certified forklift operator resume example with 10 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Industrious Forklift Operator trained in all aspects of shipment inspections and transportation. Versed in using scanners and warehouse management systems (WMS) to promote safe and on-time shipment and delivery. Strong and robust individual comfortable lifting up to 100 pounds and operating all job-related equipment such as shrink wrap machines. Prepared loads of more than 100 pounds, effectively minimizing damage and supporting productivity targets. Reliable and punctual with good physical stamina, teamwork abilities and hardworking nature. Dependable warehouse professional trained in forklift, hand truck and crane use. Over 10 years of experience moving inventory in logistics environments. Outstanding safety record. Safety-oriented Forklift Operator knowledgeable about proper handling of heavy machinery, including pallet jacks, cherry pickers and forklifts. Works well independently and as part of team. Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Pallet Disassembly and Assembly
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Good Depth Perception
  • Fast Reaction Time
  • Scale Operation
  • Waste Prevention
  • Load Inspection
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Safe Moving Operations
  • Material Loading and Unloading
  • Problem Anticipation and Resolution
  • Storage and Stacking
  • Production Support
  • Delivery Information Verification
  • Critical Thinking
  • Rate Control
  • Forklift Operation
  • Quality Assurance
  • Time Management
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Dock Operations
  • Forklift Operator Certification
Work History
Certified Forklift Operator, 10/2019 - Current
Cornerstone Building Brands Rocky Mount, NC,
  • Prepared forklift for daily use by refueling and recharging battery.
  • Completed daily forklift safety checklists.
  • Loaded, transported and stacked materials.
  • Cleaned and organized work area by removing empty pallets and other hazards.
  • Located and moved stock of products to pallets or crates to prepare for shipment and storage.
  • Operated Electric and Propane sit down forklift to transfer products and other cargo into and out of storage.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Loaded warehouse trailers using Electric and Propane sit down Forklift.
  • Worked with racking systems and loaded or unloaded pallets, pulling and placing pallets on or off of vertical product racking systems and trucks, maximizing storage by stacking products vertically.
  • Used daily production sheets or work tickets to record number of units handled or moved.
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklifts and electric pallets.
  • Built pallets and loads according to load sheets, including partial and mixed pallets, wrapped finished pallets and staged pallets and loads into truck when ready for shipment.
  • Maintained forklift by performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting breakdowns and conducting routine pre and post inspections.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Handled multiple tasks simultaneously to maximize work efficiency.
  • Located proper slots on storage racks and set pallets in place with forklift.
  • Removed orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Unloaded trucks and rail cars and moved materials to staging area.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Transported stowed product inventory to various locations throughout unit, labeling and replenishing inventory items, making boxes and loading and unloading trailers to keep stock in proper condition.
  • Examined shipments for quality and accuracy.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Checked items against documentation for accuracy.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Identified product damages to report shortages or quality deficiencies to Supervisor.
  • Organized and secured stored materials and parts in designated areas.
  • Studied production schedule to determine deliveries, material requirements and movements.
  • Obtained production schedules to transport material to designated areas.
  • Removed debris and waste materials from machinery to reduce possibility of clogs and malfunctions.
  • Prevented waste when transferring materials between transport containers and processing equipment.
  • Checked accuracy of merchandise signs.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed mechanical issues, completed basic repairs and conducted preventive maintenance actions to keep equipment functional.
  • Monitored production schedule to keep proper amount of inventory on hand.
Delivery Truck Driver/Forklift Operator, 09/2015 - 10/2019
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Mason, OH,
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Completed on-time deliveries by choosing best and most efficient routes.
  • Completed rush deliveries on tight timetables to satisfy customer needs.
  • Maintained safe driving record by observing all road rules, remaining cautious and alert in unfamiliar areas and keeping control of vehicle at all times.
  • Adhered to all company guidelines and road regulations.
  • Offered every customer outstanding service, promoting high satisfaction and cementing loyalty.
  • Operated equipment such as hand trucks and carts to efficiently load and unload vehicles, consistently maintaining tight timetables.
  • Operated vehicle safely in highly congested areas with no traffic violations.
  • Delivered packages on time while developing new routes with concern for both safety and weather.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to confirm and coordinate delivery times.
  • Optimized routes to maximize efficiency and scheduled service stops.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Safely loaded items into delivery vehicle to minimize damage while in transit.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by following all regulations and safety procedures, resulting in zero accidents.
  • Drove Box truck to transport a variety of products and materials across SouthEastern area.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across long-haul transports.
  • Enforced on-time shipment of products to create exceptional customer experiences.
  • Loaded truck and properly secured items to prevent damage for deliveries.
  • ClJessicay communicated with dispatchers, giving updated information, including estimated times of arrival and latest road conditions.
  • Performed walk around on delivery vehicle before beginning shift to verify correct and safe operating order.
  • Oversaw product loading to keep items balanced, work efficient and items secure for safe delivery.
  • Interpreted maps and followed written and verbal directions.
Warehouse Associate, 07/2011 - 09/2015
Stern Brothers & Co. City, STATE,
  • Worked safely around moving machinery.
  • Prepared orders for shipment by systematically picking, packing and labeling merchandise.
  • Cleaned and maintained warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Maintained safe and clean work environment by keeping warehouse work areas neat, floors clean and goods safely stacked.
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Used forklifts and pallet jacks to relocate products.
  • Consistently lifted materials weighing as much as 51 pounds.
  • Supported safe operations of warehouse order fulfillment and restocking by securing items on pallets and shelves.
  • Kept warehouse stations and equipment in good working order in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Followed verbal and written instructions to properly move and ship products.
  • Verified quantity and description of materials received by checking merchandise against packing list.
GED: , Expected in 01/2003
JF Ingram Technical College - Deatsville, AL,
Status -
  • Forklift Operator Training

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School Attended

  • JF Ingram Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Forklift Operator
  • Delivery Truck Driver/Forklift Operator
  • Warehouse Associate


  • GED

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