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Jessica
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Summary

Cooperative Forklift Operator with 17 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.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Talented forklift operador with over 17 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.

Observant forklift Driver with experience supporting material and inventory 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 warehouse operations and safety.

Skills
  • Staging and sorting
  • Process management
  • Sustainable business models
  • Deadline-driven
  • Loading and unloading
  • Certified Pallet Jack Operator
  • Equipment operations
  • Certified forklift operator
  • First aid certified
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Material handling
  • Customer-focused
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Basic math aptitude
  • Palletizer
  • Material sourcing and distribution
  • General construction
  • Communication and presentation
  • OSHA training
  • Warehouse picking
  • Production deadline management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Materials movement
  • Inventory reporting
  • Flatbeds and utility beds
  • Material inventory
  • Shipping operations
  • Stock allocation
  • Certified Fall Protection Trainer
  • Safety awareness
  • Warehouse best practices
  • RF scanner
Education and Training
Perry Community High School Perry, IA Expected in 05/2004 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Minor in auto mechanic
Experience
Sika Corporation - Forklift Operator
Chattanooga, TN, 10/2017 - Current
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment to move materials.
  • Minimized number of material moves, reduced backtracking and length of moves and pinpointed best material handling equipment for specific tasks, resulting in optimum deployment.
  • Attached sling and hook devices to lift cargo and guide material loads.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Maintained records of material being moved with daily production sheets and RFID tracking devices.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Documented movements using computer tracking systems.
  • Handled maintenance tasks on equipment by checking fuel, lubricants, oil, antifreeze, tires and general condition.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Utilized Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) when transporting dangerous items and chemicals.
  • Reviewed work orders to determine material and equipment needed to execute freight movement.
  • Completed daily logs for recordkeeping.
  • Performed inventory control using computerized tools, physical counts and cycle counts and kept quality standards high for audits, thereby quantifying accurate inventory counts.
  • Validated packing slips, ship tickets and other delivery documentation.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Trained new employees on company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Built loads with freight tools to prepare trailers for departure.
  • Tracked and recorded units of materials handled and transported.
  • Organized stockyard to maximize product loading and unloading.
Plascore, Inc. - Line Operator
Zeeland, MI, 10/2015 - 12/2017
  • Read and understood job orders to meet specific product specifications, including acceptable tolerances, general specifications and required production sequences.
  • Kept line material levels within required levels to meet production goals.
  • Completed thorough inspects of finished products in compliance with established protocols and compared results against production specifications.
  • Maximized production quality by inspecting, calibrating and adjusting equipment to stay within optimal operational parameters.
  • Made proactive adjustments to machinery feeds and speeds to optimize performance and deal with malfunctions.
  • Adhered to optimal manufacturing procedures when using various types of production equipment.
  • Maintained accurate inventory records for raw materials, work in process and finished products.
  • Used hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods.
  • Loaded and unloaded items from machines, conveyors and conveyances.
  • Assigned individual work plans and reviewed jobs to accomplish tasks within expected parameters.
  • Controlled material usage to keep costs low, proactively investigating and resolving discrepancies to minimize waste.
  • Supervised equipment upgrades and modifications.
  • Identified and helped resolve nonconforming product issues to support accurate order fulfillment.
Sika Corporation - Forklift Operator
Lakewood, NJ, 03/2005 - 10/2015
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.
  • Documented tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Loaded or unloaded shipments on trucks.
  • Picked and palletized orders to build delivery loads.
  • Transferred finished goods and products to holding and loading areas.
  • Ran automatic packaging machines to process waste and prepare shipments.
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment to move materials.
  • Minimized number of material moves, reduced backtracking and length of moves and pinpointed best material handling equipment for specific tasks, resulting in optimum deployment.
  • Attached sling and hook devices to lift cargo and guide material loads.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Maintained records of material being moved with daily production sheets and RFID tracking devices.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Documented movements using computer tracking systems.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Handled maintenance tasks on equipment by checking fuel, lubricants, oil, antifreeze, tires and general condition.
  • Utilized Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) when transporting dangerous items and chemicals.
  • Reviewed work orders to determine material and equipment needed to execute freight movement.
  • Completed daily logs for recordkeeping.
  • Performed inventory control using computerized tools, physical counts and cycle counts and kept quality standards high for audits, thereby quantifying accurate inventory counts.
  • Validated packing slips, ship tickets and other delivery documentation.
  • Trained new employees on company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Built loads with freight tools to prepare trailers for departure.
  • Tracked and recorded units of materials handled and transported.
  • Organized stockyard to maximize product loading and unloading.
  • Boxed, labeled and added shrink wrapping to items.
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Supplied production teams with materials and parts to meet demands.
  • Operated forklifts, shelf pickers, motorized pallet jacks and tractors with zero mishaps causing property damage or personal injury.
  • Followed daily servicing plan to perform routine checks on forklift equipment.
  • Packaged and prepared products and materials for shipment.
  • Operated stretch wrap machines, film roll up-enders and extended boom arm forklift equipment effectively and safely.

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School Attended

  • Perry Community High School

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  • Forklift Operator
  • Line Operator
  • Forklift Operator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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