Robert E. Stombaugh
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Concentration in Information Systems October 2000
DeVry Institute of Technology Columbus, OH
Estimator Operations April 1999 to March 2010
Creative Touch Interiors HD Supply/Home Depot Mesa, AZ
Estimated for the entire southwest region for homebuilders, general commercial contractors, retail sale and custom design quotes.
Analyzed architectural drawings to prepare quantity estimates for residential and commercial flooring products, and mud for countertops, showers, tubs, Granite/Corian/Himac slab, windows with using specialized methodologies, techniques and processes that are company procedures and use of proper waste factors. Prepared custom quotations that were outside core base and upgrade programs. Worked on BID estimates and project managed BID and prepped internal documents to have ready for the Sales Team at time of BID. Also, reconcile and troubleshoot material shortages issues.
Consulted with sales staff, other internal staff, as well as external such as GCs, Installers, Field Managers and outside Design Managers.
Gained knowledge of design techniques, materials, methods, and tools involved in construction and/or repairing of houses and building structures.
Immediately after accepting a promotion to Estimator, was personally asked by the vice president and senior director of operations to help out order processing to get them caught up during the housing boom.
Prepared purchase orders, verified design color selections and calculated yardages and square footages then order processed them for 15 plus builders. Communicated with vendors via phone, email and fax. Scheduled products to arrive to meet install dates, prepared repair work orders for warranty service.
Assisted the manager in training new associates how to order process.
While working in the Home Depot Store accepted many promotions rapidly throughout which included the following Inventory Management Associate, Paint, Special Services, and Returns, Front-End Supervisor/Head Cashier and Cashier.
Gained working knowledge of flooring materials, soils, fertilizers, building material, electrical, appliances, window treatments, paints, sealants, and plumbing.
Learned to manage inventory for all Departments of the store including order product, accepting price changes and adjusting counts.
Worked along with Department Supervisors, Managers and Vendors to merchandise product.
Managed specific reports daily that dealt with maintaining the overall inventory of the store.
Demonstrated excellent customer service.