Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

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.

Detail-oriented Prep Cook adept in managing high-volume environments with grace and efficiency. Well-versed in cooking and delivering with exceptional work ethic.

Experienced production/ assembly workre with over 8 years of experience in production/assembly and manufacturing. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits.

  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Order delivery practices
  • Menu memorization
  • Food preparation
  • Communication skills
  • Efficient multitasking
  • Food processing
  • Equipment monitoring
  • Basic animal care
  • Problem resolution
  • Components assembly
  • Device configuration
  • Product organization
  • Employee presentations
  • Document scanning
  • Staff supervision
  • Vehicle inspections
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Mediation
Work History
04/2013 to Current Lead Caterer Total System Services, Inc. | Niles, IL,
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Maintained efficiency and flow of preperation in the kitchen by helping co-workers complete their tasks.
  • Removed expired food and beverages from storage and reviewed inventory for upcoming expirations dates.
  • Worked with chef to prepare daily food specials and other supplies.
  • Supported waitstaff and other team members in completing tasks.
  • Inspected preparation and storage equipment regularly to assess and maintain performance for cost-effective, safe operations.
  • Met production requirements for all aspects of banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Worked on salads, desserts and meat preparation for all events to increase kitchen speed.
  • Produced over 300-600 hot and or cold dishes per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
  • Worked closely with head chef to create banquet menu for 150-700 wedding guests.
  • Washed, peeled and cut various fruits and vegetables to prepare for serving.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
11/2014 to 02/2016 Lead Machine Operator Marmon Holdings, Inc | Attleboro, MA,
  • Used work instructions and measuring tools to check specifications of finished items.
  • Updated daily production logs with timely and accurate information, regularly informing management of special incidents or non-conformance issues.
  • Monitored machine settings and adjusted to correct malfunctions or errors.
  • Reviewed work instructions and schedules to coordinate machine operation and production schedules.
  • Set up and ran any and all blow mold plactic machinery to produce exceptional products for Mergon's needs.
  • Developed exceptional attendance record with special attention to punctuality and preparation to work upon arrival.
  • Provided observations, took measurements and performed tests at various stages according to quality control plan.
  • Followed quality standards and procedures to minimize errors and maximize customer satisfaction.
01/2012 to 12/2013 Production Worker Brady Corporation | Dallas, TX,
  • Monitored machinery in operation to identify concerns and make corrections or report complex problems.
  • Documented production information via daily system logs and discussed non-conformance issues with management.
  • Inspected final products to assess compliance with quality standards and established tolerances.
  • Supported machine operators in setup and operation of production equipment resulting in efficient runs.
  • Organized work to meet demanding production goals with 100% success rate.
  • Assembled baseplates for Bosch, side pannels for BMW, Hyundi, GM. refigerator Gaskets for Electrolux\ Fridgidare products according to changing daily work orders and specific customer needs.
  • Enthusiastically took on additional shifts during peak work periods to keep projects on schedule.
  • Demonstrated proper use of Plastic equipment to newly hired employees to avoid workplace injuries.
  • Reviewed job specifications to determine appropriate setups for blow molding machines.
  • Conducted quality inspections of finished products and made minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Supervised baseplate processes and paint line machinery to prevent overloads and avoid malfunctions.
10/2007 to 05/2010 Inspector Plastic Omniun | City, STATE,
  • Documented findings and produced reports to aide management in assessing and correcting quality concerns.
  • Performed preliminary, in progress, hidden damage and final product inspections.
  • Identified and helped resolve production problems, increasing output while reducing errors.
  • Discarded and rejected products, materials and equipment not conforming with specifications.
  • Identified defects during 30 second checks.
  • Presented clear, organized data in graphs, charts, tables and written reports.
  • Recorded defects and coordinated issue resolution with development team and functional leads.
  • Worked with specific production team members to rectify production issues and maintain high-quality final products.
Expected in 05/2004 High School Diploma | Emerald High School, Greenwood, SC, GPA:
Expected in | Business Administration And Management Allen University, Columbia, SC, GPA:
Expected in Associate of Science | Walden University, Minneapolis, MN GPA:
  • Supervised team of 12 staff members.

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School Attended

  • Emerald High School
  • Allen University
  • Walden University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Caterer
  • Lead Machine Operator
  • Production Worker
  • Inspector


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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