forklift operator resume example with 7+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Hardworking, respectful, reliable, trustworthy individual with strong ability to learn and work quickly and efficiently while never giving anything less than 110%. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and the ability to thrive and succeed in team-based or individually motivated settings. Talented, organized, focused, committed and qualified to solve problems and complete tasks with timelines and accuracy. A dedicated, ambitious, cooperative, dependable adult looking for a career and a company to give me the opportunity to prove to them how valuable of an asset I can be to them.

  • First aid certified
  • Certified Pallet Jack Operator
  • Staging and sorting
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Shipping operations
  • Deadline-driven
  • Equipment operations
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Material inventory
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Customer-focused
  • Loading and unloading
  • Material handling
  • OSHA training
  • Safety awareness
  • Experienced in computer programs and typing
  • 10 years customer service experience
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Some experience in management
Education and Training
Jennings County High School North Vernon, IN Expected in 06/2010 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • 21st Century Scholars Recipient
  • Student Council, FFA, Math Bowl, Spanish Club, Drama, Band, Choir, FCCLA Member
Southeastern Career Center Versailles, IN Expected in Law Enforcement : Law - GPA :
Southeastern Career Center Versailles, IN Expected in 06/2009 : Law Enforcement - GPA :
Kerry Ingredients And Flavours - Forklift Operator
California, MD, 08/2014 - 10/2018
  • Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Sustained forklift functionality by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues to management.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
Jack In The Box, Inc. - Cashier
Aubrey, TX, 03/2013 - 06/2014
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds, including inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Promoted specific item options to drive sales and achieve add-on purchases.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Monitored sales events, added new merchandise and rang up purchases.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Processed >100 transactions per day with exceptional accuracy.
Catholic Health Services - Caregiver
Opa Locka, FL, 07/2010 - 01/2013
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Cultivated amiable relationships with over 7 residents, resulting in strong overall patient happiness and emotional well-being.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens 3 times per week to prevent spread of infection.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Coordinated and administered medications and organized healthcare appointments to maintain optimal client health.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet special client diets such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Assisted with basic care for elderly patients, including scheduling appointments and managing finances and legal matters.
  • Oversaw and planned schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.

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School Attended

  • Jennings County High School
  • Southeastern Career Center
  • Southeastern Career Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Cashier
  • Caregiver


  • High School Diploma
  • Law Enforcement

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