forklift operator resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Head Cook passionate about creating memorable meals. Knowledgeable in Area of expertise and Area of expertise. Offering successful career history comprising more than Number years.

Accomplished Type Chef with Number years of comprehensive experience working in Type food service industry. Adept at strictly monitoring kitchen activities and meeting health code standards. Specialties in Type and Type cuisine. Strong organizational, leadership and management skills.

Astute professional highly skilled in preparing delicious food for large numbers of people. Looking for a Head Cook position with Name of Company.

Skilled Type Chef with Number years of culinary experience. Strong leadership and team-building capabilities. Recognized for Type cuisine, including Type and Type.

Energetic Job Title offering wealth of experience in menu planning for banquets and large organizations. Hardworking, educated and willing to go extra mile to complete culinary tasks. Creator of healthy menu options for large events.

  • Proper food storage
  • Menu planning
  • Performance improvement
  • Equipment and utensils
  • Food delivery
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Serving and cleanup
  • Dietary restrictions
  • Food plating and presentation
  • Meal scheduling
  • Special Events
Work History
Forklift Operator, 01/2020 to Current
United Natural Foods IncBlauvelt, NY,
  • Completed inventory cycle counts and documented all information in Type reports to give to Job Title.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed mechanical issues, completed basic repairs and conducted preventive maintenance actions to keep equipment functional.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Changed out forklift batteries and connected batteries to battery charger.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Inspected equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Updated daily logs with production data such as weights, destinations and delivery times to keep management current on team activities.
  • Wrapped pallets in plastic wrap and attached merchandise tags to prepare for shipping.
  • Worked in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Removed orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Prevented waste when transferring materials between transport containers and processing equipment.
Cook Shift Leader, 05/2019 to Current
Spectrum HealthLake Odessa, MI,

I cook an prep the food an clean the area

Warehouse Associate, 07/2007 to Current
Gerten Greenhouses & Garden Center, Inc.Eagan, MN,
  • Wrapped pallets in shrink wrap prior to loading.
  • Inspected incoming and outgoing shipments to verify accuracy and prevent errors.
  • Operated PC and RF-based computer systems for inventory management.
  • Performed inventory control, such as counting and stocking merchandise.
  • Confirmed accuracy, quality and quantity of materials received and listed on BOL.
  • Readied product pallets for optimal storage and shipment, carefully organizing boxes and balancing weight.
  • Worked safely around moving machinery.
  • Moved and lifted heavy loads of merchandise using Type equipment.
  • Entered quantity received against purchase order in computer system.
  • Used hand-held devices and computers to record and monitor inventory levels and completed audits to uncover and address inaccuracies.
  • Assembled orders and packed items for shipment, conveying orders to shipping personnel.
  • Maintained accurate inventory records to provide data for use in audits and completion of order requests
  • Alternated goods in inventory by observing first-in/first-out approach to keep shelves organized and properly stocked.
  • Labeled and accurately moved customer orders to meet shipment timetables and minimize errors.
  • Offered expertise in inventory management and current stock levels to internal teams and customers to facilitate accuracy and product availability.
  • Prepared orders for shipment by systematically picking, packing and labeling merchandise.
  • Transferred inventory to and from target destinations using forklifts and other transportation vehicles.
  • Moved products of all sizes using overhead cranes, forklifts and other equipment, consistently meeting challenging performance goals.
  • Evaluated supplies and product inventory to check for quality and quantity issues and returned unacceptable materials to vendors.
  • Handled daily customer service aspects, including maintaining positive and ongoing relationships with external customers and freight partners.
  • Acknowledged Type safety issues and contacted Job title regarding concerns and for quick resolution.
  • Streamlined material delivery processes which increased efficiency and reduced downtime.
  • Completed daily cycle counts and quarterly inventories and resolved variances to maintain data accuracy.
  • Operated box or straight trucks and cargo vans.
  • Recorded daily incoming delivery information and obtained vendor signature on delivery tickets.
Cook/ Dishwasher , 05/2018 to 11/2019
Kingdom CafeCity, STATE,
  • Assisted customers in placing special orders for large-scale events such as weddings and birthday parties.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
Ged: , Expected in 05/2006
Pearl Cohn High School - ,

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School Attended

  • Pearl Cohn High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Cook Shift Leader
  • Warehouse Associate
  • Cook/ Dishwasher


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