forklift operator resume example with 11 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Cooperative Forklift Operator with 7 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.Hardworking and observant technician experience operating and maintaining equipment. Dedicated to moving materials to meet challenging demands and promote team productivity. Basic language skills used to communicate with bilingual individuals in professional daily activities.

  • Warehouse best practices
  • Sustainable business models
  • Warehouse picking
  • Tank Vehicle Endorsements
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Material sourcing and distribution
  • OSHA training
  • Equipment operations
  • Material inventory
  • Warehouse Management
  • Shipping operations
  • Safety awareness
  • First aid certified
  • Supply chain and inventory management
  • Communication and presentation
  • Materials movement
  • Staging and sorting
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Certified Pallet Jack Operator
  • Inventory reporting
  • RF scanner
  • Material handling
  • Flatbeds and utility beds
  • Basic math aptitude
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • RFID systems
  • Production deadline management
  • Loading and unloading
  • General construction
  • Customer-focused
09/2020 to 01/2021 Forklift Operator Oil-Dri | Chicago, IL,
  • Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Checked inbound and outbound products, inspected for damage and recorded product code dates.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
01/2014 to 09/2020 Technician Flightsafety International Inc. | Denver, CO,
  • Installed [Type] machinery and [Type] equipment along with new and replacement parts.
  • Tested components, assemblies and systems to diagnose problems.
  • Supplied production data to field operators, technicians, engineers and supervisors.
  • Monitored and logged all parts and devices used on each service call.
  • Interpreted equipment manuals and manufacturer instructions to install and troubleshoot devices.
  • Managed quality control and maintained high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Assembled parts using bolts, screws, speed clips, rivets and other fasteners.
  • Performed diagnostics, troubleshooting and evaluations on [Equipment].
  • Installed and maintained control systems and other technical components to complete equipment installations.
  • Maintained repair status in spreadsheets used in production department quality review meetings.
  • Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with good manufacturing practices and SOPs.
  • Prepared operational reports and provided information to supervisors.
  • Drove team performance through effective training, coaching and motivation of line employees.
  • Inspected and repaired program systems and components.
  • Installed parts along production line in constant operation.
01/2012 to 01/2014 Warehouse Lead Furnituremart Usa | Fridley, MN,
  • Scanned products to provide accurate tracking using [Type] warehouse management system.
  • Used daily production sheets or work tickets to accurately record quantity of units handled and moved.
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
  • Removed damaged products from outgoing shipments during final inspections.
  • Transported more than [Number] materials pallets between storage and production areas each day.
  • Organized efficient daily work plans based on oral instructions and written directions to meet challenging objectives.
  • Reviewed work orders to determine work assignments and material and equipment needs.
  • Palletized boxes to streamline movement and shipment.
  • Staged and sorted products for loading.
  • Prepared parcels for mailing using packaging quality standards.
  • Packaged finished products for shipping by shrink-wrapping, boxing and labeling.
  • Assembled customer orders from stock and staged completed orders on pallets or shelves.
  • Completed daily document logs to track shipments and inventory.
  • Weighed and counted items for distribution within plant to store and stage materials for projects.
  • Tracked parcel movement using hand-held scanners and daily production sheets to keep records accurate.
  • Disposed of debris and hazardous materials properly to avoid contamination.
  • Maintained inventory records with timely updates.
  • Used computer and company software to enter shipment and inventory records.
  • Filled requisitions, work orders and material requests and distributed items to production workers or assembly line.
01/2010 to 01/2012 Assistant Store Manager Rothys | Atlanta, GA,
  • Leveraged ERP software to coordinate and enhance inventory delivery.
  • Recruited and hired individuals demonstrating passion, dedication and added value to team.
  • Assisted in overall day-to-day operations of store, including continuous development of effective store associates to achieve desired sales and results.
  • Set schedules and delegated assignments based on team strengths to optimize floor coverage and service levels.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Achieved or exceeded business plans on consistent basis by engaging employees in key processes.
  • Completed frequent walk-throughs and directed team members to correct issues impacting store appearance or professionalism.
  • Provided mentorship for employees to generate sales, promote effective upselling and cross-sell to improve retail productivity.
  • Coached and developed store associates through formal and informal interactions.
  • Oversaw aspects of maintenance, inventory and daily activity management to provide optimized retail environment .
  • Minimized waste by employing specific expense-tracking and cost-control strategies.
  • Assisted negotiation with vendors and suppliers to reduce cost by [Number]%.
  • Handled scheduling for two store shifts across 7-day work weeks to promote proper and adequate staffing.
  • Fielded customer complaints, resolved disputes and answered questions to promote store engagement and effectiveness.
  • Maintained retail store presentation by overseeing merchandise replenishment, customer courtesy and inquiry response.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Closely monitored customer behavior and purchasing preferences, offering constructive guidance to bolster services.
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Conducted analysis to address productivity and employee needs, resulting in improved employee morale.
Education and Training
Expected in 2008 High School Diploma | Norman North High School, Norman, OK GPA:

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School Attended

  • Norman North High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Technician
  • Warehouse Lead
  • Assistant Store Manager


  • High School Diploma

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