Forklift Operator Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Dependable and hardworking professional bringing 27 years in the assembly industry. Physically fit with a flexible schedule. Over the years, I have acquired excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication skills, critical thinking skills , diagnostic aptitudes and time management skills to meet deadlines. I proactively find solutions, while being innovative and creative to better business procedures. I am willing to expand my knowledge by learning new skills and seeking to further my career in the manufacturing field with a reputable company.

  • 27 years of forklift operation experience, including 5-ton to 50-ton forklifts, used to move offshore equipment such as cranes, booms, etc. from manufacture/assembly to paint testing to loading trucks.
  • 25 + years Inspection /Fabrication experience
  • Lift and transport materials (up to 50 pounds), bend, stoop, perform moderate manual labor, able to work in confined spaces, climb and work at various levels above the ground. Also, able to work in inclement weather conditions
  • Safe work practices and procedures also wrote these for the previous company and oversaw maintaining them.
  • Experience in repair and maintaining hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Exceptional capability to work with a variety of welding tools and process in a secure and efficient way
  • Good base knowledge of computers/data entry
  • Communication and presentation Lean Champion at Forum Energy Technology
07/2018 to Current
Forklift Operator Shipmonk Davie, FL,
  • Operate a forklift safely and efficiently.
  • Move around empty and full, PropX containers to and from the PropBeast Conveyor belt, to storage area in an expedient manner.
  • Safely operate in and around the work site.
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures.
  • Operated with zero safety violations and consistently met deadlines for loading trailers.
  • Inspected lifts before usage to prevent damage to [Type] goods being lifted.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Ensured compliance with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Removed incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Picked up trash, swept floor and wiped down equipment at the end of each shift.
  • Kept appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy.
01/2013 to 07/2018
Weld Shop Supervisor Sanmina Sci Fort Mill, SC,
  • Oversee and deal with all welding movement.
  • Haul material out of inventory oversee welders, move equipment among assembly, painting, testing, and loading.
  • Lead daily start up safety meetings.
  • Utilized Excel to compile data gathered from various sources.
  • Collaborated with crew by painting and adding squares to material and adding peg boards.
  • Daily 6 S and 8 waste Gemba walks.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Monitor employee timecards.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Attended departmental meetings, providing feedback to enhance future performance.
11/2008 to 01/2013
Operator Associate Pactiv Turlock, CA,
  • Regularly inspects assigned units for safe condition and integrity, monitors and studies problems involving corrosion or other forms of deterioration and in making recommendations for repairs, changes or replacements.
  • Established and maintained inspection schedules for all vessels, piping, tanks, relief and safety valves in assigned units, along with the familiarity with gauging procedures.
  • Reviewed changes in unit operations with process personnel and provided recommendations regarding effects of changes in temperatures, pressures and corrosion rates.
  • Maintained records and computer programs of equipment and piping histories, sketches, physical information, future repair and replacement requirements and communications relative to inspection recommendations to applicable operations and maintenance proficiency in both oral and written applications.
  • Proficient in design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models.
  • Conducted assigned investigations and submitted samples for failure analysis.
01/2005 to 01/2008
QA & Control Inspector Interstate Forge City, STATE,
  • Uploaded and stocked incoming materials for delivery onto trucks from vendors.
  • Casted, machined and assembled components for the transportation and industrial market.
  • Verified measurements performed by production staff to make sure they were properly aligned.
  • Documented information collected for defect tracking and scrap analysis and submitted the data.
  • In charge of making sure all functions were performed in accordance with the company procedures.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow and negotiating competitive vendor contracts.
  • Attended departmental meetings, providing feedback to enhance future performance.
  • Monitored design processes from conceptual phase through construction.
  • Fostered and maintained collaborative professional working relationship with project leadership team.
Education and Training
Expected in 1994
Devine High School - Devine, Texas
Expected in
Apprentice Degree:
San Antonio Trade School - San Antonio, Texas
Expected in
Electrical House Wiring Certification, Trinity Industries:
- Navasota, Texas
Communication Excellent English and Spanish communication skills. Able to convey to management with respect to materials, projects and new ideas to benefit the organization and be cost effecient. Page
Activities and Honors
Forklift certified, OSHA VPP (Verification Protection Program-Conoco Phillips) certified, PEC card, Fit Test current, Blood Borne Pathogen certified

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School Attended
  • Devine High School
  • San Antonio Trade School
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  • Weld Shop Supervisor
  • Operator Associate
  • QA & Control Inspector
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  • Apprentice Degree
  • Electrical House Wiring Certification, Trinity Industries

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