forklift operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Observant [Job Title] with experience supporting [Industry] operations. Practiced in securing large loads to minimize damage. Physically fit and reliable with superior work ethic and commitment to supporting team needs. Trained in [Type] and [Type] operations and safety.

Cooperative Forklift Operator with [Number] years of experience lifting and carrying heavy loads using warehouse equipment. Qualified to operate various classes of forklifts and practiced in wide range of heavy equipment. Talented problem-solver with strong ethics, integrity and relationship-building abilities.

Hardworking and observant [Job Title] with experience operating and maintaining equipment. Dedicated to moving materials to meet challenging demands and promote team productivity. Basic [Language] skills used to communicate with bilingual individuals in professional daily activities.

Organized forklift operator/auditor with 22 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.

Talented [Job Title] with over [Number] years in warehouse environments successful at working quickly in fast-paced, demanding settings. Efficient team player and problem-solver. Possessing top communication and conflict resolution skills.

Focused [Job Title] with [Number]-year background in [Type] facilities. Accurately measure, record and report product and shipping information. Fast learner proficient in operating standard warehouse equipment.

Reliable [Job Title] seeking to leverage technical skill in position with [Company]. Excellent [Skill] ability and experience in operating [Type] and [Type] machines. Detail-oriented professional dedicated to workplace safety.

Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Results-focused [Industry] professional with strength in chemical reactivity, [Task] and [Task]. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

  • Physically fit and agile
  • Equipment operations
  • Production deadline management
  • Sustainable business models
  • Strategic marketing management
  • Warehouse picking
  • RFID systems
  • Staging and sorting
  • Safety awareness
  • Materials movement
  • OSHA training
  • Loading and unloading
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Stock allocation
  • RF scanner
  • Material inventory
  • Business problem solutions
  • Certified Pallet Jack Operator
Forklift Operator, 05/1999 - Current
Trex Company, Inc Phoenix, AZ,
  • Sustained forklift functionality by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues to management.
Validation Technician, 06/1992 - 09/1998
Steris Corporation Portland, OR,
  • Collaborated with developers, system installers and technical support representatives in identifying errors to determine appropriate team to consult for resolving issue.
  • Used [Software] database to maintain detailed records of known bugs and patches.
  • Conducted early debugging procedures in new web and desktop applications through review of event logs and code structures to pinpoint sources of software malfunction and recommend solutions.
  • Recreated conditions submitted through client error logs to test performance under circumstances likely to reveal operating system compatibility issues and other desktop environment shortcomings.
  • Performed meta-analysis of past test results to screen for weaknesses in basic program architecture and suggest redesign of core program design where advisable.
  • Designed simulation tests focusing on common user applications and unlikely cases, advising development team of current configuration performance limitations.
  • Designed and updated test cases to complete consistent manual tests.
  • Worked with off-site teams to complete timely tests and facilitate smooth product releases.
  • Documented identified defects using [Software] and helped developers complete further testing and resolve issues.
  • Reviewed user software error reports submitted to technical support representatives for diagnosis and evaluated merits of developing studies to better understand underlying causes.
  • Tested functionality, performance and compliance of each product against design specifications to maintain strong development standards and high customer satisfaction.
  • Wrote and updated manual test cases for team use, maintaining optimal organization for maximum productivity.
Biological Science Technician, 06/1992 - 03/1994
Department Of Agriculture Tijeras, NM,
  • Monitored and observed experiments to assess progress, compile data and record findings.
  • Kept laboratory and staff activities in compliance with [Type] standards, protecting research integrity.
  • Restocked and organized laboratories for maximum efficiency.
  • Interpreted experimental data to prepare summary reports on behalf of [Job title]s.
  • Offered technical expertise to scientists and engineers to inform research and improve [Type] planning.
  • Collected samples such as [Type] and [Type] to complete advanced research into [Area of expertise].
  • Isolated, identified and prepared specimens for examination.
  • Set up, calibrated, cleaned and maintained lab equipment such as [Equipment Name] and [Equipment Name].
  • Provided technical support and services for scientists and engineers working in fields such as agriculture, environmental science and resource management.
  • Conducted and supported research, including collection of information and samples.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Chemical Engineering/Chemisty, Expected in 06/2002
University Of Massachusetts - Lowell - Lowell, MA
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: Chemistry, Expected in
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Troy, NY
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Associate of Arts: Engineering (Pre-Engineering), Expected in 06/1988
Canisius College - Buffalo, NY
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School Attended

  • University Of Massachusetts - Lowell
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Canisius College

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Validation Technician
  • Biological Science Technician


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Arts

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