forklift truck operator resume example with 6+ years of experience

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

Cooperative Forklift Operator with 4 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. Focused Heavy Equipment Operator with 2-year background in Outside facilities. Accurately measure, record and report product and shipping information. Fast learner proficient in operating standard warehouse equipment.

  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Feb2021 to Current
Forklift Truck Operator Magna International Inc. Nashville, IL,
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
  • Used handheld scanners for warehouse management system compliance.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Transported merchandise loads or pallets using forklift.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Prepared finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling and packing product.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
04/2019 to 12/2020
Heavy Machinery Operator Tyson Foods Council Bluffs, IA,
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and accurately completed reports to support company policy.
  • Drove and maneuvered equipment in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation or rocks.
  • Followed safety regulations while operating equipment to achieve safe conduct.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Drove asphalt roller
  • DroveBobcat
  • Build speedbumps sidewalks
  • Paved roads and highways
02/2018 to 02/2019
Material Handler Ups Olympia Fields, IL,
  • Coordinated incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials to meet scheduling requirements.
  • Tagged and wrote identifying information on containers, boxes and cargo.
  • Followed organizational procedures to stack and store cargo in transit sheds, ship holds and warehouses.
  • Cleaned empty storage areas to achieve proper sanitation regulations and make area fit for future use.
  • Kept up to date on safety procedures and correct lifting techniques to prevent injuries.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Checked incoming deliveries for quality and quantity to promptly identify damage or issues pertaining to orders.
  • Applied barcodes to cargo and used digital scanners to track and locate materials during transportation.
  • Organized warehouse inventory according to warehouse plan.
  • Utilized forklift to move inventory items.
  • Loaded cargo onto transportation devices and attached affixing tools to achieve safe transportation.
  • Disposed of debris and hazardous materials properly to avoid contamination.
  • Used digital database to keep records of units and stock moved.
  • Tracked parcel movement using hand-held scanners and daily production sheets to keep records accurate.
  • Placed bracing, straps and other protective devices onto items in transit to prevent damage.
  • Coordinated cargo unloading with other workers to achieve efficient and safe transportation.
  • Operated lift equipment to safely move stock in and out of high bay areas and around premises.
  • Used scanners to track parcel information, condition or receipt.
  • Counted number of boxes or units in loading docks to confirm proper completion of work orders.
  • Unloaded cargo from trucks with mechanized equipment.
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
03/2005 to 01/2007
Delivery Driver Hartson Keneedy Cabinet Co City, STATE,
  • Navigated routes with relevant map programs and GPS systems.
  • Grouped and routed deliveries according to designated areas to maintain efficient delivery times.
  • Handled customer service complaints with utmost professionalism and knowledgeable responses to maintain trust and company loyalty.
  • Notified customers of delays to decrease calls to support.
  • Reported delays and accidents to stations using telephones or two-way radios.
  • Kept accurate logs of all deliveries and trips.
  • Operated manual and mechanical equipment safely to minimize injury and accident risks.
  • Conducted pre-inspections to keep trucks reliable and well-maintained.
  • Managed accurate recordkeeping by distributing invoices, collecting payments and updating logs.
  • Inspected vehicle and maintained gas, oil and water levels.
  • Drove vehicles safely, obeying traffic laws and transportation procedures to avoid accidents.
  • Loaded trucks and safely secured merchandise to prevent damage during transportation.
  • Verified deliveries against shipping instructions prior to delivering to customers.
  • Obeyed traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2012
High School Diploma:
STratford Career Institute - 8675 Chem.Darnley,Mont-Royal,Qc H4T 1X2,Canada,

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School Attended

  • STratford Career Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Truck Operator
  • Heavy Machinery Operator
  • Material Handler
  • Delivery Driver


  • High School Diploma

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