Forklift Operator resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Observant Warehouse Operations Team Lead with experience supporting material and inventory operations. Practiced in securing large loads to minimize damage. Reliable with superior work ethic and commitment to supporting team needs. Trained in warehouse operations and safety. Cooperative Forklift Operator with 3 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. Efficient team player and problem-solver. Possessing top communication and conflict resolution skills. Reliable and great team player. Hardworking and observant. Experience operating and maintaining equipment. Dedicated to moving materials to meet challenging demands and promote team productivity. Worked in LTL Shipping & familiar with BOLs, and how to correctly match product to BOL. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Communication and presentation
  • Material inventory
  • Flatbeds and utility beds
  • Tank Vehicle Endorsements
  • First aid certified
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Material handling
  • Equipment operations
  • Safety awareness
  • Shipping operations
  • BOL knowledge
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Loading and unloading
  • Warehouse picking
  • Palletizer
  • Deadline-driven
  • Inventory reporting
Forklift Operator, 10/2018 - 08/2021
Us Silica Reno, NV,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • 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.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Loaded or unloaded shipments on trucks.
  • Picked and palletized orders to build delivery loads.
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklifts and electric pallets.
  • Loaded and unloaded product from flat beds and box trailers.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Organized warehouse and arranged items following procedures and safety rules.
  • Staged goods in loading dock area.
  • Used loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes.
  • Inspected forklift daily before operating, corrected low fluid levels and followed operating procedures, guidelines and safety rules.
  • Located, pulled and prepared orders.
  • Transported merchandise loads or pallets using forklift.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Used high reach trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts to safely move merchandise.
  • Loaded items to maximize work efficiency.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Completed shipping and receiving paperwork, adeptly used radio frequency scanner and cross-checked quantity, quality, labeling and addressing of orders to verify accuracy.
  • Packaged and prepared products and materials for shipment.
  • Boxed, labeled and added shrink wrapping to items.
  • Tracked and recorded units of materials handled and transported.
  • Performed inventory cycle counts on a 2 monthly basis and recorded information in Waerlinx and IP Web system.
Landscape Laborer, 03/2021 - 05/2021
Brightview Landscapes, Llc Tucker, GA,
  • Planted flowers, bushes, shrubs, trees and grass.
  • Operated and maintained basic landscaping equipment and vehicles.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Trimmed around trees and bushes.
  • Edged lawns and flowerbeds using gas-powered and rotary edging tools.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Used zero-turn, traditional riding lawn mowers and self-propelled mowers to mow residential and commercial lawns.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Eliminated undesirable weeds and pests by physically removing problems or applying chemicals.
Short Order Cook, 09/2011 - 03/2017
Walt Disney Co. New Orleans, LA,
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items ranging from burgers to sandwiches.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Prepped, rotated and stocked fresh products through standardized storage procedures to maximize sales potential.
  • Safely operated ovens, grills and other kitchen equipment to minimize accidents.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding special requests, including food allergies and preparation techniques.
  • Garnished and arranged plated meals.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2011
Chambersburg Area Senior High School - Chambersburg, PA

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School Attended

  • Chambersburg Area Senior High School

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  • Forklift Operator
  • Landscape Laborer
  • Short Order Cook


  • High School Diploma

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