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forklift operator resume example with 8+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Experienced Certified Forklift Operator and Heavy Equipment Operator bringing well-rounded background in general warehouse operations, transportation and logistics.

Observant and hardworking forklift operator able to operate and maintain equipment. Dedicated to moving materials across warehouse to meet challenging order demands and promote team productivity. Basic computer and math skills with over 10 years of related experience.

Organized Material Handler skilled in safely and efficiently moving materials in high-volume warehouse environments. Strong knowledge of inventory management and shipping and receiving procedures. Ambitious and hardworking with industry experience.

Skills
  • Safety procedures and regulations
  • Effective customer communication
  • Security and fire alarm maintenance
  • Security unit programming
  • Repair work
  • Diagram and blueprint assessments
  • Issue diagnosis
  • Product support
  • Blueprint reading
  • Power tools
  • Knowledge of industrial control software
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Manual labor skills
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledgeable of applicable local codes
  • Strong work ethic
  • Troubleshooting
  • Parts ordering
  • Good verbal/written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Customer relations
  • Basic math skills
  • Consistent work history
Experience
06/2019 to Current Forklift Operator Wabtec Corporation | Kansas City, MO,
  • Released boxes and waste materials into hoppers with minimal waste.
  • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment such as radio and forklift to move materials.
  • Transported materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Inspected lifts before usage to prevent damage to company goods being lifted.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Replenished pick slots with outgoing stock items according to next day's work orders.
  • Monitored warehouse for debris, deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Scanned materials into and out of inventory using barcode tags.
  • Entered product data and location into radio frequency (RF) unit.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers to prepare for safe shipment.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to ensure exact quantity and type of product is loaded.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols.
  • Removed empty pallets, cardboard packing and strapping and deposited items in proper receptacles.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Swept warehouse floors and stored equipment to maintain neat and organized workspace.
  • Operated forklifts and other transportation vehicles to move merchandise to and from target destinations.
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
07/2017 to Current Low Voltage Technician Moore's Electrical & Mechanical | Bedford, VA,
  • Supervised work teams and successfully oversaw multiple security system assignments on a daily basis.
  • Utilized effective troubleshooting methods, removed malfunctioning components and identified wiring issues to restore systems to working order.
  • Assessed project blueprints and drawings to gain an understanding of what the job entailed before work commenced.
  • Set up and performed routine maintenance on fire alarm, security and closed circuit TV systems for various clients.
  • Provided exceptional oversight and supervision to new hires and showed each how to properly install low voltage wiring systems.
  • Read and interpreted technical manuals, drawings and schematics to make accurate repair decisions.
  • Liaised with customers to explain repairs and present estimates.
  • Assisted in management of business operations by maintaining records and files, preparing cost and inventory reports, and ordering supplies.
  • Ensured customer satisfaction by providing highest quality of products by ensuring all equipment was properly installed and working correctly.
  • Processed work orders and prioritized jobs.
  • Responsible for promoting safe and clean working environment.
02/2010 to 11/2014 Low Voltage Technician Moore's Electrical & Mechanical | Blacksburg, VA,
  • Provided exceptional oversight and supervision to new hires and showed each how to properly install low voltage wiring systems.
  • Worked overtime, including evenings and weekends, to respond to emergencies and fix unsafe conditions.
  • Troubleshooted electrical and mechanical defects for residential, commercial and industrial sites.
  • Performed preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance to keep machinery running at optimal levels.
  • Managed work with little supervision.
  • Planned work and determined appropriate tools and equipment.
  • Supervised work teams and successfully oversaw multiple security system assignments on a daily basis.
  • Completed all repairs and maintenance work to company standards.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2003 GED | Georgia Technical School, Decatur, GA, GPA:
Certifications

Certified Forklift Operator

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Georgia Technical School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Low Voltage Technician
  • Low Voltage Technician

Degrees

  • GED

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