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forklift operator resume example with 18+ years of experience

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

Skilled team player with strong background in most ware house type environments. Works well independently to handle assignments and always ready to go beyond assignment or task. Quick learner with good computer abilities. Hardworking and reliable, focused on going above and beyond to support my team to the best of my abilities. Safety-oriented Forklift Operator knowledgeable about proper handling of heavy machinery, including pallet jacks, cherry pickers and forklifts. Works well independently and as part of team. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Weight Documentation
  • Time Management
  • Equipment Repair and Maintenance
  • Forklift Operation
  • Scale Operation
  • Pallet Disassembly and Assembly
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Material Loading and Unloading
  • Computer Terminal Operation
  • PPE Use
  • Forklift Operator Certification
Work History
07/2019 to 03/2021 Forklift Operator Kbr | Redmond, WA,
  • Utilized equipment, such as fork lifts, pallet jacks, and scanning devices accurately and safely to meet daily objectives.
  • Verified production checklists for correct items, goals, and orders.
  • Adhered to all OSHA and established company safety protocols regarding the use of heavy machinery.
  • Used plastic wrap to cover, secure, and protect boxes, pallets, and crates.
  • Inventoried materials to check whether each item was present and ready for planned transport.
  • Addressed concerns quickly to avoid lasting issues.
  • Reviewed activities regularly to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Organized storage areas to optimize materials movements and minimize labor hours.
  • Unloaded pallets and deliveries and organized products in warehouse.
  • Double-checked cargo inventories and documentation for accuracy.
  • Boosted inventory and recordkeeping accuracy by conducting thorough inspections and comparing shipment contents with documentation.
02/2016 to 04/2019 distributing Forklift Operator Kaiser Permanente | Santa Ana, CA,
  • Adhered to all OSHA and established company safety protocols regarding the use of heavy machinery.
  • Inspected and maintained all equipment, including pallet jacks and fork lifts.
  • Employed the use of scanning devices and [Type] documents to track and trace product locations.
  • Moved boxes to appropriate places within warehouse setting.
  • Used plastic wrap to cover, secure, and protect boxes, pallets, and crates.
  • Inventoried materials to check whether each item was present and ready for planned transport.
  • Kept personnel safe by monitoring the operation of industrial equipment and closely following established safety standards.
  • Inspected equipment to identify any maintenance needs and quickly handle problems.
01/2007 to 12/2015 Department Manager Continental | Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Handled personnel issues in-person through effective motivational and disciplinary strategies.
  • Organized smooth responses to store, employee, and medical emergencies during business operations.
  • Championed customer service standards to consistently meet targets.
  • Taught employees to provide prompt and courteous service and how to handle many situations without input.
  • Stocked, rotated, and marked product to maintain displays and promote sales.
  • Implemented and improved merchandising strategies to achieve department sales goals.
  • Coordinated resources and schedules to meet targets and achieve a 30% department sales.
  • Developed and maintained effective working relationships with team members, management, and customers to boost company productivity and morale.
  • Tracked labor, sales, and inventory and managed operations to maximize returns.
  • Kept employee workloads fair and balanced to achieve objectives while maintaining high job satisfaction.
  • Updated policies to reflect changing conditions and maintain optimal safety standards for all employees.
  • Developed empowering employee culture focused on equipping employees to independently meet customer needs.
  • Prepared detailed reports for management to clarify existing trends, review sales and inventory data and support shrink minimization and safety awareness.
  • Analyzed and interpreted store trends to facilitate planning.
02/2002 to 12/2006 Department Supervisor Home Depot | City, STATE,
  • Investigated customer complaints and offered creative solutions to resolve concerns and maintain loyalty.
  • Reviewed and evaluated employee performance and provided leadership opportunities for professional development.
  • Assigned tasks to department members and assisted associates in meeting customer needs.
  • Led retail department by applying advanced product knowledge to effectively oversee restocking, organization, and display of products with correct pricing.
  • Responded politely to customer inquiries and assisted each person with locating products meeting specific needs.
  • Interviewed and trained new employees on how to improve shopping experiences by effectively meeting and greeting customers, providing product information, and responding to customer inquiries and requests.
  • Resolved escalated issues with positive approach, persuasive communication skills, and effective conflict management strategies.
  • Handled personnel issues in-person through effective motivational and disciplinary strategies.
Education
Expected in to to High School Diploma | Apple valley high school, , GPA:
Student Scholar Athlete
Expected in 09/2004 to to | Entry Level Management Entry Management Training Program, Lowes , GPA:
  • Completed professional development in department management

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Apple valley high school
  • Entry Management Training Program

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • distributing Forklift Operator
  • Department Manager
  • Department Supervisor

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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