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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Cooperative Forklift Operator with 14 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.

Skills
  • PPE Compliance
  • Warehouse Management Systems
  • Equipment Inspections
  • Pallet Construction
  • Problem-Solving
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Incident Reporting
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Palletizing
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Materials Handling
  • Time Management
  • Freight Counts
  • Good Depth Perception
  • Safe Moving Operations
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Forklift Operation
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Storage and Stacking
  • Material Loading and Unloading
  • Fast Reaction Time
  • Quality Assurance
  • Load Inspection
Experience
Forklift Operator, 11/2018 - Current
Post Holdings Battle Creek, MI,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
  • Prepared finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling and packing product.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Loaded, unloaded, transported and stacked materials through careful operation of various warehouse equipment.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Drove gasoline- or electric-powered vehicles to transport materials between loading, processing and storage areas.
Forklift Operator, 12/2017 - 09/2018
Post Holdings Bloomfield, NE,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Used handheld scanners for warehouse management system compliance.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
  • Prepared finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling and packing product.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Maintained yard appearance, keeping ground clean and clear.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
  • Squared stacked displayed materials for safe and orderly conditions.
  • Loaded, unloaded, transported and stacked materials through careful operation of various warehouse equipment.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
Order Selector/Forklift Operator, 03/2015 - 04/2017
Spears Manufacturing City, STATE,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Used handheld scanners for warehouse management system compliance.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
  • Prepared finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling and packing product.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Maintained yard appearance, keeping ground clean and clear.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Loaded, unloaded, transported and stacked materials through careful operation of various warehouse equipment.
  • Squared stacked displayed materials for safe and orderly conditions.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Drove gasoline- or electric-powered vehicles to transport materials between loading, processing and storage areas.
  • Moved levers or controls of lifting devices to load, unload or stack material.
  • Positioned lifting devices to secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Positioned lifting devices around loaded pallets, skids and boxes to secure materials for transport to designated areas.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2003
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Edison High School - Stockton, CA
GPA:
Status -
Accomplishments
  • Promoted to Lead Forklift Operator after 2 years of employment.
  • Recognized as “Employee of the Year” in 2022.
  • Recognized as Employee of the year 2022 for outstanding performance and team contributions.
Certifications
  • Licensed Forklift Operator - 2005
  • Forklift, Allen Distribution - 2017
  • Certified Forklift Operator, Oak Ridge Winery - 2018
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Edison High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Forklift Operator
  • Order Selector/Forklift Operator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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