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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Hardworking Warehouse Associate commended as reliable and safety-conscious individual with 15+ years of solid experience in warehouse operations. Proficient in operations of pallet movers, forklifts and swing-reach trucks. Expertise in shipping and receiving, loading and unloading trucks and order picking and packing.

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Skills
  • Forklift certified
  • Hand truck safety
  • Able to lift 75 lbs
  • Rigging
  • Loading and unloading
  • Inventory organization
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Product verification
  • Invoice verification
  • Wrapping and boxing
  • Materials handling and transport
  • Leadership
  • Work ethic
  • Flexible
Experience
Freight Handler, 12/2019 to 09/2021
Jo-Ann Fabrics Littleton, CO,
  • Inspected and reported or repaired damaged cargo.
  • Loaded and unloaded Semis
  • Palletized
  • Stabilized and guided freights using slings and hooks while adhering to weight restrictions.
  • Utilized padding and straps to prevent damage during transportation.
  • Transported freights using forklifts, pallet jacks and reach trucks.
  • Scanned and documented freights and assigned appropriate marking labels with identifying information.
  • Used boards and pallets to stack freight at designated locations.
  • Assisted in training new warehouse employees.
  • Scan freight, put into specific locations for storage
  • Read RCNs to break down and repalletize
Groundskeeper, 07/2015 to 12/2019
Village Green Companies Evanston, IL,
  • Driving Responsibilities include, driving to and from customers, dispose of any yard waste collected, picking up customer materials for projects, loading and unloading equipment, taking the truck and trailer home for future/next day jobs.
  • Connect/disconnect trucks trailers, attach snow plows, run electrical harness for plowing.
  • Removed snow hazard by plowing with a truck as well as a skid loader.
  • Used equipment, including mowers and trimmers safely to prevent accidents.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Removed debris and trash from surrounding areas and disposed of recyclable materials properly.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Hung lights, wreaths and garlands to prepare for winter holidays.
  • Administered pesticides to mitigate and control pest damage.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Mowed and trimmed yards every weekly in line with maintenance standards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes regularly for optimal shaping and better growth in upcoming seasons.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Prepared soil and gardens for planting and laid down mulch and sod.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, reduce insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Certified Tech via Purdue University Program to fertilize, lay pesticides
  • Operated vehicles and equipment safely to minimize risks to people and property.
  • Trained new hires
  • Sand, paint, maintenance equipment. trailers, dump trucks.
Supervisor, 07/2012 to 07/2015
Tyson Foods Perry, IA,
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Conducted employee evaluations and reviews.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and when dealing with unhappy customers, effectively diffusing situations.
  • Treated associates with fairness and respect, providing recognition of accomplishments.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Unload inbound loads and freight
  • Enter data into company system
  • Charge/Bill truck drivers and brokers
  • Trained new hires
Groundskeeper, 04/2011 to 11/2011
Village Green Companies Harwood Heights, IL,
  • Driving Responsibilities include, driving to and from customers, dispose of any yard waste collected, picking up customer materials for projects, loading and unloading equipment, taking the truck and trailer home for future/next day jobs.
  • Connect/disconnect trucks trailers, attach snow plows, run electrical harness for plowing.
  • Removed snow hazard by plowing with a truck as well as a skid loader.
  • Used equipment, including mowers and trimmers safely to prevent accidents.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Removed debris and trash from surrounding areas and disposed of recyclable materials properly.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Hung lights, wreaths and garlands to prepare for winter holidays.
  • Administered pesticides to mitigate and control pest damage.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Mowed and trimmed yards every weekly in line with maintenance standards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes regularly for optimal shaping and better growth in upcoming seasons.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Prepared soil and gardens for planting and laid down mulch and sod.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, reduce insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Certified Tech via Purdue University Program to fertilize, lay pesticides
  • Operated vehicles and equipment safely to minimize risks to people and property.
  • Trained new hires
  • Sand, paint, maintenance equipment. trailers, dump trucks.
Team Leader Member, 04/2008 to 11/2010
Lowes Home Improvment City, STATE,
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Conducted inspections of equipment before, during and after shifts to immediately resolve issues that could cause project delays.
  • Oversaw entire stock management process, including receiving incoming merchandise, shelf replenishment and shrinkage control.
  • Ordered merchandise with accuracy by verifying back stock and maintaining inventories.
  • Grew revenue by improving sales and service strategies.
  • Customer service includes, help assist customers find what they need, cut keys, rough cut lumber, special order, check out/bill, set up future deliveries, load vehicles, answer incoming calls.
  • Certified fork lift operator, lift machines. Responsible for unloading lumber trucks, loading customers, replenish lumber to the shelves/racks. Unload concrete trucks, load customer vehicles, replenish concrete to the shelves.
  • Managed 5 employees.
  • Maintained safe, organized store by keeping aisles free of merchandise and boxes.
  • Conducted department walk throughs to assess and remedy factors such as cleanliness, inadequate stock levels and poor merchandising.
  • Researched out-of-stock items to find additional inventory in other store locations.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2003
to
Homestead High School & Elmhurst HIgh School - Fort Wayne, IN,
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Homestead High School & Elmhurst HIgh School
Job Titles Held:
  • Freight Handler
  • Groundskeeper
  • Supervisor
  • Groundskeeper
  • Team Leader Member
Degrees
  • High School Diploma

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