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									                                          Sam Sterling
                                        604 Harmony Lane
                                     Pleasantville, CA 94588
                                         (925) 555-1234


Expertise in building, revitalizing and/or optimizing a company’s organizational infrastructure,
       products, technologies, processes, and measurement systems to optimize results.

Consummate Business Executive with 30+ years experience driving profitable growth in
challenging, competitive and volatile customer markets. Strong leadership, communication,
negotiation, creative and analytical skills. Decisive, solutions-focused and results-oriented.
Bilingual: English / French.

                                 Core Executive Qualifications

   Full P&L Responsibility           Strategic Planning              Multi-Site Operations
     Product Management           Operations Management       Facility Operations & Management
Domestic & Foreign Business            Distribution &              Logistics & Supply Chain
                                       Warehousing                       Management
 Productivity & Performance       Market Growth & Profit Information Systems & Technologies

No. 6,030,004 – February 29, 2000                    No. 5,381,868 – January 17, 1995

High torque threaded tool joint for drill pipe and                Sealed bearing roller reamer.
other drill stem components.

No. 5,535,822 – July 16, 1996                        No. 5,361,833 – November 8, 1994

         Apparatus for retrieving whipstock.                Bottom set, non-retrievable whipstock

                                     Professional Experience

BJ SERVICE TOOLS (formerly OSCA, Inc.), Lafayette,                                         2001 to 2002

Purchasing & Logistics Manager
Managed $30M annual purchasing volume and directed a 4-team person team and a $250,000
annual budget responsible for handling international orders and shipping arrangements (container
ships, cargo ships, tanker ships for bulk liquid shipments; cargo and passenger aircraft for
package shipments) of chemicals, brines and completion tools for oil well completion services.
Managed 300% increase in volume of international shipments while adding international
locations. Educated individual departments in packing requirements and shipping regulations.
· Implemented full utilization of JD Edwards One World for purchasing and logistics;
developed reports that showed variances so they could be identified and reduced.
· Increased international air and ocean shipments three fold to $9M to Brazil, Nigeria, Saudi
Arabia, Venezuela, and Scotland, while decreasing costs and improving “on time” delivery.
· Improved purchasing procedures to enhance efficiency and lower costs of completion fluids
and chemicals, downhole completion tools, coiled tubing and workboat supplies.
· Significantly lowered logistics costs due to direct contact with ocean freight shipping lines.

STEWART & STEVENSON FOLEY PRESSURE                                                         1999 to 2001
CONTROL, Jennings, LA

General Manager
Recruited as General Manager following re-organization and challenged to restructure, rebuild,
and turn a profit. Directly responsible for creating strategic business developments and rolled-out
plans based on cost reductions, production efficiency, and quality control for division (42
employees and $5M annual operating budget).
· 53% annual revenue increase ($2M) and 50% overall operating cost decrease by restructuring
virtually all operations of division.
· Committed to the undertaking and learned the entire product line, components, functions,
modes, methods of manufacturing and costs for blowout preventors, valves, chokes, manifold
components and choke panels.
· Introduced three new product lines including new coiled tubing BOP’s, 20,000PSI gate valves
and chokes, dual plug valves.
· Revitalized and strengthened key account relationships with customers including Offshore
Rentals, Reading & Bates, Thomas Tools, Arctic Recoil, and Halliburton resulting in accelerated
revenue growth and improved market position.
· Implemented Visibility Software to track component inventory and costs.
· 53% annual revenue increase ($2M) and 50% overall operating cost decrease by restructuring
virtually all operations of division.

OMSCO INDUSTRIES, A Shaw Industries Company,                                         1996 to 1999
Houston, TX

Vice President of Engineering
Directed and supervised design engineering and quality control with a team of 32 employees and
a $2M annual operating budget. Products included drill pipe, drill collars, heavy wall drill pipe,
Kelly valves and other drill stem equipment.
· Doubled production of drill pipe tubes - Improved heat treatment quality of drill pipe tubes
and steel bars by improving quench system, instrumenting production line with LabVIEW, and
rebuilt hot air recirculation.
· Turned over a $500,000/year expense and eliminated “late” deliveries by improving the
design of drill pipe upset forging dies to the extent that forging cracks were eliminated.
· Developed and implemented Access information gathering programs and ProCon product
configuration software; Oversaw the implementation of AutoCAD lisp programs to
automatically draw products to meet sales configured requirements.
· Supervised the implementation of LabVIEW software for monitoring sixteen new sensors on
the continuous line furnace that lead to improved performance and eliminated non-conforming
· Introduced Blue Mountain Inspection Software, which significantly improved instrument
calibration record keeping.
· Assisted in re-writing ISO registration and training of manufacturing personnel in procedures.
ARROW COMPLETION SERVICES (acquired by                                            1995 to 1996
Weatherford/Enterra), Huntsville, TX

Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing
Lead and managed operations and production of packers, setting tools, bridge plugs and other
supporting equipment, at the Huntsville facility.
· Turned net profit from (-)71% loss to (+) 8.6% gain in monthly sales by implementing Total
Quality Management

TRIUMPH-LOR, INC., Lafayette, LA                                                  1984 to 1995

Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing                                   1991 to 1995
Directed engineering, quality assurance, purchasing and inventory control. Improved efficiency
and profitability of manufacturing. Implemented computerized scheduling and payroll system.
· Implemented Real Trac Scheduling to track operations and modify schedules in real time.

Vice President of Engineering, Lafayette, LA                                      1987 to 1991

Director of Engineering, Lafayette, LA                                            1984 to 1987
· Designed and produced roller reamers
· Pursued patents


                          UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, Tucson, AZ

                       Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering


          Citation for Service, Executive Committee on Standardization, June 16, 1999



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