Forklift Operator Sample Resume

Lionel Kruger
1234 Eureka Drive
Hoover, CA 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556

Seeking a job with a manufacturing or warehouse company where I can use my experience as a Forklift Driver to become a valuable asset.

Qualifications Summary
  • Experienced forklift operator able to receive cargo into packing area, report any overages, shortages or damages from the delivery to the appropriate agents, and follow packing instructions as indicated by paperwork.
  • Extremely skilled at building the appropriate shipping crates for export by road, sea or air and to properly use scanners and warehouse management systems (WMS) from that delivery.
  • Capable of prolonged physical activity, fast problem solver, ability to meet deadlines and efficiently work with others in the department.
Pierce Junior College, Hoover, CA
Associate's Degree in Construction (May 1996)

Work Experience
Heavy Duty Fork Lift Operator: June 2004 - Present, CSI Naval Shipyard, Charleston, SC
  • Report directly to the Operations Manager.
  • Safely and accurately calculate, build and assemble customer orders to prepare them for delivery, inner-yard transfer or customer pick-up.
  • Carefully load materials for delivery onto trucks in cooperation with the the truck drivers.
  • Unload and stock incoming material from vendors.
  • Other responsibilities include: Handling and organizing all materials to minimize damage, operating forklift equipment and performing routine maintenance during down time, safely and neatly maintaining storage areas, entry and exit points, and all high traffic avenues of the facilities to allow for unobstructed safe passage.
  • Professionally and courteously assist all customers as they enter the yard for material pick-up or returns.  
Forklift Operator: May 1997 - May 2004, BTN Construction, Hoover, CA
  • Responsibilities included: Using forklift to pull orders, working in the receiving and shipping department, picking, packing, and scanning orders using a palletizer and doing inventory.
  • Performed shipping and receiving duties.
  • Pulled and stocked orders in a temperature controlled setting.
  • Served as a UPS & FED-EX warehouse person with the use of an RF Scanner.
*References available upon request.