Material Handler generally work in industrial / manufacturing settings where their main responsibilities are to ship, receive, stock and deliver parts between production units and from the factory to the customers.

A resume for material handler position is a brief yet descriptive summary of your relevant professional skills and experiences in the perspective of what you want to achieve. On the other hand, it is not meant to be a complete list of your every professional activity or achievement.

In fact, a resume work as a advertising tool to obtain you to an interview. This clearly means that the relevant qualifications and skills you exemplify in your resume must match the requirements of the material handling job.


Material Handler Resume Sample


Ben Tennison

93 Heatherwood Drive, Reno, NV 55534
Residence: (010) 200-0002 • Cell: (999) 989-9779  Email:


Offers great physical stamina and skills in organizing, sorting and categorizing merchandise to maximize the efficiency of warehouse.

• Over 6 years of extensive experience working in material handling jobs
• Highly skilled in loading and unloading material within a warehouse setting
• Able to operate a fork lift and pallet jack
• Hands on experience in performing visual inspections to ensure that materials are identified as per the PO
• In depth knowledge of planning organizing and managing time to complete simultaneous work duties

• Demonstrated ability to make timely decisions
• Good housekeeping and safety acumen
• Profound mechanical and troubleshooting skills
• Ability to lift up to 50lbs
• Able to perform basic math calculations
• Effective communication skills

• Processed a shipment of very valuable parts to an offshore site without any damage which decreased damage cost by $50000
• Trained a group of six new handlers to manage an especially big materials shipment


Material Handler | LACOSTA – Reno, NV | Jan 2011 – Present

• Supply proper materials to system as and when required
• Monitor material systems for fault-free operations
• Receive materials from the dock
• Provide replenishment materials to the manufacturing plant
• Review packing slips for necessary data
• Secure lifting attachments to material to convey to destination
• Update records in the database

Loader | SOME COMPANY – Reno, NV | May 2008 – Jan 2011

• Read loading sheet to ascertain materials or pallets to be moved
• Conducted day by day operator checklist
• Loaded materials into trailer
• Placed load lock in appropriate location on trailer
• Cleaned and straightened assigned loading dock

High School Diploma

• Thorough understanding of OSHA, EPA and other regulations of safe practices
• Proficient in MS Office Suite
• Willing to learn company specific software