material handler resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Productive Package Handler experienced in material handling, inspections and shipping and receiving. Focused on cost reduction and continual process improvement. Comfortable safely operating forklifts and pallet jacks. Punctual [Job Title] brings diligent and energetic approach with over [Number] years of experience working within teams to complete construction projects on-time and under budget. Comfortable lifting heavy machinery and safely operating job-related equipment and tools. Physically fit General Laborer effective at completing projects and tasks on schedule. Consistently follows through with all orders and instructions. Works well in team setting to complete all job related duties, maintain safe working conditions and adhere to OSHA regulations.

  • POS Systems
  • QC
  • Warehouse Management
  • Material handling
Material Handler, 07/2020 to 07/2021
HenkelLittle Rock, AR,
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers in preparation for safe shipment.
  • Organized warehouse inventory according to warehouse plan.
  • Managed full range of warehousing activities including receiving, storing and shipping.
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
Package Handler, 02/2019 to 03/2020
The Realreal, Inc.Santa Barbara, CA,
  • Assisted in loading delivery trucks with prepared packages.
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks to move, pick up or store products.
  • Protected company inventory by maintaining and organizing storage areas.
  • Braced, padded and supported shipments to prevent shifting and damage.
  • Palletized boxes to streamline movement and shipment.
  • Tracked parcel movement using hand-held scanners and daily production sheets to keep records accurate.
  • Disposed of debris and hazardous materials properly to avoid contamination.
  • Resolved conveyor system issues by clearing jams and blockages.
  • Alerted purchasing team of shortages or damaged goods identified when unloading trucks.
  • Coordinated shipments of local, regional, national and global nature.
  • Arranged items on pallets according to size and weight.
Airlines Cater, 08/2016 to 07/2019
Lockheed MartinOrogrande, NM,
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Worked multi-course dinners with pre-plated foods.
  • Loaded supplies and food into delivery vans and unloaded at events.
Material Coordinator, 03/2013 to 09/2016
Marriott InternationalAnnapolis Junction, MD,
  • Directed receiving and storage of incoming supplies.
  • Collaborated with project managers to assess schedules and materials requirements in order to support operational needs.
  • Used equipment such as pallet jacks and forklifts with safety and efficiency.
  • Coordinated documentation for materials, including proper seals and billing paperwork.
  • Processed incoming and outgoing loads of raw materials such as [Type]s.
  • Coached, motivated and supervised [Number]-person team of warehouse professionals.
  • Assessed current inventories and brought in supplies to keep stock within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Negotiated amendments and proposed plans to address specific [Area of expertise] concerns.
Facilities Maintenance Technician, 03/2004 to 07/2013
United Natural Foods IncAlburnett, IA,
  • Performed building and equipment maintenance and repairs, including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, vehicular and machinery work.
  • Inspected facilities and proactively detected and diagnosed potential or actual maintenance or repair needs by listening, looking and using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Recorded facilities work in official logs and meticulously tracked and followed recommended maintenance schedules to keep company operating smoothly and meeting customer needs.
  • Managed replacement parts inventory using electronic tracking system to pinpoint current parts levels, flag shortages and initiate reordering promptly to avoid production interruptions.
  • Responded to emergency issues quickly to maintain smooth business operations.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed building equipment and systems to find root causes.
Order Selector, 01/2002 to 11/2004
Clean Harbors, Inc.Beaumont, TX,
  • Operated warehouse equipment with caution and according to manufacturer instructions to reduce risk of accidents and malfunctions.
  • Used RF scanner to pick items from bins and complete orders.
  • Prepared products for packaging and shipping according to company specifications.
  • Attended company safety meetings to implement new measures.
  • Fulfilled orders quickly to accomplish challenging daily objectives.
  • Picked up heavy objects using proper lifting techniques to avoid personal injuries.
  • Labeled boxes and placed in outbound collection areas.
  • Reviewed orders for specialty codes to determine item locations in warehouse.
  • Documented package information by completing associated paperwork, attaching labels and running barcodes with scanners.
Hazardous Material Handler, 01/2000 to 04/2001
Cornerstone Building BrandsLexington, KY,
  • Complied with company policies, as well as federal and local requirements, to maintain team and public safety.
  • Quarantined chemicals and followed company guidelines, Environmental Protection Agency rules, Department of Transportation regulations and disposal site protocols.
  • Maintained safe and operational required equipment by inspecting machinery, investigating and repairing faults and conducting routine preventive maintenance.
  • Performed ventilation and entry operations to secure hazardous environment.
  • Built structures to contain spills or hazardous areas prior to clean-up and removal.
  • Protected emergency response forces, responding to calls and hazardous material incidents.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Boiler Technician, 01/1982 to 01/1986
United States Navy, USNCity, STATE,
  • Performed routine preventive maintenance on boilers according to company schedule, reducing number of service calls to outside technicians.
  • Monitored gauges and meters to record temperature fluctuations and document variances in airflow and fuel consumption.
  • Adjusted boiler valves to establish appropriate air and water flow levels and control flow of liquid fuel into burners to regulate temperatures.
  • Maintained daily log book to quantify resource consumption and advise management on fuel consumption patterns and maintenance needs requiring visits from outside technicians.
  • Removed soot and debris from inside boiler, replaced water filters and treated for mineral deposits and cleaned burners in anticipation of annual equipment inspections.
  • Installed replacement burners, air filters, gauges and other boiler components using hand tools to maintain optimal efficiency and prevent heat supply interruption.
  • Fired wood- and coal-burning furnaces with stokers as well as gas- and oil-fed boilers by starting and regulating fuel supply through automated gas feeds and oil pumps.
  • Managed procedures for start-up, daily operations and shutdowns.
  • Took samples of water from boilers and cooling towers to perform standardized tests.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Environmental Engineering, Expected in 06/1990 to San Joaquin Delta College - Stockton, CA

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School Attended

  • San Joaquin Delta College

Job Titles Held:

  • Material Handler
  • Package Handler
  • Airlines Cater
  • Material Coordinator
  • Facilities Maintenance Technician
  • Order Selector
  • Hazardous Material Handler
  • Boiler Technician


  • Associate of Science

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