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

Organized Material Handler with 4 years of industry experience safely and efficiently moving materials in high-volume warehouse environments. Strong knowledge of inventory management as well as shipping and receiving procedures. Ambitious and hardworking with drive to deliver top-quality results.

  • Assembly and Production
  • AutoDesk AutoCAD
  • Learning Strategies
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Optimizing Efficiency
  • Shipping Documentation
  • Materials Handling and Transport
  • Inventory Management
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Shipping Operations
  • Inventory Control
  • Data Entry
  • Forklift Operation
  • Inventory Reporting
  • Staff Management
  • Inventory Maintenance
  • Machine Operation
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Materials Transport
Education and Training
Stratford High School Goose Creek, SC Expected in 06/2017 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Inmar - Material Handler
Grand Prairie, TX, 05/2018 - Current
  • Organized efficient daily work plans based on oral instructions and written directions to meet challenging objectives.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Held accountability for inventory and property under command.
  • Braced, padded and supported shipments to prevent shifting and damage.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Directed warehouse team of 10 associates in inventory management and processing.
  • Disposed of debris and hazardous materials properly to avoid contamination.
  • Culled knowledge of OSHA safety standards to communicate potential hazards and issues to Material Handling
  • Counted inventory stock periodically, reporting totals to the warehouse for auditing.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers to ensure safe shipment.
  • Inspected several packages per shift to determine any product or package damage.
  • Assisted warehouse staff in promoting top-level productivity and shipment accuracy.
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
  • Managed full range of warehousing activities including receiving, storing and shipping.
  • Implemented plans for storage and arrangement of stock to determine warehouse configuration, setup, movement, rearrangement and traffic flow.
  • Reported to Shimano, providing updates on anticipated task completion times to maintain timeline accountability.
  • Moved inventory items using forklift equipment safely to prevent accidents and mishaps.
  • Alerted purchasing team of shortages or damaged goods identified when unloading trucks.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Palletized boxes to streamline movement and shipment.
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks to move, pick up or store products.
  • Transported more than hundred material pallets between storage and production areas each day.
  • Unloaded cargo with mechanized equipment to enable receipt of pre-ordered inventory.
  • Coordinated incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials to meet scheduling requirements.
  • Organized warehouse inventory according to warehouse plan.
  • Observed inventory allocation to maintain material needs and production deadlines.
  • Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues to management.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Checked inbound and outbound products, inspected for damage and recorded product code dates.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Recorded count and condition of all cargo received.
  • Logged weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • 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.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Sustained forklift functionality by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment such as order selectors, reach trucks, tugger trucks, sit down forklifts, (skateboard) lift and various other equiptment to move materials.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Attached documents, such as PO receipts, packing slips and bill of lading to outbound shipments.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Maintained equipment, documented condition and performed minor repairs.
  • Arranged items on pallets according to size and weight.
  • Sorted, organized and stacked items in warehouse.
  • Collaborated with peers to complete tasks in timely manner.
  • Loaded and unloaded trailers and trucks using picker and reach truck.
  • Transported offloaded inventory to proper storage area in warehouse.
  • Selected and transported items using forklift to complete customer orders.
Dxp Enterprises - Warehouse Picker
Lafayette, LA, 05/2019 - 12/2019
  • Reported any damaged products or safety hazards to immediate supervisor.
  • Navigated powered lift trucks safely to move items throughout warehouse and reduce injury risk.
  • Conducted inventory transactions using scanner gun.
  • Pulled merchandise to fulfill orders to specification.
  • Assembled customer orders from stock and placed orders on pallets for shipping department.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Organized storage of articles in bins, floor, shelves and assigned areas according to product categories.
  • Operated forklift to elevate or place merchandise in appropriate areas.
  • Packaged items with appropriate materials to prevent damage during shipping.
  • Picked products from designated locations using various tools and transferred to appropriate areas for further processing.
  • Stocked and rotated products, supplies and paper goods to optimize freshness.
  • Received incoming product deliveries and relocated to storage shelves, coolers or bins.
  • Used RF scanner to pick items from bins and complete orders.
  • Restocked shelves with current merchandise in attractive displays to promote sales.
  • Palletized merchandise for easy movement to sales floor locations.
  • Positioned lifting devices around loaded pallets, skids and boxes to secure materials for transport to designated areas.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
Raising Canes Chicken - Assistant Manager
Hayward, CA, 05/2016 - 05/2017
  • Followed all company safety standards, including food quality and sanitation procedures.
  • Organized food items on serving trays and in carry-out packages.
  • Entered requested menu items into POS terminal, modifying with substitutions and add-ons to customize orders.
  • Carefully maintained proper sanitation, health and safety standards in all work areas by applying industry best practices and company requirements.
  • Scheduled equipment use with managers, using information about daily menus to help coordinate cooking times.
  • Monitored and counted food stock and supplies to reorder on time.
  • Packaged menu items into bags or trays and placed drink orders into carriers for easy transport.
  • Correctly received orders, processed payments and responded appropriately to guest concerns.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers and griddles with caution and according to manufacturer directions.
  • Portioned and packaged take-out foods for customers.
  • Assisted management with monthly inventory control and weekly stock ordering.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Accepted transaction payments, making change for cash payments and processing credit cards, debit cards and gift cards.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Completed side work tasks, including restocking condiments and cleaning refrigerators.
  • Took necessary steps to meet customer needs and effectively resolve food or service issues promptly.

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School Attended
  • Stratford High School
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  • Material Handler
  • Warehouse Picker
  • Assistant Manager
  • High School Diploma

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