independent contractor resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Analytical thinker bringing strong experience in machining analysis, business intelligence development and manufacturing trend assessment to promote and boost company advancement, efficiency, and performance. Industrious and initiative driven in achieving targets through the application of common sense and experience while producing well-planned recommendations. Actively researching Continued Education to enhance my knowledge base while making a return to the manufacturing industry.

  • Operations Management
  • New Project Planning and Development Skills
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) (SAP)
  • Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Oracle
  • Moderate PLC Programming Fabrication, and Blueprint Knowledge
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Kaizen/Lean Manufacturing Processes
  • Team oversight/Production Development
  • Preventive and reparative maintenance
  • Safety and compliance
  • BOM Interpreting
  • Warehouse shipping, receiving, and inventory
Work History
Independent Contractor, 07/2017 - Current
MEP Beauty City, STATE,
  • Highly self motivated sole proprietor generating over $100k within 2.5 years of business start up
  • Utilize Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel to maintain and track inventory, cost of labor, product sales, and P&L
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase sales 900%
  • Apply critical thinking and consultative sales methods to understand and meet customer needs and product recommendations
  • Design marketing and promotional material using various applications and software
  • Promoted business via social media, networking, and Google to generate leads and maximize brand identity.
  • Collaborate with local charity benefits to donate goods and services for cancer patients, needy children, and Fairfield Glade Ladies Club
Manufacturing (Off Shift) Plant Manager, 08/2015 - 07/2017
Cummins Inc. City, STATE,
  • Plant management of day-to-day operations focused on attainment of KPI's (key performance indicators), continuous lean manufacturing initiatives, and supervising 150+ members of union shop floor operations including maintenance and quality departments
  • Managed company operations, including hourly staff reviews, absences, development, documentation, hiring and termination, and scheduling while providing firsthand training and mentoring to individuals with lagging skills
  • Collaborated with internal teams to optimize operations across materials handling, production, and shipping
  • Increasing efficiency by more than 15%, lowered waste by more than 40%, and increased output by 100 parts per shift resulting in addition of 2 departments and more than 50 employees during tense contact negotiations
  • Collect and report data to assist in trial runs and new product development working with quality, safety, and engineering departments
  • Assist quality, engineering, and train hourly staff to implement production of new Nano technology filtration assembly
  • Collaborate with quality, engineering, and maintenance departments to install, program, and initiate production systems for precision robotics
  • Engaged team members to participate in community related events such as Backpacks for Kids, Red Cross Blood Donations, United Way, and On-site Angel Tree Project ensuring more than 80% of employee participation
CNC Machine Operator/Warehouse Associate, 08/2006 - 08/2015
Cummins Inc. City, STATE,
  • Operational Skills including (not limited to): Bottleneck Operations, Precision Assemblies, Automated Production Robotics, Media Melt Blown Systems, Silk Screen Print, Powder Paint Accumulator System, Hot Melt, Heat Treatment, Auto/Semi Press Fabrication, Tool and Die Pleater, Forklift, Hoist/Crane
  • Improve productivity output by 90% consistently in new departments with minimal formal training
  • Transfer, scan, and verify inventory to and from target destinations using forklifts to load and unload productions line, shipping, and recieving
  • Provide leadership, direction and setup support to 15 or more operators, while assuring quality, production and safety goals are met
  • Regularly performed active and preventative maintenance to ensure proper machine functions
  • Prepared, calibrated and monitored production CNC machinery for optimal production levels and consistency in achieving daily targets and reducing downtime
  • Analyze and resolve equipment breakdowns using various troubleshooting methods as well as team production and performance inspiration
Associate of Arts: Cosmetology, Expected in 08/2014
Genesis Career College - Cookeville - Cookeville, TN
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Focus on business and managment

High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2000
Cookeville High School - Cookeville, TN
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Focus on drafting, computers, and construction

  • Hoist/Crane Equipment Operator
  • Forklift Operator
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • OSHA Guidelines & Work Site Safety

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School Attended

  • Genesis Career College - Cookeville
  • Cookeville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Independent Contractor
  • Manufacturing (Off Shift) Plant Manager
  • CNC Machine Operator/Warehouse Associate


  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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