Forklift Operator resume example with 17+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Observant / Energetic Sales Associate dedicated to driving customer satisfaction and increasing sales. Positive and respectful contributor talented in filling, facing and organizing products to maintain department standards. Hardworking and punctual individual recognized for consistently receiving high ratings on customer feedback surveys.

Proven skills in promoting products and boosting revenue by connecting with customers and effectively communicating sales recommendations. Well-organized, reliable and experienced in setting up displays, restocking shelves and supporting in-store customers with knowledgeable assistance. Enhance store loyalty with unparalleled support.

  • Ability to attract and build customer relations
  • Superior customer report and retention.
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Problem-Solving
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Warehouse Management Systems
  • Time Management
  • OSHA Compliance
Education and Training
North Garland High School Garland, TX Expected in 06/1985 GED : - GPA :
Coca-Cola - Forklift Operator
Dallas, TX, 11/2021 - Current
  • Positioned lifting devices around loaded pallets, skids and boxes to secure materials for transport to designated areas.
  • Maintained yard appearance, keeping ground clean and clear.
  • Positioned lifting devices to secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Squared stacked displayed materials for safe and orderly conditions.
  • Employed hand signals to communicate effectively with coworkers operating transport vehicles and direct movements from floor.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
  • Moved levers or controls of lifting devices to load, unload or stack material.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • 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.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
Petco - Salesperson
Parkville, MD, 08/2020 - 10/2021
  • Developed customized sales techniques to successfully sell and upsell services to new and existing clients.
  • Fostered relationships with customers to expand customer base and retain business.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and promotions.
  • Adhered to company initiatives and achieved established goals.
  • Contacted new and existing customers to outline benefits of products.
  • Drove substantial sales through suggestive selling and by promoting add-on purchases.
  • Placed orders and answered customer questions in-person, through email and over phone to maximize customer service.
  • Created successful strategies to develop and expand customer sales.
  • Followed-up with clients after installations to assess quality service and customer satisfaction.
  • Used CRM database to track referral and appointment data.
  • Sparked social conversations with customers to provide friendly atmosphere and smooth shopping experience.
  • Gathered information from clients to create solutions that achieved business needs and desires.
  • Maintained current store, product and promotional knowledge to drive consistent sales.
  • Developed key customer relationships to increase sales.
  • Presented products and services to prospective and existing customers to meet client needs.
  • Developed targeted lists and new business opportunities, accelerating sales process to achieve results.
  • Acquired new customers and identified unique needs to deliver relevant products.
GroGreen - Production & Sales Supervisor
City, STATE, 03/2005 - 08/2020
  • Looked through work orders to determine type and quantity of materials needed for each production batch.
  • Attended regular training sessions to increase machine operating skills.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Monitored production line, watching for pile-ups or jams.
  • Oversaw inventory and counts and performed periodic spot checks to verify outgoing orders.
  • Kept operations area neat and orderly to minimize obstacles.
  • Operated trucks, forklifts and lifts following safety protocols to minimize accidents.
  • Used daily system logs to document production information, discussing issues with management.
  • Reduced health and safety risks with strict adherence to safety protocols and PPE requirements.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Planned and led team meetings to review business results and communicate new and ongoing priorities.

Responsible for the hiring, training, and leadership of all technicians.

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School Attended

  • North Garland High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Salesperson
  • Production & Sales Supervisor


  • GED

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