Robert Scott

  • Senior Operations Manager
  • Springboro, OH 45066
  • Aug 06, 2017
Full time Manufacturing / Production

Personal Summary

Seasoned, results-oriented, and accomplished professional with over 20 years of progressive experience in operations management within the plant and steel manufacturing industry. Goal-driven leader, recognized for strategic and proactive management approach in streamlining operational processes, coordinating team efforts, and implementing key initiatives to maximize business profitability.
Equipped with strong oral and written communication skills; combined with strong interpersonal, problem-solving, and critical-thinking aptitudes. Effective at establishing positive working relationship with all levels of individuals.

Work Experience

Investor, Co-founder, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Jan 2015 - Aug 2017 Sierra-Core, LLC (Commercial Electrical Construction)

Implemented lean manufacturing within operations that provided electrical as well as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) construction services to multiple companies including Dunkin’ Donuts, Rite Aid, Panda Express, The Container Store, and Macy’s.
Oversaw financial and business operations with $750K in annual revenue which encompass administrative works and profit and loss (P&L) management.
Designed the company’s website (
Facilitated timely completion of all projects.

General Manager, Products and Marketing
Jan 2013 - Dec 2014 AK Steel Corp. (Integrated Steel Producer)

Conceptualized and employed a surcharge pricing mechanism with automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM).
Supervised four corporate managers and five sales managers while directing, formulating, and setting sales strategies and performance goals.
Carried out P&L analysis and forecasting.

Career Highlight:
Significantly enhanced automotive shipments (+12% YOY) through increased market share.

General Manager, Raw Materials Purchasing
Jan 2011 - Jan 2013 AK Steel Corp. (Integrated Steel Producer)

Actively took part in the conceptualization and implementation of the corporate’s financial hedging initiative.
Rendered keen supervision to three corporate managers and administered over $4B in annual purchases.

Career Highlight:
Successfully renegotiated iron ore contract which generated $93M in yearly cost reduction, thus earned company commendation.


Master of Business Administration in Executive Management
Youngstown State University
Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Materials Science Engineering
University of Pittsburgh