Inventory Control Specialist resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Resourceful Forklift Driver enthusiastic about working in team-based settings to accomplish challenging objectives. 7+ years of equipment operation experience.

  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • OSHA training
  • Deadline-driven
  • RFID systems
  • Staging and sorting
  • Customer-focused
  • BOL knowledge
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Shipping operations
  • Safety awareness
  • Equipment operations
  • Palletizer
  • RF scanner
  • Material handling
  • Loading and unloading
  • Warehouse best practices
Inventory Control Specialist, 09/2020 to Current
Best BuySeattle, WA,
  • Managed weekly inventory and supply tracking, noting items requiring reorder.
  • Assessed current inventories and brought in supplies to keep stock within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Documented production volume, materials consumption and quality issues in Microsoft Excel to keep management well-informed and support proactive planning.
  • Transported items using equipment like forklifts and hand trucks.
  • Performed cycle counts on daily basis to immediately spot errors and apply remedies.
  • Received incoming goods, checked paperwork and reviewed merchandise for accuracy against documentation.
  • Investigated and resolved variances with inventory records.
  • Monitored project progress and presented status to leaders to solve productivity issues.
  • Resolved complaints and eliminated delays by collaborating with vendors and updating strategies.
  • Analyzed shortages and reported findings to Warehouse Supervisor, focusing on continuous improvement.
  • Set up delivery of Water Infrastructure materials to arrive in time for production start date.
  • Entered information into Microsoft Excel to update Transaction Spreadsheet and status reports.
  • Documented production information showing volume produced, shipped and restocked data.
  • Organized and processed damaged goods according to vendor and manufacturer procedures.
  • Verified prices and computed totals to complete accurate invoices.
  • Ran markdown reports, managed store replenishment and analyzed buying reports.
  • Reviewed accuracy of vendor credits by analyzing receipt of returned materials.
Forklift Operator/Order Puller, 02/2020 to 06/2020
Novo Building ProductsAllentown, PA,
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Followed duties outlined in daily inbound and outbound schedules.
  • Monitored counts, weights and measures to verify accuracy.
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Replenished pick slots with outgoing stock items according to next day's work orders.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Monitored warehouse for debris, deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Removed empty pallets, cardboard packing and strapping and deposited items in proper receptacles.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Documented movements using computer tracking systems.
  • Operated industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers to prepare for safe shipment.
  • Checked all packed cartons for correct shipping labels to promote efficient delivery.
  • Evaluated items against documentation for accuracy.
  • Entered product data and location into radio frequency (RF) unit.
  • 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.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Reviewed equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment such as sit down forklift and hand pallet jack to move materials.
  • Scanned materials into and out of inventory using barcode tags.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues, including broken and damaged to management.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Conducted inventory transactions using scanner gun.
  • Interpreted receiving sheets, computer printouts and both written and verbal instructions.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Recorded count and condition of all cargo received.
  • Tagged unmarked merchandise with item number.
  • Safely operated powered equipment, including sit down forklift to move, locate, stack and count products.
  • Documented weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Moved levers and controls that operate lifting devices such as forklifts, lift beams and swivel-hooks, hoists and elevating platform, to load, unload, transport and stack material
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
Package Handler/Driver Helper, 10/2016 to 01/2020
Rack Room Shoes Inc.Lutz, FL,
  • Assisted in loading delivery trucks with prepared packages.
  • Created regular reports on packaging activities and posted in ERP system.
  • Coordinated local, regional, national and global shipments through ground and air.
  • Resolved conveyor system issues by clearing jams and blockages.
  • Communicated with teammates and supervisors about potential hazards and other issues to resolve together.
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
Sales Associate, 04/2014 to 01/2020
The Home DepotCity, STATE,
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide information about products, services, store hours, policies and promotions.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Maintained knowledge of current promotions, exchange guidelines, payment policies and security practices.
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Processed orders through system and coordinated product deliveries.
  • Offered product and service consultations and employed upselling techniques.
  • Built and maintained effective relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success toward common sales, service and operational goals.
  • Mentored team members in mastering sales techniques to consistently exceed objectives.
  • Helped average of 20-30 customers per day by responding to inquiries and locating products.
  • Trained all new sales employees on effective sales, service and operational strategies to maximize team performance.
  • Assisted customers by finding needed home improvement items and checking inventory for items at other locations.
  • Answered customers' questions and addressed problems and complaints in person and via phone.
  • Moved levers and controls that operate lifting devices such as forklifts, lift beams and swivel-hooks, hoists and elevating platform, to load, unload, transport and stack material
  • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment such as stand up reach truck and sit down forklift to move materials.
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Used sit down forklift to load trailers at warehouse.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Accurately received, stored and shipped products safely and efficiently.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Rectified problems such as damages and shortages by collaborating directly with vendor representatives.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database to enable efficient order processing and fulfillment.
  • Unpacked and examined incoming shipments to confirm consistency with records and routed materials to appropriate department.
  • Rejected deliveries containing damaged items or shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify issues.
  • Directed materials routing by preparing accurate shipping orders and bills of lading.
  • Tracked and documented incoming deliveries and current stock via computerized warehouse management systems.
  • Organized storage areas to maximize efficiency of materials movements and minimize labor required.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: General, Expected in 2012
Acadiana High School - Lafayette,LA,
Activities and Honors
Willing to relocate to:

Certified Forklift Operator

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School Attended

  • Acadiana High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Forklift Operator/Order Puller
  • Package Handler/Driver Helper
  • Sales Associate


  • High School Diploma

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