material handler resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

I am a dedicated hard working believer in the labor movement. I am have communication skills, I am punctual, self motivated, and a "people person". I have a very strong desire to produce in a team environment.

  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Positive Attitude
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Process Management
11/2004 to Current Material Handler Vse Corporation | Greensboro, NC,
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
  • Utilized forklift to move inventory items.
  • Observed inventory allocation to maintain material needs and production deadlines.
  • Checked cargo before transportation and determined if items adhered to proper regulation standards.
  • Packed boxes and stock using organizational guidelines.
  • Used scanners to track parcel information, condition or receipt.
  • Followed organizational procedures to stack and store cargo in transit sheds, ship holds and warehouses.
  • Unloaded cargo from trucks with mechanized equipment.
  • Kept up to date on safety procedures and correct lifting techniques to prevent injuries.
  • Operated large vehicles, forklifts and pallet jacks to transport multiple freight loads.
  • Placed bins, carts and containers in convenient locations to assist with loading efficiency.
  • Coordinated cargo unloading with other workers to achieve efficient and safe transportation.
  • Tracked parcel movement using hand-held scanners and daily production sheets to keep records accurate.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers in preparation for safe shipment.
  • Logged unit quantities and entered data into inventory database.
  • Organized warehouse inventory according to warehouse plan.
  • Worked with internal departments to locate missing packages and remedy incorrect deliveries.
  • Operated lift equipment to safely move stock in and out of high bay areas and around premises.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Counted number of boxes or units in loading docks to confirm proper completion of work orders.
  • Palletized boxes to increase movement and shipment efficiency.
11/2004 to 11/2007 Order Selector Ingles Markets, Incorporated | Clinton, TN,
  • Unloaded merchandise from delivery trucks quickly and efficiently.
  • Carried or transported orders to shipping locations or delivery platforms with material handling equipment.
  • Selected products and items from shelves and pallets for customer orders.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on warehouse safety procedures and demonstrated proper operation of tools to avoid mishaps.
  • Packaged fragile items with protective padding to prevent damages during shipments.
  • Cleaned and organized aisles, work stations and floors to promote operational productivity.
  • Picked up heavy objects using proper lifting techniques to avoid personal injuries.
  • Fulfilled orders quickly to accomplish challenging daily objectives.
  • Limited damage to products and orders by using care when choosing items.
  • Operated warehouse equipment with caution and according to manufacturer instructions to reduce risk of accidents and malfunctions.
  • Picked products from designated locations using various tools and transferred to appropriate areas for further processing.
11/2003 to 11/2004 Wearehouseman Sonic | Knoxville, TN,
  • Inspected and recorded incoming and outgoing orders for count, damage and dates.
  • Unpacked and examined incoming shipments to confirm consistency with records and routed materials to appropriate department.
  • Examined shipment contents and compare with manifests, invoices or orders to verify accuracy.
  • Packed, sealed or affixed postage to prepare materials for shipping.
  • Prepared work orders, bills of lading or shipping orders to route materials.
10/2000 to 11/2003 Assistant Manager Century Theatres | City, STATE,
  • Delegated tasks to team members based upon skill level and to achieve organizational goals.
  • Implemented training processes for newly hired employees and supervised department managers, shift leads and production personnel.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Mentored staff to enhance skills and achieve daily targets, using hands-on and motivational leadership.
Education and Training
Expected in to to | General Studies Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA GPA:
Activities and Honors

From 2015- current I have worked with several Business Agents to enforce the C.B.A.

  • Met with co-workers to address issues and assisted with new member orientations.
  • Volunteered countless hours to assist in grievances and in arbitrations in which members benefited significantly.
  • Assisted with multiple contract negotiations. Worked with fellow committee members to produce strong contract proposals.
  • 2020-current- Volunteered for the 150 political team.
  • 2021-current- Volunteered to assist in Organizing campaigns for Local 150.
  • 2023- Assisted in first originating victory at UNFI of Rocklin.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Sacramento City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Material Handler
  • Order Selector
  • Wearehouseman
  • Assistant Manager


  • Some College (No Degree)

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