Forklift Operator Resume No Experience

Updated on June 29, 2019

Forklift operators usually work at warehouses where their responsibility is to drive and operate forklifts in order to move heavy merchandise.

If you are looking for a job as a forklift operator, then you need to build a compelling resume to grab the attention of hiring manager towards your relevant qualifications and skills.


If you have less or no experience in hand, you should make a targeted resume with a clear objective and related strengths.

Including any kind of non-relevant information in your letter will harm your candidacy.

The following resume example for a forklift operator may help you build your own.



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Sample Resume for Forklift Operator with Less or No Experience


Norbert Roberts
7763 Cotton Road, Leemore, CA 74122
(000) 854-6325
norbert @ email . com

Looking for a Forklift Operator position with Acme Goods using excellent ability to operate hydraulic forklifts along with a proven record of working in a warehouse environment.

• Over 8 months of volunteer and internship experience in busy warehouse settings
• Current forklift operator license
• Extremely proficient in picking, packing and moving merchandise safely
• Willing to work nights and weekends
• In-depth knowledge of common warehouse layouts and their functionality

CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL, San Diego, CA – 2010

• Fixed a complex problem Singlehandedly with a forklift to which deemed irreparable.
• Promoted from general worker to forklift operator within three months of performing quality work.


Warehouse Intern
Amway Merchandise – Leemore, CA | 4/2019-present

• Unload inbound shipments
• Move products to storage locations
• Stack and store merchandise in appropriate places
• Prepare and stage skids for outbound shipments
• Assist with picking and packing
• Assist with pallet building
• Perform maintenance and preventive maintenance tasks on forklifts

Warehouse Worker
Stericycle – San Diego, CA | 1/2019-4/2019

• Loaded/Unloaded shipments
• Made sure orders were filled and completed accurately
• Performed quality checks on merchandise
• Ensured safe activities within the warehouse


Safety Techniques
• Voxware Commands
Work Area Sanitation
Customer Service
Following Instructions
• Physical Dexterity
• Communication

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