business owner resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Seasoned Small Business Owner over 10 years of experience in operations management, business strategy and financial management. Demonstrated success in capitalizing on new trends and technologies to drive business development initiatives and achieve sales goals.

Dependable Box Truck Driver with many years of experience safely and efficiently driving large vehicles long distances for extended hours to deliver cargo. Reliably drives, moves and offloads merchandise to serve customers and develop sales. Holds valid drivers license and enhances organization reputation by obeying DOT regulations and maintaining truck operating efficiency.

Motorcycle Repairer with strong background completing work to exceed customer expectations. Expert with wide knowledge of various manufacturers, models and parts. Known for completing quality work quickly to return motorcycles to owners in line with quoted requirements and timeframes.

  • New Business Development
  • Talent Allocation
  • Business Planning
  • Cost Control and Budgeting
  • Route Management
  • Cargo Handling
  • Safety and Emergency Equipment
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem-Solving
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Map Reading
  • Delivery Documentation
  • Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Vehicle Defect or Damage Reporting
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Customization Experience
  • Technical Skills
  • Training & Development
  • Active Listening
  • Team Management
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • People Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Troubleshooting Strength
  • Power and Hand Tool Use
  • Mechanical Repair
  • Supply and Parts Ordering
  • Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
  • Equipment Dismantling
  • Metal Welding
  • Clear Communication
  • Parts Lubrication
  • Cost Documentation
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Preventive Maintenance
Business Owner, 2013 to Current
Graphic Packaging Holding CoWausau, WI,
  • Installed new tires and wheels to repair flats, damage or wear.
  • Replaced brake pads and brake systems, allowing riders to stop quickly and safely.
  • Identified fluid leaks from engine oil, gear oil, coolant and fuel to determine root cause and repair.
  • Lubricated or replaced damaged and malfunctioning cables.
  • Determined parts needed for specific jobs and placed parts orders.
  • Restored major systems in motorcycles and similar vehicles from cooling systems to fuel systems.
  • Changed headlamps, turn signals and other lights to maintain vehicle visibility and proper signaling.
  • Completed regular maintenance tasks such as air filter and oil changes to keep customers' motorcycles running smoothly.
  • Evaluated frame for cracks or stress fractures and repaired by welding.
  • Inspected and changed out electrical system wiring.
  • Checked throttle operation and corrected issues with free movement or routing.
  • Consulted customers to explain suggested repairs and gain approval before beginning work.
  • Recorded parts inventory information and neatly organized parts for storage.
  • Assessed tire pressure and added or removed air to keep tire PSI within ideal measurements.
  • Switched out batteries on motorcycles, mopeds and similar vehicles.
  • Tested rear and front shocks to determine and carry out suspension system repairs.
  • Completed body repairs and straightened bent frames.
  • Employed hand tools, presses and power tools to repair or replace defective parts.
  • Dismantled and reassembled engines, carburetors, generators and other systems to restore pieces.
  • Examined internal components and vehicle frames to assess and convey nature and extent of motorcycle malfunction or damage.
  • Repaired and replaced accessory components such as mufflers, headlights and horns to achieve desired customer looks.
  • Performed comprehensive analyses of vehicles through visual and auditory observation, disassembling and inspecting internal components to complete through checks and identify faults.
  • Modified and improved vehicles per customer specifications, including completing aesthetic work and calibrating parts and systems to enhance or tweak functionality.
  • Communicated with customers to develop basic understanding of vehicle malfunctions and defects.
  • Analyzed technical documents and manufacturer instructions to accurately repair and adjust motorcycle components, including brakes, drive chains and transmissions.
  • Took measurements of generator output, ignition timing and other performance indicators by connecting vehicles to test panels and running diagnostic tests.
  • Promoted in-house fabricated parts to customers and distributors to enhance sales and drive brand loyalty.
  • Documented repair work performed on mobile equipment via electronic and written service reports.
  • Tracked repairs made, labor time and parts used to calculate bill.
Maintenance Supervisor, 2006 to 2013
EatstreetBlue Mounds, WI,
  • Oversaw team in completing job tasks quickly and accurately with appropriate use of instruments and tools.
  • Monitored inventory and ordered needed supplies to meet demand for repairs.
  • Inspected facilities to determine problems and schedule necessary maintenance.
  • Scheduled repair and maintenance of machines, tools and equipment to support continuous production operations.
  • Maintained clear and safe workspace areas to meet OSHA standards.
  • Repaired equipment and machinery, performing maintenance according to updated industry standards.
  • Analyzed and identified equipment failure root causes and initiated correction actions.
  • Delegated daily tasks to employees to manage resources and meet deadlines.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and performed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Inspected machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.
  • Directed maintenance activities to provide continuous supply of heat, electric power or gas required for operations.
  • Collected data to compile detailed reports for upper management and closely monitored equipment, tools and system upgrades.
  • Inspected alarm systems and monitors to comply with fire, carbon monoxide and other safety levels.
  • Implemented improved training procedures to better develop new personnel.
  • Prepared and monitored budget to keep maintenance department financially sound.
  • Designed, fabricated and installed upgrades to improve existing equipment.
  • Minimized severity or frequency of accidents of contractors and maintenance personnel using risk identification process.
  • Filled out work orders, repair logs and maintenance plans to document work completed.
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Installed new systems, replacement parts and components to maintain proper operation.
  • Cleared clogged drains and replaced valves, faucets and fixtures.
  • Scheduled preventive maintenance programs to keep equipment in good working condition.
  • Inspected grounds and buildings to identify, minimize and correct hazardous property conditions or liability concerns.
  • Read and interpreted equipment and work orders to properly perform required maintenance services.
  • Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.
  • Conducted performance and safety inspections on equipment and machinery to maintain operational baseline.
  • Diagnosed problems with mechanical and electrical systems and equipment using advanced troubleshooting abilities.
  • Checked electrical components to identify defects and hazards and make necessary adjustments.
  • Changed HVAC filters and cleaned condensation drains to perform preventive maintenance on HVAC systems.
  • Collaborated with building managers to assess ongoing needs and plan preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Completed basic carpentry tasks and installed shelves, hooks and closet rods to meet customer needs.
  • Disassembled appliances to diagnose problems and facilitate repairs.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Implemented diagnostics to identify failures, determine parts and material requirements and facilitate repairs.
  • Routinely inspected equipment for preventive and emergency maintenance needs.
  • Implemented troubleshooting techniques to resolve issue.
  • Repaired machines, equipment or structures using tools or equipment.
  • Performed routine maintenance by inspecting drives, motors or belts.
Stocker Associate, 2017 to 2019
WalmartCity, STATE,
  • Maintained merchandise presentation by stocking and rotating merchandise.
  • Received and stocked merchandise and organized and maintained backroom by following company safety, cleaning and operating procedures.
  • Acknowledged customers, identified needs and assisted with purchasing decisions to deliver exceptional service.
  • Arranged and organized merchandise and supplies and identified shrink and damages to maintain work environment.
  • Processing freight and preparing backroom for incoming freight.
  • Utilized inventory management system to complete bin audits, work inventory exceptions and correct shelf capacities.
  • Complied with company standards of ethics and integrity by implementing action plans and executing business processes and practices.
  • Leveraged policies, data and resources to complete work assignments and priorities.
  • Stocked shelves with new merchandise and checked for outdated or damaged items.
  • Maintained neat, safe and orderly workspace to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Lifted materials of varied weights on regular basis.
  • Faced products on shelves and displays to meet company policies.
  • Replenished items to maintain stock availability.
  • Assisted customers by locating items and loading heavy purchases in vehicles.
  • Greeted customers and retrieved requested products to drive satisfaction.
  • Moved and rebuilt shelves, racks and displays to increase visibility of merchandise.
  • Received incoming product deliveries and relocated to storage shelves, coolers, or bins.
  • Followed proper stock rotation procedures to minimize obsolescence and remove out of date items from sales floor.
  • Updated products with new pricing or temporary promotion signs to increase sales.
  • Palletized merchandise for easy movement to sales floor locations.
  • Updated product labels to reflect accurate pricing.
  • Resolved or assisted in handling routine customer concerns within established guidelines.
Driver, Warehouse Orders, 2006 to 2010
Salvation Army Thrift StoreCity, STATE,
  • Delivered goods and services to customers on time and in excellent condition.
  • Inspected vehicles for cleanliness and checked gas and oil levels prior to departure.
  • Utilized GPS to optimize routes and continuously meet estimated delivery times.
  • Processed daily inventory receipts and quantities of supplies.
  • Secured merchandise, avoiding damage during transportation.
  • Documented daily mileage, gas and other data.
  • Monitored traffic conditions and applied defensive strategies to avoid accidents.
  • Performed pre-trip inspection checks and reported problems to supervisor.
  • Recorded discrepancies and damages to inventory and reported findings to supervisor.
  • Determined most expedient trip by mapping out driving routes ahead of time.
  • Achieved consistently high customer scores due to exceptional service.
  • Saved fuel by leveraging GPS to identify faster routes.
  • Drove trucks to and from job sites to deliver supplies.
  • Attended accident preparedness and safety trainings to comply with regulations and promote safer working environment.
  • Reviewed work orders to perform freight movement and deliveries.
  • Operated standard warehouse equipment to assist with loading and unloading of deliveries.
  • Inspected vehicle before leaving company premises and after trips.
  • Maintained clean driving record by following safety protocols and strictly adhering to traffic laws.
  • Presented clean, professional appearance to promote positive company image.
  • Communicated with dispatch and customers enthusiastically, focusing on client satisfaction.
  • Completed deliveries by requested times.
  • Performed routine maintenance on delivery vehicles, such as checking oil and coolant levels, brakes and tires.
  • Fostered relations with clients to build trust, resulting in repeat business and referrals.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2001 to Fort Pierce Central High School - Fort Pierce, FL

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School Attended

  • Fort Pierce Central High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Owner
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Stocker Associate
  • Driver, Warehouse Orders


  • High School Diploma

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