Korraye Ford

Warehouse associate/ forklift operator/electric mechanic 

Summary

I am a hard working and dependable worker. Highly intelligent self-starter who can follow orders and carry out tasks as requested. Well educated in numerous areas of labor skills. Also have transportation to and from place of employment.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2014 - Jul 2015

Warehouse Assoc./Forklift Operator

Ozbourne Hessey Logistics

:Maintained production and distribution of product by pulling orders from inventory; delivering production materials and supplies; staging finished product. Maintained inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in stock; recording location of inventory.Located materials and supplies by pulling and verifying materials and supplies listed on production orders. Operated stand up forklift at least 85% of a 12 hour shift.

Apr 2011 - Aug 2014

Shop Technician

R.P.E.

Built components for log stackers used in the forestry industry. Built a/c and d/c motors and components such as generators. Made complex gearboxes and drivers for the cranes and log stackers. Also operated cranes and forklifts on a daily bases. Acquired painting skills also handled the shipping and delivering of said products. Have experience dismantling machines,loading onto transportation equipment , and reassembly of heavy equipment at transported site. 

Jul 2010 - Apr 2011

Laborer

Riley Staffing Resources

Work for a temp agency basically taking whatever assignments they send me on. Mostly production and general labor involved in tasks.

Jan 2009 - Jul 2009

Sales

Roberts & Associates
  • Provided customer service
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions
  • Computed sales price
  • Maintained records related to sales
  • Answered customer inquiries
  • Recommended,selected,and helped locate or obtain merchandise
  • Traveled across the state to sell products to customers face to face or make repairs
Jan 2008 - Dec 2008

Carwasher/Detailer

Clean View Carwash
  • Reported to Larry Mixon (owner) with responsibility for detailing autobiles either contracted from Hampton and Saturn Automotives or brought in by customers. Also assisted in the cleaning of customer vehicles.
  • Mixed cleaning solutions
  • Cleaned and polished vehichles windows
  • Drove vehichles to and from workshops
  • Provided customer service
  • Scrubbed,scrapped, or and sprayed machine parts,equipment or vehicles
  • Mixed cleaning solutions
Feb 2007 - Oct 2007

Dishwasher/Utility/breadmaker

  • Assisted in the dishroom of the most popular restaurant on Harbison Blvd. Handled utility duties and also baked bread for the establishment.
  • Cleaned and organized eating and service areas
  • Weighed or measured ingredients
  • Washed,peeled,and cut various foods
Jul 2006 - Oct 2007

Carwasher/Detailer

Sparkle Carwash
  • Participated in a fast paced environment in which we thoroughly washed 150-300 cars daily. Trained to detail customer automobiles and prepared cars for mechanical cleaning.
  • Mixed cleaning solutions
  • Cleaned and polished vehicles
  • Performed personal washes for customers
  • Provided customer service
Mar 1994 - Sep 2005

Farmhand

Calhoun Farms
  • Operated heavy machinery such as tractors and other farm equipment. Assisted in the planting and harvesting of Tobacco crops (seasonal).
  • Used hand and power tools
  • Cleaned and lubricated machinery
  • Inspected,operated, and tested heavy machinery
  • performed routine preventive maintenance
  • applied pesticides and fertilizers
  • Repaired fences and farm buildings
  • Tilled soil
  • Participatedin irrigation activities

Education

Education
Aug 1994 - Mar 1999

High School Diploma

Lake View High School

Involved in program for gifted and talented students during Middle and High School years. Participated in program at Francis Marion University for above average kids (Science).

Skills

Skills

Forklift Operater

Have over 10 years experience operating forklifts of various size, build, and function. Includes sit-down and stand-up, also gas,battery,and propane fueled models.

Shop Technician

have the ability to build a/c and d/c motors. Also can operate forklifts and other equipment. Have experience building gearboxes or log stackers that includes knowledge of oil seals,bearings, and races. Also familiar with dismantling heavy equipment,working with cranes and proper hand signals, transportation of said machines , and reassembly of heavy equipment.

Laborer

All around worker. Can think and get started on my on. Asset to any team because I work fast and hard.

Farmhand

Worked on a Tobacco Farm every since I was 14 years old.

Kitchen Aid

Worked in several restaurants and food establishments during 15 year work history such as The Olive Garden,Riley's Steakhouse,Wendy's,McDonald's, and Cafeteria settings.

Detailer

Car washer: Experienced car cleaner and detailer with over 3 years professionally in the field. Have experience shampooing interiors, using various types of waxes and stain removers, and  general cleaning of automobiles.

Certifications

Certifications
Dec 2012 - Dec 2020

Silver WorkKeys certificate

Richland County school District One
WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system developed by ACT, a national non-profit testing company. It is used across the nation to help individuals, educators, and employers identify the skills needed to be successful on the job and to determine where additional training can help develop a higher caliber workforce. It measures the "real world" skills employers believe are critical to job success. The system is designed to match prospective employees to jobs and careers. WorkKeys will measure your skills and compare them to the requirements of the jobs that you want.