forklift operator resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Industrious Forklift Operator trained in all aspects of shipment inspections and transportation. Versed in using scanners and warehouse management systems (WMS) to promote safe and on-time shipment and delivery. Strong and robust individual comfortable lifting up to 75 pounds and operating all job-related equipment such as shrink wrap machines.

Enthusiastic fork lift operator eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of responsibility and directions and training in general labor Motivated to learn, grow and excel in area I am hired and trained in.

  • Forklift Operation
  • Repair
  • Materials Handling
  • Order Picking and Processing
  • Production Scheduling
  • Optimizing Efficiency
  • Logging Paperwork
  • Material Inventory
  • Shipping and receiving expert
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Staff Management
  • Safe driver
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Team Player
  • Documentation
  • Safety standards and protocols
  • Shipping Documentation
  • Efficient data entry
  • Stock management
  • Route logs
  • Material packaging
  • Warehouse operations
  • Materials transport
  • Lifts up to 100 pounds
  • Assembly line experience
  • Packing and scanning
  • General laborer
Work History
Forklift Operator, 01/2017 to 03/2019
Us Logistics Solutions, Inc.Lockbourne, OH,
  • Maneuvered forklift safely in congested and confined areas using Skill and Technique.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Completed inventory cycle counts and documented all information in daily reports to give to supervisors.
  • Changed out forklift batteries and connected batteries to battery charger.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Worked in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Removed orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Received cargo by lifting and moving it using hand trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Manually counted Number of picked and packaged orders for any loss.
  • Boosted team efficiency by moving materials with forklifts, cranes and other equipment.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Monitored area for pedestrian and vehicular traffic while operating various types of equipment, including forklift, Type and Type.
  • Verified functionality of forklifts through performance of preventative maintenance and effective troubleshooting of malfunctions.
  • Prevented waste when transferring materials between transport containers and processing equipment.
  • Updated daily logs with production data such as weights, destinations and delivery times to keep management current on team activities.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Coordinated team member movements based on current needs, avoiding safety concerns or delays.
  • Wrapped pallets in plastic wrap and attached merchandise tags to prepare for shipping.
  • Removed debris and waste materials from machinery to reduce possibility of clogs and malfunctions.
Furniture Repair Technician, 05/2000 to 06/2006
Raymour & Flanigan FurnitureNorth Plainfield, NJ,
  • Evaluated extent of damage to furniture and determined optimal repair approach based on unique piece requirements.
  • Removed old finishes and degraded parts to complete skilled repairs and restore ideal appearances.
  • Finished furniture with high-quality finishes through careful application of compounds such as stain, oil and paint.
  • Consulted with customers and Type team members to develop optimal finish strategies.
  • Protected final finishes by applying lacquers and other sealants.
  • Produced smooth finishes by removing imperfections before and after applying coats.
  • Brushed bleaching agents on wood surfaces to restore natural color.
  • Disassembled items to prepare for finishing using hand tools.
  • Followed blueprints to produce specific designs.
  • Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Handled number calls per timeframe to address customer inquiries and concerns.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Eliminated downtime and maximized revenue by providing top project quality control.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
  • Delivered product or service to customer locations within specific timeframes.
  • Led type team in delivery of type project, resulting in result.
Salesmen Stocker, 05/1994 to 05/2000
Fort PedroCity, STATE,
  • Computed total costs and profit requirements for customer sales to provide accurate pricing.
  • Collaborated with vendor representatives and company customers to set up optimal delivery schedules.
  • Showcased product features to customers and discussed technical details to overcome objections and lock in sales.
  • Followed up with customers after completed sales to assess satisfaction and resolve any technical or service concerns.
  • Liaised with customers, management and sales team to better understand customer needs and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Drove team revenue totals by bringing in over $10,000 in sales.
  • Promoted and up-sold products and services to meet needs of customers.
  • Exceeded targets by building, directing and motivating high-performing sales team.
  • Upheld high standards of customer service by promoting and upselling new products and services.
  • Used consultative sales approach to understand customer needs and recommend relevant offerings.
  • Devised and implemented product strategies for filling market gaps and driving consistent sales.
  • Met frequently with technical, product management and service personnel to stay current on company offerings and business policies.
  • Retained excellent client satisfaction ratings through paying attention and asking questions.
  • Communicated with customers to understand needs and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Reached out to customers after completed sales to evaluate satisfaction and determine immediate service requirements.
  • Utilized effective communication and active listening skills to create client rapport to grow profitability.
  • Established beneficial professional networks and partnerships to gain insight and campaign support resulting in long-term business relationships.
  • Assisted in product placement and visual merchandising, maintaining attractive and inviting appearance.
  • Automated contact management system, resulting in better client organization and goal alignment.
  • Contacted customers and prospects to generate new business for holiday projects to achieve company goals.
  • Cultivated sales and new business opportunities in new markets to achieve bottom-line results.
  • Increased revenue by acquiring new customers and determining needs to offer relevant products.
  • Evaluated inventory and delivery needs, optimizing strategies to meet customer demands.
  • Educated senior staff on product usage and maintenance.
  • Sold over $10,000 of fireworks, increasing department revenue and exceeding sales goals.
  • Resolved understocked issues that impacted sales and business outcomes.
  • Built strong rapport with clients by understanding needs and clearly explaining products.
  • Pursued minimum of double new leads each month.
  • Catered product launches specifically and successfully towards clientele to meet business objectives and support customer relations.
  • Developed and delivered engaging sales presentations to convey product benefits.
  • Executed $10,000 sales from manufacturers to customers to improve profitability by 100%.
  • Identified client needs, built relationships and overcame objections to drive sales.
  • Determined problem areas and resolved issues related to profitability and business objective achievement.
  • Recommended accurate and effective solutions to customers after identifying problems.
  • Tailored sales approaches and techniques to specific client needs to increase marketing effectiveness.
Diploma: , Expected in 06/1999
Dillon High School - Dillon SC,
Bachelor Of Journalism: Journalist, Expected in 05/2001
University Of South Carolina - Columbia - Columbia, SC
Bachelor Of Liberal Arts: Liberal Arts And General Studies, Expected in 05/2002
Florence Darlington Tech - Florence Sc,
Film: Film And Video Production, Expected in 05/2004
Trident Technical College - Charleston, SC

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School Attended

  • Dillon High School
  • University Of South Carolina - Columbia
  • Florence Darlington Tech
  • Trident Technical College

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  • Furniture Repair Technician
  • Salesmen Stocker


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