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Forklift Operator Warehouse Associate

Chicago, IL
May 23, 2023

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Mark Swetz

Experienced Warehouse Associate

Carpentersville, IL


Highly motivated dependable team player, seeks position to fully utilize the more than 20 years of experience in the warehousing and distribution field. Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Warehouse Associate/Forklift Operator


June 2010 to April 2021

Warehouse/Inventory Associate for global leader in Robotics and CNC equipment. Unload and receive all inbound material using RF guns. Verify counts and product using appropriate packing lists.

Open and determine product is repair or credit. Attach appropriate returns paperwork and transfer to wash and repair.

Load all outbound material. Verify proper bill of lading with shipment and confirm with delivery driver. Fill customer orders. Pack customer orders.

Daily cycle counts.

Weekly RTS

Skills: Certified Forklift Operator. Certified CPR, AED and First Aid. Warehouse Associate

Canon Solutions America - Woodridge, IL

December 2004 to June 2010

Receive and inspect all inbound material for quantity and damage. Stock material in proper locations. Pick and pre install customer fax and copy machine orders using RF scanner guns. Package and finalize completed machine orders for shipment to customer sites. Research inventory problems using SAP/ Oracle systems, and update company's purchasing department with any concerns. Process returned merchandise for stock. Training and development of new associates. Distribution Clerk

Uline - Duluth, GA

February 2004 to December 2004

Picking and packing customer orders. Preparing customer bulk box orders for shipment to job sites. Verifying truck lines to use for delivery. Unloading and receiving daily inbound material. Stocking material in proper locations. Assisting with will call desk and handling customer walk in orders and possible concerns.

Distribution Specialist

Cole-Parmer Instrument Company - Vernon Hills, IL

February 1996 to November 2003

Receiving and stock put away of all inbound material. Picking and packing of international customer orders. Solving inventory problems using Warehouse Management System (WMS),and AS/400 system. Training new associates on lift truck and safety policies. Some repair and calibrations of certain products using A2LA standards.




High School in Various Field's of Study

Dundee-Crown High School - Carpentersville, IL


• Unloading

• Shipping Receiving

• Picker Packer

• Order Puller

• Forklift

• Loading

• Warehouse Associate

• Robotics

• RF Scanner

• Warehouse Management System

• Pallet Jack

• Oracle

• Order Picker

• Reach Truck

• Warehouse experience

• Forklift

• Pallet jack

• Order picking

• Materials handling

• Shipping & receiving

• Heavy lifting

• Packaging

• Order picker

• Cherry picker

• Reach truck

• RF scanner

• Load & unload

• Picking & packing

• Heavy equipment operation

• Clamp truck

• Lift truck

• Hi-Lo

Certifications and Licenses

Forklift Certified

Forklift Certification

April 2018 to April 2021

Certified Forklift Operator


Workplace Safety — Expert

July 2020

Using safe practices at work

Full results: Expert

Work Motivation — Expert

May 2020

Level of motivation and discipline applied toward work Full results: Expert

Warehouse Associate — Expert

June 2020

Assesses the tendencies that are important for success in warehouse roles Full results: Expert

Work Style: Reliability — Proficient

March 2020

Tendency to be dependable and come to work

Full results: Proficient

Forklift Safety — Highly Proficient

July 2020

Best practices and safety hazards in forklift operation Full results: Highly Proficient

Work Motivation — Expert

May 2020

Level of motivation and discipline applied toward work Full results: Expert

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