material handler resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Diligent Material Handler offering experience moving loads quickly and without damage. Attentive and safety-focused with proven history of identifying potential hazards. Works well in both team and independent roles.

Effective Material Handler offering strong leadership skills and aptitude for forklifting . Proven history of displaying excellent work ethic and commitment to service. Certified in forklift operations.

  • Forklift Operation
  • Materials Handling and Transport
Work History
09/2020 to Current
Material Handler Azek Company Inc. Chicago, IL,
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks to transfer large products from one area of warehouse to another, allowing for easier accessibility.
  • Prevented load shifting or damage by using bracing and strapping techniques.
  • Operated equipment while observing standard safety procedures.
  • Verified documentation and condition of freight to assure quality standards were achieved.
  • Verified quantity and description of materials received by checking merchandise against packing list.
  • Surrounded items in cling film, padded blankets and tape to protect from damage.
  • Read production orders, work orders, shipping orders and requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered or distributed.
  • Performed cycle counts and inventory control to accurately track product levels.
  • Used hand-held scanners and physical logs to accurately track item movements.
  • Used handheld scanners to efficiently track and maneuver freight throughout distribution network.
  • Informed purchasing team of missing or damaged items immediately when unloading and receiving.
  • Assembled orders and packed items for shipment, conveying orders to shipping personnel.
  • Shipped material and performed boxing, packing, labeling and preparation of related documents.
  • Monitored production schedule to keep proper amount of inventory on hand.
  • Assembled and filled more than 5 shipments per day and prepared all shipping documentation.
12/2019 to Current
Maintenance Worker Darling Ingredients, Inc. San Jose, CA,
  • Performed minor wall repair, installed drywall and applied wallpaper.
  • Installed new locks, door handles and door closers.
  • Removed damaged portions of walls, walkways, partitions and other similar structures in preparation for repairs.
  • Maintained restroom functionality by repairing leaking faucets, clogged toilets and other equipment.
  • Removed outdoor debris and yard clippings into receptacles to properly maintain grounds.
  • Finalized work on building systems by completing basic carpentry and other finish work.
  • Replaced light bulbs in indoor and outdoor fixtures and checked smoke and carbon monoxide detectors for proper functionality.
  • Painted surfaces using brushes, spray guns and paint rollers.
  • Repaired wall holes and scrapes.
  • Prepared trim, walls and ceilings for painting by cleaning, smoothing and priming.
  • Painted indoor areas such as hallways, bathrooms and lobbies.
  • Primed and sealed surfaces to best support paint coats.
  • Applied paint with cloth, brush, sponge and fingers to create special effects.
  • Applied caulk, putty and plaster to walls using correct techniques to achieve professional finishes.
  • Trimmed greenery, shrubs and hedges to maintain uniform appearance.
  • Used trimmers and chainsaws for grounds maintenance, brush clearing and tree removal and thinning.
  • Mulched gardens, placed sod and adjusted soils to provide optimal growth potential.
  • Maintained grounds by trimming, weeding and general clean-up.
  • Greeted property owners and other individuals on property to maintain friendliness.
  • Edged sidewalks, driveways and landscape features using line trimmer.
  • Removed grass clippings and leaves from property using blower.
  • Mowed grass and put down grass seed to promote growth.
  • Loaded and unloaded mowing equipment at customer locations.
  • Removed tree stumps, roots and debris for cohesive landscape appearance.
04/2020 to 09/2020
Construction Worker Thrasher Sergeant Bluff, IA,
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Directed traffic away from hazardous locations to protect team members and general public.
  • Demonstrated safe and proper operation of equipment and tools to prevent harm to team members.
  • Prepared job sites for work plans by measuring and marking different distances.
  • Interacted daily with various project managers, subcontractors and municipal inspectors to complete construction projects.
  • Worked with more knowledgeable professionals to grow understanding of principles and construction standards.
  • Prepared and cleaned surfaces for rebuilding purposes by removing damaged tiles, bricks and mortar.
  • Gathered and disposed of worksite debris to remove safety hazards.
  • Utilized hammers, saws, squares, levels and fastening devices to complete projects.
  • Determined materials needed for daily shift and loaded vehicles with equipment and supplies.
Expected in 09/1996 to to
Diploma : General Studies
Delta High Adult Education College Prep - Santa Maria, CA,

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  • Delta High Adult Education College Prep

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  • Material Handler
  • Maintenance Worker
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