forklift operator resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Hardworking and observant Forklift Operator with experience operating and maintaining equipment. Dedicated to moving materials to meet challenging demands and promote team productivity. Basic english skills used to communicate with bilingual individuals in professional daily activities. Dedicated Team Leader with expertise in quality assurance initiatives, issue resolution and interpersonal communication. Proficient with project management, personnel training and production scheduling. Sets example for work ethic, punctuality and quality. Sharp team leader with advanced understanding of team work. Dedicated to making real-world contributions by multi-tasking, managing projects and prioritizing customer needs. Strong knowledge of Microsoft technologies used in corporate environment. Energetic professional with five years of experience in industry. Punctual employee dedicated to following safety procedures and protocols to avoid mishaps. Considered valuable and hardworking employee by supervisors and peers. Forward-thinking Manager with comprehensive experience implementing new processes and managing and planning innovations. Bringing outstanding problem-solving and abilities paired with in-depth knowledge of policies and procedures. Polished in evaluating employee performance and overseeing key projects.

  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Freight Counts
  • Problem-Solving
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Loading and Unloading
  • PPE Compliance
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
Forklift Operator, 08/2021 - 11/2021
Kik Custom Products Lawrenceville, GA,
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • 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.
  • Documented tally sheets, slot changes and other paperwork to maintain appropriate records and reports.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
Team Leader, 10/2017 - 12/2020
Jack In The Box, Inc. Burleson, TX,
  • Promoted to leadership position in recognition of strong work ethic and provided exceptional customer service.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on machine operations and implemented training on safety procedures to prevent injuries.
  • Assigned projects and distributed tasks to team members as per area of expertise.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Recommended and executed improvements for production and product quality.
  • Allocated resources and organized processes within assigned area of responsibility to drive efficiency and productivity.
  • Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed outcomes of performance goals to set future targets.
  • Conducted inspections of equipment before, during and after shifts to prevent project delays and resolve issues.
  • Conferred with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Assessed, motivated and empowered team members to work to build customer satisfaction and loyalty, to support retention and growth.
  • Utilized coaching and leadership principles to enhance internal and external team dynamics.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and free of safety hazards to maximize efficiency.
  • Fostered positive employee relationships through communication, training and development coaching.
  • Compiled and verified data to resolve issues and streamline efficiency.
  • Drafted internship report to summarize position, responsibilities, learning outcomes and skills developed.
  • Defined appropriate metrics and measurements to drive results.
Packer Operator, 01/2013 - 10/2017
Crown Holdings Nashua, NH,
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers in preparation for safe shipment.
  • Arranged items on pallets according to size and weight.
  • Marked and labeled containers with accurate shipping information to prevent delays.
  • Assembled cartons, crates and containers to prepare for shipping.
  • Used tools, sprayers and cleaning solutions to disinfect work areas.
  • Reviewed packing slips and other documentation to properly box requested items for shipment.
  • Operated hand trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts to move materials.
  • Trained new employees regarding warehouse procedures and standards.
  • Removed finished products from machines and separated rejected items based on standard grading qualifications.
  • Applied labels and transferred products to final shipping area with smooth and consistent flow focused on synchronizing operations and meeting timetables.
  • Cleared machine jams to reset malfunctions for production line.
  • Secured finished packaged items for shipment by hand tying, sewing, gluing, stapling or attaching fasteners to boxes.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2012
Jefferson High - Rockford, IL,
Status -
  • Promoted from team member to team leader, in less than 12-months.
  • Led team to achieve daily goals, earning recognition from upper management and financial reward.
  • Created highly effective new program that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Alumni Association
  • Member, Small Business Association
  • church member
  • i like to work out on my free time.
  • i like to fix broken things.
  • work hard at every thing i do

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School Attended

  • Jefferson High

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Team Leader
  • Packer Operator


  • High School Diploma

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