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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

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
  • Contemporary sauce work
  • Food presentation
  • Cleaning and organization
Education and Training
Crook County High School Prineville, OR Expected in 06/1997 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Schulte Hospitality Group - Cook
Windsor, CT, 08/2021 - 01/2022
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of dinner rush.
  • 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.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times during lunch and dinner rush.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues, customer requests or substitutions for allergen concerns.
  • Precooked garnishes for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Developed processes to streamline food-preparation and presentation tasks, recommending changes as necessary to boost food-cost savings.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Made recommendations regarding future food and equipment purchases to maintain product effectiveness.
  • Coordinated average of [Number] to [Number] daily food orders, organizing timely deliveries to each table.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
Ace Hardware - Hardware Sales Associate
Delray Beach, FL, 09/2020 - 01/2021
  • Assisted customers both in person and by phone, answering questions about different products.
  • Demonstrated product features by employing knowledge of technology and gadgets.
  • Walked customers through online demonstrations to support better understanding of product features.
  • Maximized sales potential by training new members in improved sales strategies.
  • Generated referrals by fostering exceptional customer service and satisfaction.
  • Organized store by returning merchandise to proper areas and restocked displays.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
  • Educated customers on product and service offerings.
  • Escorted customers to products and pointed out complementary items to boost store sales.
  • Stayed up to date on store promotions, payment policies and security practices.
  • Recommended optimal merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Maintained visually appealing and effective displays for entire store to drive sustained revenue and move target products.
  • Helped customers sign up for loyalty programs and submitted completed paperwork.
  • Demonstrated products to customers, discussed features and redirected objections to capture sales.
  • Observed customer behaviors to identify security threats and escalate concerns to supervisors.
  • Used [Type] register system to ring up customer purchases, process payments and issue receipts.
  • Communicated with customers about [Product or Service] offerings, including policies, restrictions and refund policies.
  • Met or exceeded upselling, donation and credit card sign-up targets on consistent basis by leveraging excellent communication and interpersonal strengths.
  • Drove sales of [Type] and [Type] products by applying proactive nature, knowledge of customer preferences and active listening skills.
  • Mixed and matched paints according to customer specifications.
Tenneco Automotive - Loader and Unloader
Brunswick, OH, 10/2018 - 01/2020
  • Unloaded products from incoming transports.
  • Loaded and unloaded materials by hand or with equipment to help team meet work demands.
  • Scanned, pushed and loaded items on conveyor line for loading into trailers.
  • Inspected unloaded product for shortages, damage, quality or deterioration of packing and reported findings to supervisor.
  • Applied shrink wrap to pallets, securing product for storage and shipment.
  • Positioned lifting devices under, over or around loaded pallets, skids and boxes and secured material for transport to designated areas.
  • Communicated load, product or pallet issues to supervisor.
  • Reconfigured inbound pallets to meet storage requirements.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
  • Checked load-related documentation to promote completeness and accuracy.
  • Read and attached appropriate labels and tags to products and packages for identification purposes.
  • Used ladders and pallet jacks to load and unload merchandise weighing up to [Number] pounds.
  • Shrink-wrapped products on over [Number] pallets per day.
  • Assisted [Number] sorters by loading trucks with assigned packages for [Number] routes.
  • Scanned [Number] packages per day to verify proper shipping information.
  • Stocked shelves with [Type] products and performed expiration rotation to mitigate stock damage and loss.
  • Corrected pallets of damaged or mislabeled products to reduce errors and losses.
  • Entered all shipping order and code date information into warehouse computer using [Software] to maintain accurate, up-to-date files.
  • Rotated [Type] and [Type] products to assist with inventory management organization.
  • Safely drove and positioned [Type] and [Type] trucks at shipping and receiving docks to speed up loading times by [Number]%.
Casper Newspaper - Machine Operator
City, STATE, 06/2016 - 02/2018
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Detected work-piece defects and machine malfunctions, maintaining apparatus to prevent future issues.
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date, using [Software].
  • Established and adjusted feed rates and cutting parameters to keep operations in line with production demands.
  • Read and understood blueprints, product specifications and tooling instructions to plan correct operational sequences and prevent materials waste.
  • Operated multiple fabricating machines, cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses and forming or spinning machines.
  • Selected proper cutting tools, calculating parameters to manufacture components and parts.
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment longevity and cut costs.
  • Operated various [Type] gauges to inspect pieces after production completion.
  • Fastened and adjusted jigs and stops on machine tables to facilitate positioning of materials.
  • Used bolts, shackles and clamps to connect pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures.
  • Executed bench, machine and hand tool work by shaping, fitting and assembling machine parts from metal stock.
  • Used CNC and manual equipment to perform rough and finishing machining, working with tin, sheet iron and sheet copper.
  • Painted and applied protective coatings to various parts to prevent water, oxygen and electrolytes from coming in contact with metal.
  • Calibrated machinery to optimize performance according to prescribed standards and specific project needs.
  • Troubleshot and repaired machines to increase productivity and decrease spending.
  • Assigned tasks to employees and monitored productivity, performance and task completion.
  • Designed detailed preventive maintenance schedules to enhance tool performance.
  • Managed and supervised daily activities of [Number] team members to verify fulfillment of customer orders and adherence to general warehouse operations.
  • Assigned individual work plans and reviewed jobs to accomplish tasks within expected parameters.
  • Controlled material usage to keep costs low, proactively investigating and resolving discrepancies to minimize waste.
  • Supervised equipment upgrades and modifications.
  • Established and enforced 5s program successful in increasing line efficiency and dropping accidents to [Number] per quarter.
  • Met or exceeded target of [Number]% on-time customer shipments with motivational approach to team leadership.
  • Identified and helped resolve nonconforming product issues to support accurate order fulfillment.
  • Applied [Type] and [Type] strategies to discover and fix root cause issues negatively impacting production performance.
  • Boosted productivity, efficiency, adaptability and receptivity when guiding [Number] staff in implementing [Type] solution.
  • Administered production of [Type] novels by managing project activities and deadlines from estimation to finished book.
  • Reduced turnover by [Number]% to [Number]% through [Task].
  • Coordinated scanning and color-correction of original artwork and procured duplicate printing files.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Crook County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Hardware Sales Associate
  • Loader and Unloader
  • Machine Operator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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