optimization specialist resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Well-organized in keeping inventories optimized and documentation current to maximize inventory efficiency. Excellent communication, planning and problem-solving abilities developed over 1 year of related experience. Examined paperwork, shipments and communication to stay current on supply levels and directed requisitions to meet expected demands. Inventory Control Specialist experienced using forklifts, pallet jacks and hand trucks to transport goods between trucks, storage and sales areas. Trained in palletizing merchandise, rotating perishables and working with vendors. Demonstrated understanding of business requirements and vendor processes. Goal-oriented Inventory Control Specialist with proven background as gifted problem-solver with good critical thinking and organizational abilities. Deep dedication to collaboratively solving issues and achieving deadlines in high-volume settings. Compiled and prepared documentation outlining production needs and supporting schedules to keep operations on target. Diligent about consulting with department leaders, vendors and team members to understand requirements and implement proactive solutions. Positive, upbeat and resourceful team player.

  • RF scanner usage
  • Database updating
  • Storage planning
  • Audit support
  • Order picking abilities
  • Stockroom procedures
  • Materials transport
  • Report creation
  • Freight operations
  • Report generation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Flexible
  • People skills
  • Data management
  • Collaboration
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Relationship building
  • Information organization
  • Microsoft Office
  • Quantitative skills
  • Improvement plan knowledge
  • Organizational skills
12/2019 to Current
Optimization Specialist Osf Healthcare Henry, IL,
  • I regularly cycle count the entire building, as well as adjusting out damages from our books.
  • Contact Hometown through email and update them about inventory matters/discrepancies.
  • Investigated and resolved variances with inventory records.
  • Organized and processed damaged goods according to vendor and manufacturer procedures.
  • Analyzed shortages and reported findings to Inventory Supervisor, focusing on continuous improvement.
  • Assessed current inventories and brought in supplies to keep stock within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Established best practices for warehouse slotting and mapping to ensure adherence to food safety regulations.
  • Ran markdown reports, managed store replenishment and analyzed buying reports.
  • Was apart of the safety team.(Regulated/enforced safety around the warehouse)
09/2018 to 11/2019
General Warehouse Associate H&M Fort Worth, TX,
  • Rotated goods in inventory by following “first in, first out” approach to keep shelves organized and well-stocked.
  • Counted and stocked different types of merchandise to comply with inventory control tag requirements.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database to enable efficient order processing and fulfillment.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles to promote safe work environment.
  • Unloaded cargo with mechanized equipment to enable receipt of pre-ordered inventory.
  • Packed and labeled merchandise to prepare for loading and shipment to customers.
  • Identified safety hazards and notified management to determine proper resolution of issues.
  • Tagged unmarked merchandise with item number.
  • Noted current product inventory levels to support completion of order requests and audits.
  • Utilized pallet jacks to move items to and from different warehouse locations.
  • Loaded perishable goods into environmentally controlled trucks for planned delivery schedules.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Lifted materials of varied weights on regular basis to transport items to proper warehouse locations.
  • Moved large and bulky items up to 120 pounds manually or with equipment such as Reach Trucks and Stand up forklifts.
  • Navigated powered lift trucks safely to move items throughout warehouse and reduce injury risk.
06/2017 to 09/2018
Receiving Associate Northwest Tire Factory Llc Denver, CO,
  • Compared shipment contents with paperwork to support inventory accuracy and records management.
  • Investigated inventory discrepancies to maintain recordkeeping validity.
  • Organized storage areas to maximize movement efficiency and minimize labor.
  • Performed inspections of shipment contents, verifying accuracy against invoices and manifests.
  • Coordinated with carrier representatives to arrange and issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
  • Collaborated with carrier representatives to determine receipt methods and make special delivery arrangements.
  • Consulted price lists to calculate costs, such as shipping, storage and demurrage charges.
  • Prepared shipments for postage through careful packing, sealing and labeling of materials.
  • Operated lift and hand trucks to transfer materials to and from target areas.
  • Unpacked and examined incoming shipments to confirm consistency with records and routed materials to appropriate department.
  • Maintained productivity goals by organizing and transferring incoming shipments using Stand Up Forklift and Double Pallet Jack equipment.
07/2014 to 06/2017
Dairy Manager Safeway Cottonwood, AZ,
  • Addressed customer questions and explained key information about newly stocked dairy offerings.
  • Prioritized job duties, delegating tasks to team of 2 department employees.
  • Pulled out of date products from shelves and cases, disposing of items in proper bins.
  • Sanitized desks and wiped down high-touch areas to avoid germ spread and illness.
  • Confirmed pricing accuracy and checked all department signage, maintaining correct sale prices
  • Provided IT and software trouble-shooting support to rest of the organization.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Contributed ideas on ways to improve or optimize warehousing procedures.
  • Eliminated downtime to maximize revenue by providing top product and material delivery quality control.
  • Ordered and replaced warehouse supplies stock and hand tools.
  • Alerted purchasing team of shortages or damaged goods identified when unloading trucks.
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2015 to to
High School Diploma:
Lamar County High School - Barnesville, GA

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School Attended

  • Lamar County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Optimization Specialist
  • General Warehouse Associate
  • Receiving Associate
  • Dairy Manager


  • High School Diploma

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