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Forklift Operator Machine

Chicago, Illinois, United States
October 31, 2016

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Karl Givens

***** ***** ******** **. *******,IL.*0643 708-***-****



To obtain a challenging position with a quality organization utilizing my skills and experience opportunities for career growth Education

Daley College. Chicago, IL(1986-1988)

Brother Rice High School (1982-1986) Graduated Diploma Experience

09/2016- present

Lineage Logistics ( Forklift Operator) University Park, IL Pick orders in a timed, safe and secure manner using scanners,computers, and hand tools such as pallet jack. Using a stand-up forklift in this cold storage facility. Manually lifting and wrapping out going cargo. 01/2015- 08/2016

Real Alloy ( Forklift Operator)Chicago Heights, IL. Loading and unloading cargo in a safe and secure manner. Pick orders that need to go out on outbound trucks using motorized equipment such as forklift,pallet jack etc. Using handheld devices for tracking shipments. Safely climbing in and out of trailers. Completing reports and documents 12/2013- 12/2014

Unilever ( Line Packer/ Forklift Operator Manpower) Assembly line and pad cartons,crates and containers using hand t ools. Examine and inspect containers, materials and products in order to ensure that packing specifications are met. Mark and label containers, container tags or products using marking tools. Obtain move and sort products, materials, containers and orders using hand tools. Place o r pour products or materials into containers using hand tools and equipment or fill containers from spout or chutes. Remove completed or defective products or materials placing them on moving equipment such as conveyors or in specified areas such as loading docks. Seal containers or materials using glues, fasteners, nails and hand tools . Load materials and products into package processing equipment. Measure, weigh and count products and materials. Record product packaging and order information or specified forms and records.

6/2007- 12/2012

R.L.Carrier ( Dock Worker) Chicago)

Efficiently sort, handle, and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment including pallet jack, forklift and by hand as needed. Utilize mobile handheld devices for tracking shipments, safely climb in and out of trailers, lift freight and objects of various shapes and sizes and weight up to 50 lbs. Secure trailers using appropriate tools and supplies ex. pallets, straps and rope. Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate controlled and may be slippery. Verify and complete required reports and documents.

2/2006 - 6/2007

O.S.I Meat Company ( Line Packer ) Chicago

Maintain operational work flow by following procedures, advising supervisors and machine operator of irregularities. Load bulk meat logs produce product by preparing and packing cooked product for shipment with a safe-minded attitude that maintains and enhances a safety culture for the benefit of the company and its employees. Alert line operator of stopping or stalling of machine, place required number of packages into box. Inspect individual packages for proper quality specifications at a rate 21 -40 per minute. Ensure boxes are filled per required levels, label boxes as evidence of proper inspection. Place completed boxes on pallet ensuring proper pallet configuration. Maintain clean and sanitary manner at all times. Inspect equipment for sanitary conditions, inform supervisor if any food safety issue is observed that could lead to contamination. Working in freezing temps and slippery frozen freezers and tight areas to move around safely but at a reasonable rate to move products. Awards and Acknowledgements

My ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out verbal instructions. Good communications skills, both written and oral. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization. I understand that we must use safe work practices at all times to ensure a safe work environment. Contribute to accomplishment of key performance indicate safety and quality. I have been certified by these companies for forklift operator.

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