warehouse forklift operator resume example with 16+ years of experience

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

Safety-oriented Forklift Operator knowledgeable about proper handling of heavy machinery, including pallet jacks, cherry pickers and forklifts. Works well independently and as part of team. Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Dependable Job Title with history facilitating productivity and accuracy for on-time delivery. Well versed in operation and maintenance of industry-standard equipment.

Dedicated Industry professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Reliable employee seeking Job Title position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.



  • Team Player
  • Shipping and receiving expert
  • Optimizing efficiency
  • Documentation
  • Safety standards and protocols
  • Packing and scanning
  • Safe driver
  • General laborer
  • Assembly line experience
  • Stock management
  • CPR training
  • Efficient data entry
  • Heavy equipment operations
  • Production reporting
  • Materials transport
  • Warehouse operations
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Forklift Operation
  • Materials handling
  • Inventory staging
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Heavy industrial equipment
Work History
10/2019 to 02/2020
Warehouse Forklift Operator Johns Manville Corp Houston, TX,
  • Turned in paperwork outlining orders for inspection before loading, marking load tickets for out of stock items, withholding or completing orders as necessary and inspecting trucks before departure.
  • Received products using frequency scanners, unloaded shipments from trucks and fulfilled and organized orders to streamline customer delivery processes.
  • Transported stowed product inventory to various locations throughout unit, labeling and replenishing inventory items, making boxes and loading and unloading trailers to keep stock in proper condition.
  • Worked with racking systems and loaded or unloaded pallets, pulling and placing pallets on or off of vertical product racking systems and trucks, maximizing storage by stacking products vertically.
  • Removed debris and waste materials from machinery to reduce possibility of clogs and malfunctions.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Received cargo by lifting and moving it using hand trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Prevented waste when transferring materials between transport containers and processing equipment.
  • Completed inventory cycle counts and documented all information in Type reports to give to Job Title.
  • Updated daily logs with production data such as weights, destinations and delivery times to keep management current on team activities.
11/2015 to 07/2019
Supervisor Infosys Peoria, IL,
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows.
  • Created successful work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and fully staff shifts.
  • Identified individual employee's unique work styles and adapted management methods.
09/2009 to 05/2015
Machinery Operator Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque, NM,
  • Complied with company and OSHA safety rules and regulations.
  • Identified malfunctions or failures by routinely monitoring and analyzing equipment operations.
  • Ran heavy duty lathes, boring machines, mills, planers and grinders to craft products.
  • Safely used T-stripper, T-cutter, torque and wrench.
  • Kept detailed production records and identified hold-ups.
  • Fixed Type machinery malfunctions using Technique to return systems to peak performance.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints and schematics for production runs.
  • Used CNC and manual equipment to perform rough and finishing machining, working with tin, sheet iron and sheet copper.
  • Assessed equipment after each production run and performed preventive maintenance to keep machines running smoothly.
  • Tended operating machinery to identify equipment malfunctions and locate sources of product defects.
  • Calibrated, tested, and adjusted machine settings or controls in preparation for production operations.
  • Followed tooling instructions and product specifications to determine and implement operational sequences.
  • Monitored machines during operation to detect sounds of malfunction or excessive vibration and adjusted machines to eliminate problems.
09/2002 to 02/2015
Painter Lufkin Industries Inc. City, STATE,
  • Operated power sprayers and hand tools to prepare and paint large areas.
  • Bid on projects, prepped sites and completed projects in line with customer specifications and requirements.
  • Painted surfaces using brushes, spray guns and paint rollers.
  • Climbed scaffolding, staging, ladders and planks to reach work area surfaces and observed safety protocols to prevent falls.
  • Selected proper amount and type of thinners and accelerant to be used for specific jobs.
  • Applied primer, paints, varnishes and lacquers to walls and surfaces using traditional and sprayer methods.
  • Protected surfaces from damage and spills by using drop cloths prior to and during painting.
  • Obtained correct dimensions and specifications by properly measuring areas.
  • Conducted final work check to assess quality and make corrections if necessary.
  • Primed and sealed surfaces to best support paint coats.
  • Interacted with clients to report progress and verify timetable for completed work.
Expected in 05/2001 to to
Lufkin High School - Lufkin, TX
Expected in 05/2002 to to
: Machine Technology
Angelina College - Lufkin, TX

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School Attended

  • Lufkin High School
  • Angelina College

Job Titles Held:

  • Warehouse Forklift Operator
  • Supervisor
  • Machinery Operator
  • Painter


  • Diploma

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