Jim L. Wilson
232 Cowperthwaite Place
Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone: 908-233-4166
Fax: 908-232-0490
Email: Dispatcher77@msn.com

OBJECTIVE
Achieve a position in a corporate environment which best utilizes my skills in management and communication.

WORK EXPERIENCE

MARTIN ALLOYS, INC
Linden, NJ
Management Training/Metallurgical Technician
Nov 2000 to March 2001
Hired to learn all aspects of metals recovery operation with the objective of overseeing the opening of a sister operation in Vermont. The new plant opening was cancelled.

DINNERS TO GO, INC.
Westfield, NJ
Operations Manager
May 1997 to Nov 2000
Supervised office staff and delivery personnel in successful completion of orders, generating an average of $20,000 per week.
Reduced overhead by replacing inefficient equipment and negotiating discount phone rates, saving the business an average of $1,500 on monthly expenses.
Negotiated new account contracts and implemented service plans for these accounts. This included determining and obtaining the necessary equipment and personnel to service new vendors.
Resolved customer and vendor disputes by phone and in person, including financial negotiation and settlements.
Responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations from opening to closeout procedures.

THE CROSSROADS
Garwood, New Jersey
Associate Bar Manager
December 1996 To May 1997
Responsible for nightly cash-out and safety deposit drop.
Performed daily product restock and weekly inventory.
Assisted the Head Chef in food preparation and facilitated bar operations.

KINGS SUPERMARKET
Garwood, NJ
Meat and Seafood Department Associate
May 1995 to December 1996
Responsible for nightly close-out of Meat and Seafood Departments.
Performed nightly inventory and sanitary inspections.
Trained and supervised new associates in department operations.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Software Applications: Windows 98/NT, MS Word 2000, MS Excel 2000, Lawson Business Applications, Streets Mapping Software, Internet browsers.

ADDITIONAL
Tutored mathematics, writing, and philosophy independently and as Kean INFORMATION
University Graduate.
Volunteered for "Meals on Wheels" of Union County.
Organized fundraisers and assisted with anti-drug and alcohol programs for The United Methodist Church of Westfield and Westfield High School.
Organized a variety of fund raisers and Student Council events for Westfield High School, including Westfield Chevrolet-sponsored "Computer Drive," raising over $7,000 for purchase of computers for school library.

EDUCATION
KEAN UNIVERSITY
Union, New Jersey

BA - Philosophy and Religion, Psychology Minor with emphasis in Ethics and Existential Phenomenology.
3.34 GPA, Dean's List four semesters.
Thesis paper, "Humor, Freedom, and Existential Phenomenology," pending publication in undergraduate journals, and will serve as basis for future undergraduate philosophy course, "Philosophy of Humor."