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Forklift Operator Customer Service

Rockford, IL
January 10, 2020

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Purvis Tanner

**** ******* ****** *** * • Rockford, IL 61107 • 815-***-**** •


Motivated, versatile and results-oriented professional seeks to contribute a multi-faceted professional background in customer service, shipping & receiving, team leadership, logistics coordination and scheduling in a challenging new position within a progressive organization.


» Self-motivated, results-oriented and analytical. Able to work well with little or no supervision, while establishing priorities and providing support to co-workers. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with customers.

» Experience in material management, shipping, receiving, forklift operation, loading/unloading trucks, Q/C, picking, packing and inventory control. Provide a disciplined approach to duty and compliance with policies and protocol.

» Demonstrated abilities for time efficient incoming shipments, quality checks and on-time shipping. Work effectively with outside carriers (truckload, LTL), specialty shippers (UPS, FedEx) and international documentation.


CHEMTOOL INC. Rockton, IL 2017 to 2018

Material Handler / Forklift Operator

Accountable for the timely and accurate set-up, configuration and operation of forklifts used to handle materials, perform staging and pulling pallets for shipment. Scope of responsibility also includes, but is not limited to the inspection, repair, servicing, preventative maintenance, replacement and adjustment of machine components. Monitored quality and regulatory standards, complying with all company safety standards as well as regulations. Perform picking and packing meeting strict deadlines. Participate in special projects to reorganize and improve processes.

DOUBLE A ROOFING Rockford, IL 2009 to 2016


Performed all aspects of general labor for this residential/commercial roof service company. Maintained inventory control and project readiness, ensuring adequate supply levels and equipment accessibility prior to project execution. Coordinated directly with business owner to oversee and complete projects. Promptly and professionally responded to staff/customer inquiries and concerns. Utilized hand-held, electric and heavy duty construction equipment.

SHERWIN WILLIAMS Rockford, IL 2011 to 2012

Production Operator

Responsible for meeting high-volume daily production objectives with a high degree of accuracy. Set up and configured testing equipment; performed tests using specialty equipment. Quickly identified and diagnosed machinery malfunctions and promptly facilitated repairs/modifications.

INGERSOLL Rockford, IL 2010 to 2012

Material Handler

Responsible for the accurate and efficient loading/unloading of both inbound and outbound trailers. Maintained an orderly and safe work environment; ensured strict compliance with safety regulations and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) throughout the facility. Verified accuracy of all in/out bound materials; pull orders and verify inventory, Bills of Lading (BOLs) and invoices. Transported parts and materials between various locations; sorted/counted items, prepared labels and generated related ticketing documentation.

Operated various equipment (forklifts, trucks, tractors, overhead cranes, etc.).

RYDER / SARA LEE Rochelle, IL 2009 to 2010

Material Handler

Worked diligently in a high-volume warehousing operation, facilitating all aspects of shipping & receiving, as well as inventory control and coordinating the configuration of inventory placement within warehouse with a core focus on increasing efficiency and productivity. Utilized RF scanners to reorganize inventory and accurately log storage locations throughout warehouse. Operated a sit-down forklift to load outbound inventory onto trucks, remove cargo from inbound trucks and transport to designated locations within warehouse.

Assembled and took down scaffoldings using a scissor lift to restructure inventory storage areas. Ensured strict compliance with OSHA standards and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

LINCOLN COLD STORAGE Lincoln, NE 2008 to 2009

Shipping and Receiving / Forklift Operator

Forklift Operator I and II Forklift Safety

Overhead Crane Operator




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