forklift operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Forklift Operator focused on safety and quality service in shipping and receiving and forklift operation. Dedicated to upholding the highest standards of professionalism on the job.

Operator experienced in securing loads up to number pounds to minimize damage and support industry operations. Physically fit and reliable with superior work ethic and commitment to supporting team needs. Trained in and operations and safety.

Experienced Certified Forklift Operator and Heavy Equipment Operator bringing well-rounded background in general warehouse operations, transportation and logistics.

Motivated Student studying , seeking a meaningful position with accountability and opportunity to support senior leadership. Broad academic experience supported by reliable work history. Ability to apply management practices and strategic approaches to business problems in diverse, global environments. Critical thinker and problem solver with strong business ethics, integrity and relationship building abilities.

Observant and hardworking able to operate and maintain equipment. Dedicated to moving materials across to meet challenging demands and promote team productivity. Basic languages skills with over years of related experience.

Seasoned Forklift Driver seeking employment in fast-paced warehouse setting. Offers years of experience in and Self-starter with strong work ethic and commitment to upholding highest quality standards in service and safety.

Talented Forklift Driver successful at working quickly in fast-paced, demanding environments. Efficient team player and problem-solver. Possessing top communication and conflict resolution skills developed over years in warehouse environments.

Resourceful Forklift Driver enthusiastic about working in team-based settings to accomplish challenging objectives years of equipment operation experience.

Bilingual experienced in shipping and receiving cargo in busy warehouse setting. Fast learner capable of prolonged physical labor to meet tight deadlines.

  • Material handling
  • Project management and process analysis
  • Production deadline management
  • Valid driver's license
  • Material inventory
  • Shipping operations
  • OSHA training
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Materials movement
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Inventory reporting
  • Inventory control
  • Communication and presentation
  • Warehouse best practices
  • Certified Pallet Jack Operator
Forklift Operator, 07/2014 to Current
Capstone LogisticsGreenwood, IN,
  • Removed incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Inspected lifts before usage to prevent damage to goods being lifted.
  • Transported materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment such as and to move materials.
  • 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.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers to prepare for safe shipment.
  • Cleaned and stored all equipment at end of each shift.
  • Interpreted receiving sheets, computer printouts and both written and verbal instructions.
  • Swept warehouse floors and stored equipment to maintain neat and organized workspace.
  • Received and assembled new equipment according to manufacturer instructions.
  • Removed empty pallets, cardboard packing and strapping and deposited items in proper receptacles.
  • Scanned materials into and out of inventory using barcode tags.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues, including and to management.
  • Monitored production deadlines and inventory allocation.
  • Kept forklifts functional by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Safely operated powered equipment, including and to move, locate, stack and count products.
  • Recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Transported goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
Production Worker, 05/2010 to 05/2014
Polar TankHouston, TX,
  • Troubleshot problems with equipment to make repairs or report diagnostics to supervisors.
  • Operated hand trucks, forklifts and scissor lifts.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Built and packaged products to complete daily work orders.
  • Moved items between machines, conveyors and transport equipment based on current production needs.
  • Assembled products from raw materials and completed inspections.
  • Recorded production data in daily logs.
  • Assembled components into finished product and performed quality inspection to clear for shipment.
Shipping and Receiving Clerk, 02/1999 to 12/2009
Triangle ManufacturingUpper Saddle River, NJ,
  • Optimized shipping and receiving strategies with cost-effective methods, carriers and routes.
  • Rejected deliveries containing damaged items or shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify issues.
  • Organized storage areas to maximize efficiency of materials movements and minimize labor required.
  • Performed inspections of shipment contents, verifying accuracy against invoices and manifests.
  • Consulted price lists to calculate costs, such as shipping, storage and demurrage charges.
  • Operated lift and hand trucks to transfer materials to and from target areas.
  • Determined best shipping method for materials, considering shipping procedures, routes and rates.
  • Collaborated with carrier representatives to determine receipt methods and make special delivery arrangements.
  • Prepared and processed shipping documents, including work and shipping orders, route materials and bills of lading.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1997
Adolfo Irizarriz - Toa Baja Puerto Rico,
  • Osha

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  • Production Worker
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