Forklift Operator resume example with 6 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Responsible warehouse professional able to use forklifts, hand trucks and cranes. seven years of experience moving inventory in logistics environments.

  • Deadline-driven
  • Material inventory
  • Business ethics
  • Flatbeds and utility beds
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Material handling
  • Valid Missouri driver's license
  • Materials movement
  • Physically fit and agile
  • Equipment operations
  • Safety awareness
08/2019 to 03/2020
Forklift Operator The Tjx Companies, Inc. Grand Forks, ND,
  • Inspected lifts before usage to prevent damage to goods being lifted.
  • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Returned materials to staging area.
  • Transported materials to and from warehouses, production lines.
  • Operated forklift to transport Chassis and large Booms to paint and production lines.
  • Accurately received, stored and shipped products safely and efficiently.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Cleaned and removed debris from shipping and receiving sections to prevent accidents and keep areas clear.
  • Maintain neat and organized workspace.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Transported goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Ensured all loads were secured on pallets.
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Conducted weekly inventories of materials on work floor.
  • Organized warehouse inventory in effective and efficient manner.
  • 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.
  • Operated forklifts and other transportation vehicles to move merchandise to and from target destinations.
  • Picked up trash, swept floor and wiped down equipment at the end of each shift.
  • Used equipment , pallet jacks, forklifts and cranes safely.
03/2015 to 08/2019
Assembly Line Worker Northern Architectural Systems Teterboro, NJ,
  • Set and verified parts to prevent jams or wasted materials.
  • Formed assemblies and subassemblies using wrenches and air tools.
  • Positioned and aligned components to complete accurate assembly work.
  • Implemented well-organized assembly strategies to produce products conforming to design specifications.
  • Smoothed surfaces to enhance alignment of parts and finishes.
  • Assembled component parts on Scissor, Big Booms and completed hand-finishing on final products.
  • Moved chassis to keep production lines moving swiftly.
  • Supported quality assurance by visually inspecting items and removing defect parts.
  • Maintained work areas organized and neat, which enabled swift cleanup following each shift.
  • Properly stored hazardous materials to avoid injuries or contamination.
  • Collaborated in team-based environment to maintain line productivity and meet expected deadlines.
  • Inspected finished parts and components for quality assurance and to uncover any final issues.
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs in efficient and accurate manner.
  • Recognized defective or damaged material, cosmetic issues and reported to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
03/2014 to 03/2015
Parks Maintenance Worker City Of Farmers Branch, Tx Farmers Branch, TX,
  • Performed upkeep work for garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Safely operated work trucks, trailers and mowers, weedeaters, blowers, chemical sprayer equipment to maintain grounds.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Installed irrigation systems according to customer specifications to simplify watering needs.
  • Assisted with grounds maintenance with basic landscaping support, including mowing, trimming and debris removal.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth and debris.
  • Implemented regular landscaping schedule to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees and carried out general garden maintenance.
  • Deployed sprinkler systems to give grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water for growth needs.
Education and Training
Expected in
: General Studies
Scottsdale Community College - Scottsdale, AZ,
Expected in
: General Studies
Missouri Western State University - Saint Joseph, MO
Expected in 05/2013
High School Diploma:
Mid Buchanan RV High School - Faucett, MO,
Additional Information
  • Youth Chairman of Pheasants Forever St. Joseph, MO Chapter 707 Longtails.
  • Youth Baseball Coach
  • Wood Bat Baseball League
  • Savannah, MO Golf League
  • Hunting & Fishing

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School Attended

  • Scottsdale Community College
  • Missouri Western State University
  • Mid Buchanan RV High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Assembly Line Worker
  • Parks Maintenance Worker


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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