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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Innovative Machine Operator offering 12+ years of experience of mixing chemical materials and operating heavy duty equipment in a warehouse setting. resourcefulness at understanding complex regulatory and organizational guidelines governing worker safety. Exceeds outlined goals to streamline operations and maintain clean, safe work environment. Honed approach to selecting raw material, adjusting performance levels and troubleshooting common problems.

Skills
  • Scheduling Flexibility
  • Production Equipment Experience
  • Problem-Solving
  • Machining and Production Standards
  • Good Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Machinery Operation
  • Manufacturing Experience
  • Machinery Operations
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Forklift and Pallet Jack Operation
  • Shipping and Labeling
  • Workplace Safety
  • Basic Math
  • Reliable and Trustworthy
  • Modifications and Adjustments
Experience
Lead Machine Operator, 11/2010 - 03/2022
Woodland Foods Waukegan, IL,
  • Read diagrams and work orders to coordinate machine schedule.
  • Promoted worksite safety by identifying and mitigating hazards.
  • Checked raw material levels to maintain adequate stock for upcoming work.
  • Trained and monitored new employees to teach techniques and procedures.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Operated multiple fabricating machines, cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses and forming or spinning machines.
  • Completed written reports of problems and necessary repairs to forward to management and maintenance personnel.
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment longevity and cut costs.
  • Organized pallets and secured materials with plastic wrap to prepare for movement to skids.
  • Operated forklift to place finished products on skids and transport to warehouse.
  • Manipulated controls to set, activate and adjust mechanisms on machinery.
  • Guided products on conveyors to regulate flow through machines.
  • Oversaw machine operation to identify defects or malfunctions, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Utilized fastening equipment to fasten, package and stack materials and products.
  • Read and understood blueprints, product specifications and tooling instructions to plan correct operational sequences and prevent materials waste.
  • Detected work-piece defects and machine malfunctions, maintaining apparatus to prevent future issues.
  • Loaded and set up equipment for daily machine operation.
  • Prepared production equipment for operation to produce chemical products.
  • Measured, mixed and poured liquid and powdered ingredients specific to formulations for various products.
  • Weighed and measured materials to meet customer requirements for production.
  • Organized and maintained sanitary standards.
  • Adhered to strict safety and QA standards.
  • Operated chemical mixer safely, adhering to manufacturer instructions and safety recommendations to avoid workplace accidents.
  • Weighed materials and ingredients with 100% accuracy.
  • Completed quality checks to keep equipment running at maximum efficiency.
  • Safely and accurately mixed hazardous and dangerous chemicals.
  • Maintained work areas by removing trash and debris and sweeping up chemicals and hazardous materials.
  • Inspected, made repairs and cleaned all equipment after each shift to increase longevity and cut equipment costs.
  • Inspected raw materials and equipment, reporting urgent issues or problems to supervisors.
  • Trained new employees on proper and safe use of forklift equipment.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and maintained mixing equipment.
  • Identified machinery issues to report to maintenance for immediate resolution.
  • Pitched in to help with running other mixers during peak work periods or employee absences.
  • Tested mixes for safety, accuracy and adherence to regulations.
  • Controlled start-up and operating schedule for chemical equipment.
  • Received training and certification in forklift (2020).
  • Assisted with ordering and inventory control of raw materials and other equipment needed to perform task.
  • Implemented new methods for control adjustment to cut production time by 50%.
  • Assisted in loading delivery trucks with prepared packages.
  • Operated power tools and special machinery to move, pick up, and store products.
  • Disposed of debris and hazardous materials properly to avoid contamination.
  • Protected items by wrapping in cling film, padded moving blankets and tape.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Weighed materials to record weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Transferred finished goods and products to holding and loading areas.
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklifts and electric pallets.
  • Loaded and unloaded product from flat beds and box trailers.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Used loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes.
  • Used standup forklift to load trailers at warehouse.
  • Evaluated forklift daily for malfunctions and performed routine maintenance.
  • Transported merchandise loads or pallets using forklift.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Used high reach trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts to safely move merchandise.
  • Moved levers and controls that operate lifting devices to load, unload, transport and stack material
  • Supplied production teams with materials and parts to meet demands.
  • Complied with OSHA and MSDS standards and company safety procedures, reducing accidents 90%.
  • Trained new employees on company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Utilized Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) when transporting dangerous items and chemicals.
  • Maximized team efficiency by using equipment to move materials.
  • Conducted regular inspection of forklift to support safe operation.
  • Released materials in to hoppers to minimize waste.
Machine Operator, 03/2008 - 09/2008
General Electric Mukilteo, WA,
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers in preparation for safe shipment.
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Operated multiple fabricating machines, cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses and forming or spinning machines.
  • Met or exceeded target for on-time customer shipments.
  • Resolved conveyor system issues by clearing jams and blockages.
  • Disposed of debris and hazardous materials properly to avoid contamination.
Chemical Mixer, 01/2005 - 06/2006
Ecolab Inc. Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Measured, mixed and poured liquid and powdered ingredients specific to formulations for various products.
  • Weighed and measured materials to meet customer requirements for production.
  • Adhered to strict safety and QA standards.
  • Organized and maintained sanitary standards.
  • Operated chemical mixer safely, adhering to manufacturer instructions and safety recommendations to avoid workplace accidents.
  • Completed quality checks to keep equipment running at maximum efficiency.
  • Safely and accurately mixed hazardous and dangerous chemicals.
  • Maintained work areas by removing trash and debris and sweeping up spills and hazardous materials.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and maintained mixing equipment.
  • Pitched in to help with mixing during peak work periods or employee absences.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 06/2004
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Vance-Granville Community College - Henderson, NC
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Vance-Granville Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Machine Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Chemical Mixer

Degrees

  • GED

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