Forklift Operator resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Vigilant Forklift Operator familiar with equipment operations and maintenance. Skilled at efficiently moving materials across areas to help teams meet demanding objectives. Conversational abilities paired with 1+ years of experience.

Hardworking Forklift Operator with advanced mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills. Efficient and organized worker possessing strong work ethic and drive to exceed goals. Certified in forklift paired with 4 years of hands-on experience handling warehouse duties.

Dependable machine operator with history facilitating productivity and accuracy for on-time delivery. Well versed in operation and maintenance of industry-standard equipment.

Enthusiastic assistant manager eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of the task that needs to be done and training. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the company.

  • Forklift Operation
  • Production Scheduling
  • Materials Handling
  • Material Inventory
  • Logging Paperwork
  • Heavy Industrial Equipment
  • Overhead Crane Operator Training
  • CPR training
  • Assembly line experience
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Staff Management
  • OSHA-trained
  • Warehouse operations
  • Heavy equipment operations
  • General laborer
Work History
12/2020 to 03/2021 Forklift Operator Kerry Ingredients And Flavours | Blue Earth, MN,
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely in congested and confined areas using skill and technique.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Monitored production schedule to keep proper amount of the inventory needed on hand.
  • Monitored area for pedestrian and vehicular traffic while operating various types of equipment, including sitdown forklift
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
05/2017 to 11/2019 CNC Machine Operator and Crane Operator Albertsons Company Inc. | Mohegan Lake, NY,
  • Trained and coached new team members on proper machine set-up procedures.
  • Moved finished work to correct staging area for disposition.
  • Properly loaded and unloaded materials in and out of machines.
  • Adhered to high level of safety by following company rules and regulations to prevent injuries.
  • Loaded and unloaded parts to maintain high level of production.
  • Manually set up machinery and equipment, including saw, drill press and grinders.
  • Operated and maintained up to 3 different mill and lathe machines to fabricate H-13 steel die products.
  • Maintained tight tolerances with design specifications.
  • Measured completed pieces to identify product irregularities and specifications non-conformance; adjusting machines to correct issues.
  • Reviewed and interpreted schematics, blueprints and work instructions to determine product specifications and machine requirements.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
  • Eliminated downtime and maximized revenue by providing top project quality control.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Unloaded trucks with cranes and Unloaded materials with a forklift
06/2016 to 05/2017 Assistant Produce Manager Vpne Parking Solutions | Brighton, MA,
  • Purchased produce following guidelines of marketing plan.
  • Boosted grocery sales with top-notch merchandising abilities and expertise in implementing effective promotions.
  • Kept grocery team operations in strict compliance with workplace standards and food safety requirements to maintain optimal health protection.
  • Organized efficient merchandise replenishment strategies to keep shelves stocked and well-organized for customers.
  • Strengthened profits by reducing waste, controlling shrinkage and increasing team efficiency with optimized workflows.
  • Enhanced communication between patrons and team members to cultivate upbeat, team-oriented culture.
  • Oversaw and improved product deliveries worth over $250000 per year through efficient coordination of daily operations.
  • Managed team of 15 staff in the department generating more than $30000 in monthly revenue.
  • Orchestrated performance-oriented environment by closely supporting all team members.
09/2014 to 06/2016 Weekend Manager McDonald's | City, STATE,
  • Kept supplies stocked, work areas clean and trash cleared.
  • Maintained exceptional customer service standards throughout every shift.
  • Prepared cash drawers, counted totals and prepared bank deposits.
  • Recruited, trained and motivated staff to achieve objectives.
  • Tracked deliveries from inception through customer receipt.
  • Ran daily reports.
  • Monitored working environment, making sure it was always safe, positive setting for all employees.
  • Maintained high corporate standards at all times by ensuring that employees followed all company processes and procedures.
  • Received incoming calls and paged individuals and departments over PA system.
Expected in 06/2016 High School Diploma | Wylie East High School, Wylie Texas , GPA:
Expected in BACHELORS | Management And Graphic Design Ashworth College, Norcross, GA GPA:
  • Continuing education in graphic design and management
  • Certified forklift operator, Campbell's Soup 12/2020- 03/2021
  • Certified overhead crane and jib crane and Forklift, Exco- 05/2017- 11/2019

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Wylie East High School
  • Ashworth College

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • CNC Machine Operator and Crane Operator
  • Assistant Produce Manager
  • Weekend Manager


  • High School Diploma

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