Forklift Operator Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Detail-oriented Shipping professional skilled in coordinating shipping and receiving duties using organizational and problem-solving abilities. Accustomed to successfully managing high-volume work with little oversight, including examining shipments and facilitating vendor resolutions. Excellent document management and deadline monitoring skills.

Proactive Unloader with passion for workplace safety and solid background of superior performance in related roles. Demonstrating 23 years of efficiency and safety, known for contributing to team objectives through hard work and collaboration.

Seasoned forklift operator familiar with warehouse shipping and receiving needs. Successful record working with carriers and other vendors to plan efficient strategies and control costs. Well-versed in shipment inspection, inventory management and document processing.

Warehouse Worker accomplished in organizing shipments and loading trucks for fast and efficient customer delivery.

Resourceful shipping clerk with 2 years' experience in warehouse and inventory management. Specializing in increasing efficiency and accuracy in shipping and receiving operations.

  • Documentation and reporting
  • Safety and compliance
  • Quality assurance
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Familiar with RF systems
  • HAZMAT training
  • Basic math skills
  • Safety-oriented
  • Vendor management
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Results-oriented
  • Shipping
  • Receiving
  • Leadership
  • Materials transport
  • Route planning
  • Carrier relations
  • SAP warehouse management systems
  • Multi-tasker
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Safety Orientation training
  • Overhead crane operator training
  • Packing and scanning orders
  • Lifts up to 70 pounds
  • Adaptable
  • Physical Demand
  • Scanning
  • Meeting Deadlines
  • Education and Training
    Thomas Jefferson 4001 Walnuthill, Expected in 06/1996 High School Diploma : - GPA :
    Ranger College Ranger, TX Expected in : - GPA :
    Sysco - Forklift Operator
    Kernersville, NC, 02/2019 - 08/2020
    • Documented weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
    • Inspected lifts before usage to prevent damage to siding goods being lifted.
    • Transported materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
    • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
    • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
    • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
    • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
    • Removed incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
    • Operated with zero safety violations and consistently met deadlines for loading trailers.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols.
    • Recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
    • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
    • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
    • Monitored warehouse for debris, deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
    • Operated industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
    • Scanned materials into and out of inventory using barcode tags.
    • Cleaned and stored all equipment at end of each shift.
    • Operated forklifts and other transportation vehicles to move merchandise to and from target destinations.
    • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
    • Followed duties outlined in daily inbound and outbound schedules.
    • Cleaned and removed debris from shipping and receiving sections to prevent accidents and keep areas clear.
    Cargill, Inc. - Pit Operator
    Park City, KY, 08/2019 - 01/2020
    • Promoted longevity of warehouse equipment through routine inspection and maintenance, including cleaning, lubricating or recharging batteries of vehicles and auxiliary tools.
    • Loaded, unloaded, transported and stacked materials through careful operation of various warehouse equipment, including reach, walkie and electric jack machines.
    • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
    • Positioned lifting devices around loaded pallets, skids and boxes to secure materials for transport to designated areas.
    • Visually assessed materials for conformance to quality standards and shipping orders, removing nonconforming products and reporting for further action.
    Triangle Manufacturing - Shipping and Receiving Clerk
    Upper Saddle River, NJ, 05/2015 - 02/2018
    • Rectified problems such as damages and shortages by collaborating directly with vendor representatives.
    • Promoted inventory accuracy and proper records management by comparing shipment contents with paperwork.
    • Prepared and processed shipping documents, including work and shipping orders, route materials and bills of lading.
    • Rejected deliveries containing damaged items or shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify issues.
    • Directed materials routing by preparing accurate shipping orders and bills of lading.
    • Optimized shipping and receiving strategies with cost-effective methods, carriers and routes.
    • Organized storage areas to maximize efficiency of materials movements and minimize labor required.
    • Performed inspections of shipment contents, verifying accuracy against invoices and manifests.
    • Operated lift and hand trucks to transfer materials to and from target areas.
    • Coordinated with carrier representatives to arrange and issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
    • Unpacked and examined incoming shipments to confirm consistency with records and routed materials to appropriate department.

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    School Attended
    • Thomas Jefferson
    • Ranger College
    Job Titles Held:
    • Forklift Operator
    • Pit Operator
    • Shipping and Receiving Clerk
    • High School Diploma
    • Some College (No Degree)

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