Jessica Claire
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Focused Receiving Associate with four years of experience. Successful at collaborating with workers and customers to coordinate deliveries and inspections. Exceptional eye for detail and ability to take initiative as well as reliable and adept at quality assurance. Committed to warehouse organization and safety with knowledge of hazmat and PPE use. Apt Freight Handler with a distinguished understanding of forklift, order picker, electric pallet jack, slip, and reach truck use. Adept at maintaining a clean and safe warehouse space with a talent for taking initiative and remaining focused. Successful at quality assurance, loading, unloading and checking orders without error.

  • Loading and unloading
  • Inventory organization
  • Process improvement
  • Hazardous Materials Endorsement
  • Leadership
  • Equipment operations
  • BOL knowledge
  • Warehouse picking
Laborer, 07/2022 to 01/2023
Lkq CorpSan Antonio, TX,
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing debris from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete assigned tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Loaded and unloaded daily material shipments, keeping products organized and secure to prevent damage and optimize handling.
  • Understood and followed oral and written directions.
  • Performed regular servicing and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Operated and maintained a variety of equipment including hand and power tools.
  • Performed physical activities requiring heavy lifting, walking and standing for long periods of time.
  • Mixed, poured, and spread concrete, asphalt gravel and other materials.
  • Read plans, instructions or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Prepared items for transportation installing bracing, padding and strapping to prevent damage.
  • Utilized two-way radios and hand signals to coordinate communication between equipment operators.
  • Cut materials into specified sizes for installation using tile cutters and power saws.
Freight Team Associate, 01/2021 to 09/2021
Northwest Tire Factory LlcPortland, OR,
  • Reviewed labeling and stocking of on-shelf inventory to verify correct pricing and content information displayed to customers.
  • Transported pallets of inventory items using forklift, observing safety rules in operating heavy equipment.
  • Managed organization and product flow through stockroom areas, designating areas for various inventory types to optimize ease and economy of transportation.
  • Inspected and reported or repaired damaged cargo.
  • Assisted in training new warehouse employees.
  • Protected items by wrapping in cling film, padded moving blankets and tape.
  • Examined incoming and outgoing shipments, rejected damaged items and appropriately recorded discrepancies.
  • Juggled shift duties, prioritizing immediate tasks to streamline operations.
  • Exceeded specific team goal by partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Counted inventory stock periodically, reporting totals to Freight Manager for auditing.
  • Culled knowledge of OSHA safety standards to communicate potential hazards and issues to Store Manager.
  • Assisted Freight Team Associates with stocking, top stocking, and down stocking duties to maintain organizational efficiency.
  • Reported to Freight Manager, providing updates on anticipated task completion times to maintain timeline accountability.
  • Assisted in bay directed pack down to ensure items are on the shelf for customers and to clear overhead space for further top stock.
  • Dedicated associate designated to pick-up all top stock in store to ensure store readiness and bay recovery standards.
Forklift Operator, 01/2020 to 05/2020
The Home DepotCity, STATE,
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging areas.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Checked inbound and outbound products, and inspected for damage.
  • Scanned materials into and out of inventory using barcode tags.
  • Safely operated powered equipment, including forklifts, electric jacks and order pickers to move, locate, stack and count products.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Accurately received, stored and shipped products safely and efficiently.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Assisted warehouse staff in promoting top-level productivity and shipment accuracy.
  • Interpreted receiving sheets, computer printouts and both written and verbal instructions.
  • Conducted inventories of materials on work floor as needed.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols to maintain workplace safety and efficiency.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers to ensure safe shipment.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance.
  • Organized warehouse inventory according to warehouse plan.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Removed empty pallets, cardboard packing and strapping and deposited items in proper receptacles.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Evaluated items against documentation for accuracy.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues to management.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
Receiving Associate, 07/2016 to 06/2018
The Home DepotCity, STATE,
  • Loaded and unloaded products weighing up to 8,000 pounds onto trailers for delivery and store received merchandise.
  • Loaded and unloaded 6-20 delivery vans and trucks per shift.
  • Monitored department performance data to identify and avoid potential risks.
  • Operated powered lift trucks, floor sweepers, pallet jacks and forklifts safely under stressful situations.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Evaluated operational records and made scheduling adjustments to maximize efficiency.
  • Unloaded cargo from trucks by hand and pallet jacks.
  • Inspected product load for accuracy and safely transported it around the warehouse.
  • Created and shipped RTV pallets on a daily bases consisting of both store merchandise and vendor pallet returns.
  • Properly inspected machinery on a daily basis to determine any operational flaws.
  • Oversaw Hazmat operational safety bins, buckets, drums, kits and proper PPE was available to all corresponding departments on a daily basis.
  • Created carton bails to be shipped out as needed.
  • Recorded Driver log-ins, power equipment check lists, and RTV paperwork.
  • Liaised with vendor representatives to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Organized storage areas to maximize movement efficiency and minimize labor.
  • Implemented cost-effective methods, carriers and routes to optimize shipping and receiving strategies.
  • Put merchandise in assigned area, added tags and secured larger pieces as required.
  • Maintained work areas in organized, safe and clean manner.
  • Rejected deliveries containing damaged items or shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify issues.
  • Coordinated with carrier representatives to arrange and issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
Freight Team Associate, 03/2016 to 07/2016
Company NameCity, State,
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Unloaded freight trucks in a timely and effective manner in compliance with company policies.
  • Restocked shelves thoroughly for next day sale.
  • Organized overstock by hand and with machinery accurately and safely.
  • Aided in team organization to achieve daily goals and quotas with and without management aid.
  • Effectively operated electric machinery, i.e. electric pallet jacks, reach trucks, slip trucks, fork lifts, and order pickers, in a safe and accurate manner.
  • Received freight shipments at loading dock and ground-level bays, guiding truck drivers to doorways, installing ramps and providing dollies when necessary.
  • Advised on design of merchandise backstocking, providing recommendations on ease of transportation and accommodating product durability and stacking properties.
  • Serviced bay doors, loading ramps and dock pads, calling specialized technicians to perform repairs or maintenance when necessary.
  • Transported pallets of inventory items using forklift, observing safety rules in operating heavy equipment.
  • Managed organization and product flow through stockroom areas, designating areas for various inventory types to optimize ease and economy of transportation.
  • Aided sales personnel in accurately and efficiently moving fixtures around the warehouse or storage area.
  • Identified any discrepancies or irregularities within shipment or recovering systems and reported problems to supervisor.
  • Created appropriate storage space within assigned areas, transporting and stacking received items safely.
  • Picked and packed required merchandise from storage areas and delivered to sales floors.
  • Provided proactive communication with customers to guarantee freight deadlines achievement and eliminate unnecessary escalations.
  • Exceeded specific team goals by partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Attached documents, such as PO receipts, packing slips and bill of lading to outbound shipments.
  • Contributed ideas on ways to improve or optimize warehousing procedures.
  • Palletized boxes to streamline movement and shipment.
  • Organized efficient daily work plans based on oral instructions and written directions to meet challenging objectives.
  • Juggled shift duties, prioritizing immediate tasks to streamline operations.
  • Resolved conveyor system issues by clearing jams and blockages.
  • Transported more than 20 materials pallets between storage and production areas each day.
Education and Training
Certificate: HVAC, Expected in 2013
Everest Institute - San Antonio, TX

Various honor roll and attendance awards.

Activities and Honors

Named “Employee of the Month” in December, 2018.

Applied safety procedures and policies as outlined in Department Safety Manual on a daily bases.

Kept staff informed on proper policies and procedures.

Represented part of The Home Depot In-Focus Team.

Advised and reminded management of specific work load organizational necessities to accomplish daily tasks.

Won multiple Homer Awards representing effective and precise work in and around corresponding department.

Trained incoming associates on safety regulations and policies as well as freight management and organization.

Resolved multiple inbound freight inquiries in a timely manner minimizing potential revenue loss.

Increased safety awareness and proper disposal of hazmat material to both base employees and managers.

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