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forklift operator resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Hardworking Tractor Operator with 12 years of experience. Adept at machine options and comprehensive tractor maintenance. Committed to efficiency and long-lasting, high-quality work.

Cooperative Forklift Operator with 14 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.

Skills
  • Freight Counts
  • Incident Reporting
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Problem-Solving
  • Palletizing
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Warehouse Management Systems
  • PPE Compliance
  • Materials Handling
  • Pallet Construction
  • Time Management
  • Forklift Operation
  • Weight Documentation
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Material Loading and Unloading
  • Storage and Stacking
  • Operation Monitoring
Education and Training
Grand Canyon High School Grand Canyon, AZ Expected in 06/2021 MBA : Business Administration And Management - GPA :
  • Ranked in Top 25% of class
Experience
Pharmavite - Forklift Operator
Alabama, NY, 08/2020 - 09/2022
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Maintained yard appearance, keeping ground clean and clear.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Used handheld scanners for warehouse management system compliance.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Squared stacked displayed materials for safe and orderly conditions.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
  • Prepared finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling and packing product.
  • Performed inspections and made repairs on tractors.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Visually assessed materials for conformance to quality standards and shipping orders, removing nonconforming products and reporting for further action.
  • Positioned lifting devices around loaded pallets, skids and boxes to secure materials for transport to designated areas.
  • Accurately measured and recorded product weight, dimensions or other production data for use in tag and label creation.
  • Drove gasoline- or electric-powered vehicles to transport materials between loading, processing and storage areas.
  • Followed safe practices to mix and apply chemicals.
  • Moved levers or controls of lifting devices to load, unload or stack material.
  • Followed maps and GPS systems to promptly complete tasks.
  • Loaded, unloaded, transported and stacked materials through careful operation of various warehouse equipment.
  • Weighed materials or products to record data on tags or labels.
  • Positioned lifting devices to secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Scheduled or performed needed maintenance on equipment to promote longevity of use.
  • Inspected product load for accuracy to foster timely and complete delivery.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Signaled workers to discharge, dump or level materials.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Employed hand signals to communicate effectively with coworkers operating transport vehicles and direct movements from floor.
Pharmavite - Forklift Operator
Atlanta, GA, 09/2016 - 07/2018
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Maintained yard appearance, keeping ground clean and clear.
  • 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.
  • Used handheld scanners for warehouse management system compliance.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Squared stacked displayed materials for safe and orderly conditions.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
  • Prepared finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling and packing product.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
Martin Marietta - Foreman
Gilmore City, IA, 01/2015 - 08/2017
  • Supervised projects to uphold schedule requirements and quality demands.
  • Conferred with senior management, owners, contractors and design professionals to discuss project goals and problem solve.
  • Viewed and checked job equipment to determine maintenance requirements.
  • Checked project details to verify job site materials and equipment.
  • Communicated with employees to demonstrate high standards and mitigate issues.
  • Monitored job site parts and equipment.
  • Planned material and equipment needs to drive on-time delivery in concert with project schedule.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Grand Canyon High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Forklift Operator
  • Foreman

Degrees

  • MBA

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