FORKLIFT DRIVER/INVENTORY/LOGISTIC

ALEXANDER J DAY
1322 ESPLANADE AVE
DAVENPORT, IA 52803
USA

Email:alexander.day1@us.army.mil
Home: (563) - 323-9034
Work: (309) - 782-2354 - ext 2354

Work Experience
Department of the Army (04/10/2010 - Present) - Material Handler (Fork Truck Operator)
Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois United States
Supervisor: Ron Strobe - 309-782-6702; Contact:Yes
Pay Grade: WG - 6910 - 6

Salary: $18.92 per hour
Hours per week: 40
Duties: My duties and responsibilities are to:

I Operate electric, gasoline, or diesel powered fork lift trucks in order to lift loads weighing under 10,000 pounds as high as 168 inches. The fork. lift is operated to load/unload, transfer, transport, stack/unstack palletized/repalletize goods, boxes, crates, merchandise, materials, and supplies from one location to another. I have a working knowledge and ability to drive forklift over wood, concrete, or similar type floors through narrow aisles in buildings, warehouse facilities and occasionally outside over rough surfaces. F I daily follows general safety practices in operating equipment and performs operator's maintenance on equipment.

I daily use a computer terminal or other electronic device (e.g., a bar code scanner) to record receipt, location, issue, and inventory information. May occasionally use automated materials handling equipment such as mechanized platform lifts, stock selectors, mechanized carrousels, conveyors, or other automated storage and retrieval

I have a working knowledge and ability to determine, the general warehousing plan,
I demonstrate my abilities daily as I organize and arrange stock in the storage areas and to store items for maximum convenience of handling, ease of movement, and protection from damage, deterioration, and pilferage. I possess the ability to keep track, through operational system, of the turnover of items on hand, and recommend, the increased and decreases of stock, as appropriate. .I have knowledge and skill to determine need to notify the organization that maintains bulk quantities of items of needed replenishments in assigned work area.

I have demonstrated my knowledge of preparing and receiving reports for locally purchased items and shipments not accompanied by receiving vouchers. My skills exceed the ability to determine the specific hold locations most suitable for assembling shipments as well as where trucks or other conveyances will be spotted for pickup. I am extremely familiar with mechanized or non-mechanized operations that maintain stock inventory and location information in order to determine if the item is available and its location. I posses the utter most ability to establish the basis for over, short, or misplaced items by checking system for stock status information. By knowledge of forms, documents, and information needed to record receipts, stockage, and issues. And display my skills in using a computer terminal to input, access, and output supply management data. As required, skill in using automated materials handling equipment.

I exercise the ability to determine identification and condition of various items by visual observation, references to supply catalogs on microfilm, technical manuals, and the ; knowledge of various stock classes and characteristics of similar classes and the ability to read and understand data in supply publications describing the items.

I am sufficiently skilled in forklift operations to minimize risk of equipment damage or injury to self or others working in proximity of vehicle operations. Must have knowledge of lifting balance, palletizing, and height/width of items being lifted..

My assignments involves receiving, loading, for issue or shipment, and shipping various supplies and equipment. As this work requires warehousing skills and knowledge it is incumbent of me also to operate a forklift to complete assigned work ,to recognize both the basic and secondary work of my position .

My abilities involve accomplishing a complete warehouse operation in one or a combination of receiving, storing, issuing, or shipping functions. Regardless of which particular function, I have an overall understanding of the warehousing function/plan in and the ability to perform organization, replenishment, documentation, and item consolidation .based my understanding of the warehousing plan and make changes to that plan, applicable documentation, and good warehousing methods.

Department of the Army (04/09/2009 - 03/09/2010) - Material Expeditor
Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois United States
Supervisor: Denis Gay - 309-782-5905; Contact:Yes
Pay Grade: WG - 6910 - 7

Salary: $19.82 per hour
Hours per week: 40
Duties: Position Duties:

I provide oral and written instructions for the accomplishment of assigned work operations. I work within the limits of policies and basic production schedules set by management officials, my completed work is evaluated for effective and economical use of , equipment, materials and methods to meet production goals and quality standards.

Through my knowledge of logistics , I recognize and advise respective shops on problems of equipment and materials needed to perform task and monitor movement of material in and through out the transit process and tracking procedures. l posses a valid Military license for all types of vehicles.

It is my responsibility to expedite emergency/urgent work request. And discusses request with the initiator, to obtain additional information before work begins.

I establish and maintain personal contacts with supervisory shop foreman, planner estimator, engineering personnel and individuals for whom work is being scheduled for obtaining shop and technical information, explaining procedures, reasons for delays and assuring a cooperative relationship.

I have a working knowledge that enhances my abilities to investigate, identify and resolve problem areas in material handling, receiving and transports items necessary to assure customer satisfaction and meet departmental guide lines and time frames and dead lines.

I have assisted in writing/specifications for mobile equipment, non-tactical vehicles, mobile and motorized grounds equipment, shop equipment and safety equipment. completed forms necessary to order equipment to comply with method of application and keeps records .

I have the ability to follow oral as well as written instructions, and perform my duties in a manner and were PPI at all times and will Perform other duties as assigned.

I possess the skills of all aspects of building maintenance, in order to evaluate conditions to recommend correction of deficiencies.

I possess skills in all types of hand, and power tools and equipment in the trades of Plumbing Electrical, Carpentry, Painting, Sheetmetal and Welding, and Heavy Mobile Equipment.

I can demonstrate skills in all types of Safety Equipment for each trade.
And possess a working knowledge of accessing job sites .that are subject to loud noises from machinery.

I am able to work independently to perform assigned operation with no supervision. At all and have demonstrated my effectiveness in maintaining an orderly flow of parts and material, and the energy and initiative displayed in expediting actions on priority needs. In my former positions of logistical experience I am competent to administer reviews and approve all recommendations for material actions which involve additional expenditure of money or manpower, such as special production of unavailable, or which involve use of substitutes or higher level assemblies.

Parr Instrument Company (11/28/1998 - 06/01/2007) - Shipping and Receiving
Moline, Illinois United States
Supervisor: Stacy Woods - 309-762-7716; Contact:Yes

Salary: $16.14 per hour
Hours per week: 40
Duties: My duties require me to determine tasks and their sequence of performance based on my knowledge of the warehousing plan, changes to that plan, applicable documentation, and using good warehousing methods and maintaining independence over a complete warehousing function. to achieved, schedules met, and customer satisfaction,

I have working Knowledge to determine, within the general warehousing plan, how to organize and arrange stock in the storage areas and to store items for maximum convenience of handling, ease of movement, and protection from damage, deterioration, and pilferage. I am able to keep track, through operational system, of the turnover of items on hand, and recommend, through the supervisor, increased and decreases of stock, as appropriate. I have working Knowledge and skill to determine need to notify the organization that maintains bulk quantities of items of needed replenishments in assigned work area

I Operate electric, gasoline, or diesel powered fork lift trucks in order to lift loads weighing under 10,000 pounds as high as 168 inches. The fork. lift is operated to load/unload, transfer, transport, stack/unstack palletized goods, boxes, crates, merchandise, materials, and supplies from one location to another. May drive forklift over wood, concrete, or similar type floors through narrow aisles in buildings, warehouse facilities and occasionally outside over rough surfaces. I Follow general safety practices in operating equipment and perform operator's maintenance on equipment.

I am Skilled in preparing receiving reports for locally purchased items and shipments not accompanied by receiving vouchers. I am Skilled in determining the specific hold locations most suitable for assembling shipments as well as where trucks or other conveyances will be spotted for pickup. I am familiar with mechanized or non-mechanized operations, I maintain stock inventory and location information in order to determine if the item is available and its location.I maintain Knowledge to determine the basis for over, short, or misplaced items by checking system for stock status information. Knowledge of forms, documents, and information needed to record receipts, stockage, and issues. Skill in using a computer terminal to input, access, and output supply management data. As required, I am skilled in using automated materials handling equipment.

I use a computer terminal or other electronic devices, bar code scanners to record receipt, location, issue, and inventory information. I occasionally use automated materials handling equipment such as mechanized platform lifts, stock selectors, mechanized carrousels, conveyors, or other automated storage and other retrieval vehicles.

I am skilled in my abilities in operating the forklift and maneuvering it through tight spaces in balancing loads of within capacity and locating storage areas without detailed instructions, with limited ability to bend stoop and crawl in tight spaces, yet able to follow written as well verbal instructions, and give them in a manner easly to be understood.

Education
Graduated high school at Luther Judson Price High school (08/20/1965-05-20-1969
Attended University of Maryland 10/01/1976 - 12/23/1976 Business Management
Diploma United States Army Basic Logistics Non-Commissioned Officers Courses
Diploma United States Army Advance Logistics Non-Commissioned Officers Courses
Attended United States Army Logistics Management College and completed 40 Semester Hours
in Logistical Assistance Program Support, Ft. Lee V.A

Additional Information
Honorably Discharge from United States Army as A Master Sergeant and completed over 24 years of service through out the world and abroad .and received numerous awards in my service of Supply Specialist as a Non-Commissioned Officer E-8 I supervised over 280 soldiers in combat situations
and functioned as a Logistics Technician in various Deployments Serves as the Supply Technician for the Supply Room, provides staff assistance in all areas by identifies and advises for the Drill Sergeants for planning, executing, and issuance of weapons and oversees weapon maintenance exercises in the supply and logistics programs. Responsibilities include serving as the accountable property officer, overseeing stock maintenance, conducting physical inventories, supply inspections, assistance visits, coordinating the supply mission, preparing reports. Overseas physical security and ammunition as a control officer. Maintain supply/equipment budget, and fleet management. Establishes records and extract data to compile reports. Overseas incoming shipments, storage and hand receipts
my mission was to provide logistical support through out the supply chain distribution and supply support to the war fighters mission, my responsibilities consist of the implementation of inventory management practices and procedures and the established regulations, requirements and techniques , manuals and local policies concerning supply program management and productivity measurement. Experience with physical security and ammunition controls.

I have a working knowledge of various duties that involve the application of different and unrelated methods practices, techniques or criteria. Compiles, analyzes, and summarizes information relating to supply requirements; develop plans for approaches that may be taken in resolving problems. Work requires consideration of program plans, applicable policies, regulations and procedures, and alternative methods of implementing and monitoring supply requirements. Recommendations involve implementation of specific supply actions, and application of standard methods, techniques, and programs.

Accumulates, analyzes and reports data associated with the compliance and control integrity function of maintenance customer owner inventory accounts associated with depot maintenance of major end items, subassemblies, small arms, tools and equipment and electronics. Assists in providing the supervisor with reports summarizing results of analysis in the form of studies or verbal presentations. Recognizing the significance of data, draws conclusions and makes recommendations for proper courses of action. Assists in identifying problems and potential problems and provides assistance, guidance, and resolution of problems is responsible for supervising a substantial number of workers directly or through a work leader, Ability to use and maintain appropriate tools and equipment. Ability to read, understand, and apply oral and written instructions.

I have a working knowledge and ability to lead or supervise employees engaged in technical work. I have the ability to analyzes work schedules; determines manpower, tooling, assignments considering trades or other occupations involved; to meet availability of manpower and equipment, deadlines, and other work projects for which responsible. I have the ability to establish a good working climate to encourage employees to participate in achieving management goals, and to promote efficient and economical work operations. Recommends promotion or reassignment of subordinate employees, makes formal appraisals, and determines training needs to meet the war time missions. Serves as the Supply Technician for the Supply Room, . Responsibilities include serving as the accountable property officer, overseeing stock maintenance, conducting physical inventories, supply inspections, assistance visits, coordinating the supply mission, preparing reports. Overseas physical security and ammunition as a control officer. Maintain supply/equipment budget Establishes records and extract data to compile reports.

I was responsible for over 60.000 line items while assigned as Platoon Sergeant supporting all Fort Hood facilitated the Armament and Chemical Acquisition and Logistics activity and provided technical and tactical knowledge and skill, sound judgment, and supreme commitment successfully hand off MK19,s 40mm Grenade Machine Guns, M109A6 Howitzers, familiar with Modular Pack Mine Systems, and M71s while deployed to Saudi and demonstrated unmatched professionalisms and technical competence while managing estimated millions of dollars worth of class I goods and implemented out standing Class IX Training Aids from Ft. Carson and Korea, Saudi, Ft. Hood. Awards include ARCM (2), AAM (3), GCDML (6), NCO-PROF-MIL-ED-GRAD-RBN (3), and OSR (4) and many others dealing with various weapons systems through out his 24 year commitment to the world and war fighter in the field and has made the entire United States of America a safer place to be proud of performing to the highest standards in numerous positions of great diversity and has been esteemed for his selfless attitude and willingness to expend every effort to achieve superior results and is outstanding among his contemporaries

Cover Letter Information
MASTER SERGEANT, ALEXANDER J. DAY


Served Honorably in the United States Army, and am a Retired Disable Veteran of 24 years and served my country all over the world. Currently employed at the Rock Island Arsenal in the position of a Material Handler (Fork Truck Operator) and believe this to be a dis-service to the War Fighter in the field. With all my numerous awards and demonstration of selfless attitude and wiliness to expand every effort to achieve superior results while putting my own life on the line as a wounded warrior
have clearly demonstrated that I am a Non-Commission Officer of the Highest Caliber and am out standing among my Contemporaries, not to mention my devotion to duty and many achievements throughout my career reflect that America is a safer place and credit is due on behalf of the United States Army and America.

  • ID#: 66971
  • Location: Davenport, IA , 52803

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