material handler resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Hardworking Material Handler with 5 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. 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. Organized material handler experienced in safely 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. 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.

  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Hand Trucks and Dollies
  • Load Verification
  • PPE Policy Adherence
  • Warehouse Safety
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Pulling and Staging
  • Positive Attitude
  • Forklift Operations
  • Equipment Inspections
  • Attention to Detail
  • Incident Reporting
  • Team Collaboration
  • Equipment Operation
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Standards Compliance
  • Container Tagging and Marking
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Loading Dock Operations
  • Problem-Solving
  • Visual Inspection
  • Work Order Following
  • Production Support
  • Inventory Reporting
  • Certified Forklift Operator
  • Material Handling
  • Delivery Scheduling
  • Process Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Materials Handling and Transport
Material Handler, 08/2015 to Current
Rockwell Automation, Inc.Des Moines, IA,
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers in preparation for safe shipment.
  • Organized warehouse inventory according to warehouse plan.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Managed warehouse receiving, storing and shipping.
  • Observed inventory allocation to maintain material needs and production deadlines.
  • Protected company inventory by maintaining and organizing storage areas.
  • Palletized boxes to increase movement and shipment efficiency.
  • Coordinated incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials to meet scheduling requirements.
  • Disposed of debris and hazardous materials properly to avoid contamination.
  • Operated lift equipment to safely move stock in and out of high bay areas and around premises.
  • Developed and maintained strong working knowledge of products and handling requirements.
  • Trained and mentored 7-8 new hires to operate and maintain material handling equipment safely.
  • Inspected and performed regular maintenance on material handling equipment used in warehouse and reported repair needs.
Shipping Supervisor, 09/2012 to 12/2014
Banc Of CaliforniaSherman Oaks, CA,
  • Directed and managed shipping team of 15 staff, delivering continuous training to improve employees' skills.
  • Directed and managed shipping team of 15 staff, delivering continuous training to improve employees' skills.
  • Directed and managed shipping team of 15 staff, delivering continuous training to improve employees' skills.
  • Oversaw shipping activities for 15-person warehouse, successfully processing over 100's orders daily.
  • Trained and supervised shipping department staff, enforcing company policies and industry best practices.
  • Compared shipment contents with paperwork to support inventory accuracy and records management.
  • Organized storage areas to maximize movement and minimize labor.
  • Prepared accurate shipping orders and bills of lading to direct and route materials.
  • Prepared domestic and foreign shipments in line with regulations established by shipping companies and international customs.
  • Coordinated documents and bills, managed payments and responded to inquiries.
  • Investigated inventory discrepancies to maintain recordkeeping validity.
  • Established transportation cost standards and economical shipping practices.
  • Implemented cost-effective methods, carriers and routes to optimize shipping and receiving strategies.
  • Liaised with vendor representatives to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Checked material specifications against information contained in work orders.
Assembly Line Worker, 06/2009 to 08/2010
Marsden Holding LlcTolleson, AZ,
  • Contributed to team-based environment to maintain line productivity and meet expected deadlines.
  • Boxed, labeled and moved items to keep production lines moving swiftly.
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs.
  • Completed accurate assembly work by positioning and aligning components.
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
  • Inspected finished parts and components to enforce QA standards and uncover defects prior to packaging.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Inspected and tested final products to verify conformance to established tolerances.
  • Removed physical refuse and debris and organized tools to maintain safe work environment.
  • Utilized templates and read measurements to position parts and subassemblies.
  • Read and interpreted schematics, blueprints and assembly instructions to produce components.
  • Assembled component parts of items and completed hand-finishing of final products.
  • Placed products in equipment or on work surfaces for further processing, inspecting or wrapping.
  • Sorted and placed materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to predetermined sequence.
  • Kept accurate and correct records to inform management of low supply or damaged items.
  • Suggested operational modifications to improve quality and production times and reduce costs.
  • Completed component assembly with minimal supervision to meet deadlines.
  • Resolved assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications.
Order Picker, 06/2006 to 07/2009
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.Milan, TN,
  • Fulfilled orders quickly to accomplish challenging daily objectives.
  • Picked products from designated locations using various tools and transferred to appropriate areas for further processing.
  • Picked up heavy objects using proper lifting techniques to avoid personal injuries.
  • Selected products and items from shelves and pallets for customer orders.
  • Operated warehouse equipment with caution and according to manufacturer instructions to reduce risk of accidents and malfunctions.
  • Labeled boxes and placed in outbound collection areas.
  • Limited damage to products and orders by using care when choosing items.
  • Packaged fragile items with protective padding to prevent damages during shipments.
  • Cleaned and organized aisles, work stations and floors to promote operational productivity.
  • Used RF scanner to load totes, pallets and carts onto trucks for customer delivery.
  • Completed shipping paperwork, attached appropriate labels and scanned barcodes for tracking.
  • Confirmed items picked for orders by keying codes into system.
  • Accepted, processed and quickly filled orders.
  • Pulled merchandise to fulfill orders to specification.
  • Operated handheld scanners to track merchandise throughout fulfillment process.
  • Kept assigned work areas clean and orderly to promote efficiency and mitigate risk of accidents.
  • Organized and stored items in warehouse using pallet jacks and hand trucks.
  • Assembled customer orders from stock and placed orders on pallets for shipping department.
  • Promoted workplace safety and smooth production by keeping workspaces clean, organized and free of hazards.
  • Gathered and organized merchandise for distribution into appropriate envelopes, boxes or pallets.
  • Assisted in picking and loading process as required by business needs by efficiently picking and assembling orders.
  • Coordinated with other associates on day-to-day work activities to drive productivity and achieve operational objectives.
  • Reviewed production schedule, customer orders, work orders and requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered or distributed.
  • Reported damaged products or safety hazards to immediate supervisor.
  • Picked products by matching numbers and product descriptions using voice audio headset.
  • Marked and labeled containers with accurate shipping information to prevent delays.
  • Reviewed packing slips and other documentation to properly box requested items for shipment.
  • Assembled customer orders from stock and staged completed orders on pallets or shelves.
  • Shrink-wrapped and labeled customer orders and moved to loading dock staging area using electronic pallet jack or walkie-rider equipment.
  • Followed order sheets to pick correct stock and prepare pallets.
  • Prepared inventory for shipment by attaching tags and labels.
  • Moved items between machines, conveyors and transport equipment to meet production needs.
  • Verified items correctly matched to sales check for packing and shipment.
  • Adhered closely to safety procedures in daily operations and reported hazards or accidents to management.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 03/2005 to Capital High School - Online,

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School Attended

  • Capital High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Material Handler
  • Shipping Supervisor
  • Assembly Line Worker
  • Order Picker


  • GED

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