forklift operator resume example with 13+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Experienced business leader with demonstrated strategic planning, problem-solving and team-building abilities. Successful at bringing in and training staff to handle customer and business needs. Motivational, diplomatic and respectful of people from different backgrounds. Highly motivated professional with 9 years of entrepreneurial and management experience. Skillfully creates and maintains professional and loyal relationships with co-workers, staff and clients while managing administrative and sales employees. Comfortable working independently as manager and leader and as collaborative team member. Applies business acumen and experience and exercises decisive judgment to meet and exceed organizational goals. Seasoned Small Business Owner with 9 years of experience in operations management, business strategy and financial management. Demonstrated success in capitalizing on new trends and technologies to drive business development initiatives and achieve sales goals.

  • Warehouse Management Systems
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Palletizing
  • Problem Resolution
  • Team Leadership
  • Employee Coaching and Motivation
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Hiring and Training
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Project Planning
  • Administration and Reporting
  • Team Building
  • Cost Control
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Financial Reporting
  • Identifying Risks
  • Business Plan Assessment
  • Agile Development Methodologies
Education and Training
Universidad De Los Andes Merida - Venezuela , Expected in 07/2014 Bachelor of Business Administration : Business Administration And Management - GPA :
U.E Colegio La Salle Merida - Venezuela , Expected in 07/2008 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. - Forklift Operator
Milwaukee, WI, 01/2021 - 10/2022
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Used handheld scanners for warehouse management system compliance.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
Tibco Software, Inc. - Sales Executive
City, STATE, 10/2017 - 11/2020
  • Contacted current and potential clients to promote products and services.
  • Used cold calling and networking to sell products and services.
  • Identified product or service improvements by remaining current on industry trends, market activities and competitors.
  • Administered and described strategies for customer retention and account expansion to employees, developing solid long-term relationships.
  • Contacted existing customers or clients to gather testimonials and evidence to support sales proposals.
  • Prepared presentations, proposals and sales contracts for existing and potential accounts.
  • Negotiated terms of sales agreements and developed contracts to successfully close sales.
  • Listened to customer needs to identify and recommend best products and services.
  • Produced sales documents, finalized deals and filed records.
G&F C.A - Manager of Business Development and Sales
City, STATE, 01/2010 - 02/2017
  • Established new accounts and serviced existing accounts maintaining professional relationships.
  • Created and maintained sales environment to support business objectives.
  • Maintained professional network of potential clients and business opportunities.
  • Tracked monthly sales to generate reports for business development planning.
  • Generated ad hoc reports, measuring against core KPIs and team progress to goal.
  • Mentored team members to create clear paths toward career goals.
  • Created call scripts, prospecting emails and other resources to drive consistency of messaging.
  • Supported sales team members to drive growth and development.
  • Coached, developed and motivated team to achieve revenue goals.
  • Developed and significantly grew assigned territory 80% within first year.
ALESSA C.A - Business Owner
City, State, 11/2008 - 01/2017
  • Interviewed, trained and supervised employees.
  • Kept up-to-date on regulatory changes affecting business operations.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs and finalize purchase orders.
  • Mentored and trained new hires on sales techniques and customer service procedures.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Reconciled daily sales, prepared bank deposits and assessed financial transaction reports.
  • Prepared weekly schedules to verify proper floor coverage within fiscal guidelines.
  • Determined pricing for products or services based on costs and competition.
  • Analyzed financial statements and trends to manage cash flow and make business decisions.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Coordinated and directed activities of businesses or departments concerning production, pricing and sales.
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School Attended

  • Universidad De Los Andes
  • U.E Colegio La Salle

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Sales Executive
  • Manager of Business Development and Sales
  • Business Owner


  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • High School Diploma

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