forklift operator resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Reliable and skilled material handler and laborer who is well-versed in all of the local, state, and federal safety laws. Adept at managing safe duties in difficult areas, working with contractors to get the right kind of equipment In place. OBJECTIVE: Seeking a fulfilling position that offers growth, success, and opportunities to allow me to utilize my production skills to help my employer accomplish their organization goals.

Hands-on Machine Operator offering 4 years of experience working in manufacturing settings and operating machinery for production. Demonstrates mastery of complex mathematical concepts and gauging techniques to inspect parts and conduct measurements. Detailed individual proficient in cleaning and disassembling machines.

  • Power and hand tools
  • Machining and production standards
  • DOT and safety compliance
  • Scheduling flexibility
  • CNC Machines
  • OSHA
  • Machinery operations
  • Polishing work
01/2022 to Current Forklift Operator Sonoco | Norwalk, CA,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Maintained yard appearance, keeping ground clean and clear.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
02/2022 to 08/2022 Tradesman International Toyota Boshoku | Erlanger, KY,
  • Follow blueprints and building plans to meet the needs of clients
  • Followed safety procedures while working in noisy and dusty environments to operate machines and tools.
  • Performed visual final inspections and documentation prior to assembly, resulting in 100% quality of products.
  • Used hand and power tools to assemble products.
  • Inspected finished parts and components to enforce QA standards and uncover defects prior to packaging.
  • Worked at fast and steady pace to meet production goals.
08/2021 to 11/2021 Assembly/Machine operator Hello Fresh | Fairfield, NJ,
  • Take care of all machine-specific functions such as configuring the equipment loading and operating the machine
  • Packer
  • Duties: Preparing finished products for packaging and shipment
  • Batesville caskets: Assembly
  • Wood company
05/2021 to 11/2021 Food Production Worker Abm | Bloomington, CA,
  • Broke down, cleaned and sanitized work stations at end of shift.
  • Prepared and built food items according to standardized recipes and directions.
  • Adhered to company safety policies and procedures regarding proper food safety and sanitation.
  • Followed production list provided by supervisor.
  • Properly stored food by adhering to food safety policies and procedures.
  • Set up work stations, prep tables, service counters and steam tables.
  • Inspected finished food products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Maintained organized, clean and sanitized work areas.
  • Followed established procedures for safety and productivity.
  • Used special knives, tools and equipment to cut, debone and separate meat.
  • Checked finished items against company quality standards.
  • Reviewed quality of products and segregated into appropriate areas.
  • Constructed and filled shipping boxes with finished products.
02/2019 to 06/2021 EVS Housekeeper Ajinomoto Frozen Foods | Ontario, CA,
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living.
  • Conducted patient health checks and communicated observations of patients' conditions to medical staff.
  • Helped prevent spread of infections by sanitizing surfaces, furniture and equipment.
  • Sanitized and cleaned sinks, mirrors, toilets and showers.
  • Maintained clean floors throughout property by sweeping, scrubbing and waxing.
  • Cleaned rugs and upholstery using vacuums and fabric shampoo when necessary.
03/2017 to 01/2019 Machine Operator Cooper Lighting Solutions | City, STATE,
  • Assemble products by fastening parts together using bolts, operate hand tools and portable power tools and assist in the assembly operation.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2015 to to High school diploma | Vicksburg high school, Drummond, GPA:
  • CERTIFICATIONS: -Assembly -Machine operator -OSHA 10 -Forklift operator -Climb

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Vicksburg high school

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Tradesman International
  • Assembly/Machine operator
  • Food Production Worker
  • EVS Housekeeper
  • Machine Operator


  • High school diploma

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