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Warehouse, shipping/receiving, supervisor

Gardena, California, United States
April 09, 2018

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Steve Eriksen

***** ***** ****** *** *******, California 90247 cell 310-***-****

Shipping Receiving Profile

Highly organized professional with a track record of ensuring efficient operations and meeting manufacturing goals.

Looking to excel in a fast paced and challenging career with opportunity for advancement. Prefer a team atmosphere where I can utilize my strong communication skills and problem solving abilities. Searching for a successful company that can benefit from my hard work, self-motivation, team mentality and quick learning.

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Excel

Google Docs


Microsoft PowerPoint

Adobe Acrobat

Professional Experience

BERGEN LOGISTICS, Cerritos, CA 07/2017 – 10/2017

Shipping Manager

Managed all aspects of daily shipping and distribution operations. Supervised and lead 9-15 direct reports including training, daily meetings, performance reviews and any necessary disciplinary actions. Managed order fulfillment for all customers. Inspected all outgoing shipments for order accuracy and customer requirements met. Managed all important shipping documents. Extensive WMS software (REX11) used for tracking, checking prioritizing and routing orders. Directed package flow from preparation to shipment. Developed/Maintained an accurate and consistent daily and weekly inventory report. Controlled shipping department budget. Constant communication with other department managers for improved process flow. Problem solved and resolved all shipping issues. Updated and streamlined processes previously used. Ensured compliance to legal regulations and company policies.

Toyota Technical Center, Gardena, CA 2007 – 07/2017

Shipping Receiving/Import/Export Operator

Duties included shipping and receiving items both domestically and internationally. Arranged domestic vehicle transportation. Conducted vehicle inspections for both rental vehicles and vehicles being shipped/received. Maintained and purchased inventory for office supplies, cafeteria items and shop rags. Maintained and managed temporary license plate inventory along with vehicle insurance cards. Conducted audits of import paperwork for parts and oversaw the company’s recycling program. Reviewed, reconciled and submitted invoices for payment for all vehicle transportation and parts shipments. Assisted with witnessing and documenting vehicle destructions. Established and maintained strong vendor relations. Trained and certified for Dangerous Goods shipping/receiving for all modes; CFR49, IATA and IMDG. Experienced in packaging and shipping of Li-Ion batteries. Certified and licensed for both electric and propane forklifts. I have thought of and have implemented several cost saving ideas. Member of the company’s Safety Committee.

Toyota Technical Center, Gardena, CA 2005 – 2007

Purchasing Assistant/Inventory Control

Duties included maintaining various inventories and inventory databases. Conducted the company's fixed asset inventory and asset disposal. Managed vendors, a vendor database and sourced new vendors. Researched various vendor services, and sourced items via the internet or available resources. Supported and maintained current vendor relationships. Coordinated request for quotes and initiated purchases with Purchase Orders, P-Cards and petty cash. Reconciled invoices and approved them for payment. Maintained a consistent inventory of various office supplies and building services. Performed audits on various import/export documentation as well as internal reports.

Gold Star Foods, Los Angeles, CA 2002 – 2004

Buyer/Purchasing Assistant

Duties included locating and purchasing many different food items for distribution to schools. Maintained appropriate inventory levels based on past sales and projected future sales. Obtained current school bid pricing and applied appropriate distributor mark up. Assisted in organizing and scheduling deliveries and pick-ups with our transportation department. Utilized several different computer programs, including MS Word and Excel. Relied heavily on strong verbal skills in communicating with vendors and customers, as well as our warehouse and receiving personnel.

Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA 1994 - 2002

Deputy Sherriff

Duties ranged from jail security to street patrol. Skilled in communications with all types of personalities. Able to excel in high pressure and high stress situations, while maintaining the ability to make and act on quick and decisive judgments. Assigned to management positions in several different locations throughout the jail facility and was placed in charge of training several deputies new to the job. Strong writing skills, strong problem solving skills and attention to detail were all incorporated to add to a strong team atmosphere.

Education and Credentials

Graduated West Torrance High School / Torrance, CA

Continued Coursework in Business towards Associate Degree /Harbor College

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