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Daniel Thomas
  • XXX X XXXXXXX, ELKHART, IN 46516
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Professional Summary
Exceptional forklift operator bringing more than 35 years of transportation and logistics experience.
Hard working multi-Tasker with outstanding leadership and problem solving and communication skills. 
Skilled in inventory and quality control. 
I bring thirty five years of experience in forklift , warehousing and shipping and receiving. 
Skills
  • Certified. Forklift operator
  • Overhead Crane Operator
  • Team Player
  • Trained in inspection
  • Assembly line experience
  • Safe driver
  • Shipping and receiving expert
  • Packing and scanning experience
  • Team leader
  • 10 years of group leading and supervision experience
  • 35 years material handling experience
  • Warehouse management systems experience
  • Skilled multi Tasker
  • Microsoft Office
  • Organized
  • Inventory control experience
  • Hard working and self-motivated
  • Quality inspection experience

Experience
Forklift operator, 01/2015 to Present
Medallion Plastic Elkhart, IN
  • To supply machines with parts needed for each run.
  • To remove all scrap from ovens.
  • Load and unload incoming and outgoing trucks.
  • Organize warehouse.
  • Empty dumpsters at the end of the day.
Head Receiver, 04/2006 to 09/2007
Forest river Elkhart, In
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently. 
  • Stacked merchandise on both partial and full pallets and removed empty pallets from sales floor. 
  • Completed daily forklift safety checklist. 
  • Located proper slots on storage racks and set pall in place with forklift. 
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklift and electric pallet jacks.
  • Made sure all towers were installed on chaises daily for next days run.
Receiving Supervisor, 07/2002 to 03/2006
Sundowner interiors Elkhart, In
  • Maneuvered forklift safely in congested and confined areas. 
  • Loaded, transported and stacked materials. 
  • Ran all day to day operations. I was in charge of a seven man crew. 
  • I appointed them daily tasks such as checking in empty shells, washing incoming and out going trailers.
  • Unloading all incoming stock and making sure it was all put away properly. 
  • Worked closely with upper management in the day to day operation of the line.
  • Did daily cycle counts.
Second shift warehouse supervisor, 09/2000 to 06/2002
Pioneer Plastic ELKHART, IN
Passed out all assignments to three lines, overseen daily U.P.S andFed-ex delivery as well as making sure the orders were ready for shipment everyday. 
I overseen a eleven person crew , coordinated with upper management , did daily cycle counts and locked up nightly.
various, 10/1998 to 09/2000
Monaco plastic Wakarusa, in
Started as a swap operator for the welding department,  got promoted to the main line installing the generator and main electrical hook-ups
various, 10/1988 to 10/1998
Syndicate systems Middlebury, in
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklift and electric pallet jacks. 
  • Started as a line worker on the powder coat line got promoted to the Bander in the assembly department then got promoted to assistant group leader of the assembly department from there I bidded to the shipping department where I spent seven years until I was promoted to powder coat painter the highest job you can hold at Syndicate. 
  • Located proper slots on storage racks and set pallets in place with forklift. 
  • Completed daily forklift safety checklist. 
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently. 
  • Stacked merchandise on both partial and full pallets and removed empty pallets from sales floor. 
  • Changed out forklift batteries and connected batteries to battery charger. 
  • Wrapped pallets in plastic wrap and attached merchandise tags.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely in congested and confined spaces.
various, 07/1982 to 09/1988
E.r.Carpenter Elkhart, IN
  • I started off in the shipping department where I worked for a year , I was promoted to the saw department I spent a year there running various saws before I was promoted to quality control where I ran the saw department and the pattern cutters, i passed out orders and daily cycle counts and specialized in inventories. 
  • Handled multiple tasks simultaneously to maximize work efficiency. 
  • Inspected items for damage and performed temperature and quality checks.
  • Maintained a neat and clean working area at all times. 
  • Kept accurate records of all incoming and outgoing going shipments. 
  • Placed overstocked item's in temporary storage. 
  • Manually counted the number of picked and packaged orders for any loss.
Education
building maintenance, Apr 2010 Ivy Tech - Wabash, IN
Associate of Applied Science: Organizational leadership and supervision, Oct 2009 Purdue North Central - Westville, In
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Previous Companies:

  • Medallion Plastic
  • Forest river
  • Sundowner interiors

Previous Job Positions:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Head Receiver
  • Receiving Supervisor
  • Second shift warehouse supervisor
  • various

Schools:

  • Ivy Tech
  • Purdue North Central

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science

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