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Machine Operator Forklift/Material handler

Location:
Rockford, IL
Posted:
February 20, 2020

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CHRISTOPHER THOMAS

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Talented Material Handler with 8+ years extensive experience in a warehouse and manufacturing setting. Knowledgeable about material load capabilities, site analysis and general logistics. Setting up and operating a variety of machine tools. Safe workplace practices and training. Highly motivated and results-driven with excellent communication skills. Flexible scheduling and availability for all shifts.

SKILLS

Material handling expert In-depth OSHA knowledge and training

Certified fork lift operator 40-hour HAZWOPER (29 CFR 1910.120) Strong mechanical aptitude Expert communication skills

Proficient use of power and measuring Able to frequently lift or move over 50 pounds tools/machinery Able to walk and stand for long periods of time Experience in a high paced, multitasking Highly motivated and improvement driven environment Fast and eager learner

WORK HISTORY

Stock Room/Material Handler, 10/2017 to 06/2019

Honeywell Eclipse – Rockford, Illinois, United States

Stock room material handler responsible for pulling parts for Asphalt Burner Production. Help with training new employees.

Machine Operator/Material Handler, 10/2016 to 05/2017

Alco Manufacturing – Machesney Park, Illinois, United States

Operated parts cleaning machine to remove oil and other contaminants. Programmed and maintained CNC machinery and performed root cause failure analysis. Operation of fork lift to transport marked steel components. Continuous learning and improvement of machinery skills in the workplace.

Forklift Operator/Material Handler, 10/2010 to 10/2016

Bon-Ton Distribution Center – Rockford, Illinois, United States

Experienced lead material handler responsible for unloading merchandise from vendor trucks for distribution to various store locations. On-site training on new personnel. Continuously received incentives for increased speed and accuracy of performance. Forklift training and certification.

Carpenter/Laborer, 08/1999 to 08/2006

Carpenters Local 141 – Bridgeview, Illinois, United States

Installed interior finish items, including wall protection, windows, doors and hardware. Structural rough framing with power tools and other equipment. Experience in both commercial and residential job sites. Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained a safe and clean work area.

Assistant Manager, 05/1993 to 02/1994

Nature Food Center – Chicago, Illinois, United States

Assistant Manager at a health food & supplement retail store. Responsible for ordering and stocking parts, cash management, customer service and training new employees.

EDUCATION

Alabama A&M, 08/1988 to 08/1989

Accounting Major

GED, 07/1988



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