Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Motivated Cook and Baker offering over 5 years of experience in food preparation. High standards for taste and quality with expertise maintaining profitable margins. Superior communication and leadership skills.

Diligent restaurant kitchen worker with excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Consistently maintain well-stocked, organized and clean kitchen areas to maximize productivity. Dedicated team player with punctual nature and open communication style dedicated to meeting every preparation and service need.

Committed team player with 5 years of experience creating batches of ingredients for speedy assembly of menu items. Talented at preparing quantities of ingredients necessary for estimated number of customers. Independent team member makes decisions without supervision and works well with coworkers.

Forward-thinking professional offering more than 5 years of experience working in fast-paced kitchens. Skilled at staying focused and efficient in high-stress situations and maintaining calmness in busy times. Excellent and proven organizational skills.

Dynamic food service professional driven toward continuous improvement and committed to going above and beyond to complete tasks and assist other team members. Well-versed in standard food prep techniques, as well as safe food-handling standards.

  • Institutional and Batch Cooking
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • New hire training
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
Work History
Cook, 11/2018 to 11/2020
Shakey's PizzaSan Gabriel, CA,
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Produced over 1800 hot dishes per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
  • Prepared estimated 600 orders simultaneously during peak meal prep. periods with 96% accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service by station teardown clean and set-up and restocking of food and supplies.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Safely used kitchen equipment such as deep fryer, food chopping and slicing machines and ovens and grills, effectively reducing injuries and burns 95%.
Palletizer and Forklift Operator, 06/2018 to 11/2018
AmentumWinston Salem, NC,
  • Boosted team efficiency by moving materials with forklifts, cranes and other equipment.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed mechanical issues, completed basic repairs and conducted preventive maintenance actions to keep equipment functional.
  • Removed plastic and straps from pallets to facilitate unloading.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Operated one ton to fove ton forklifts to transport materials and equipment.
  • Stacked merchandise on both partial and full pallets and removed empty pallets from sales floor.
  • Filled propane tanks, checked valves and performed other routine equipment maintenance.
  • Wrapped pallets in plastic wrap and attached merchandise tags to prepare for shipping.
  • Loaded, transported and stacked materials.
  • Inspected equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Removed orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Worked in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Completed daily forklift safety checklists.
  • Operated equipment while observing standard safety procedures.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Kept accurate records of all incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Transported inventory items to appropriate locations.
  • Serviced minor equipment malfunctions to keep machinery operational and completed equipment condition reports for floor supervisor.
  • Unloaded trucks and rail cars and moved materials to staging area.
  • Reported damage to racks, faulty equipment and other safety hazards to safety specialist for remediation.
  • Located proper slots on storage racks and set pallets in place with forklift.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Cleaned warehouse areas to maintain safety and efficiency.
  • Removed debris and waste materials from machinery to reduce possibility of clogs and malfunctions.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely in congested and confined areas using skill and Technique.
  • Handled multiple tasks simultaneously to maximize work efficiency.
Bakery Quality Control Specialist. , 04/2013 to 05/2018
State Of WashingtonCity, STATE,
  • Created and deployed best practices to improve efficiency and reduce defects.
  • Monitored performance and generated reports detailing quality of product and defect rates.
  • Evaluated components and final products against quality standards and manufacturing specifications.
  • Sampled 10 to 20% of products for detailed analysis.
  • Used scale and humidifier control to inspect quality of products, taking note of functionality, appearance and other specifications.
  • Examined from the mixing of the dough for bread,rolls,hamberger and hotdog buns and paisteries, and breakfast bars through all phases of the preparation to the finished baked product for defects or issues, reported problems quickly and maintained high levels of accuracy.
  • Streamlined QA processes by working closely with development teams and staying abreast of changing product demands.
  • Reported repeated issues to supervisors and other departments, collaborating to identify issue roots and rectify problems.
  • Monitored production processes to gain understanding of problematic steps and rectify issues.
  • Communicated with production team members about specific quality issues such as water and weight content of the dough.
  • Identified and resolved variances to bring products in line with requirements.
  • Performed routine maintenance and calibration on testing equipment.
  • Liaised between quality control and other departments and contractors, providing project updates and consultation.
  • Determined root cause of deviations and non-conforming results and implemented appropriate corrective and preventive actions throughout product development process.
  • Inspected raw materials and finished products to verify quality and disposed items that did not meet safety requirements.
  • Adhered to safety and clean area procedures to comply with agency and regulatory mandates.
  • Performed visual assessment of products to evaluate conformance with quality standards.
Electronics Technician, 10/2003 to 03/2018
State Of WashingtonCity, STATE,
  • Performed acceptance testing and measurements on electronic components and assemblies to verify system compliance.
  • Fixed circuit boards and wire harness problems using schematics, wiring diagrams and testing instruments.
  • Tested various types of televisions using oscilloscopes, multi-meters, voltage calibrators and other laboratory instruments.
  • Inspected completed circuit boards, Cart's power supply and the televisions controls for functionality and quality, alerting supervisors of repeat issues and seeking out root causes.
  • Inspected systems, diagnosed problems and developed optimal solutions.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving Product or Service issues.
Education Incomplete. : Music Theory And Composition, Expected in 06/1982
Mt. Hood Community College - Gresham, OR
Associate of Computer Science. W/(CET).: Simi Conducter, P.C. Boards, Electronic Theory. , Expected in 06/1989
Ameritech Technical Institute. - Thousand Oaks, CA,
  • Graduated in Top 1% of Class
  • Majored in Electronics
  • Graduated with 3.82 GPA
  • Dean's List Fall,Winter and spring. Of "89"
Education Incomplete. : Computer Science, Expected in 06/1995
Clark College - Vancouver, WA
  • Minored in Computer Theory & History
  • Graduated with 3.25 GPA
No Degree. : Electronics Equipment Installation And Repair, Expected in 06/2004
Peninsula College - Port Angeles, WA

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School Attended

  • Mt. Hood Community College
  • Ameritech Technical Institute.
  • Clark College
  • Peninsula College

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  • Cook
  • Palletizer and Forklift Operator
  • Bakery Quality Control Specialist.
  • Electronics Technician


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