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Sales Equipment

Radcliff, Kentucky, United States
October 25, 2016

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Seeking long-term position that allow me to utilize my strong sales, communication and leadership skills.


[1980-1981] Thomas Nelson Community College

Hampton, VA

General Education

●Computer processing


●College Algebra

[1973-1976] Hampton High School

Hampton, VA



[1996-Current] W.W. Grainger

Louisville, KY

Customer Sales Associate, Material Handler, Warehouse Associate

●Answered customer’s questions about products, prices, availability, product uses, and credit terms

●Arranged and directed delivery and installation of products and equipment

●Contacted regular and prospective customers to demonstrate product, explain product features, and solicit orders

●Estimated quote prices, credit or contract terms, warranties, and delivery dates

●Forwarded orders to manufacturers

●Identified prospective customers by using business directories, following leads from existing clients, participating in organizations and clubs

●Attended trade shows and conferences

●Monitored market conditions, product innovations, and competitors’ products, prices, and sales

●Negotiated details of contracts and payments, and prepare sales contracts and order forms

●Prepared drawings, estimates, and bids that meet specific customer needs

●Provided customers with product samples and catalogs

●Loaded and unloaded materials to and from designated storage areas, such as racks and shelves, or vehicles, such as trucks, tractors and other heavy duty mobile equipment

●Stacked and piled materials in an orderly fashion, such as tools, pallets, and various electrical equipment

●Bundled material using mechanical banding machines

●Sorted and stored items according to specifications

●Assembled product containers and crates, using hand tools and pre-cut lumber

●Adjusted or replaced equipment parts, such as rollers, belts, plugs and caps, using hand tools

●Recorded number of units handled and moved using daily production sheet or work order tickets

●Attached identifying tags or marks information on containers

●Cleaned work area, using brooms, rags, and cleaning compounds

●Installed protective devices, such as bracing, padding or strapping, to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported

●Received and account for multiple stock items, and record data both manually and electronically

●Packed and unpacked items to be stored in general warehouse area, stockrooms, and storage yards

●Verified inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, investigate discrepancies, and make proper reconciliation of errors

●Daily management of storage areas to maintain orderly presentation and easy accessibility in tool rooms and supply rooms

●Marked and labeled stock items for identification using tags, stamps, electric tools, or other equipment

●Cleaned and maintained supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations

●Determined best practice storage methods, identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of facilities

●Kept records on the use and/or damage of stock and stock handling equipment

●Examined and inspect stock items for wear or defects, reporting damage to supervisory personnel

●Provided assistance or direction to other stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard worker

[03/1992-08/1994] U.S. Army

Fort Knox, KY

Supply Sergeant

•Supervise supply activities in a Basic Armor Training Company

•Responsible for in-processing of new soldiers and issuance of initial clothing and equipment

•Maintain records and receipts of equipment issued and recover equipment when soldiers out-process

•Serve as property book manager for all property and equipment on the commander’s table of distribution and allowances

•Prepare requisitions and distribute to appropriate agencies

•Determine quantity levels needed to assure company sufficiency, ordering additional equipment when necessary

•Keep unit property book officer and commander abreast of the status of equipment and supply levels, updates currently in circulation, and temporary substitutes for standard items

•Purchase materials and supplies from civilian agencies or government contracted agencies when necessary

•Maintain good relationships with supplying agencies in order to expedite deliveries and resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries and other unforeseen challenges

•Review requisition orders to verify accuracy, proper nomenclature use, and specifications

•Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists

• Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers

•Track the status or requisitions and contracts

•Calculate annual operating costs and reconcile receipts and invoices to appropriate accounts

[01/1989-03/1992] U.S. Army

Fort Knox, KY

Material Readiness Supervisor

•Supervise the activities of workers engaged in receiving, storing, testing, and shipping products and materials

•Responsible for coordinating issue and turn-in of various equipment and managing accountability documents

•Plan, develop, and implement safety and security programs and activities

•Review invoices, work orders, consumption reports, and demand forecasts in order to estimate peak delivery periods and to issue work assignments

•Schedule and monitor air or surface pickup, delivery, or distribution of products or materials

•Interview, select, and train contracted personnel

•Confer with department heads to coordinate warehouse activities, such as production, sales, records control, and purchasing

•Respond to customers’ or shippers’ questions and complaints regarding storage and distribution services

•Inspect physical conditions of warehouses, vehicle fleets and equipment, and order testing, maintenance, repair, or replacement as necessary

•Develop and document standard and emergency operating procedures for receiving handling, storing, shipping, or salvaging products or materials

•Examine product or materials in order to estimate quantities or weight and type of container required for storage or transport


●Training SAP System Training-W.W. GRAINGER

●Leadership Training

●Nuclear Biological Chemical Training Small Arms Repair Awards


●AAM (1 OLC)

●Good Conduct Medal (5th Award)

●National Defense Service Medal

●NCO Professional Development

●Army Service Ribbon

●Army Overseas Ribbon


●Jail Ministry

●Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling Certification

●Associate Pastor at Sign of the Dove Church


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