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Following the right resume-writing rules is like choosing the forklift with the right capacity. If you’ve done that, you’re halfway there.
You’ve got the skills, you’ve got the license—all you have to do is load it properly onto that blank page. After all, if you can maneuver something that weighs over a ton onto a spot 2 meters above you, you can definitely write a solid forklift operator resume easily by following our manual.
This guide will show you:
A forklift operator resume example better than 9 out of 10 other resumes.
How to write a forklift operator resume that will land you more interviews.
Tips and examples of how to put skills and achievements on a forklift operator resume.
How to describe your experience on a resume for a forklift operator to get any job you want.
Competent forklift driver with 3+ years of experience driving side-standing and front-facing counterbalance forklifts. Maintained 100% safety rating while achieving 105% Pick-n-Pull output or higher. OSHA Forklift Certification. Looking to utilize and build upon forklift skills as the new forklift operator for Nozama Warehouse.
Forklift Operator & Warehouse Associate April 2016–May 2019 Zalmon Warehouse #4, Brooklyn, NY
Key Qualifications & Responsibilities
Coordinated with Shipping Clerk and Receiving Clerk to dock trailers, unload shipments, and ship products by loading trucks.
Fulfilled company orders by using Pick-n-Pull system and computer to locate needed products, bring them down from racks, and assemble them into a crate.
Sorted offloaded materials, packaged them onto secure pallets, lifted them onto racks, and documented their warehouse locations.
Assisted in onboarding, training, and mentoring new warehouse forklift drivers on pallet jacks, cherry pickers, and counterbalanced forklift trucks.
Achieved a minimum of 105% Pick-n-Pull output during each shift.
Maintained 100% warehouse safety record through 3 years of forklift driving.
Machine Operator January 2015–March 2016 XT Warehouse & Machinery, Brooklyn, NY
Key Qualifications & Responsibilities
Operated Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine to control machine tools.
Utilized lathe machine to perform various operations, such as cutting, drilling, sanding, knurling, and deformation.
Fulfilled task list daily with no discrepancies or material handling errors.
Majoring in Operations Management Technology (Bachelor of Science)
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
Expected Graduation: 2022
Relevant Coursework: Inventory Management, Managerial Accounting, Business Management, Warehouse Operations, Principles of Management, Project Management, Transportation and Traffic, Supply Chain and Logistics, Warehouse Health and Safety.
Edward R. Murrow High School, Brooklyn, NY
Stand-Up Counterbalance Forklift
Telescopic Handler Forklift
Powered Pallet Jack
Excellent Communication & Listening
OSHA Forklift Certification
Certified Material Handling Specialist (CMHS)
International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA)
Spanish: Limited Working Proficiency
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