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John sawyer resume 1

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  1. 1. Summary Highlights JOHN SAWYER 4 Leslie Ave, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 | H: 2077406160 | C: 2077406160 | bruinsfan2127@hotmail.com Highly motivated, effective communicator and problem solver who successfully completed one combat tour in Iraq as a part of a security element escorting troops through out the country of Iraq. As well as engineer operations building roads as well as a US Army prison by means of heavy equipment. Works well with team members and groups from diverse backgrounds. Warehouse product coordinator with eight years of experience, specifically in forklift operations loading various equipment and materials on to trains, trucks and other vehicles for transportation. I am a US Army veteran of fifteen years. I currently hold an MOS of a 12N in the Army which is a heavy equipment operator as well as a vehicle driver. We drive trucks such as a military hummvv as well as a tractor trailer hauling various equipment such as bull dozer's, graders and other various heavy and light equipment. I am also a Army Team Leader trained in weapons, police operations and security operations. I desire a challenging position in private security or something similar. However, I am willing to start in any position. Accomplishments include being selected to convoy security operations escorting troops in Iraq in over one hundred missions during our 2004-2005 Operation Iraqi Freedom Campaign. I am also a Purple Heart recipient as well as many other military awards totaling eighteen. Responsible Cashier experienced at managing front of store needs in busy environments. Friendly and energetic with strong communication and organizational abilities. Seeking role of increased responsibility where strengths in service and sales will be valuable.Efficient and organized surveillance professional with fifteen years in security and safety compliance. Extensive security guard training. Experienced Retail Merchandiser versed in using product placement, end of aisle product displays and points of purchase displays to the manufacturer's best advantage. Stock Manager of Abercrombie and Fitch in Portland and Freeport Maine in charge of shipment coming in and going out of the stores to various stores around the country. Also in charge of inventory of both stores. I was also responsible for the hiring of eight additional employees by Safety NCO on job sites ensuring the safety of personal making sure use of proper protective equipment and heavy equipment procedures. I have trained over seventy soldiers in heavy equipment operations with successful licensing of those soldiers on
  2. 2. Accomplishments Experience recruiting. I was the head cashier for six months before becoming manager. Laborer and warehouse worker in charge of inventory of various materials and construction equipment for seven years. Delivery driver taking construction materials and equipment to various job sites by use of forklift. Loading various heavy equipment and materials on to vehicles as well as trains for transportation. Sgt. in the US Army responsible for inventory of various tools, equipment and sensitive military equipment. various military equipment. Effective team leader in the US Army in charge of over fifteen soldiers also in charge of the safe keeping of up to two million dollars in military equipment. I have earned over twenty military awards for training of soldiers as well as outstanding performance during military training. I am also a Purple Heart Recipient from wounds received while on mission in Iraq. I also have been given outstanding performance reviews every year for the past fifteen years during military service.I have been in charge of over thirty soldiers during military training tasking the soldiers out to conduct training class's as well as in charge of over five million dollars in military equipment. I have been acknowledged by district managers for performance while working at Abercrombie and Fitch for perfect inventory of two separate stores. I have used many different types of forklifts ranging from electric to propane and have trained twenty different soldiers and civilians on forklift operations. Awarded the Army Achievement Medal in on three separate occasions. Received Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. I have class B CDL Maine License with a tank endorsement. Feb 2006 to Jul 2013Laborer/Delivery Rolands Drywall - Sabattus , ME Operated and maintained a forklift truck in a safe and efficient manner. Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades. Cleaned all construction areas to avoid hazards. Performed heavy labor such as ditch digging, paving and hauling.
  3. 3. Continually cleaned work areas and equipment. Applied paint to unfinished edges of plastic panels using a hand roller. Arranged and stored materials, machines, tools and equipment. Cut materials to specified sizes for installation using power saws and tile cutters. Transported materials, tools and machines to installation sites. Performed daily maintenance to the machine cab and wheels. Operated equipment safely and efficiently at all times. Loaded proper materials while abiding by all safety and legal standards. Executed daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections and documentation in compliance with DOT guidelines and company policies. Aug 2001 to Nov 2003Stock Manager Abercrombie and Fitch - Freeport/Portland, ME I worked as a sales associate for three months. I was promoted to stock manager in charge of inventory of merchandise in stores. I was in charge of the shipping of merchandise to other stores in the country. I was in charge of Loss Prevention. I left the company due to deployment to Iraq for the Army Jun 2005 to Feb 2007Laborer R&R Contstruction - Lewiston, ME I worked as a carpenter on various jobs as well as delivery of materials. Cleaned all construction areas to avoid hazards. Installed and repaired roofs, flashings and surfaces. Removed old roofing materials in an efficient manner. Performed heavy labor such as ditch digging, paving and hauling. Operated and maintained a forklift truck in a safe and efficient manner. Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades.
  4. 4. Assisted skilled workers with construction projects in all phases of rough and finish carpentry. I left because the company closed. Oct 2013 to Dec 2013Drivers Assistant UPS - Auburn, ME I briefly worked for UPS as a drivers helper during the holiday season helping to deliver packages to various address's. Mar 2014 to Oct 2015Line Attendant Poland Spring Bottling - Poland , ME I worked on a production line that wrapped various bottles of water in different size packages for shipping to various retailers around the world. I was responsible for making changes to the machine such as changing out parts or machine for packaging of different size bottles and packaging. I was responsible for loading packaging materials via forklift. Operated equipment safely and efficiently at all times. Listened to warning alarms and responded accordingly. Loaded proper materials while abiding by all safety and legal standards. Operated and maintained a forklift truck in a safe and efficient manner. Oct 2015 to May 2016Packaging Proctor and Gamble - Auburn , ME I worked as a packer putting various size packages in other boxes as well as getting those packages getting ready to ship to retailers all over the world. I would take pallets of packages via forklift to wrapping machines which would then be loaded into trucks for shipping. Operated and maintained a forklift truck in a safe and efficient manner. Loaded proper materials while abiding by all safety and legal standards. Listened to warning alarms and responded accordingly. Maintained a steady flow of material through production lines by keeping production charge lines loaded and discharge racks unloaded.
  5. 5. Education 2018Associate of Applied Science, Criminal Justice/Communications University Of Southen Maine - Portland, ME I attended USM for a semester to finish getting my degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Communications. Due to another pending deployment to Afghanistan for the Army was unable to finish. Associate of Applied Science, Criminal Justice Kaplan University - Lewiston, ME I went to Kaplan University for two semesters to get a degree in Criminal Justice maintaining a 3.4 GPA. Had to withdraw from class's due to a deployment to Iraq.

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