Forklift Operator Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Organized forklift operator with 7 years of industry experience safely and efficiently moving materials in high-volume warehouse environments. Strong knowledge of inventory management as well as shipping and receiving procedures. Ambitious and hardworking with drive to deliver top-quality results.
  • First aid certified
  • Equipment operations
  • Warehouse best practices
  • Materials movement
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Loading and unloading
  • Staging and sorting
  • Physically fit and agile
  • Process management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Production deadline management
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Deadline-driven
  • RFID systems
  • Safety awareness
  • Material inventory
  • RF scanner
  • Warehouse picking
  • Material handling
  • Business ethics
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
Education and Training
Ball State University Muncie, IN Expected in 05/2011 Associate of Applied Science : Business Administration Mgmt - GPA :
Ivy Tech Community College Of Indiana Indianapolis, IN Expected in 05/2016 Associate of Arts : Liberal Arts And General Studies - GPA :
Watco Companies, Inc. - Forklift Operator
Wichita, KS, 12/2020 - Current
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Recorded count and condition of all cargo received.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
Hajoca Corporation - Orderfiller
Williston, VT, 04/2016 - 05/2019
  • Monitored aisles and floor areas for neatness and organization to enable forklifts to effectively operate throughout warehouse.
  • Keyed in data for packages into computer system using handheld scanners, averaging [Number] packages per shift.
  • Picked products from designated locations using various tools and transferred to appropriate areas for further processing.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on warehouse safety procedures and demonstrated proper operation of [Tool] to avoid mishaps.
  • Used RF scanner to pick items from bins and complete orders.
  • Operated warehouse equipment with caution and according to manufacturer instructions to reduce risk of accidents and malfunctions.
  • Printed accurate labels and applied to boxes, crates and containers prior to shipment.
Honda - Warehouse Associate
AL, State, 08/2015 - 03/2016
  • Eliminated downtime to maximize revenue by providing top product and material delivery quality control.
  • Examined incoming and outgoing shipments, rejected damaged items and appropriately recorded any discrepancies.
  • Tracked inventory, conducted cycle counts and audits and resolved issues to maintain accurate records.
  • Arranged items on store racks and shelves, checking correct location and prices.
  • Received, stored and shipped goods and materials.
  • Counted and stocked different types of merchandise to comply with inventory control tag requirements.
  • Picked and prepared numerous daily shipments in large warehouse environment to facilitate customer order fulfillment.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database to enable efficient order processing and fulfillment.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles to promote safe work environment.
  • Logged unit quantities and entered data within inventory database to facilitate records maintenance.
  • Inventoried items with daily cycle counts and monthly audits and investigated discrepancies to maximize data accuracy.
  • Positioned products between receiving, storage and shipping areas as part of just in time inventory supply for major manufacturers.
Recycleforce - Recycling Specialist
City, STATE, 08/2013 - 07/2015

Worked with municipal staff to develop and implement recycling and composting education programs across Indy area.

  • Reduced city waste headed for landfill [Number]% by streamlining [Type] recycling program.
  • Developed and managed budgeting processes for trash and recycling programs.
  • Sorted recycled and recyclable materials into various areas for further processing, transportation or repurposing.
  • Developed community and corporate recycling plans and goals to minimize waste and conform to resource constraints.
  • Conducted site surveys and waste audits to determine trash, organics and recycling service levels and identify strategies to improve diversion.
  • Implemented grant-funded projects, monitoring and reporting progress in accordance with sponsoring agency requirements.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.

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School Attended
  • Ball State University
  • Ivy Tech Community College Of Indiana
Job Titles Held:
  • Forklift Operator
  • Orderfiller
  • Warehouse Associate
  • Recycling Specialist
  • Associate of Applied Science
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