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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Cooperative Forklift Operator with [Number] 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.

Talented [Job Title] with over [Number] years in warehouse environments successful at working quickly in fast-paced, demanding settings. Efficient team player and problem-solver. Possessing top communication and conflict resolution skills.

Hardworking and observant [Job Title] with experience operating and maintaining equipment. Dedicated to moving materials to meet challenging demands and promote team productivity. Basic [Language] skills used to communicate with bilingual individuals in professional daily activities.

Observant [Job Title] with experience supporting material and inventory operations. Practiced in securing large loads to minimize damage. Physically fit and reliable with superior work ethic and commitment to supporting team needs. Trained in warehouse operations and safety.

Organized [Job Title] experienced in safely moving materials in high-volume warehouse environments. Strong knowledge of inventory management as well as shipping and receiving procedures. Ambitious and hardworking with drive to deliver top-quality results.

Reliable [Job Title] leverages technical skill and experience operating [Type] and [Type] machines. Detail-oriented professional dedicated to workplace safety.

Skills
  • Loading and unloading
  • Material handling
  • Certified forklift operator
Experience
09/2021 to 12/2021
Forklift Operator Marjam Supply Company Springfield, MA,
  • 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.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • 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.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Logged weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Documented tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Transferred finished goods and products to holding and loading areas.
  • 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.
  • Used loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes.
  • Used [Type] forklift to load trailers at warehouse.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Evaluated forklift daily for malfunctions and performed routine maintenance.
  • 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.
  • Moved levers and controls that operate lifting devices to load, unload, transport and stack material
  • Loaded items to maximize work efficiency.
  • Operated stretch wrap machines, film roll up-enders and extended boom arm forklift equipment effectively and safely.
  • Packaged and prepared products and materials for shipment.
  • Supplied production teams with materials and parts to meet demands.
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Complied with OSHA and MSDS standards and company safety procedures, reducing accidents [Number]%.
  • Organized stockyard to maximize product loading and unloading.
  • Tracked and recorded units of materials handled and transported.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Trained new employees on company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Validated packing slips, ship tickets and other delivery documentation.
  • Utilized Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) when transporting dangerous items and chemicals.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Documented movements using computer tracking systems.
  • 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.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment to move materials.
  • Performed inventory cycle counts and recorded information in [Software] system.
  • Ran automatic packaging machines to process waste and prepare shipments.
  • Released [Type] and [Type] materials into hoppers with minimal waste.
05/2020 to 09/2021
Lawn Care Worker Lawnstarter Austin, TX,
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Installed block and stone décor according to plans and specifications.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Reviewed design plans and instructions and completed work according to specifications.
  • Swapped out plant containers and flowerbeds each spring, summer and fall.
  • Installed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Dug irrigation trenches for play-area enclosures, gazebos and other small construction projects.
  • Determined causes of lawn and garden issues and recommended solutions.
  • Hung lights, wreaths and garlands to prepare for winter holidays.
  • Mowed and edged grass to trim lawn and removed cut grass using gas-powered leaf blower.
  • Loaded and unloaded equipment from trailers and trucks.
  • Completed seasonal spring and fall cleanup by removing leaves and cleaning gutters.
  • Maintained equipment and notified supervisors of needed repairs.
  • Pulled weeds and sprayed lawn with weed killer and other chemicals.
  • Operated company vehicles and equipment safely and according to good practices.
  • Maintained equipment and vehicle in good working order to prevent breakdowns and service delays.
  • Trimmed hedges and pruned plants.
  • Prepared soil and gardens for planting and laid down mulch and sod.
  • Lined flower beds with wood mulch.
  • Increased company business by maintaining strong relationships with customers and expertly solving service issues.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries and concerns to drive customer satisfaction and maximize retention.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Applied fertilizer using spreader equipment for greener grass.
  • Treated lawns with chemical applications to improve appearance and health.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, reduce insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Managed and serviced diverse customer accounts with focus on addressing individual needs and specifications.
  • Liaised with clients to maximize satisfaction, discussing additional services and implementing changes to meet demand.
  • Managed services schedules to achieve timely and quality deliverables for diverse client base.
  • Prepared accurate quotes based on skilled lawn measurements and calculations of chemical requirements.
  • Supervised and trained landscaping maintenance crew.
  • Planned and cultivated designer lawns and gardens to enhance backyard lawns.
  • Canvassed areas door-to-door to build connections and bring in new business.
  • Administered pesticides to mitigate and control pest damage.
  • Promoted and sold specific services by generating and launching marketing and advertising plans.
05/2019 to 04/2020
Machine Operator/Assembly Line Worker Us Lbm Holdings Hardwick, VT,
  • Contributed to team-based environment to maintain line productivity and meet expected deadlines.
  • Boxed, labeled and moved items to keep production lines moving swiftly.
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs.
  • Completed accurate assembly work by positioning and aligning components.
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Inspected finished parts and components to enforce QA standards and uncover defects prior to packaging.
  • Inspected and tested final products to verify conformance to established tolerances.
  • Removed physical refuse and debris and organized tools to maintain safe work environment.
  • Checked parts against stock lists, blueprints and material specifications to comply with standards.
  • Prevented jams or wasted materials by setting and verifying parts clearances.
  • Assembled component parts of items and completed hand-finishing of final products.
  • Reviewed project specifications and documentation to understand task and deadline requirements.
  • Orchestrated organizational assembly strategy to produce products conforming to design specifications.
  • Smoothed surfaces to enhance alignment of parts and finishes.
  • Stored and disposed of hazardous materials to prevent environmental contamination and injury.
  • Completed component assembly with minimal supervision to meet deadlines.
  • Calculated materials consumption, hourly rates and relevant assembly details using mathematical skills.
  • Followed work orders to correctly assemble building components.
  • Cleared line area of debris to present clean work area for next shift.
  • Placed finished products in completed box in preparation for packing and distribution.
  • Assembled light and medium-sized parts in factory setting.
  • Analyzed parts to determine quality and conformance to specifications.
  • Operated production equipment to create high-quality products from raw materials.
  • Operated numerically-controlled machine tools to perform series of progressive machining operations on repetitive work to close and exact tolerances and precise finish specifications.
  • Inspected final results and compared to production order to support quality assurance.
  • Collaborated with team members to improve machining technique and increase production schedule.
  • Assembled components into finished product and performed quality inspection to clear for shipment.
  • Trained new employees in machining methods and identified proper safety protocol.
  • Operated electrical, hydraulic and air-activated hand tools to of plant production.
  • Tracked counts of work cycles for accuracy.
  • Worked with antiseptic materials to clean and sanitize work equipment.
  • Responded rapidly to machine shut-downs and diagnosed mechanical and electrical failures.
  • Escalated functional and process failures to management and team leaders.
  • Examined spreadsheets to understand project scope and materials and tools required for completion.
  • Fabricated parts to construct [Type] items and goods.
  • Shaped, cut and molded materials for production applications.
  • Used computers to run analytical and diagnostic tools and identify product faults.
  • Performed mathematical calculations to decide length and width of cut materials.
11/2017 to 04/2018
Truss Builder Wilson Lumber City, STATE,
  • Built trusses following specifications of customer orders and established company standards.
  • Ran heavy machinery to embed and secure metal components.
  • Achieved production deadlines with quick, accurate work and minimal errors to meet strict requirements.
  • Completed framing of [Number] homes over [Timeframe].
  • Accurately interpreted and read blueprints to determine supplies and timelines for over [Number] projects.
  • Maintained high levels of cleanliness and organization, resulting in [Number] days on job sites without safety incidents.
  • Checked wood and other materials to assess for damaged or defective items before starting projects to accurately determine projects scales and quotes.
  • Measured and marked cutting lines on wood and raw materials.
  • Operated overhead cranes and forklifts to move heavy loads around production and loading zones.
  • Protected team members and minimized safety risk by correctly using safety gear and good practices.
  • Collaborated with team members and line supervisors on production adjustments.
  • Kept truss building production line free of debris, stocked with supplies and professionally organized.
  • Upheld quality assurance procedures by inspecting materials and completed work.
  • Installed and hammered metal connector plates to join trusses.
  • Assembled trusses out of lumber, metal connectors and related materials.
  • Kept detailed reports of daily progress to determine costs, inventories and timelines for over [Number] projects.
  • Collaborated with [Job title] to check timelines and inventories and complete [Number] projects on-time and within budgets.
  • Maintained [Number]% customer satisfaction rate by maintaining quality while working quickly.
  • Checked daily work orders to accurately prepare materials and supplies for [Number] projects over timeframe.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2012
High School Diploma:
Austin High School - Decatur, AL
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Austin High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Lawn Care Worker
  • Machine Operator/Assembly Line Worker
  • Truss Builder

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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