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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Industrious Forklift Operator trained in all aspects of shipment inspections and transportation. Versed in using scanners and warehouse management systems (WMS) to promote safe and on-time shipment and delivery. Strong and robust individual comfortable lifting up to 100 pounds and operating all job-related equipment such as shrink wrap machines.

Diligent and hard-working candidate ready to contribute solid effort as team member. Thorough and highly organized with excellent communication skills. Reliable worker with strong work ethic. Hardworking Forklift Operator with advanced mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills. Efficient and organized worker possessing strong work ethic and drive to exceed goals. with 20] years of hands-on experience handling warehouse duties.

Skills
  • Forklift Operation
  • Order Picking and Processing
  • Materials Handling
  • Production Scheduling
  • Inventory Staging
  • Material Inventory
  • Heavy Industrial Equipment
  • Production Reporting
  • Overhead Crane Operator Training
  • Shipping Documentation
  • Material packaging
  • Team Player
  • Safety standards and protocols
  • Route logs
  • Packing and scanning
  • Warehouse operations
  • Assembly line experience
  • OSHA-trained
  • Hazardous Materials Endorsements
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Materials transport
  • Safe driver
Work History
Forklift Operator, 08/2022 to Current
Lamb Weston Holdings IncKennewick, WA,
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Manually counted Number of picked and packaged orders for any loss.
  • Wrapped pallets in plastic wrap and attached merchandise tags to prepare for shipping.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely using appropriate load rates and maintaining clear visibility of work areas.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Boosted team performance by moving materials with forklifts, cranes and other equipment.
Lead Forklift Operator Switch Board Assembly, 09/2005 to 01/2022
Kehe Food DistributorsSan Jose, CA,
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Updated daily logs with production data such as weights, destinations and delivery times to keep management current on team activities.
  • Wrapped pallets in plastic wrap and attached merchandise tags to prepare for shipping.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely using appropriate load rates and maintaining clear visibility of work areas.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Verified functionality of forklifts through performance of preventive maintenance and effective troubleshooting of malfunctions.
  • Received cargo by lifting and moving it using hand trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Manually counted Number of picked and packaged orders for any loss.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Changed out forklift batteries and connected batteries to battery charger.
  • Boosted team performance by moving materials with forklifts, cranes and other equipment.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Maneuvered swivel-hooks, hoists and elevating platforms to move materials.
  • Monitored production schedule to keep proper amount of inventory on hand.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Removed orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed mechanical issues, completed basic repairs and conducted preventive maintenance actions to keep equipment functional.
  • Interpreted electric and electronic schematics and mechanical layouts to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Assisted with emergency and scheduled shutdowns while performing regular electrical duties.
  • Tested wiring and other system parts for electrical flow and function.
  • Interpreted blueprints, schematics, drawings and layouts to complete repairs.
  • Adhered to testing procedures while performing standard and specialized evaluations on energized and de-energized circuits.
  • Installed electrical and mechanical equipment in accordance with National Electric Code.
  • Inspected equipment for defects and safety hazards and completed necessary repairs.
  • Checked supportive electrical equipment such as brackets and hangers, making repairs when necessary.
  • Updated and modified components and systems to improve operation.
  • Notified supervisor immediately about equipment problems and breakdowns.
  • Installed electrical conduit and wiring for power, controls and lighting.
  • Obtained measurements and readings using volt and ohm meters, meggers, IC testers and dial indicators.
  • Tested, troubleshot and calibrated equipment in shop and field.
Lead Forklift Operator, 03/2001 to 08/2005
Kehe Food DistributorsSanta Ana, CA,
  • Prepared orders by processing requests, pulled materials from warehouse, packed boxes and prepared shipments.
  • Checked packing slips and other documentation to appropriately box items requested by clientele.
  • Inspected products before shipment and upon arrival to maintain best-in-class service quality and high standards of customer service.
  • Pulled orders quickly to maintain demanding productivity goals.
  • Moved boxes and organized aisles to open up floor space and enable forklift operators to move freely through warehouse.
Lead Forklift Operator, 02/1998 to 03/2000
Lufthansa CargoCity, STATE,
  • Negotiated and arranged transport of goods with shipping or freight companies.
  • Assembled containers and crates used to transport large items such as vehicles or machines.
  • Directed delivery trucks to shipping doors or designated areas and helped unload and load goods.
  • Checked import and export documentation to determine cargo contents and classified goods into different tariff or fee groups.
  • Arranged delivery or storage of goods at destinations.
  • Prepared bills of lading, packing lists, dock receipts and certificates of origin for each shipment.
  • Performed daily safety checks to achieve safe operating condition of equipment.
  • Increased performance by safely and efficiently operating heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Secured cargo using chains, load bars, wood blocks and straps.
  • Used fork lifts, hand truck and pallet jacks to move materials on dock.
  • Prevented load shifting or damage by using bracing and strapping techniques.
  • Prepared pallets of boxes for easy transportation between customer and storage locations.
  • Visually inspected all pallets for deliveries to verify quality and accuracy of shipments.
Education
GED: , Expected in 06/1991 to John Adams High School - Ozone Park, NY
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School Attended

  • John Adams High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Lead Forklift Operator Switch Board Assembly
  • Lead Forklift Operator
  • Lead Forklift Operator

Degrees

  • GED

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