Fork Lift Operator

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Miryam Normann | (686) 525-2804 | Columbia, SC


I am a certified Fork Lift Operator with over three years of experience. I have worked in warehouses and distribution centers for companies like Walmart, Coca Cola, and Pepsi. I am an expert at operating all types of forklifts including electric pallet jacks, sit-down counterbalance trucks, stand-up reach trucks, order pickers, turret stockers, and side loaders. My attention to detail ensures that all products are stored safely and securely while my efficiency minimizes product damage. In addition to being an excellent forklift operator, I am also experienced in warehouse management software such as WMS/ERP systems


Lead Fork Lift Operator at Bunzl Distribution, SCApr 2022 - Present

  • Led team of 4 forklift operators in shipping/receiving warehouse.
  • Supervised daily work activities to ensure smooth operation.
  • Trained 2 new employees on proper safety procedures and operating techniques.
  • Coordinated with other departments to streamline workflow and meet deadlines.
  • Maintained inventory of materials and equipment, ordered supplies as needed.

Fork Lift Operator at Pilot Freight Services, SCJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully operated a forklift to load and unload trucks with 100% accuracy.
  • Maintained an accident-free work record for 3 years.
  • Demonstrated the ability to safely stack pallets up to 20 feet high.
  • Showed proficiency in using the RF scanner to track inventory levels and locate products within the warehouse.
  • Received positive feedback from management for being a team player who is always willing to lend a helping hand.


High School Diploma at Dorman High SchoolAug 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are time management, how to study for exams, and how to budget my time wisely.


  • Forklift Operation
  • Safety Procedures
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Warehouse Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • 7. Communication

Nan Keevil | (122) 843-9493 | 111 E 11th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66102


I have over three years of experience as a forklift operator. I am certified and skilled in operating various types of forklifts. I have a strong work ethic and take pride in my work. I am safety-conscious and always follow all safety procedures while operating theforklift. I am able to lift heavy objects and load them onto theforklift safely. I can also operate theforklift in narrow spaces without damaging any product or equipment


Lead Fork Lift Operator at Ameri-Kart Corporation, KSMay 2022 - Present

  • Loaded and unloaded 18-wheeler trucks with pallets of goods using a forklift.
  • Weighed and recorded weight of each pallet before loading or unloading.
  • Maintained accurate inventory records for all incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Monitored stock levels and reported low inventory to supervisor.
  • Followed all safety procedures while operating forklift.

Fork Lift Operator at KMH Systems, Inc., KSAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Operated a forklift to move materials around a warehouse for 5 years.
  • Moved an average of 30 pallets per hour.
  • Never had an accident or injury while operating the forklift.
  • Always followed company safety procedures.


High School Diploma at Wichita High School, Wichita, KSSep 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Driving
  • Lifting
  • Coordination
  • Balance
  • Stamina