Supervisor
Relocation Preferences : Yes
Objective : Customer focused position in a material related environment with opportunities for developing and supervising a cohesive productive team. Identify department and company growth opportunities, formulate and implement growth strategies.
Resume :  
SUMMARY
Materials department supervisor with extensive experience managing a diverse group of individuals while maintaining a cohesive and productive unit. Strengths include maintaining a consistent and productive flow of work through the department while also managing material related issues on several projects throughout the entire construction process.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN, Madison, WI 1997 2009
Formerly Marshall Erdman and Associates a US national full-service planning, design, and construction firm specializing in health care facilities.

Material Coordinator Supervisor 2002 2009
Managed a staff of six coordinators as well as directed the development and maintenance of department processes and procedures.
Developed and updated several material takeoff spreadsheets which resulted in reduced overall material takeoff and listing time.
Updated and helped maintain the department shop drawings database that insured the timely release of orders for production.
Helped develop and foster a cohesive and productive team environment which resulted in an increased level of productivity due to higher team morale.
Collaborated with external customers to develop and maintain good open communication channels which facilitated the departments ability to process large complex projects in the allocated project schedules.
Prepared project material takeoffs from minor structural steel items to plumbing fixtures.
Conducted coordinators performance reviews and helped them develop personal growth plans.

Senior Material Coordinator 2000 2002
Led a team of six coordinators as well as helped maintain the construction schedules of six to nine projects at various stages of construction.
Fostered good communication with purchasing agents thereby insuring that all material orders were placed correctly and in time preventing costly reorders or delivery delays.
Developed and updated bill of material checking procedures which on several occasions prevented the release of incorrect material orders which ultimately resulted in reducing project costs as future reorders were avoided.
Prepared project material takeoffs from minor structural steel items to plumbing fixtures.
Assigned projects to coordinators based on ability and workload.

Material Coordinator 1997 2000
Prepared the bill of materials and helped resolve all material related questions for up to six projects at various stages of construction.
Facilitated the maintenance of project budgets by suggesting design changes and discovering plan omissions that prevented future rework.
Prepared project material takeoffs from minor structural steel items to plumbing fixtures.
Assisted other coordinators by either performing the project material takeoffs or checking the takeoffs they came up with to help minimize errors and quantity discrepancies.




Kerr Construction Inc. 1995 1997
A small family owned general contractor company in northern Illinois

Project Manager/Estimator
Helped prepare project estimates and delivered completed project bids to public bid openings.
Assisted in managing the daily construction of a fire department service building which enabled the company owners to dedicate more time to networking with potential customers thereby acquiring future projects.
Attentive oversight of subcontractor work resulted in wrong in progress work getting corrected prior to completion thereby reducing the amount back charge costs paid.

Harbor Athletic Club, Middleton, WI 2005 Present
A medium sized athletic club focused on catering to all its clients reasons for joining.

Studio Cycling Instructor (Spinning)
Lead club members in group cycling classes consisting of athletic and rhythmic interval training drills, using speed and resistance to give a realistic workout on indoor bikes.
Work with members to help them meet their health and fitness goals by demonstrating the benefits of indoor cycling.


EDUCATION
Master of Science in Project Management, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Bachelor of Science: Industrial Technology - Building Construction, University of Wisconsin-Platteville



ACHIEVEMENTS
Basic Management Certificate Series Program Graduate UW Madison
Maintain mastery competence in Excel, Access, Word, Visio, Outlook and PowerPoint
Proficiency in AutoCAD version 14 through 2008
Liberal Arts Honor Student; Recipient of $525 Wausau/Sterling Scholarship
Epsilon Pi Tau Honorary Industrial Technology Fraternity Vice President
International Student Club - Treasurer
Certified Madd Dog Athletics Cycling Instructor (Spinning Program)
Red Cross CPR certified
Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association Certified G/Y1 Coach
Soccer Club of Reedsburg (SCOR) Board Member


HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
Home improvement projects, woodworking, electrical work
Softball, Volleyball, Golf, Basketball, Rugby, Cycling, Soccer

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