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

Cooperative Forklift Operator with 20 years of experience lifting and carrying heavy loads using warehouse equipment. Qualified to operate various classes of forklifts and practiced in wide range of heavy equipment. Talented problem-solver with strong ethics, integrity and relationship-building abilities. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Skills
  • Equipment operations
  • Production deadline management
  • Material handling
  • Customer-focused
  • Deadline-driven
  • Material inventory
  • Communication and presentation
  • Warehouse picking
  • Inventory reporting
  • RF scanner
  • Palletizer
  • Supply chain and inventory management
  • Loading and unloading
  • Stock allocation
  • Staging and sorting
  • RFID systems
  • Physically fit and agile
  • Warehouse best practices
  • Safety awareness
  • Basic math aptitude
  • Certified forklift operator
Experience
Forklift Operator, 10/2019 - 06/2020
Kutol Products Company Sharonville, OH,
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Loaded or unloaded shipments on trucks.
  • Transferred finished goods and products to holding and loading areas.
  • Organized warehouse and arranged items following procedures and safety rules.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Staged goods in loading dock area.
  • Utilized correct and safe operating procedures when using equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks to load, unload and move materials.
  • Located, pulled and prepared orders.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
Quality Coordinator, 01/2017 - 08/2019
Campbells Watertown, NY,
  • Made sure each product met industry regulations and standards.
  • Tested products to check each for defects and flaws to identify and correct quality issues.
Inventory Control Specialist, 01/2006 - 01/2016
Amentum Fresno, CA,
  • Investigated and resolved variances with inventory records.
  • Performed cycle counts on daily basis to immediately spot errors and apply remedies.
  • Received incoming goods, checked paperwork and reviewed merchandise for accuracy against documentation.
  • Transported items using equipment like forklifts and hand trucks.
  • Strengthened operational efficiencies and traceability by utilizing organizational filing systems for product placement.
  • Entered information into system to update status reports.
Forklift Operator, 05/2003 - 01/2006
Kutol Products Company Cincinnati, OH,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.
  • Transferred finished goods and products to holding and loading areas.
  • Picked and palletized orders to build delivery loads.
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklifts and electric pallets.
  • Stored material by moving to appropriate area in warehouse.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Organized warehouse and arranged items following procedures and safety rules.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Inspected forklift daily before operating, corrected low fluid levels and followed operating procedures, guidelines and safety rules.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Staged goods in loading dock area.
  • Utilized correct and safe operating procedures when using equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks to load, unload and move materials.
  • Located, pulled and prepared orders.
  • Transported merchandise loads or pallets using forklift.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Operated stretch wrap machines, film roll up-enders and extended boom arm forklift equipment effectively and safely.
  • Assembled customer orders from stock and staged completed orders on pallets or shelves.
  • Followed daily servicing plan to perform routine checks on forklift equipment.
  • Operated forklifts, shelf pickers, motorized pallet jacks and tractors with zero mishaps causing property damage or personal injury.
  • Trained new employees on company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Utilized Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) when transporting dangerous items and chemicals.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Minimized number of material moves, reduced backtracking and length of moves and pinpointed best material handling equipment for specific tasks, resulting in optimum deployment.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1992
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Westminster High School - Westminster, MD
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Westminster High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Quality Coordinator
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Forklift Operator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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