packaging associate resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Skilled worker offering proven leadership, problem-solving and team building abilities developed over progressive career. Consistently empower employees to improve performance and maximize customer satisfaction through advanced training and mentoring. Resourceful and forward-thinking Manager steadfast in pursuing opportunities to improve day-to-day operations and bottom-line profits.

Focused and diligent worker with over 20 years maintaining seamless business operations. Smoothly administer budgets, train staff and monitor procedures to maximize efficiency and balance objectives with operational requirements.

Reliable and accountable Manager demonstrating high level of ownership and initiative. Quick and effective at decision-making and learning skills while maintaining excellent customer service throughout sales experience. Possessing exceptional work ethic and desire to go above and beyond to exceed company expectations. Offering knack for building productive working relationships. Successful in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments to manage goals and team development. History of thriving in team-oriented environments.

Driven leader with over 20 years of experience in business planning and oversight. Expert at coordinating different activities, creating policies and team work. Outgoing and enthusiastic leader able to manage and motivate various types of employees.

Hardworking and motivated management professional with 20-year record of success in the workforce and solid history balancing team performance, customer service targets and business objectives. Dedicated to working closely with front-line employees to maximize productivity and optimize procedures. Decisive leader with good planning and organizational skills.

  • Issue and conflict resolution
  • Contract development and management
  • Project management
  • Courteous demeanor
  • Effective team player
  • Adaptive team player
  • Resolution-oriented
  • High-energy attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Cheerful and energetic
  • Organized
  • Dependable and reliable
01/2019 to Current
Packaging Associate Leslie's Pool Supplies (Dba) Bensalem, PA,
  • Resolved equipment issues and malfunctions by troubleshooting to find causes of problems and complete mechanical repairs.
  • Reduced waste by adhering closely to packaging procedures and monitoring use of packaging materials.
  • Adjusted machine components, machine tensions, and machine pressure according to size and processing angle of product.
  • Secured finished packaged items for shipment by hand tying, sewing, gluing, stapling or attaching fasteners to boxes.
  • Applied labels and transferred products to final shipping area with smooth and consistent flow focused on synchronizing operations and meeting timetables.
  • Maintained optimal production schedules by safely and quickly operating packaging machinery of various types and at various stages of production lines.
  • Cleaned and removed damaged or otherwise inferior materials from supplies to prepare raw products for processing.
  • Removed finished products from machines and separated rejected items based on standard grading qualifications.
  • Completed paperwork and minor administrative tasks, including number or parts and parts per hour, to keep operations compliant and efficient.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Installed protective bracing, padding and strapping to prevent shifting and damage to items during transport.
12/2018 to 02/2019
Package Handler Quest Diagnostics Allen, TX,
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
  • Organized efficient daily work plans based on oral instructions and written directions to meet challenging objectives.
  • Assisted in loading delivery trucks with prepared packages.
  • Ensured packages were sealed properly.
  • Responded to job-related inquiries from supervisor quickly and professionally and provided updates on anticipated task completion times.
  • Offered to assist other jobs duties during busy periods, which led to development of additional skills and improved productivity within warehouse.
  • Communicated with teammates and supervisors about potential hazards and other issues to resolve together.
  • Braced, padded and supported shipments to prevent shifting and damage.
  • Installed bracing, padding and strapping to prevent load shifting and materials damage.
  • Inspected numerous packages per shift to determine any product or package damage.
  • Resolved conveyor system issues by clearing jams and blockages.
  • Gained complete understanding of duties and job tasks for each shift, prioritizing those requiring immediate completion.
09/1998 to 12/2018
Manager Pace Life Sciences Maplewood, MN,
  • Improved and assessed process functionality to eliminate downtime and boost productivity.
  • Maintained high level of morale and team-work on production floor through frequent communication with numerous employees.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Consistently met financial targets with close monitoring of expenses, labor hours and supply use.
  • Communicated store policy violations to upper management to prevent shrinkage and misconduct.
  • Decreased costs by negotiating with vendors and suppliers for better prices.
  • Enhanced team member productivity by improving monitoring systems and motivational strategies.
  • Led employee performance reviews and discussed improvement strategies with each team member.
  • Communicated and coordinated with multiple departments to achieve top results.
  • Showed over 100 associates new procedure and product techniques over the past 20 years.
  • Gave input on how to improve training and employee productivity.
  • Assessed employees' strengths and delegated tasks based upon expertise and knowledge, which increased workflows by 90%.
  • Determined efficient work schedules for team on day/night shifts basis to keep project moving and each shift properly staffed.
  • Established, enforced and updated policies keeping business agile and responsive to changing market conditions.
  • Analyzed employee workloads to meet seasonal fluctuation needs.
  • Oversaw personnel recruitment, performance and scheduling.
  • Coached new team members on job tasks and performance strategies.
  • Managed day-to-day operations, including supervision and assignment delegation for 8-member team.
  • Executed new training initiative to improve skills and develop leaders from within.
  • Cleaned work areas regularly to keep team efficient and eliminate any safety concerns.
  • Trained current employees on additional job positions to maintain coverage of roles at all times.
  • Trained and mentored new employees to maximize team performance and achieve daily performance objectives.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1996 to to
High School Diploma:
Enterprise High School - Brookhaven, MS,
Expected in 05/1998 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Computer And Information Systems Technology
Copiah-Lincoln Community College - Wesson, MS
Expected in 05/2002 to to
Associate of Science: Drafting Technology
Copiah-Lincoln Community College - Wesson, MS

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School Attended

  • Enterprise High School
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College

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  • Packaging Associate
  • Package Handler
  • Manager


  • High School Diploma
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