Forklift operators work in warehouse settings where they are responsible for shifting and transferring merchandise and goods using forklifts, pallet jacks or alike machine.

This position requires candidate possesses a license to operate a forklift along with possessing excellent physical dexterity.

A person applying for a job as a forklift operator needs to send a cover letter in order to support his resume and other job application materials.

Related: Forklift Operator Resume


Forklift Operator Cover Letter Sample


228 NE Leary Way
Richmond, WA 55453
(000) 222-2222
stephen.c @ email . com

March 8, 2016

Mr. Sam Collins
Manager HR
Core Merchandize
399 S 123rd Street
Richmond, WA 72821


Dear Mr. Collins:

As an extremely enthusiastic individual with forklift certification and three years’ hands-on experience in diverse warehouse settings, I would like to be considered for a Forklift Operator position at Core Merchandize.

Contrary to common belief that forklift operators just operate forklifts, I possess the knowledge of its real essence. Understanding the fact that forklift operations are highly underrated, I strive hard to comprehend and execute this work in an efficient manner. I possess excellent knowledge of hydraulic forklifts and pallet jacks as well as loading and unloading shipments, packing and pulling activities and maintaining all appropriate records. In addition, my well-honed knowledge of operating equipment and managing procedures following standard operating procedures makes me a good choice for this position.

I will call your office to ask for a mutually convenient time to meet. In the interim, please feel free to contact me at (000) 222-2222 if you need ant additional information.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Stephen Clarke

Enc. Resume