Dependable logistics associate bringing management experience and a willingness to take on added responsibility to meet production and safety goals. Enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic and advanced problem solving skills seeking new challenges in an ever-changing, fast-paced workplace environment.
Logistics management training
Customer service experience
Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
Background in associate development
Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, YMS and GLS systems
12/2010 to Current
Asset Protection AssociateWalmart DC 7024 – Sterling, IL
Accurately inbounded and outbounded an average of over one hundred freight shipments daily.
Physically inspected all sections of the warehouse for damage, theft, unsafe acts and unauthorized personnel.
Participated in associate development by training and helping to onboard new AP associates.
Prepared for the rollout of the new YMS system by learning it in Tomah, WI(DC 6085) and training AP team members on its operation.
Involved with the mentor program and L.E.A.D. classes.
07/2010 to 12/2010
Dry OrderfillerWalmart DC 7024 – Sterling, IL
Assured freight was properly palletized en route to the shipping dock.
Consistently maintained daily production and safety goals.
Helped teammates on the shipping dock by hauling freight and running chase.
08/2006 to 07/2010
SupervisorWalmart DC 7024 – Sterling, IL
Coached up to seventy other associates at any given time across multiple areas of the warehouse.
Assisted with commendations, accountability, store calls, daily production and performance reviews.
Managed daily workload and LOS to ensure goals in production and safety were met or exceeded at all times.
Achieved building records in Dry Receiving for a single shift.
Actively participated in programs like Relay For Life and Shining Star along with Children\'s Miracle Network fundraising.
Created fun new challenges like P.A. For a Day(a donation challenge) to keep associates engaged.
Worked along side and challenged several shipping and receiving teams to exceed daily and quarterly goals.
Helped individual associates with production and personal goals by creating a plan of action and setting them up with extra training when needed.
Coordinated staff with other departments to best utilize talent and man hours daily.
07/2006 to 08/2006
Loss Prevention AssociateWalmart DC 7024 – Sterling, IL
Authorized entrance and departure of vehicles, cargo trucks and visitors.
Wrote reports on property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons and unusual occurrences.
Monitored central alarm system for fire, intrusion, and duress alarms and responded when needed.
03/2006 to 07/2006
Freezer OrderfillerWalmart DC 7024 – Sterling, IL
Accurately stacked pallets of freight for shipping.
Met daily production goals.
Successfully ran the 2nd level dairy-deli desk.
Worked with orderfilling and management associates to keep the freezer/dairy-deli operations running safely and accurately on a daily basis.
05/2004 to 03/2006
Non-Con OrderfillerWalmart DC 6092 – Spring Valley, IL
Worked with a small crew of motivated associates to ensure timely and proper delivery of products to the shipping lanes.
Trained as a backup 421(QA) clerk with experience in WARS, FID and XTERM systems.
Initiated all daily startup meetings by reading forecasted numbers and special assignments.
Worked closely with management in the mentor program and supervisory training.
02/2001 to 05/2004
DA Receiving AssociateWalmart DC 6092 – Spring Valley, IL
Picked up incoming stock and delivered materials to designated locations.
Safely unloaded cargo from trucks with powered equipment and pallet jacks.
Participated in off-site training to assist the startup of another warehouse (Hopkinsville, KY).
Shipping/Receiving AssociateDonaldson Company, Incorporated – Dixon, IL
Operated forklifts and other heavy machinery safely.
Divided cargo received by account number and intended location.
Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
AssemblerDonaldson Company, Incorporated – Dixon, IL
Received and correctly processed both written and verbal instructions, prints and work orders.
Planned and paced work efficiently in order to meet daily, weekly, project or production goals.
Expertly assembled filtration products such as air filters for commercial, home, and industrial use.
Stockman/ Cashier/ Electronics AssociateWalmart Store 830 – Rock Falls, IL
Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
Designed displays to make the store experience interactive and engaging.
Managed wide variety of customer service tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.
Journalism: Sauk Valley Community College - Sterling, IL Majoring in Journalism with a minor in art history.