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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Professional Summary

Experienced garden center grower with over 30 years of experience in farming and flower business . Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits.

Skills
  • Planting flowers and bushes
  • Maintaining standards
  • Budget and records management
  • Claims investigation and research
  • Flower options knowledge ongoing yearly training and education
  • Merchandise carrying
  • Bagging and packaging
  • Food safety standards
  • Refunds and exchanges
  • Cost reduction and budgeting
  • Taxation understanding
  • Facility and equipment maintenance
  • Labor and delivery support
  • Unpacking merchandise
  • Loading and unloading processes
  • Business requirements understanding
  • Safety policies and procedures
Work History
03/2002 to Current
Flower and Vegetable Grower Chenega Corporation Zuni, NM,
  • Applied human resources expertise to optimize hiring, training and performance.
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Kept all building areas and equipment functional and well-organized to promote business performance.
03/1989 to Current
Business Owner M&D Farms City, STATE,
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Put together realistic budgets based upon costs and fees for effectively operating business.
  • Evaluated suppliers to assess quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries, maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Used print strategies such as newspaper ads, business catalogs and marketing brochures to bring in and capture new customer business.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels 200%.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels 200]%
  • Applied human resources expertise to optimize hiring, training and performance.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels 200%
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
07/1988 to Current
Truck Driver Self Employed City, STATE,
  • Completed daily inspections, basic maintenance and common repair actions to keep equipment operating at full capacity.
  • Generated day-to-day productivity and logistics reports for senior leadership to assist in executive decision-making.
  • Conducted efficient cargo transfers to maintain route schedules.
  • Learned and applied safe driving techniques to avoid accidents.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment when necessary.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing and weighing products.
  • Maintained accurate records with compliant invoicing, payment processing and daily logs.
  • Pushed and pulled dollies into place and raised and lowered landing gear on semi-trailers.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across 100s-mile transports.
  • Completed preventative maintenance and mechanical repairs on truck vehicles.
  • Enhanced customer relations by consistently delivering shipments according to schedule and quickly addressing any concerns.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Completed routine inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Checked shipping papers to determine nature of load and checked for presence of hazardous materials.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Loaded and unloaded products at warehouses and customer locations using hand trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew to properly position vehicle and loading equipment.
  • Completed basic maintenance and minor repairs to keep vehicle neat and running properly.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Removed and unloaded packages from semi trucks for customer deliveries, using extreme care to avoid damage to goods.
  • Managed discrepancy documentation for incoming shipments.
  • Invoiced, collected monies due and settled accounts with shippers each day.
  • Inspected vehicle and immediately reported any defects to supervisor.
Education
Expected in 06/1981
High School Diploma:
Gaithersburg High School - Gaithersburg, MD
GPA:
  • Majored in [Subject]Agriculture
Accomplishments
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Increased sales 500% over 30 years .
  • Supervised team of 10 staff members.
Additional Information

M&D Farms, is a certified Proven winners garden center, specializing in planting custom flower pots for homes and businesses .Growing home grown vegetables for local restaurants and customers.Attending farmers markets from north of Chicago to NW Indiana. Awards donations to food pantries over 5000 lbs a year , multiple beautification awards from the village of Homer Glen Illinois.

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School Attended

  • Gaithersburg High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Flower and Vegetable Grower
  • Business Owner
  • Truck Driver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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