lead chemical operator resume example with 18+ years of experience

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

Quality-driven Chemical Operator with experience controlling continuous, and batch processes, operating equipment using distributed control systems. Proficient in performing general and preventive maintenance on process and support equipment. Hardworking and goal-oriented with 9 years of expertise in production

  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Precision measuring
  • Lean manufacturing processes
  • Business process improvement
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Basic math
  • Good listening skills
  • Compassion
  • Supervision
  • Responsible
  • Team building
  • Customer service
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Production planning
  • Collaboration
  • Analytical skills
  • Written Communication
Work History
05/2012 to Current Lead Chemical Operator Momentive Performance Materials | City, STATE,
  • Followed safety processes and protocols while moving hazardous chemicals and operating heavy machinery to avoid and accidents.
  • Modified controls to regulate temperature, pressure, feed and flow of liquids and gases while monitoring outcomes and promoting successful processing.
  • Stored, retrieved, mixed and monitored chemicals used in production process.
  • Provided general and preventive maintenance on gas, equipment and chemical manufacturing equipment.
  • Operated all chemical processing equipment, including extruders, pumps,motors, successfully while adhering to company standards.
  • Safely used various machinery and equipment, including forklifts during chemical drumming operations.
  • Diagnosed issues quickly and contacted shift leader to warn of potential project delays.
  • Used SAP to enter data into batch ticketing system and checked information for accuracy.
  • Followed all waste handling guidelines to minimize waste generation.
  • Oversaw daily operations to ensure high levels of productivity.
  • Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
05/2012 to Current Firefighter/EMT-B Momentive Performance Materials | City, STATE,
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Completed monthly training to stay in peak physical fitness and handle challenging tasks.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
  • Stabilized and lifted patients with backboard and cot.
  • Responded to confined space incidents, EMS and hazardous material incidents.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Carried, placed and extended ladders in training and in emergencies.
  • Carried hose bundle of approximately 50 pounds to upper floors of businesses, apartments and hotels during emergencies.
  • Initiated first aid measures to alleviate further injury and prepared victims for transport to medical facilities.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Notified fire dispatchers to detail difficulties encountered, request additional firefighters and obtain emergency supplies.
  • Set up and operated master streams and aerial ladder pipes.
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Assisted with safety audits and tracking of chemical and waste inventories.
  • Trained fire personnel in safe and proper operation and maintenance of fire department apparatus and vehicles.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Conducted thorough tests and inspections of gear, equipment and tools to stay ready for every type of fire.
  • Prepared incident reports detailing personnel, location and results of each call.
  • Effectively supported fire suppression by setting up and maintaining water supply lines.
  • Performed maintenance on water tanks, fire hoses and other firefighting equipment.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Administered first aid, including emergent response management and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
08/2006 to 06/2011 3rd Hand Paper Company Mohawk Paper | City, STATE,

paper winder operator

  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
08/2002 to 08/2008 Enlisted Soldier U.S ARMY RESERVE | City, STATE,
  • Regulated variables such as temperature and pressure to maintain optimal flow.
  • Supervised reception, storage and shipping of fuel.
  • Inspected equipment, performed basic repairs and conducted scheduled maintenance actions.
  • Operated equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks and cherry pickers.
  • Tracked inspection results and submitted reports outlining data and highlighting deviations.
  • Observed production operations, identified safety hazards and addressed problems to maintain safety for all personnel.
  • Performed daily evaluations of wells by measuring tank levels, checking flow lines and documenting pressures.
  • Logged all transactions in real time to keep tracking system updated.
Expected in 06/1998 to to High School Diploma | Troy High School, Troy, NY GPA:

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School Attended

  • Troy High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Chemical Operator
  • Firefighter/EMT-B
  • 3rd Hand Paper Company
  • Enlisted Soldier


  • High School Diploma

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