Joshua Brett

Joshua Brett

Crisis Management Youth Group Leader

Charlotte, North Carolina Area
Human Resources

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Joshua Brett's Overview

  • Crisis Management Youth Group Leader at Timber Ridge Treatment Center
  • Inventory Control Supervisor at Airgas
  • Signal Support Systems Specialist at US Army

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Joshua Brett's Summary

Leader and team player with extensive skills and experience in management, human resources, manufacturing, customer service, counseling, conflict management, six sigma, project management, logistics and safety.

Joshua Brett's Experience

Crisis Management Youth Group Leader

Timber Ridge Treatment Center

June 2014Present (4 months)

• Continuously monitor the safety and activities of all residents to maintain a safe, productive, and therapeutic environment.
• Counsel residents through depression, anxiety, and crises related issues.
• Maintain constant open chain of communication with staff and residents.
• Serve as a role model to facilitate a positive culture while teaching living techniques and aiding in the continuing education process.
• Write detailed plans and goals for residents on a daily basis.
• Evaluate and document all assigned resident activity as regulated by state law.

Human Resources Specialist

Independent Human Resources Consultant

Human Resources industry

November 2013June 2014 (8 months)

• Worked independently through virtual channels to administer a wide variety of personnel policies, processes and employment agreements for the purpose of conforming to District policies, laws, contracts and agreements.
• Maintained manual and electronic documents, files and records for the purpose of providing accurate information in compliance with regulatory requirements and established guidelines.
• Monitored district staffing budgets, departmental budget allocations, expenditures and related financial activities for the purpose of ensuring that allocations are accurate, expenses are within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed.

Plant Manager


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ARG; Chemicals industry

September 2012November 2013 (1 year 3 months)

• Ensured that plant and staff operated in compliance with company, state, and federal safety, health, environmental, and quality policies to include OSHA, FDA, EPA, DOT, BOP, and MSDS.
• Maintained facility upkeep by negotiating pricing with local contractors for services such as plumbing, electrical, cleaning, plowing, landscaping, and other various types of maintenance.
• Planned daily production and maintained Inventory by way of SAP and other internal resources.
• Planned daily and weekly distribution routes for product delivery, pickup and emergency service.
• Developed procedures and provided training to meet regulatory and company requirements.
• Implemented and evaluated projects to improve efficiency and productivity while facilitating team activities and nurturing project completion.
• Conducted incident investigations to determine root cause and create corrective action measures.
• Provided customer service by processing incoming orders, coordinating shipments, and handling customer-related issues.
• Coach, reinforce and correct employee performance for optimum productivity.
• Write and conduct performance appraisals and develop personnel for promotion.
• Evaluated and assigned responsibility and monitored actions against recommendations arising from new business, emergency orders and compliance audits.
• Ensured completion of all reporting and record-keeping requirements.
• Developed strong organization skills to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
• Provided human resource management in regard to internal employee training, benefits, payroll, keeping, data entry, employee handbook, I9 compliance, resume review, hiring and termination.

Plant Supervisor


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ARG; Chemicals industry

June 2011August 2012 (1 year 3 months)

• Lead and trained production associates to ensure compliance with company, state, and federal policies and procedures to include OSHA, FDA, EPA, DOT, BOP, and MSDS.
• Tracked supply inventories to ensure that proper materials were on-hand for production needs.
• Responsible for monthly product inventory reconciliation and end of month cylinder counts.
• Reviewed and provided input into safety operating procedures.
• Manage changes to the facility, equipment, processes, and procedures.
• Supervised the use of, and operated forklifts, pallet jacks, conveyors, and other warehouse equipment.
• Proven ability to meet and exceed Customers' expectations in person or over other communications such as phones, email, text, and social networks.
• Interviewed and hired new production associates.
• Completes written evaluations and annual reviews of production associates.

Inventory Control Supervisor


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ARG; Chemicals industry

February 2010May 2011 (1 year 4 months)

• Lead and trained inventory and purchasing associates to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
• Coordinated, reviewed and input changes suggested by the buying center Management and Product Management.
• Gathered information from outside sources and identified the necessary Material Master changes within SAP to align to the vendor’s standard with item numbers and unit of measures.
• Traveled to multiple company locations to manage, train, motivate, conduct inventories, and fill in as needed.
• Developed, revised, and enforced Inventory and Purchasing department policies and procedures.

Signal Support Systems Specialist

US Army

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Military industry

May 2003January 2009 (5 years 9 months)

• Maintained radio and data distribution systems.
• Performed signal support functions and technical assistance for computer systems.
• Provided technical assistance and training for local area networks.
• Provided Maintenance on equipment, terminal devices, assigned vehicles and power generators.
• Set-up, managed, and operated fully functional Tactical Operations Centers.
• Tracked and reported on the transfer of equipment shipping globally using multiple modes of delivery methods.
• Gained knowledge of equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote and maintain effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, property, and institutions.

Joshua Brett's Education

Columbia Southern University

Bachelor's Degree, Human Resource Management


Grade: Cum Laude 3.7

Other Degrees:
* Associate of Arts in General Studies - 2013

Activities and Societies: Cum Laude

Joshua Brett's Certifications

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

    • License 1749749
    • May 2014

Joshua Brett's Skills & Expertise

  1. Continuous Improvement
  2. Leadership
  3. Human Resources
  4. Interviews
  5. SAP
  6. Team Building
  7. Lean Manufacturing
  8. Process Improvement
  9. Standards Compliance
  10. Training
  11. Warehousing
  12. Inventory Control
  13. Safety
  14. 5S
  15. SharePoint
  16. Microsoft Office
  17. Purchasing
  18. Supply Chain Management
  19. Project Management
  20. Coaching
  21. Inventory Management
  22. Payroll
  23. Behavior Management
  24. Emotional Intelligence
  25. Logistics Management
  26. Compliance
  27. Strategic Planning
  28. Ad Hoc Reporting
  29. ERP Software
  30. Team Leadership
  31. Technical Writing
  32. Customer Service
  33. Employee Benefits
  34. OSHA
  35. FMLA
  36. Reporting & Analysis
  37. Data Entry
  38. Data Analysis
  39. Employee Relations
  40. New Hire Orientations
  41. Union Relations
  42. Employment Law Compliance
  43. Recruiting
  44. Youth Mentoring
  45. Youth Development
  46. Juvenile Law
  47. Counceling
  48. Healthcare Management
  49. Medical Records
  50. Management

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Joshua Brett's Courses

  • Bachelor's Degree, Human Resource Management

    Columbia Southern University

    • Employment Law
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Human Relations
    • Training and Developing
    • International HRM
    • Business Policy & Strategy
    • Staffing Organizations
    • Leadership
    • Principles of Management
    • Intercultural Management
    • Organizational Communication
    • Information Systems Management
    • Project Management Overview
    • Managerial Decision Making
    • Advertising
    • Project Planning
    • Microeconomics
    • Macroeconomics
    • English I
    • English II
    • American History I
    • American History II
    • Earth Science
    • Mathmatical Fundementals
    • Non-Majors Biology
    • Consumer Behavior
    • Fine Arts Apprectaion
    • American Government
    • Intro to Computers
    • Legal Aspects of law Enforcement
    • Juvenile Justice System
    • Fundamentals of Criminal Law
    • Crime in America
    • Court System and Practices
    • Intro to Criminal Justice
    • Ethics in Criminal Justice
    • Traffic Law and Investigation
    • Network Administration
    • Electronic Troubleshooting - Maintenance
    • Intro to Business
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Principles of Accounting
    • Marketing Research
    • Interpersonal Communications
    • Psychology
    • Computer Essentials
    • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

Joshua Brett's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Deliver meals

      Meals On Wheels Association of America
      • Poverty Alleviation
      December 2001 present (12 years 10 months)

      Provided nutritious meals to those who are not able to safely
      prepare meals on a long- or short-term basis

    • Event Chaperone

      Boys & Girls Clubs of America
      • Children
      July 2005 present (9 years 3 months)

      Incredible experience to be an influential and supportive person in a young persons life.

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Animal Welfare
      • Children
      • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
      • Economic Empowerment
      • Education
      • Health
      • Science and Technology
      • Social Services
    • Organizations I support:

      • Veterans of Foreign Wars
      • The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
      • Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.

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