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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Highly motivated professional with 28 years of entrepreneurial and management experience. Skillfully creates and maintains professional and loyal relationships with co-workers, staff and clients while managing administrative and sales employees. Comfortable working independently as manager and leader and as collaborative team member. Applies business acumen and experience and exercises decisive judgment to meet and exceed organizational goals.

Skills
  • Sales strategics
  • Cost analysis and savings
  • Issue resolution
  • Task delegation
  • Team building and leadership
  • Executive leadership
  • Operations oversight
  • Planning and coordination
  • Defining company vision
  • Purchasing and planning
Experience
09/1993 to Current
Business Owner/Operator Ewald's Custom Tile City, STATE,
  • Consulted with potential clients to determine how company could best meet needs.
  • Made financial and logistics decisions in best interest of company.
  • Developed estimates for business services based on in-depth knowledge of labor and material expenses.
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Managed financial functions such as operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Resolved issues quickly through meticulous research and quick decision making.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs and finalize purchase orders.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Directed implementation of strategic business plans to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Interviewed, trained, and supervised employees.
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Monitored industry trends and attended trade shows to select and items for resale in stores.
  • Developed estimates for contracted services based on in-depth knowledge of labor and material expenses.
06/1990 to 10/1992
Labor Worker Tile By Design City, STATE,
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Assisted distribution of tools, materials and equipment to skilled workers.
  • Opened boxes of merchandise and materials and restocked designated areas.
  • Set up equipment to maintain worksite productivity.
  • Provided industry insight to coworkers to assist work completion.
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work.
  • Prepared sites for concrete work by breaking up damaged concrete and leveling or contouring ground.
06/1985 to 09/1XXX
Laborer Worker Wolgast Construction City, STATE,
  • Cleaned up and resupplied work areas daily for optimal team performance.
  • Contributed to team culture of safety by consistently wearing proper safety gear and following standards.
  • Operated tools and equipment correctly to assist with construction work.
  • Listened to senior team members for instructions on new jobs and daily requirements.
  • Demolished existing structures and removed fixtures, appliances and other pieces from sites.
  • Transported heavy equipment and specialized machinery between job sites by safely driving trucks and flatbed trailers.
  • Organized deliveries and distributed supplies to several crews.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Sorted and placed materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins to keep warehouse organized.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete assigned tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Reported safety violations to supervisor to reduce risks and accidents.
  • Loaded and unloaded daily material shipments, keeping products organized and secure to prevent damage and optimize handling.
  • Prepared sites for concrete work by breaking up damaged concrete and leveling or contouring ground.
  • Operated pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload supplies and materials.
  • Monitored team member work and assisted with accomplishing objectives.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades to assist in vertical construction activities.
  • Participated in company training sessions to improve skills and boost process knowledge.
  • Installed bracing, padding or strapping to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported.
  • Coordinated communication between equipment operators via two-way radios and hand signals.
  • Logged inventory of materials to maintain access to supplies.
  • Operated air, electric and pneumatic drills to perform light fabrication for product sub-assembly.
  • Cut materials into specified sizes for installation using tile cutters and power saws.
  • Trained in plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, machine servicing and installation.
  • Operated palletizer machinery to stack finished product on pallets.
  • Built temporary structures to hold back slopes or allow skilled workers to reach greater heights and complete job tasks.
  • Troubleshot tool malfunctions and executed swift repairs to reduce downtime.
  • Assisted project planning by using laser measuring equipment and marking paint for project element placement.
  • Reduced wasteful spending by accurately cutting materials according to specifications.
  • Collaborated with craft teams to complete large-scale construction projects.
  • Prepared surfaces for special finishing applications with use of chemical solutions or by physically removing imperfections.
  • Managed inventory control to reduce project lags.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1990 to to
High School Diploma:
Hemlock High School - Hemlock, MI
GPA:
Expected in 05/1990 to to
High School Diploma:
Career Opportunity Center - Saginaw, MI,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Hemlock High School
  • Career Opportunity Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Owner/Operator
  • Labor Worker
  • Laborer Worker

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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