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

Hardworking cook bringing detail-oriented approach to food preparation and handling. Reliable individual possessing excellent communication and problem-solving strengths.

Dedicated cook experienced in school environments. Focused and collaborative team player skillful in communicating and translating customer requests. Offering deep understanding of food safety, OSHA and health code requirements.

Punctual cook experienced in following menus and recipes to prepare quality food. Polished in setting up and cleaning equipment for daily food preparation and helping manage supplies. Excellent multitasker recognized for supporting successful kitchen operations.

Quality Inspector with talent for inspections. Strong knowledge of inspections. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency in Microsoft Word.

Hardworking and reliable Assistant manager with strong ability in leading. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Skills
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Dish preparation
  • Focused and disciplined
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Food preparation
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
Experience
08/2020 to Current
Cook Amita Health Columbia, MD,
  • Carried pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
07/2012 to 10/2019
Quality Inspector Alfa Laval Ab Richmond, VA,
  • Notified supervisors about production problems and helped identify and correct concerns.
  • Documented, filed and maintained proper inspection records and quality assurance documents.
  • Inspected, tested and measured materials, products and installations against specifications.
  • Assessed finished items for defects and ordered reworks to eliminate irregularities.
  • Inspected and repaired products to meet project expectations.
  • Documented inspection information and compiled data into reports for dissemination to management.
  • Observed employee fieldwork and usage of materials for quality and consistency.
  • Reviewed blueprints, drawings and other specifications to fully understand project expectations.
  • Completed evaluations by properly using various gauges, tools and equipment.
  • Recommended corrective actions to minimize rate of product defects.
03/2010 to 07/2012
Cashier Taco Bell Sanger, TX,
  • Collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Processed sales transactions to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Wrapped items and carefully bagged purchases to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Inspected store products for damage and obtained item replacements for customers.
  • Verified customer age requirement for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Reported pricing discrepancies to supervisor.
  • Delivered high level of customer service to patrons using active listening and engagement skills.
09/2007 to 06/2010
Assistant Manager Columbia Sportswear Company Simpsonville, KY,
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Mentored staff to enhance skills and achieve daily targets, using hands-on and motivational leadership.
  • Directed and led employees, supervising activities to drive productivity and efficiency.
  • Collaborated with store manager to develop strategies for achieving sales and profit goals.
  • Enforced company policies and procedures to strengthen operational standards across departments.
  • Organized schedules, workflows and shift coverage to meet expected business demands.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Completed inventory audits to identify losses and project demand.
  • Initiated inventory control measures to manage and replenish stock, maintain cost levels and meet customer demand.
  • Implemented training processes for newly hired employees and supervised department managers, shift leads and production personnel.
  • Secured revenue, accurately monitoring transactions and deposits to eliminate discrepancies.
  • Monitored cash drawers in multiple checkout stations to verify adequate cash supply.
  • Supervised receiving and stockroom activities to identify opportunities with inventory and prevent shrinkage.
  • Assisted supervisor in evaluating employee performance and cultivating improvement initiatives.
  • Worked closely with customers to understand needs and resolve diverse issues.
Education and Training
Expected in 04/2019 to to
GED:
Pendleton County High School - Falmouth, KY
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Pendleton County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Quality Inspector
  • Cashier
  • Assistant Manager

Degrees

  • GED

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