kiln operator resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

Dedicated kiln operator with advanced abilities in monitoring gauges and controls to detect and correct problems. Effective at collecting samples, following orders and updating logs. Bringing 4 years of experience. Enthusiastic eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of all expectations as a operator;Motivated to learn, grow and excel in this company.

  • Forklift driving
  • Troubleshooting
  • Responsible
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Detail-oriented
  • Basic math
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Analytical skills
  • Temperature monitoring
Work History
02/2017 to Current Kiln Operator Graymont | Delta, CO,
  • Operated equipment such as lift trucks, bobcats and cranes to transport materials and products.
  • Documented daily activities efficiently and accurately with accurate company logs.
  • Kept operations in compliance with company targets, safety requirements and legal statutes.
  • Monitored flow, temperature and belt speed to keep smooth production.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
06/2014 to 02/2017 Shipping Loader Cornerstone Building Brands | Pennsboro, WV,
  • Orchestrated routing by producing accurate shipping documentation and package labels.
  • Monitored scheduled shipment dates to achieve timely delivery, expediting as necessary and communicating variances to customers.
  • Maintained accurate records in the shipping department, including materials weights, bill amounts and identified variances.
  • Handled day-to-day shipping and receiving overseeing more than 10 to 15 trucks per day.
  • Conducted counts and audits of inventories to identify and resolve discrepancies in records.
  • Updated database with changes in carrier status.
  • Coordinated storage areas to optimize materials movements and minimize labor hours.
  • Inspected merchandise and sent damaged pieces for repair before shipment.
  • Operated equipment such as forklifts and balers to move outgoing shipments to loading area.
  • Boosted inventory and record keeping accuracy by conducting thorough inspections and comparing shipment contents with documentation.
  • Reviewed order data to verify transactions and shipping dates.
  • Performed basic mathematical calculations to check weights and dimensions of shipments.
  • Conducted research to address shipping errors and packaging mistakes.
  • Corresponded with carrier representatives to make arrangements and provide instructions for shipment and delivery of orders.
  • Packed, secured, labeled and applied postage to materials to prepare items for shipment.
  • Compared shipping orders and invoices against contents received to verify accuracy.
  • Worked effectively with shippers to resolve issues with shipments, including damaged materials and shortages.
03/2011 to 02/2014 Holtec Operator Socal Jib Food Management - Jack In The Box | San Bernardino, CA,
  • Tended equipment during operation and monitored readouts to determine areas of concern and quickly correct problems.
  • Operated machining equipment safely and efficiently with team of operators.
  • Assisted technicians in machine handling and set up.
  • Identified malfunctions or failures by routinely monitoring and analyzing equipment operations.
  • Calibrated, tested, and adjusted machine settings or controls in preparation for production operations.
  • Packaged and moved completed products.
  • Received and processed both written and verbal instructions, prints and work orders.
  • Monitored daily operations and made adjustments to production line where necessary.
  • Monitored quality of incoming materials and completed in-process quality inspections.
  • Supported management decision-making by compiling operational and production data into daily logs.
  • Assessed materials, parts and final products for quality, and removed defects.
  • Correctly and safely used variety of hand tools, saws and cutting equipment to carry out job duties.
  • Verified documentation and work order requirements.
  • Performed changeovers for specified machinery and retooled specifications for change in product.
  • Loaded and operated assigned Taylor machines to produce the highest quality of lumber as possible.
06/2008 to 04/2011 Team Member Weyerhaeuser | City, STATE,
  • Contributed to team success by completing jobs quickly and accurately.
  • Conducted frequent equipment inspections and basic repair actions to keep machinery operating at peak levels.
  • Maintained productive, efficient approach to all tasks.
  • Operated material moving equipment to move heavy loads and maintain production levels.
  • Developed strong cooperative relationships with coworkers and managers.
  • Sought out ways to go above and beyond job requirements.
  • Trained new team members by relaying information on company procedures and safety requirements.
  • Learned all required tasks quickly to maximize performance.
  • Worked different stations to provide optimal coverage and meet production goals.
  • Kept work areas clean, organized and safe to promote efficiency and team safety.
  • Operated all types of production machinery safely to reduce workplace accidents.
Expected in 12/1993 to to GED | Talking Leaves Job Corp., Telequah,ok, GPA:
  • Certified, forklift operator/kiln operator - Weyerhaeuser Philadelphia,Ms.

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School Attended

  • Talking Leaves Job Corp.

Job Titles Held:

  • Kiln Operator
  • Shipping Loader
  • Holtec Operator
  • Team Member


  • GED

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