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Manager Warehouse

Richmond, VA
November 11, 2018

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Wiley E. Clayton

Wiley Clayton

**** ****** ******

Richmond VA, 23228

804-***-**** (Cell)

I am excited about your opening within your company and hope to be interviewed. I can be a vital part in the growth of your company and possess the skills of a model employee. My job is taken seriously and while doing my job I always maintain a high level of pride in my work.

As a man I have experienced a variety of warehouse jobs. I have thoroughly enjoyed them all. I will always give my all in every job I hold.

My ability to learn at such a rapid pace helped me to achieve becoming warehouse manager only months after I was hired to be the warehouse clerk. I have successfully been a warehouse manager for 6 years. Looking below at all my qualifications you will find that I am a hard working dedicated employee. I have always been a very reliable, dependable, and trustworthy employee who doesn’t require constant supervision to get the job done. I always give my best to any company I work for. I feel that I could be a very valuable asset to your company.

Qualifications and Skills:

Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision

Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations

Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization

Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures

Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements

Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security

Manage stock control and reconcile with data storage system

Prepare annual budget

Liaise with clients, suppliers and transport companies

Plan work quotas, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results

Recruit, select, orient, coach and motivate employees

Produce reports and statistics regularly (IN/OUT status report, dead stock report etc)

Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided

Proven work experience as a warehouse manager

Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices

Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives

Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases

Leadership skills and ability manage staff

Strong decision making and problem solving skills

Excellent communication skills

Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.

Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.

Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.

Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.

Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.

Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.

Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents.

Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Provide management coverage on weekends in a fast paced production environment.

Learn brewing and packaging processes through hands on training

Manage highly automated, complex processes in a fast paced environment

Work with senior leaders to drive process improvement initiatives and change efforts. At AB, we’re never fully satisfied and are always looking to improve upon ourselves

Promote and encourage safe working practices, it’s our first priority

Develop, monitor, and maintain production plans, inventories, and schedules to ensure excellent process performance and product quality

Ensure the overall productivity, quality and profitability of the company.

Electrical & Mechanical Resources-Title: Purchaser

Supervisor: Rose Phillips

Ph: 804-***-****

Employment History: 06/01/2015 to Present

Job Description: All details listed above for warehouse manager as well as Purchaser in the Qualifications and Work Experience Section

Branch Serv – Title: Warehouse Manager

Supervisor: Steve Seymour

Ph: 804-***-****

Employment History: 09/12/2011 to 06/01/2015

Job Description: All details listed above for warehouse manager as well as Purchaser in the Qualifications and Work Experience Section

Performance Food Group- Title: Forklift Operator

Supervisor: Charlie Green

Ph: 804-***-****

Employment History: 11/12/2004-05/19/2010

Job Description:

My job requirements were to drive a standup forklift (certified), order select (rarely had “mispicked” items), put inbound freight in proper slots, and replenished empty slots. I was able to maintain a 110% production level or better on the WMS System. While participating in the incentive program at my previous job I won several gift cards, a surround sound, received incentive pay based on performance (over 110%), and was awarded employee of the month numerous times.

Action Lane Furnishings-Title: Warehouse Worker

Supervisor: Mike Vincent

Ph: 662-***-****

Employment History: 01/15/1999-11/01/2004

Job Description:

As an employee at Action I drove a forklift, did order selecting, put the inbound freight in proper locations and pulled products out of location to be loaded onto trucks.

Action became my second real job while still at a very young age. I had acquired a family and Action provided a good check with great benefits so I could support my family.

Loveland Dist. Company -Title: Warehouse Worker

Supervisor: Dennis Ford

Ph: 804-***-****

Employment History: 01/01/1996-01/05/1999

Job Description:

My job at Loveland required me to drive a forklift, pull orders, load trucks, unload trucks, had been promoted to supervisor but unfortunately I moved back to Mississippi a short time later

At the very young age of 19 Loveland gave me my first taste of a real job. I really enjoyed the job and co-workers I made friends with.


Kristen Blair- Branch Serv Co-Worker 804-***-****

James Friend- PFG Lead man 804-***-****

Derek Harris- PFG Co-worker 757-***-****

Harry Franklin- Friend 804-***-****

Cliff Messer- Branch Serv Co-Worker 804- 347-7800

Thomas Morton- Friend Supervisor 804-***-****

Kathy Williams- Branch Serv Manager 804-***-****

Hobbies or Interest:

I have a strong love for the Lord and am devoted to attending church every Saturday. I believe strongly in keeping my Sabbath and do not work from sunset Friday to sunset Saturday. During football season my neighbors will hear me rooting for the Colts! I also enjoy cooking, shooting pool, reading, spending time with my family, collecting cast iron, and participating in church activities and functions.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read over and consider my resume.


Wiley Clayton

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