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

Hardworking and observant [Job Title] with experience operating and maintaining equipment. Dedicated to moving materials to meet challenging demands and promote team productivity. Basic [Language] skills used to communicate with bilingual individuals in professional daily activities.

Observant [Job Title] with experience supporting [Industry] operations. Practiced in securing large loads to minimize damage. Physically fit and reliable with superior work ethic and commitment to supporting team needs. Trained in [Type] and [Type] operations and safety.

Skills
  • Warehouse Management
  • Physically fit and agile
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Basic math aptitude
  • Material handling
  • Palletizer
  • Warehouse picking
  • RF scanner
  • Loading and unloading
  • Material inventory
  • Inventory reporting
  • Shipping operations
  • Safety awareness
  • Communication and presentation
Experience
Lead Forklift Operator, 02/2005 to 12/2009
PepsicoWinter Haven, FL,
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment such as [Type] and [Type] to move materials.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Entered product data and location into radio frequency (RF) unit.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Sustained forklift functionality by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Organized warehouse inventory according to warehouse plan.
  • Accurately received, stored and shipped products safely and efficiently.
  • Documented all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Kept appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy.
  • Reviewed equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Inspected lifts before usage to prevent damage to goods.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Replenished pick slots with outgoing stock items according to next day's work orders.
  • Scanned materials into and out of inventory using barcode tags.
  • Ran automatic [Type] and [Type] machines to process waste and prepare shipments.
  • Followed duties outlined in daily inbound and outbound schedules.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Performed inventory cycle counts on [Timeframe] basis and recorded information in [Software] system.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Safely operated powered equipment, including [Type], [Type] and [Type] to move, locate, stack and count products.
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
Machine Operator, 06/2001 to 12/2005
Scientific GamesAlpharetta, GA,
  • Selected proper cutting tools, calculating parameters to manufacture components and parts.
  • Detected work-piece defects and machine malfunctions, maintaining apparatus to prevent future issues.
  • Operated multiple fabricating machines, including cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses and forming or spinning machines.
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment lifetimes and cut costs [Number]%.
  • Used bolts, shackles and clamps to connect pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Obtained appropriate tooling and fixtures to revise setups on calibrated test strands.
  • Painted and applied protective coatings to various parts to prevent water, oxygen and electrolytes from coming in contact with metal.
  • Removed and replaced worn machine accessories to keep products within desired tolerances.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date, using [Software].
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Executed bench, machine and hand tool work by shaping, fitting and assembling machine parts from metal stock.
  • Operated various [Type] gauges to inspect pieces after production completion.
  • Rigged equipment, connected hoses and delivered product to various locations.
  • Adjusted controls to change machine settings, reducing errors of finished products.
  • Set up and operated machines such as [Type] and [Type] to create high-quality [Industry] products.
  • Read diagrams and work orders to coordinate machine schedule.
  • Measured and inspected finished products for defects, and compared to work instructions for accuracy.
  • Oversaw machine operation to identify defects or malfunctions, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Used templates and hand tools to adjust machinery including alignment of drills, dies, and cutters.
  • Read and understood blueprints, product specifications and tooling instructions to plan correct operational sequences and prevent materials waste.
Forklift Operator, 10/1996 to 10/2000
Ollie's Bargain OutletPampa, TX,
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Checked inbound and outbound products, inspected for damage and recorded product code dates.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Checked all packed cartons for correct shipping labels to promote efficient delivery.
  • Replenished pick slots with outgoing stock items according to next day's work orders.
  • Removed empty pallets, cardboard packing and strapping and deposited items in proper receptacles.
  • Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Accurately received, stored and shipped products safely and efficiently.
Machine Operator, 10/1990 to 10/1994
Sealed Air CorporationFresno, CA,
  • Detected work-piece defects and machine malfunctions, maintaining apparatus to prevent future issues.
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment lifetimes and cut costs [Number]%.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date, using [Software].
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Read diagrams and work orders to coordinate machine schedule.
  • Measured and inspected finished products for defects, and compared to work instructions for accuracy.
  • Adjusted guides and holding devices, reducing errors from potential misalignment or product movement.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 05/1988
Country High School - Vacaville, CA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Country High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Forklift Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Forklift Operator
  • Machine Operator

Degrees

  • GED

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