machine operator resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Talented machine operator with 10+ years of experience and expertise. Efficiently completes assignments and supports production requirements. Flexible in applying technical knowledge to meet diverse maintenance needs. Efficient and reliable offering fast-paced environments. Knowledgeable in quality control measures and manufacturing quality standards. Demonstrated expertise in equipment operation and maintenance. Prepared loads of more than 700 pounds, effectively minimizing damage and supporting productivity targets. Reliable and punctual with good physical stamina, teamwork abilities and hardworking nature. Knowledgeable about forklift operations and safety requirements. Reliable Forklift Driver enthusiastic about working in team-based settings to accomplish challenging objectives. 20+ years of equipment operation experience. Knowledgeable about proper handling of heavy machinery, including pallet jacks, cherry pickers and forklifts. Works well independently and as part of team. Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

  • Operations support
  • Equipment monitoring
  • Safety and compliance
  • Power and Hand Tools
  • Machinery Operations
  • Assembly and Production
  • Quality Assurance Controls
  • Assembly Procedures
  • Manufacturing
  • Logistics
  • Materials management
  • Equipment operation
  • Production deadline management
  • Work order review
  • OSHA guidelines
  • Schematics and blueprints
  • Material loading and unloading
  • Assembly protocols
  • Forklift Operation
  • Worksite safety
Work History
Machine Operator, 8/5/19 to 07/2020
Tenneco AutomotiveEl Paso, TX,
  • Set accurate feed rates and trimming protocols to maintain efficient production and meet schedule demands.
  • Assessed equipment after each production run, performing preventive maintenance to keep machines running smoothly.
  • Maintained machines within work area, complying with company and OSHA safety rules and regulations.
  • Identified malfunctions or failures by routinely monitoring and analyzing equipment operations.
Powder Coater, 03/2017 to 08/2019
Valmont Industries, Inc.Elkhart, IN,
  • Safely operated industrial powder coating ovens to cure products.
  • Identified issues with paint viscosity and flow before projects were negatively affected.
  • Checked parts to verify attachment of correct identification.
  • Prepared parts for coating and followed all procedures regarding powder coating application.
  • Verified production workflow, quality parts and delivery met required timeframes.
  • Cleaned workpieces and products, applied coatings and buffed surfaces to achieve desired finishes.
  • Filled cracks, imperfections and holes in workpieces or products for smooth and high-quality looks.
  • Read job orders and inspected workpieces to determine work procedures and materials required.
  • Loaded items into ovens or furnaces with consistent actions to maintain overall production line speed.
  • Inspected finished workpieces and products, assigned grades and removed unacceptable items.
  • Maintained production and processing equipment in clean states and good working order to optimize performance.
  • Applied coatings such as paint, ink or lacquer to protect or decorate workpiece surfaces using spray guns, pens and brushes.
  • Examined finished surfaces of workpieces to verify conformance to specifications and retouched defective areas.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Observed safety protocols set by company to avoid hazardous conditions
  • Selected, weighed, mixed and added production input materials in correct proportions and order of operations.
Punch Operator, 01/2016 to 03/2017
  • Reviewed completed orders for quality and accuracy.
  • Operated press to achieve highest print quality and productivity with minimal scrap.
  • Made timely adjustments to machine operations and components to meet demands of different production orders.
  • Used gauges, calipers and other devices to take measurements and identify problems.
  • Followed company policies and OSHA requirements to maintain work safety.
  • Collected, aligned, cut and slit aluminum materials.
  • Installed plates and wash blankets and verified copy checks, correct ink, scores, and barcodes.
  • Loaded and positioned raw materials in loading and feeding mechanisms.
  • Oversaw feeding, printing and delivery process of press machines to maintain specified levels of operation.
  • Checked completed work to identify flaws and sort items by grade.
  • Logged, trafficked and updated projects in job management software.
  • Moved materials and fixtures such as paperboard rolls, dies and repeats using pallet jacks, hand carts, and forklifts.
  • Inspected printed products for clarity, color accuracy, and conformance to provided specifications.
  • Reviewed work orders to determine materials needs, where to make cuts and how to complete high-quality products in line with specifications.
  • Kept equipment clean, repaired and lubricated to maximize performance.
  • Promptly removed completed loads from press.
  • Used equipment such as overhead cranes and forklifts to safely transport materials and finished products.
  • Removed excess materials during and after runs and collected for reuse or put into removal bins.
  • Multi-tasked to keep all assigned projects running effectively and efficiently.
  • Achieved challenging production goals on consistent basis by optimizing machine operation.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Boosted team efficiency by moving materials with forklifts, cranes and other equipment.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1996 to Taylor County High School - Perry, FL,

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School Attended

  • Taylor County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Machine Operator
  • Powder Coater
  • Punch Operator


  • High School Diploma

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