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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Effective Material Handler displaying excellent leadership skills and an unfailing work ethic. Highly adept in all areas of warehouse operations, including shipping and receiving documentation. Results-oriented Forklift Driver skilled in operating a wide range of warehouse equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

Skills
  • Sustainable business models
  • RF scanner
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • OSHA training
  • Certified Pallet Jack Operator
  • Customer-focused
  • Tank Vehicle Endorsements
  • Basic math aptitude
  • Palletizer
  • Materials movement
  • Material handling
  • Material inventory
  • Warehouse best practices
  • Warehouse Management
  • Shipping operations
  • Equipment operations
  • Safety awareness
  • Customer service-oriented
  • General construction
  • Process management
  • Project management and process analysis
  • Deadline-driven
  • Supply chain and inventory management
  • Business problem solutions
  • Business ethics
  • Inventory reporting
  • Staging and sorting
  • Loading and unloading
  • Communication and presentation
  • Production deadline management
Experience
02/2017 to 01/2020 Forklift Operator Spectrum Brands | Edwardsville, IL,
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Completed all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork in timely manner.
  • Kept forklifts functional by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Checked inbound and outbound products, inspected for damage and recorded product code dates.
  • Operated industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Monitored and mentored warehouse staff to promote top-level productivity and shipment accuracy.
  • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Conducted monthly inventories of materials on work floor.
  • Removed empty pallets, cardboard packing and strapping and deposited items in proper receptacles.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Conducted inventory transactions using scanner gun.
  • Monitored production deadlines and inventory allocation.
  • Removed incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Monitored warehouse for debris, deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Documented weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Tagged unmarked merchandise with item number.
  • Swept warehouse floors and stored equipment to maintain neat and organized workspace.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Evaluated items against documentation for accuracy.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Kept appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy.
  • Picked up trash, swept floor and wiped down equipment at end of each shift.
  • Received and assembled new equipment according to manufacturer instructions.
  • Cleaned and stored all equipment at end of each shift.
  • Reviewed equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Documented movements using computer tracking systems.
  • Accurately received, stored and shipped products safely and efficiently.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Interpreted receiving sheets, computer printouts and both written and verbal instructions.
  • Promoted efficient use of space by packing waste down with bucket.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Transported materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Operated with zero safety violations and consistently met deadlines for loading trailers.
  • Recorded count and condition of all cargo received.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers to prepare for safe shipment.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Followed duties outlined in daily inbound and outbound schedules.
  • Replenished pick slots with outgoing stock items according to next day's work orders.
  • Monitored counts, weights and measures to verify accuracy.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Transported goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Checked all packed cartons for correct shipping labels to promote efficient delivery.
  • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Cleaned and removed debris from shipping and receiving sections to prevent accidents and keep areas clear.
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Scanned materials into and out of inventory using barcode tags.
  • Entered product data and location into radio frequency (RF) unit.
  • Organized warehouse inventory according to warehouse plan.
04/2010 to 01/2017 Lab Tech 3 Baylor Scott & White Health | Terrell, TX,
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
  • Limited discrepancies by accurately handling, storing, transporting and submitting all urinalysis samples.
  • Maintained, calibrated and troubleshot pH probes, EC meters, balances, automatic pipettes and diluters.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Disposed of bodily fluids and hazardous products according to strict protocols.
  • Produced technical reports detailing pH and moisture percent saturation from saturation paste and EC.
  • Analyzed samples, including body fluids, glass, paint, hair, and drugs.
  • Applied techniques such as gas and high-performance liquid chromatography.
  • Coordinated the activities related to crime scene collection, preservation, and transportation.
  • Justified findings in court during cross-examinations.
  • Tested fluids and tissue samples for the use of drugs or poisons.
to Forklift Operator Spectrum Brands | Elk Grove, CA,
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Completed all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork in timely manner.
  • Kept forklifts functional by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Inspected lifts before usage to prevent damage to [Type] goods being lifted.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Checked inbound and outbound products, inspected for damage and recorded product code dates.
  • Operated industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Monitored and mentored warehouse staff to promote top-level productivity and shipment accuracy.
  • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Removed empty pallets, cardboard packing and strapping and deposited items in proper receptacles.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Conducted inventory transactions using scanner gun.
  • Monitored production deadlines and inventory allocation.
  • Removed incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Monitored warehouse for debris, deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Documented weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Tagged unmarked merchandise with item number.
  • Swept warehouse floors and stored equipment to maintain neat and organized workspace.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Evaluated items against documentation for accuracy.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Kept appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy.
  • Recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Transported materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Operated with zero safety violations and consistently met deadlines for loading trailers.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Followed duties outlined in daily inbound and outbound schedules.
  • Replenished pick slots with outgoing stock items according to next day's work orders.
  • Monitored counts, weights and measures to verify accuracy.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Transported goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Checked all packed cartons for correct shipping labels to promote efficient delivery.
  • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Cleaned and removed debris from shipping and receiving sections to prevent accidents and keep areas clear.
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Scanned materials into and out of inventory using barcode tags.
  • Organized warehouse inventory according to warehouse plan.
  • Entered product data and location into radio frequency (RF) unit.
Education and Training
Expected in 2013 to to Bachelor of Arts | Business Administration San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA GPA:

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