forklift operator resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Seasoned supervisor with more than 10 years of experience in fast-paced work Environment and operations skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in daily production. And team management Skills Complex Problem Solving Administration and Management Time Management Operation Monitoring Quality Control Daylily production meeting Customer and Personal Service Payroll Dispatch

Experienced in handling a wide range of welding support tasks on a daily basis. Superior work ethic Exceptional knowledge of welding characteristics of various metals including stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminum and titanium..

  • Stacks Understanding
  • Torque Wrench
  • Configuration and Changeovers
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • ISO 9000 Trained
  • Line Work
  • Assembly and Production
  • Skilled in Final Assembly Processes
  • Drilling and Tapping Skills
  • Water Purification Systems
  • Blueprints and Diagrams
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Disassembling Engines
  • Lockout and Tagout Processes
  • ASE Certified (Expired 2 years ago)
  • Diagnosis and Repair
  • Dealership and Factory Standards
  • Work Orders and Documentation
  • Engine Tuning and Analysis
  • Component and System Testing
  • Parts Repair and Refurbishment
  • Computerized Diagnostics
  • Engine Components
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Scheduling Software
  • Automotive Maintenance
  • Plasma Cutter
  • Mig and Tig Welding
  • Solder Application
Work History
04/2018 to 11/2020 Forklift Operator Pharmavite | , , Carson, CA
  • Examine shipment contents and compare with records such as manifests, invoices, or orders to verify accuracy
  • Pack, seal, label, or affix postage to prepare materials for shipping, using hand tools, power tools, or postage meter
  • Forklift certified
  • Sitdown forklift, clamp forklift, cherry Picker, reach forklift
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Inspected equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Manually counted Number of picked and packaged orders for any loss.
  • Located proper slots on storage racks and set pallets in place with forklift.
  • Unloaded trucks and rail cars and moved materials to staging area.
  • Checked items against documentation for accuracy.
  • Examined shipments for quality and accuracy.
  • Loaded warehouse trailers using forklift.
  • Updated daily logs with production data such as weights, destinations and delivery times to keep management current on team activities.
  • Prevented waste when transferring materials between transport containers and processing equipment.
  • Completed inventory cycle counts and documented all information in reports
  • Updated scanned tracking systems to document movements and determine proper area for storage.
04/2010 to 09/2018 Supervisor Infosys | , , Gardena, CA
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals
  • Keep records of employees' attendance and hours worked
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs
  • Maintain operations data, such as time, production, and cost records, and prepare management reports of production results
  • Process and review employment applications to evaluate qualifications or eligibility of applicants
  • Interview job applicants to obtain and verify information used to screen and evaluate them
  • Inform job applicants of their acceptance or rejection of employment.
  • Evaluated employee performance and coached and trained to improve weak areas.
  • Maintained compliance with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Worked with management team to implement proper division of responsibilities.
  • Set overall vision and provided team leadership.
  • Developed training, task and process guidelines and communicated clear and concise directions to employees.
  • Created successful work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and fully staff shifts.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new employees for production positions.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Utilized standard operating procedures, effective crew resource management, communication and procedures specified in company operation manual.
  • Conducted routine inspections of incoming materials to check quality and compliance with established product specifications.
  • Introduced team contests and goals to enhance productivity and improve employee morale.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on operating equipment and safety and developed training manual to use for reference.
03/2019 to 09/2022 Assembler Technician Cannon Equipment | , , Hawthorne, California
  • Developed and deployed technical systems for data collection and quality control.
  • Mastered computerized controls, manufacturing software and data entry and trained and mentored new team members.
  • Operated and maintained variety of hand and power tools and assembled and repaired large mechanical units.
  • Displayed exceptional mechanical aptitude and assembled and troubleshot complex equipment using diverse hand and power tools.
  • Filled pipe systems with water and air to determine location of leaks.
  • Fabricated piping pieces and components in line with design specifications for each system.
  • Located and repaired or replaced worn and broken components to enhance system functionality and durability.
  • Used clamps and brackets to attach pipes to walls, structures and fixtures.
  • Interpreted blueprints to determine locations, quantities and sizes of materials required.
  • Planned pipe system layout, installation and repair according to specifications.
  • Conducted thorough inspects and tests of previously installed systems to locate and correct faults.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints and schematics to determine locations, quantities and sizes of materials required.
  • Operated drill motors, grinders, chop saws, hack saws and burning torches to perform daily production.
  • Read and understood schematics to accurately connect each component.
  • Assembled components with minimal supervision, exceeding expected project milestones.
  • Completed durable assemblies and subassemblies with hand and power tools.
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs quickly, accurately and with zero errors.
  • Calibrated equipment to maintain optimal performance.
  • Threaded pipes using piping machines.
  • Laid out full-scale drawings of pipe systems, supports and related equipment according to blueprints.
  • Set up and ran machinery to produce exceptional products for industrial needs.
  • Set up and operated various machine tools and jigs to produce precision parts.
  • Used CNC and manual equipment to perform rough and finishing machining, working with tin, sheet iron and sheet copper.
  • Ran heavy duty lathes, boring machines, mills, planers and grinders to craft products.
  • Disassembled defective parts to make proper repairs.
  • Fabricated shop parts directly from blueprints.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Inspected welds and checked critical measurements to meet specifications.
  • Completed welding projects using gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc and shielded metal arc equipment.
  • Set up and operated shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Used MIG gun arc to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpieces.
Expected in 03/2003 to to High School Diploma | Florin High School, Sacramento, CA, GPA:
Expected in 01/2006 to to Automotive Associates Degree | Automotive Mechanics Technology/technician WyoTech - West Sacramento, 980 Riverside Pkwy, West Sacramento, CA 95605, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Florin High School
  • WyoTech - West Sacramento

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Supervisor
  • Assembler Technician


  • High School Diploma
  • Automotive Associates Degree

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