material handler resume example with 12+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Hardworking and dedicated Customer Service Representative and Material Handler offering over 10 years of experience moving loads quickly and without damage. Attentive and safety-focused, with proven history of identifying potential hazards. Demonstrated ability to work well in both team and independent roles.

  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Assembly and Production
  • Inventory Control
  • Cleaning
  • Optimizing Efficiency
  • Materials Handling and Transport
  • Product Knowledge
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Hand Tools
  • Shipping Documentation
  • Material packaging
  • Order picking and processing
  • Labeling and boxing
  • Quantity calculations
The University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, OK, Expected in Bachelor of Science : Chemistry Health Science - GPA :
Work History
Bastian Material Handling - Material Handler
Denver, CO, 11/2015 - Current
  • Used hand-held scanners and physical logs to accurately track item movements.
  • Transported inventory items to appropriate locations.
  • Informed purchasing team of missing or damaged items immediately when unloading and receiving.
  • Prepared approximately 25 pallets of boxes for easy transportation between customer and storage locations.
  • Prepared approximately 45 loose product boxes for easy transportation between customer and storage locations.
  • Managed warehouse operations and verified proper shipment procedures.
  • Alerted supervisors and coworkers of hazards and other issues for quick resolutions.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Listened closely during team meetings to gain complete understanding of duties required for each shift, completing priority tasks first.
  • Assisted the shipping department with both packing and shipping of approximately 60 customer purchase orders during busy periods, developing new skills in packing and shipping while boosting warehouse efficiency.
  • Operated hand pulled pallet jacks to transfer large products from one area of warehouse to another, allowing for easier accessibility.
  • Removed jams and unblocked conveyor system to maintain flow of goods.
  • Packed boxes by filling voids and arranging items to fit appropriately based on size, dimensions and weight.
Aegion Corp - Crew Trainer
Midland, TX, 05/2010 - 10/2015
  • Set positive example for team members by providing high-quality, efficient service.
  • Taught new team members correct procedures for all areas of operations.
  • Greeted all customers with smile and provided friendly service to professionally handle every need.
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction, promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business.
  • Trained and mentored 6 new personnel hired to fulfill various roles per day.
  • Analyzed company training methods and made adjustments to rectify issues, increase efficiency and exceed training goals, resulting in more employees properly performing duties in accordance of the standard operational procedures.
Trex Company, Inc - Sales Representative
Atlanta, GA, 05/2008 - 08/2008
  • Handled approximately 150 daily credit and cash transactions for customers with accuracy and speed.
  • Assisted in product placement and visual merchandising, maintaining attractive and inviting appearance.
  • Communicated with customers to understand needs and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Increased revenue by acquiring new customers and determining needs to offer relevant products.
  • Tailored sales approaches and techniques to specific client needs to increase marketing effectiveness.
  • Identified client needs, built relationships and overcame objections to drive sales.
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Maintained reports of transactions and greeted customers when entering and leaving establishment.
  • Checked prices for customers and processed items sold by scanning barcodes.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
Downeast Outfitters - Clothing Sales Associate
Las Vegas, NV, 05/2004 - 08/2005
  • Operated cash register and maintained correct balance in drawer for over approximately 150 transactions per day.
  • Delivered prompt, friendly service to all customers in fast paced clothing store.
  • Set up dressing rooms as customers shopped to increase number of selections and make experience more enjoyable.
  • Encouraged customers to find accessories and other upsell items to complete ensembles.
  • Performed opening duties such as cleaning and stocking of merchandise.
  • Greeted and served up to 200 customers per day on entry to clothing store.
  • Cleaned, closed and secured store at end of shift.
  • Assisted customers with signing up for store loyalty programs and provided details about key benefits.
  • Trained new associates on cash register operations including opening, conducting customer transactions and balancing drawer.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales.
  • Listened to customer needs and desires to identify and recommend products.

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School Attended

  • The University of Central Oklahoma

Job Titles Held:

  • Material Handler
  • Crew Trainer
  • Sales Representative
  • Clothing Sales Associate


  • Bachelor of Science

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