Forklift Operator Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Vigilant and dedicated Forklift Operator familiar with Pallet Jack and Yard Jockey equipment operation and maintenance. Skilled at efficiently moving materials across warehouse areas to help teams meet demanding objectives. With 3+ years of Warehouse experience and currently studying for a CDL License.

  • Warehouse experience
  • Forklift Operator
  • Pallet jack
  • General labor
  • Forklift Certification
  • Stocking
  • Packing
  • Instructing
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Service
  • Forklift Operator
  • Forklift
  • Hand tools
  • Instructing
  • Inventory
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
  • Pallet jack
  • Retail
  • Order picking and processing
  • Safety and compliance
  • Lifting and sorting
  • Warehouse environment safety
  • Labeling and boxing
Work History
Forklift Operator, 01/2019 to Current
AutozoneGrand Rapids, MI,
  • Coordinated team member movements based on current needs, avoiding safety concerns or delays.
  • Prevented waste when transferring materials between transport containers and processing equipment.
  • Completed daily forklift safety checklists.
  • Organized and secured stored materials and parts in designated area.
  • Unloaded trucks and rail cars and moved materials to staging area.
  • Changed out forklift batteries and connected batteries to battery charger.
  • Received cargo by removing it from trucks by hand.
  • Unloaded cartons from pallets and filled storage racks with cartons.
  • Inspected packed waste for signs of hazardous materials.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Inspected items for damage and performed temperature and quality checks.
  • Shrink-wrapped average of 20-40 pallets per day.
  • Transported inventory items to appropriate locations.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Loaded transfer truck with front end loader.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Checked items against documentation for accuracy.
  • Created drop list of merchandise for placement in aisles.
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklifts and electric pallets.
  • Kept accurate records of all incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Located proper slots on storage racks and set pallets in place with forklift.
  • Inspected equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Completed regular checks of incoming freight in staging area each day.
  • Handled multiple tasks simultaneously to maximize work efficiency.
  • Worked in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Received and unpacked shipments and new equipment as directed.
Stocking, 01/2020 to 04/2020
Jo-Ann FabricsMinnetonka, MN,
  • Readied items for sales floor stocking by affixing tags and preparing pallets.
  • Kept aisles clear and clean while restocking to prevent accidents and enable others to easily pass by.
  • Answered queries and concerns and assisted customers with product selections.
  • Maintained clean and organized stockroom by sweeping, mopping and removing empty boxes.
  • Completed floor replenishment to guarantee customer satisfaction and size availability.
  • Examined and inspected stock items for defects and reported damages to supervisor.
  • Prepared returned items for shipment by boxing and labeling each box.
  • Organized merchandise on floor, priced items with scan gun and switched price tickets according to promotional sales and sale expiration dates.
  • Helped customers complete purchases by moving heavy items, collecting payments and bagging purchases.
  • Greeted customers and directed to requested products.
  • Removed all debris and packaging from boxes and separated for recycling or disposal.
  • Inspected floor displays, noted missing items and immediately replenished merchandise.
Package Handler, 03/2017 to 01/2019
Berry Global Group Inc.Mooresville, NC,
  • Coordinated daily work strategies, following oral and written instructions to properly move and ship products.
  • Used hand-held scanners and physical logs to accurately track item movements.
  • Assembled, sealed and loaded packages into correct trucks.
  • Labeled packages according to instructions provided on work orders.
  • Ensured package containers were loaded into forklifts and transported into packaging areas.
  • Sorted items according to its destination.
  • Prepared pallets of boxes for easy transportation between customer and storage locations.
  • Kept storage areas organized, clean and secure to fully protect company assets.
  • Removed jams and unblocked conveyor system to maintain flow of goods.
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks to transfer large products from one area of warehouse to another, allowing for easier accessibility.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2017
William T. Dwyer High School - Palm Beach Gardens, FL,
  • Graduated with 3.0 GPA
  • Basketball Team
  • Microsoft Office (Power-point, Excel, and Word)
Additional Information
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  • William T. Dwyer High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Forklift Operator
  • Stocking
  • Package Handler
  • High School Diploma