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Forklift, materials handler, warehouse

Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
January 12, 2018

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Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin 53405


Career Objective

I am looking for long term position with a company that allows me to prove that my skills and work ethic are assets that will greatly benefit their company.


I am a resourceful and quick thinking materials handler with 25+ years od working in varied warehouse environments. I continuously strive to improve both shipping and receiving efficiency and accuracy by applying my strong leadership skills. I am reliable, hard working, and committed to getting each job done as quickly, efficiently, and safely as possible while also maintaining high quality standards. I have a very strong work ethic and 22+ years of hands on experience with forklift operation, high lift/reach truck operation, and electric order picker equipment. EXPERIENCE:

Materials Handler at NFI (Through Pople Link Staffing Solutions) – Janesville, Wisconsin (11/2017 12/2017) Loaded and unloaded trucks using a forklift; Prepared shipping orders to deliver to customers Materials Handler at Universal Forest Products, Inc. – Janesville, Wisconsin (01/2014 08/2016) Loaded and unloaded trucks using a forklift; Placed lumber in designated areas; Supplied sawmill with lumbar to be processed; Reported all equipment failures/malfunctions to supervisor; Operated forklifts and other heeavy machinery safely Materials Handler at Land Air Associates Janesville, Wiscomsin (11/2012 01/2014) Loaded and unloaded trucks using a forklift; Arranged lawn tractors in proper shipping lanes; Insured product quality Materials Handler at Universal Recycling Tech LLC Janesville,Wisconsin (02/2011 07/2011) Weighed products; Placed recyclables in proper shipping lanes Materials Handler at Lab Safety Supply Janesville, Wisconsin (07/2005 09/2008) Picked orders for shipping department; Placed products using computer scanner; Maximized sales by shipping on time and accurately; Trained staff on material handling pocesses to reduce shipping times; Operated forklifts/heavy machinery safely Shift Supervisor/Materials Handler at Newco Swing and Slide Janesville, Wisconsin (02/1992 06/2005) Supervised 10 employees in the thermoforming department; Performed routine maintenance on the macines and kept them runnng; Changed out thermoforming molds; Transported material from pallet racking to prodution area using a high lift/reach truck SKILLS:

Skills and Competencies

• Organized

• Deadline Driven

• Safe Driver • Fast Learner

• Flexible Schedule • Hard Working and Self Motivating • Experience Using a Hand Held Computer

• Shipping and Receiving • Palletizer Knowledge • Quality Assurance

• Team Leader • Material Inventory Skills • Inventory Management

• 8+ years experience training new


• Quality Inspection • Troubleshooting

• 25+ years of materials handling • 22+ years forklift operation in a warehouse environment

• 2 years of supervisory



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