recycling sorter resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Hardworking and reliable forklift operator with strong ability in problem solving and troubleshooting. Offering customer service, time management and efficiency. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

Driver, Warehouse Orders seasoned in transporting freight, stock and materials for delivery. Effectively facilitates safety protocols and physical handling techniques to maintain safe working conditions. Possesses excellent time management, safety oversight and time management skills to maintain freight quality and integrity.

Detail-oriented forklift operator with 25 years of experience in shipping and receiving sorting and material handling. Proven ability to sort accurately and quickly for long hours and collaborate with coworkers for manage effective handling of hazardous and reusable waste. Knowledgeable about streamlining organizational systems for efficient and safe work.

  • Machine lubrication
  • Pallet jack use
  • Forklift trained
  • Invoice generation
  • Planning and coordination
  • Team management
  • Problem resolution
  • Customer service
  • Operational improvement
  • Communications
Recycling Sorter, 06/2020 - Current
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma Hugo, OK,
  • Sorted recycled and recyclable materials into various areas for further processing, transportation or repurposing.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Collected trash refuse from local streets and other locations for proper sorting.
Freight Associate, 05/2009 - 06/2011
Scheels Sports Eden Prairie, MN,
  • Aided sales personnel in accurately and efficiently moving fixtures around the warehouse or storage area.
  • Assisted in loading and unloading merchandise from delivery trucks in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Created appropriate storage space within assigned areas and ensured that received items were transported and stacked in a safe manner.
  • Picked and packed required merchandise from storage areas and delivered to sales floors.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Delivered product to customer locations.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including operating forklifts and safely expediting product to sales floor.
Freight Team Associate, 06/2007 - 05/2009
Compass Group Usa Inc Asheville, NC,
  • Verified shipment contents upon receipt, reviewing order details, visually inspecting incoming freight and weighing items to confirm deliveries met order specifications.
  • Reported errors or discrepancies in shipment quantities or contents to supervisors, recommending further investigation in case of suspected theft or policy violation.
  • Inspected packaging on outgoing shipments, protecting items by verifying sufficiency of padding and plastic wrapping for anticipated road and weather conditions.
  • Reviewed labeling and stocking of on-shelf inventory to verify correct pricing and content information displayed to customers.
  • Received freight shipments at loading dock and ground-level bays, guiding truck drivers to doorways, installing ramps and providing dollies when necessary.
  • Transported palettes of inventory items using forklift, observing safety rules in operating heavy equipment and handling sensitive inventory.
  • Assisted with unloading incoming deliveries and loading outgoing shipments manually and with use of dollies and carts.
  • Examined incoming and outgoing shipments, rejected damaged items and appropriately recorded any discrepancies.
  • Moved inventory items using forklift equipment safely to prevent accidents and mishaps.
  • Transported furniture and up to 200 boxes using hand truck.
  • Secured items in truck by strapping over protective padding.
  • Followed customer instructions about placement of items and special considerations for handling.
  • Cleared aisles, swept floors and reorganized inventory to keep warehouse neat and remove obstacles.
  • Protected items by wrapping in cling film, padded moving blankets and tape.
  • Protected furniture by disassembling easily damaged parts, detaching headboards from bed frames and securing loose or unstable components.
  • Responded to job-related inquiries from supervisor quickly and professionally and provided updates on anticipated task completion times.
  • Palletized boxes for easy movement and shipment.
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
  • Communicated with teammates and supervisors about potential hazards and other issues to resolve together.
  • Unloaded cargo with mechanized equipment to enable receipt of pre-ordered inventory.
  • Cleaned and maintained warehouse to comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and state safety and health standards.
  • Gained complete understanding of duties and job tasks for each shift, prioritizing those requiring immediate completion.
  • Organized efficient daily work plans based on oral instructions and written directions to meet challenging objectives.
  • Transported more than 30 materials pallets between storage and production areas each day.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Maintained accurate order and shipment forms and inventory documentation to facilitate timely material flow.
  • Safely operated all necessary equipment in work area such as forklifts and cherry pickers.
Assembly Line Worker, 04/2003 - 07/2007
Generac Portable Power Systems City, STATE,
  • Positioned and aligned components to complete accurate assembly work.
  • Inspected and tested final products to verify conformance to established tolerances.
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs in efficient and accurate manner.
  • Collaborated in team-based environment to maintain line productivity and meet expected deadlines.
  • Boxed, labeled and moved items to keep production lines moving swiftly.
  • Built and packaged products to complete daily work orders.
  • Maintained clean work area by removing refuse and debris and organized all tools after completion of each shift.
  • Maintained work areas organized and neat, which enabled swift cleanup following each shift.
  • Assembled component parts of [Type] item and completed hand-finishing of final products.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1989
Jefferson High School - Jefferson, WI
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School Attended

  • Jefferson High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Recycling Sorter
  • Freight Associate
  • Freight Team Associate
  • Assembly Line Worker


  • High School Diploma

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