forklift driver resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Hardworking and observant Forklift Operator with experience operating and maintaining equipment. Dedicated to moving materials to meet challenging demands and promote team productivity. Basic English skills used to communicate with bilingual individuals in professional daily activities.

  • Staging and sorting
  • Materials movement
  • Warehouse best practices
  • OSHA training
  • Equipment operations
  • Loading and unloading
  • Safety awareness
  • Palletizer
  • Stock allocation
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Material handling
  • Material sourcing and distribution
  • Shipping operations
  • Certified Pallet Jack Operator
  • Warehouse picking
  • Inventory reporting
09/2011 to Current Forklift Driver Masonite International Corporation | Lawrenceville, GA,
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Moved levers and controls that operate lifting devices to load, unload, transport and stack material
  • Documented movements using computer tracking systems.
  • Conducted regular inspection of forklift to support safe operation.
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment to move materials.
  • Replenished stock locations to support outbound shipping operations.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
01/2005 to 09/2011 CNC Machine Operator Metals Usa | Tulsa, OK,
  • Kept parts within close tolerances of design standards to maintain optimal quality.
  • Changed out aging tools, fixtures and offsets.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
  • Set-up and operated lathes, mills and grinders to cut raw materials.
  • Observed company's strict safety rules during each shift to avoid job-related injuries.
  • Performed routine maintenance on machines and monitored usage to reduce parts breakdown.
  • Fabricated various parts using multiple machines at once.
  • Provided expert coaching and training for new team members.
  • Set controls to regulate speed, feed and coolant flow.
  • Collected data, fostering continuous improvement and production inspection process.
  • Interfaced with machines to adjust settings or tools, driving high-quality production.
  • Used devices, templates and fixtures to measure dimensions of finished workpieces for conformance.
  • Leveraged micrometers, verniers and gages to accurately inspect parts.
  • Compared numerical displays with process sheet data to verify dimensional adjustments.
  • Maintained production tooling by replacing and grinding worn tools.
  • Achieved safety, quality and performance standards to meet production schedules.
  • Established and performed quality assurance duties to maintain acceptable production levels.
01/2002 to 01/2005 Groundskeeper The Liberty Group | North Adams, MA,
  • Used heavy equipment, mowers and trimmers safely to prevent accidents.
  • Removed debris and trash from surrounding areas and disposed of recyclable materials properly.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shape.
  • Applied pesticides and fertilizers to grounds and lawns to control pests, kill weeds and prevent disease.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Transported mulch, soil and sand using shovel and rake.
  • Prepared property for winter conditions using weather-proofing materials.
  • Moved leaves and grass clippings using leaf blower.
  • Swept and power washed hard surfaces to remove grime.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Used shears, pruners and chainsaws to prune hedges, trees and shrubs.
  • Utilized portable sprinkler systems, hoses and watering cans to water trees, lawns and plants.
  • Utilized thatcher to lift dead leaves and grass from between growing grass and soil.
01/2000 to 01/2001 Cook's Assistant Berkshire Health Systems, Inc. | City, State,
  • Prepared food for service based on daily specials and chef's needs.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Kept detailed records of food and supply inventory, ordering more or alerting chefs of deficiencies.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
  • Assisted head chef by chopping and preparing cooking ingredients.
  • Operated industrial mixers and other food processing machinery to support kitchen operations.
  • Monitored work areas, serving lines and eating areas to verify safe food preparation and service environment.
  • Used manual or electric appliances to clean, peel, slice and trim food.
  • Verified freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items and rotating stock.
  • Washed preparation utensils, tools and machinery by hand or industrial dishwasher.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment.
  • Decreased food waste by adapting menus to changing seasons and supply availability.
  • Stood in for Lead Cook and other cooks to maintain efficient flow of fast food kitchen.
  • Collaborated closely with Lead Cook to participate in staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Worked closely with Lead Cook to design dynamic and seasonal menus.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2001 to to GED | Earle C. Clements Job Corps Academy, Morganfield, KY GPA:

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School Attended

  • Earle C. Clements Job Corps Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Driver
  • CNC Machine Operator
  • Groundskeeper
  • Cook's Assistant


  • GED

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