material handler resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Dedicated professional with proven performance in management, leadership and communication. Detail-oriented in problem-solving and planning. Offering 37 years of experience working closely with other staff and leaders to move goods efficiently. Alert when transporting heavy loads hazardous materials. Team-player quick to communicate issues and work with others to resolve. Ready to make an immediate contribution to your organization.

04/2012 to Current Material Handler Times Microwave Systems | Mesa, AZ,

· Loads and unloads materials. Inspects and inventories materials for serviceability and quantity.

· Checks, assembles, and processes documents, and routes materials and equipment to correct locations or storage areas.

· Locates, accesses, loads, and moves material for shipment and verifies or prepares documents either manually or by using automated equipment such as computer terminals and bar code wands to read, store, track, and prepare materials documentation.

· Examines items being turned in to determine classification, serviceable condition, and reparability and tags accordingly.

· Prepares and types a variety of supply documents or reports.

· Prepares shipping and inventory documents with required data for manual or automated inventory systems.

· Loads and unloads shipments from trucks, rail cars, and other material conveyances using fork lifts, manual and mechanized pallet jacks, side loaders, and/or stacker cranes.

Trained and mentored 9 new hires to operate and maintain material handling equipment safely.

· Participates in annual and cycle inventory. Packs, crates, stencils, weighs and bands equipment, supplies, and hazardous materials for shipment or storage.

· Operates warehouse tractors, fork lifts, tugs and trucks, and other general-purpose vehicles and performs routine operator maintenance.

· Uses pliers, screwdrivers and other simple hand tools to make repairs or adjustments or replace missing components on equipment.

· Occasionally works in hazardous materials storage areas which require the use of specialized handling and storage procedures as required by regulatory and safety requirements.

Maintains property book and hand receipts. Provide exceptional customer service during deliveries.

· Considered individual product requirements and accessibility needs to maximize efficacy of warehouse storage areas.

· Protected Company inventory with well-organized and secure storage areas.

· Prepared inventory for shipment by attaching tags and labels and executing shipment documents to facilitate delivery to proper areas or suppliers.

· Maintains a current knowledge, and answer questions of other workers on procedures, policies, written instructions, and other directives.

· Reports to supervisor on status and progress of work, and causes of work delays.

· Answers questions of supervisors on overall work operations and problems.

· Resolves conflicting priorities among the logistic departments.

Serves as the subject Matter expert on relevant regulatory requirements for all aspects of warehouse management, including VHA directives, Local Standard Operating procedures, and other written guidelines.

Supervisor: Roderick Scott (702-791-9000 (12336))

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes

01/2012 to 04/2012 Material Handler Times Microwave Systems | Wallingford, CT,
  • Loaded, unloaded, moved, stacked and staged product after pinpointing most effective material handling equipment for specific tasks.
  • Attached PO receipts, packing slips and bill of lading to outbound shipments.
  • Coordinated incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials to meet scheduling requirements.
  • Managed warehouse receiving, storing and shipping.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Utilized forklift to move inventory items.
  • Logged unit quantities and entered data into inventory database.
  • Developed and maintained strong working knowledge of products and handling requirements.
  • Completed material handling documentation tasks via radio frequency, scanning where possible and avoiding manual keying.
  • Inspected and performed regular maintenance on material handling equipment used in warehouse and reported repair needs.
  • Supervisor: Warehouse Manager (702)938-4800)
11/2001 to 01/2012 Material Handler/Branch Administrator/Counter Sales Representative Bae Systems | Rome, NY,


· Responsible for selecting inventory, packing customer orders, loading and unloading delivery vehicles, assembling stock onto pallets, warehouse trucks, racks, and/or shelves.

· Opened and Inspected inbound deliveries, cartons, bundles, and other containers that were received at the warehouse delivery dock and conveyed the stock to designated areas using Material Handling Equipment.

· Weighed, counted and recorded units of stock for customer order verifications.


· Managed a counter sales warehouse of various electrical parts and communication data equipment.

· Responsible for maintaining and overseeing over 3000 supply line items.

· Ensured stock levels were adequate to meet customers demand and replenished stock when levels reached the re-order point utilizing the automated Systems, Application, and Products in Data Processing (SAP) procurement and management system.

· Analyzed sales data of on-hand stock; adjusted stock levels for slow moving items and recommended new stock items based upon customers’ demand.

· Served as the central point of contact between the external customer and the company.


· Took an active role in selling Graybar goods and services on all inbound and outbound calls.

· Provided customer support on product selection and application.

· Responsible for coordinating the prompt handling of all customer requests including, order entry, pricing, expediting, billing, order maintenance, credit and claims.

· Conducted cradle to grave management of supply chain by providing price quotes to customers, placing customer orders with suppliers, and arranging Points of Delivery for warehouse shipments.

· Processed customer credits and deductions, tax certificates, and resolved customer billing issues.

· Processed branch transactions for returned goods, posted receiving reports, warehouse billing, and cost adjustments. Performed turn-in transactions to repost material back to stock inventory as required.

Supervisor: Kevin Coleman (859-299-3787)

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes

06/1997 to 09/2001 Shipping and Receiving Supervisor C & F Enterprises | City, STATE,

· Supervised shipping department of 6 employees in order to accomplish assigned projects and daily operational functions.

  • Planned workflow, coordinated employee scheduling and assigned duties to maintain performance and accommodate fluctuating workloads.
  • Informed upper management or department heads of items loaded or problems encountered.
  • Checked paperwork and freight condition to determine optimal loading and unloading sequences.
  • Promoted safe working conditions by monitoring safety procedures and equipment.
  • Checked material specifications against information contained in work orders.
  • Examined freight to determine loading sequences.
  • Input weights, charges, discrepancies and other data in G-link and SAP.
  • Liaised with vendor representatives to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Investigated inventory discrepancies to maintain recordkeeping validity.
  • Received, processed and restocked returns.
  • Directed warehouse team in stocking merchandise, pulling orders and setting up loads.
  • Prepared accurate shipping orders and bills of lading to direct and route materials.
  • Managed department priorities and provided leadership for on-time delivery production
  • PPE Policy Adherence
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Pulling and Staging
  • Inventory Management
  • Production Support
  • Certified Forklift Operator
  • Stock Allocation
  • Material Handling
  • Delivery Scheduling
  • OSHA Guidelines
  • Shipping Operations
  • Process Management
  • BOL Knowledge
  • Materials Handling and Transport
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Visual Inspection
  • Quality Assessment and Assurance
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Collaboration
  • Truck Driving
  • Problem-Solving
  • Incident Reporting
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Forklift Operations
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Customer Service
  • Warehouse Safety
  • Hand Trucks and Dollies
  • Paperwork Completion
  • Pick Ticket Orders
  • Load Verification
  • Attention to Detail
  • Positive Attitude
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1997 to to High School Diploma | John Hay High School, Cleveland Heights, OH, GPA:
Expected in 02/1988 to to Certification | Logistics And Materials Management Army Quartermaster Center And School, Fort Lee, VA GPA:
Expected in to to | Business Administration Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH GPA:

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School Attended

  • John Hay High School
  • Army Quartermaster Center And School
  • Cuyahoga Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Material Handler
  • Material Handler
  • Material Handler/Branch Administrator/Counter Sales Representative
  • Shipping and Receiving Supervisor


  • High School Diploma
  • Certification
  • Some College (No Degree)

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