Prep Forklift Operator Resume Example

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

Cooperative Forklift Operator with 8 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 relationships-building ability. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

  • Material handling
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Stock allocation
  • BOL knowledge
  • Communication and presentation
  • Staging and sorting
  • Warehouse picking
  • Basic math aptitude
  • Materials movement
  • Deadline-driven
  • General construction
  • Production deadline management
  • OSHA training
  • Certified Fall Protection Trainer
  • Warehouse best practices
  • Safety awareness
  • Warehouse Management
  • Loading and unloading
  • Project management and process analysis
  • Tank Vehicle Endorsements
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Certified Pallet Jack Operator
  • Inventory reporting
  • First aid certified
  • Material inventory
  • Physically fit and agile
  • Business ethics
  • Equipment operations
  • Shipping operations
  • RF scanner
  • Material sourcing and distribution
  • Customer-focused
Prep Forklift Operator , 08/2019 to Current
Republic SteelMassillon, OH,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Checked inbound and outbound products, inspected for damage and recorded product code dates.
  • Sustained forklift functionality by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Documented all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues to management.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Recorded count and condition of all cargo received.
Supervisor, 01/2017 to 05/2019
Gothic LandscapeRiverside, CA,
  • Evaluated schedules, orders and forecasts to plan operational processes and meet timetables.
  • Authored and updated production reports and personnel records for use by senior managers in making accurate operational decisions.
  • Upheld schedule requirements and quality demands with hands-on project supervision.
  • Negotiated deals for materials with suppliers to stay within budgeted costs.
  • Managed job sites with focus on safety, process operations and productivity.
  • Monitored parts and equipment used at job sites.
  • Assigned staff, materials and funds throughout lifecycle of projects.
  • Worked with suppliers to maintain material flow during all project phases.
  • Purchased high-quality project materials by sourcing reliable local suppliers.
  • Estimated time, employee needs and material costs for projects.
  • Realigned workflows with changing business demands by evaluating processes and employee strengths.
  • Complied with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Established and maintained operating schedules to provide effective coverage for key areas and achieve objectives.
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies and coordinated manpower to meet expected demand.
  • Provided ongoing training to address staff needs.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to conform with materials specifications and quality standards.
  • Coached and mentored number of staff members through constructive feedback to develop long-term career goals.
  • Resolved customer complaints and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
Mechanic, 03/2015 to 01/2017
PWI ConstructionCity, STATE,
  • Kept detailed reports of daily progress to determine costs, inventories and timelines for over 156 projects.
  • Used tape to accurately measure and mark cutting lines on wood and other materials.
  • Maintained high levels of cleanliness and organization, resulting in 780 days on job sites without safety incidents.
  • Collaborated with GE to check timelines and inventories and complete all projects on-time and within budgets.
  • Removed tool marks and surface adhesives after installation to improve project quality.
  • Constructed custom wall storage units for residential home office areas with 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Installed new grid system and performed general maintenance.
  • Organized assigned tasks for completion on individual and team levels.
  • Assisted drivers by safely directing vehicle backward to position correctly.
  • Carried out scheduled and routine maintenance on over many small and large gas generators per week.
  • Attended all safety and training meetings to learn techniques to avoid injuries and mishaps.
  • Maintained knowledge of updated changes in various models of equipment.
  • Successfully completed certifications and training in all requirements.
  • Enforced adherence to safety regulations and building codes.
  • Executed preventive and corrective maintenance on work trucks and other vehicles.
  • Calibrated repaired systems to meet performance specifications outlined by manufacturers.
Education and Training
: , Expected in
Anderson County Fire Dept - belton,
: Firefighter One/ First Responder, Expected in 09/2001
Sc Fire Academy - Belton, SC

this included 1151 an 1152 ,confined space ,cpr, and Gerald first responder train g an certification

  • Rockies of yr. In 2002 Recipient
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2001
Belton Honea Path High School - Honea Path, SC

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School Attended
  • Anderson County Fire Dept
  • Sc Fire Academy
  • Belton Honea Path High School
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  • Prep Forklift Operator
  • Supervisor
  • Mechanic
  • High School Diploma