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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Hardworking and observant delivery driver with experience operating and maintaining equipment. Dedicated to moving materials to meet challenging demands and promote team productivity.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
12/2020 to Current Forklift Operator Performance Food Group | Bakersfield, CA,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Documented all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
04/2017 to 04/2020 Delivery Driver Bridgestone Corporation | Winter Garden, FL,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Documented all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues to management.
  • Logged weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Ran automatic packaging machines to process waste and prepare shipments.
  • Loaded, unloaded, transported and stacked materials through careful operation of various warehouse equipment, including forklift, pallet jack and rf scanner machines.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Positioned lifting devices around loaded pallets, skids and boxes to secure materials for transport to designated areas.
  • Visually assessed materials for conformance to quality standards and shipping orders, removing nonconforming products and reporting for further action.
  • Followed maps and GPS systems to complete tasks efficiently.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
05/2014 to 09/2016 Warehouse Associate Horizon Global Corporation | Plymouth, MI,
  • Tracked inventory, conducted cycle counts and audits and resolved issues to maintain accurate records.
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from different warehouse locations.
  • Moved boxes, containers and pallets with special-purpose equipment to meet demanding production targets.
  • Employed first-in first-out protocols to reduce waste.
  • Picked and prepared numerous daily shipments in controlled atmosphere warehouse environment.
  • Complied with all local, state and federal requirements involving shipping and handling of hazardous materials.
  • Logged unit quantities and entered data into inventory database.
  • Inventoried items with daily cycle counts and monthly audits and investigated discrepancies to maximize data accuracy.
  • Monitored equipment for signs of mechanical issues and organized repairs to maintain functionality.
  • Organized warehouse design to maximize space for stock while allowing for high volume traffic zones.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Managed vendor relationships to support supply chain and maintain product quality.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database.
  • Satisfied reporting requirements with timely and accurate logging of daily activities.
  • Unloaded cargo from trucks with mechanized equipment.
  • Applied schedule, organizational and routing knowledge to enhance delivery planning.
  • Arranged items on store racks and shelves, checking correct location and prices.
  • Rotated goods in inventory by following “first in, first out” approach to keep shelves organized and well-stocked.
  • Identified safety hazards and notified management to determine proper resolution of issues.
  • Assisted coworkers with special projects to learn new tasks while gaining additional responsibilities.
  • Planned stock quantities according to marketplace demand and sales forecasts.
  • Labeled customer packages to prevent unnecessary delays in loading and shipping of ordered goods.
08/2010 to 07/2014 Delivery Driver Bridgestone Corporation | Winterville, NC,
  • Handled merchandise in accordance with product handling standards.
  • Grouped and routed deliveries according to designated areas to maintain efficient delivery times.
  • Located and selected merchandise to verify against delivery sheet specifications.
  • Delivered rush merchandise on tight schedules to meet customer targets.
  • Notified customers of delays, decreasing calls to support.
  • Communicated frequently with dispatch to relay route changes and delays impacting customer delivery timetables.
  • Satisfied recordkeeping demands with accurate invoicing, shipping paperwork coordination and daily logs outlining field activities.
  • Processed payments by accepting cash, checks and credit card payments.
  • Handled customer service complaints with utmost professionalism and knowledgeable responses to maintain trust and company loyalty.
  • Navigated and operated 24-foot truck to deliver 25 deliveries per day.
  • Inspected and maintained gas, oil and water levels as well as tires, lights and brakes.
  • Conferred frequently with dispatch to meet delivery schedule targets and incorporate late adjustments.
  • Operated and maintained heavy equipment safely, including forklifts, stair climbers and pallet jacks.
  • Obtained signatures on all invoices and credits to stay on top of paperwork requirements.
  • Directed efficient product loading and checked load balance to prevent on-the-road incidents.
  • Answered customer questions regarding shipments.
  • Positioned blocks and ties around items to secure cargo during transit.
  • Lifted freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 100 pounds.
  • Wrote receipts for loads picked up and collected payment for goods delivered and for delivery charges.
  • Improved project completion time, multi-tasking operations on heavy equipment and trucks.
  • Reviewed over 100 daily delivery documents and orders and reported any errors found on delivery documents to supervisor.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Loaded and unloaded 5 trailers each day.
  • Obtained receipts or signatures for delivered goods, collecting payment for services when required.
  • Balanced and handled expense accounts for each trip.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to coordinate delivery times.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Pulled and reviewed 100 daily customer tickets to successfully fulfill orders.
  • Exceeded productivity goals by 75% through effective routing and planning.
  • Maintained 90 long-term customer accounts worth over $[Amount] through exceptional customer service.
  • Presented customers with bills and receipts and collected $15,000 worth of payments for goods delivered.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2003 High School Diploma | Muskegon High School, Muskegon, MI GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Muskegon High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Forklift Operator
  • Delivery Driver
  • Warehouse Associate
  • Delivery Driver
Degrees
  • High School Diploma

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