Forklift Operator Resume Sample

A resume that shows you’re an expert at forklift operation is essential to land a job as a forklift operator. If you don’t have experience operating a forklift, you can still highlight your skills and achievements by using this forklift operator resume sample as a template.
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Forklift Operator

Dedicated Forklift Operator with 4 years of experience. In addition to operating heavy equipment on a daily basis, helped maintain safety protocol at the work site for safe delivery of materials.

Work History

Forklift Operator, John Freaking L3
July 2020 - Present
Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Created and implemented a new method for handling 95% of all warehouse items, resulting in increased efficiency and speed by 50%
  • Monitored the daily inventory of merchandise by ensuring the correct amount was on hand
  • Re-trained 3 employees to increase accuracy of inventory counts by 100%
  • Increased the production rate by 10%
Forklift Operator, The Forklift King
May 2019 - July 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Increased forklift productivity by an average of 4% per month
  • Continually updated and trained employees in safety procedures and to maximize efficiency while using forklifts
  • Redesigned warehouse layout to improve efficiency and output, while reducing energy consumption by 12%
  • Conducted an inventory audit, resulting in discovery of 8 missing items valued at $3,500
  • Managed a team of 7 employees including 3 driver relievers
Receiver/Forklift Operator, Forklift Emporium
October 2017 - May 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Performed forklift maintenance and repairs, ensuring a safe work environment for employees and customers
  • Developed, implemented and maintained a schedule management system with multiple shifts
  • Completed and maintained forklift safety training and state-required certification, ensuring good safety practices
  • Ensured adequate staffing through scheduling and hiring of additional employees
  • Maintained effective communication with all staff on the business's operations and maintenance of equipment
  • Delivered and picked up supplies and materials to appropriate locations and delivered materials/supplies to the proper end-users
  • Maintained a clean, safe and organized work environment


High School Diploma
Hobart Academy, Graduated 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada


Microsoft Excel
Computer Literacy
Warehouse Distribution
Basic Math
Computer Skills
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