forklift operator resume example with 3+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Productive Forklift Operator offering 7 years of demonstrated experience in warehouse operations. Committed to safety and cleanliness in workplace. Dedicated to learning new skills and accepting tasks of increased responsibility.

  • Production Scheduling
  • Material packaging
  • General laborer
  • Flexible schedule
  • Order picking and processing
  • Team Player
  • Safe driver
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Heavy equipment operations
  • Assembly line experience
  • Packing and scanning
  • Materials transport
  • Inventory staging
  • Forklift Operation
  • Warehouse operations
  • Safety standards and protocols
  • Optimizing efficiency
  • Lifts up to 100 pounds
  • Materials handling
Jeff Tech Reynoldsville, PA Expected in 09/2010 High School Diploma : Protective Services - GPA :
Work History
Oil-Dri - Forklift Operator
Ochlocknee, GA, 06/2019 - 03/2020
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed mechanical issues, completed basic repairs and conducted preventive maintenance actions to keep equipment functional.
  • Boosted team efficiency by moving materials with forklifts.
  • Prevented waste when transferring materials between transport containers and processing equipment.
  • Completed daily forklift safety checklists.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Demonstrated and applied product knowledge of all company items.
  • Organized inventory to ensure efficient location of merchandise.
  • Located proper slots on storage racks and set pallets in place with forklift.
  • Completed regular checks of incoming freight in staging area each day.
  • Removed plastic and straps from pallets to facilitate unloading.
  • Checked items against documentation for accuracy.
  • Filled propane tanks, checked valves and performed other routine equipment maintenance.
  • Operated equipment while observing standard safety procedures.
  • Removed debris and waste materials from machinery to reduce possibility of clogs and malfunctions.
  • Handled multiple tasks simultaneously to maximize work efficiency.
  • Monitored area for pedestrian and vehicular traffic while operating forklift.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Transported inventory items to appropriate locations.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Shrink-wrapped average of 60 pallets per day.
  • Loaded, transported and stacked materials.
  • Examined shipments for quality and accuracy.
  • Cleaned warehouse areas to maintain safety and efficiency.
  • Ensured forklifts were operational through performance of preventative maintenance and effective troubleshooting of malfunctions.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely in congested and confined areas using Skill and Techniques.
  • Removed orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
Troon Golf, L.L.C. - Labor Worker/ Machine Operator
Cape Coral, FL, 11/2018 - 06/2019
  • Used radios and hand signals to coordinate communication between equipment operators and ground workers.
  • Efficiently prepared job sites by removing debris and setting up materials and tools.
  • Brought materials and tools from trucks and storage facilities to work site locations and organized for expected needs.
  • Erected and removed temporary structures such as trench liners and scaffolding to meet team needs.
  • Worked independently in fast-paced environment while meeting productivity and quality expectations.
  • Operated skytrak equipment to move materials and promote job efficiency.
  • Gathered and disposed of work site debris to remove safety hazards and boost team productivity.
  • Used measuring tools such as gauges and tape measure to identify conforming parts during production.
  • Performed general housekeeping and cleaning tasks, including, sweeping, pulling weeds, painting and power washing.
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
White Dev - Supervisor
City, STATE, 12/2016 - 11/2018
  • Conducted routine inspections of incoming materials to check quality and compliance with established product specifications.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.
  • Introduced team contests and goals to enhance productivity and improve employee morale.
  • Evaluated employee performance monthly and coached and trained accordingly, increasing quality of work and employee retention.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Identified individual employee's unique work styles and adapted management methods.
  • Delegated tasks to others on grooming team.
  • Handled customer complaints, resolved issues and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
  • Analyzed equipment breakdowns using various troubleshooting methods.
  • Developed training, task and process guidelines and communicated clear and concise directions to employees.
  • Monitored employee performance and provided coaching and constructive guidance to address areas of concern.
  • Created efficient work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and keep shifts properly staffed.
  • Maintained compliance with company policies, objectives and communication goals.

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School Attended

  • Jeff Tech

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Labor Worker/ Machine Operator
  • Supervisor


  • High School Diploma

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