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Forklift Operator

Bowie, Maryland, United States
15 hour
October 26, 2016

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Shawn A. Watson

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Cell: 301-***-****

CAREER OBJECTIVE: Utilize skills developed through warehouse experience to advance further in warehousing and transportation management.


Optoro, Inc./, Lanham, MD

November 2014 – Present

Receiving/Order Fulfilment Specialist – Tests and examines overstocked, open box and refurbished electronics procured from merchandisers acquired for discounted online resale. Uses barcode /scanner technology to receive, count and record incoming merchandise. Unpacks and sorts products according to specified categories in preparation for inspection. Verifies operational functionality of products to insure items inventoried for resale are in acceptable conditions in accordance with company standards.

Murry’s Inc., Upper Marlboro, MD

June 2007 – November 2014

Certified Forklift Operator – Operated forklift to pull orders and load trucks going to distribution centers. Secured shipment to pallets and assured orders are loaded onto the right trucks. Secured truck driver’s signatures on work orders and return completed work orders to warehouse supervisor. Monitored inventory to maintain adequate product levels. Assisted in unloading trucks making deliveries and helped install stacking systems for incoming inventory. Complied with standard operating business procedures to ensure warehouse safety and help with warehouse sanitation.

Storehouse Furniture, Laurel, MD

July 2002 - March 2007

Shipping Department Lead/Certified Forklift Operator – Performed full range of warehouse duties: received, stored, pulled merchandise and prepared items for shipping. Used barcode/scanner technology to record, track and monitor inventory. Assigned order pullers and handlers to complete orders and load transport vehicles. Developed plans and quality control duties for storage and arrangement of inventory to maximize warehouse space and efficiency. Generated reports for returned items and shipments to clearance center.

Hecht’s, Annapolis, MD

September 1999 – March 2002

Stock Person – Performed duties pulling stock in the warehouse, unloading incoming inventory, preparing and delivering merchandise to various departments. Prepared order requests transferring merchandise to other stores.

Circuit City Stores, Beltsville, MD

November 1992 - September 1999

Stock Person/Certified Forklift Operator – Pulled stock and loaded purchases into customer’s vehicles. Loaded/unloaded merchandise from delivery trucks. Maintained warehouse to assure a clean, orderly and safe work environment. Assisted with customer services. Handled incoming calls and photocopied invoices for official records. Input sold merchandise into database to maintain accurate inventory records.


TESST Technology Institute, Beltsville, MD

July 1999 – July 2000

Snow Hill High School, Snow Hill, MD

June 1992


Roy Maddox, Receiving Manager, Murry’s, Inc.


Jonathan Johnson, Facilities Manager, Prince George’s School System


Doris Martin, Retired Program Specialist, US Department of Energy


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