Warehouse Associate / Inventory Control Specialist
Where did you grow up?
Born and raised in Oregon . I lived in Arkansas and Oklahoma area for a year and have been to Florida and back to Oregon while moving with family in my junior high years.
How long have you been with W.L. May?
Started with company via temp agency on 09/11/2001. I believe my official hire date was 12/2001.
What did you do prior to joining W.L. May?
I worked fast food with no benefits for around 18 years. Started as cook and ending with the title of Assistant Manager. Did some construction and ditch digging by hand. I also worked for a cabinet shop doing janitorial work and worked in other warehouses such as Warn Industry building truck and rv winches. I also worked for Applied Industrial Technologies full time and emergency on call rotating week schedule for urgent parts to ship to lumber mills that have part go out on the chain feeder, ect.
What do you enjoy doing when you're not at work?
I like going to live music venues, comedy shows and I listen to and occasionally sing karaoke with my friends on Friday and Saturday nights.
To what do you credit your success?
Credit my parents in the way I was raised to do chores, which included cleaning the barn and stalls. So, I was never worried about getting dirty or was afraid to do hard work. Also, credit them for teaching me to do the task correctly the first time thru to save time in the long run.
What do you like about working at W.L. May?
I like that W.L.May company is a small family oriented company with bosses and owners who care what is going on with the employees of the companies daily lives. When something comes up, we rally around one another to do what we can for each other.
Can you share one piece of advice for others in our industry?
Advice for others in our industry ? Not sure what to recommend.
Can you share something most people do not know about you?
I am a fraternal twin and I am 45 minutes older than my brother. We born before invention of ultrasound so he was a surprise package to everyone, including nurses and doctor, because our hearts were beating in sync with each other so they thought only one birth was coming.
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