forklift loader operator resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

Focused Welder is competent in maintaining equipment and tools, as well as preparing surfaces, finishing products, and repairing defects. Safety-oriented and hardworking professional with mathematics skills and advanced abilities in MIG welding. Certified Welder specializing in MIG & TIG work. Highly proficient in MIG welding and related welding techniques. Bringing experience from Mcallen Careers Institute Practiced Soldering Technician assembly, inspecting, and testing experience. Exceptional tactile proficiency with small components and strong mathematical aptitude to accurately interpret assembly drawings to manufacture quality products and samples. Certified Welder technician specializing in MIG & TIG to support business operations. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Site Cleanup
  • Valve Repairs
  • Wire Feed Machines
  • Daily Logs
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Testing Devices
  • Pipe Welding
  • MIG Welding
  • Cutting Familiarity
  • Flux Core (FCAW) Welding
  • Acetylene Torches
  • Work Assignments
  • Grinding Understanding
  • Customer Needs Assessments
  • TIG Welding Expertise
  • Structural Welding
  • Rigging and Setting
Work History
08/2022 to 12/2022 Forklift Loader Operator Lineage Logistics | Wilmington, CA,
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely using appropriate load rates and maintaining clear visibility of work areas.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Wrapped pallets in plastic wrap and attached merchandise tags to prepare for shipping.
  • Removed orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Removed debris and waste materials from machinery to reduce possibility of clogs and malfunctions.
  • Received cargo by lifting and moving it using hand trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Manually counted Number of picked and packaged orders for any loss.
  • Boosted team performance by moving materials with forklifts, cranes and other equipment.
  • Verified functionality of forklifts through performance of preventive maintenance and effective troubleshooting of malfunctions.
  • Monitored production schedule to keep proper amount of inventory on hand.
  • Changed out forklift batteries and connected batteries to battery charger.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed mechanical issues, completed basic repairs and conducted preventive maintenance actions to keep equipment functional.
  • Maneuvered swivel-hooks, hoists and elevating platforms to move materials.
  • Prevented waste when transferring materials between transport containers and processing equipment.
  • Managed to load 8 semis daily during night shift.
01/2020 to 07/2022 Machine Operator Assembler Bana Box | City, STATE,
  • Calibrated, tested and adjusted machine settings or controls in preparation for production operations.
  • Followed tooling instructions and product specifications to determine and implement operational sequences.
  • Operated machining equipment safely with team of operators.
  • Manually set up machinery, lathes and grinders.
  • Assessed equipment after each production run and performed preventive maintenance to keep machines running smoothly.
  • Complied with company and OSHA safety rules and regulations.
  • Updated daily production logs and informed management of production incidents or non-conformance issues.
  • Monitored machines during operation to detect sounds of malfunction or excessive vibration and adjusted machines to eliminate problems.
  • Maintained equipment performance by lubricating and cleaning components.
  • Planned and paced work efficiently in order to meet daily, weekly, project or production goals.
  • Recognized and reported defective material and equipment to shift supervisor.
  • Executed entire assembly process by accurately interpreting set-up sheets, work orders, drawings or blueprints.
  • Followed safety measures and protocols, enabling department to meet safety rating for 18 consecutive days.
  • Set up and ran machinery to produce exceptional products for industrial needs.
01/2020 to 06/2022 Security Guard Sustaita | City, STATE,
  • Oversaw daily monitoring and patrolled buildings, grounds, and work sites.
  • Answered alarms, investigated disturbances, and contacted law enforcement personnel to escalate crises.
  • Gathered information, identified and implemented resolution, planned follow-up, and logged and filed the incident report to successfully manage complaints.
  • Operated handheld metal detectors and other surveillance devices to screen individuals entering the facility.
  • Greeted guests professionally and courteously to cultivate a welcoming atmosphere while making safety a top priority.
  • Secured premises and personnel by patrolling the property and monitoring surveillance equipment.
  • Remained calm, assertive, and mindful to think critically and problem-solve during stressful situations.
  • Responded quickly to incidents and assessed active situations for security concerns.
  • Responded quickly to emergency situations to assess and deflect issues.
  • Completed full building and grounds patrols to spot and investigate concerns.
  • Checked identification of persons entering and exiting the facility to eliminate unauthorized visitors.
  • Secured personal and company goods against robbery, vandalism, and illegal entry.
  • Checked and verified photo identification prior to granting facility access.
  • Permitted entry with the escort for approved persons into secure locations.
  • Adhered to established procedures and posted orders to enforce company rules, policies, and regulations to the general public.
  • Watched different facility areas from a central location via different CCTV feeds, obtaining maximum coverage of important areas.
  • Contacted law enforcement in case of unauthorized persons, documents, and materials.
  • Scanned incoming and outgoing personnel and packages using hand-held wands and x-ray machinery to protect buildings, assets, and individuals.
  • Regulated vehicle and pedestrian traffic onto building grounds.
  • Recorded observations and occurrences and interviewed witnesses to complete and submit an incident report.
  • Analyzed and produced course-of-action reports and escalated issues outside the scope of expertise to manage.
  • Inspected and adjusted security systems, equipment, and machinery to maximize coverage of parking lots and building interior and exterior.
  • Promoted public awareness and community education programs to educate the public on false alarm prevention and compliance.
  • Oversaw exit & entry of up to 150 employees and visitors daily
Expected in 02/2023 to to Certificate | Welder Specialist McAllen Careers Institute, Mcallen, TX GPA:
Expected in 05/2022 to to High School Diploma | Premier High School , Pharr, TX, GPA:
  • Welders Training -2019
  • Certified Specialist - 22023 Completion
  • Certified Welder: Mcallen Careers Institute
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School Attended

  • McAllen Careers Institute
  • Premier High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Loader Operator
  • Machine Operator Assembler
  • Security Guard


  • Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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