machine operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dedicated machine operator/ assistant team leader with experience keeping machines operating and producing specification-compliant Toyota products. Background includes working alone or with skilled groups to monitor and maximize work quality. Dependable and hardworking with strong attention to detail. Professional machine operator/ assistant team leader with 14 years of experience in die cast area. Dedicated to exceeding production goals and known for quick learning and efficiency. Knowledgeable about die cast machines equipment diagnostics and repair.

  • Operations support
  • Safety and compliance
  • Equipment monitoring
  • Power and Hand Tools
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Commitment to continued training and learning
  • Positive and strong work ethic
Work History
02/2007 to Current Machine Operator Stericycle Inc. | Jacksonville, FL,
  • Make quality parts as well as quality checks every hour.
  • Die changes and confirm parameters
  • Set up and operated various machine tools and jigs to produce precision parts, maintaining awareness of approximate job completion times.
  • Assessed equipment after each production run, performing preventive maintenance to keep machines running smoothly.
  • Tended operating machinery to identify equipment malfunctions and locate sources of product defects.
  • Maintained machines within work area, complying with company and OSHA safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintained equipment performance by completing routine maintenance actions such as lubricating and cleaning components.
  • Calibrated, tested, and adjusted machine settings or controls in preparation for die changes operations.
  • Dismantled machinery to access, remove and replace worn components and keep production within optimal tolerances.
  • Set up and ran die cast machines and trim jigs machinery to produce exceptional products for Toyota needs.
  • Followed technical documentation, including tooling instructions and product specifications to determine and implement operational sequences.
  • Maximized productivity by keeping detailed production records and identifying hold-ups.
  • Operated die cast equipment safely and efficiently with team of 22 employees.
  • Set appropriate stops and guides to specified lengths as indicated by scale, rule or template.
  • Set accurate feed rates and trimming protocols to maintain efficient production and meet schedule demands.
05/2012 to 03/2021 Assistant Team Leader Glanbia Plc | Belview, MN,
  • Used advanced features of Microsoft Office to complete necessary reports for senior management review.
  • Developed process improvements and offered actionable solutions to correct recurring issues.
  • Set incentives and realistic targets associates could achieve.
  • Supervised 6 staff and contractors.
  • Delegated daily tasks, addressed employee questions, and resolved scheduling issues.
  • Supervised 8 co-workers.
  • Covered shift shortages for morning shifts to keep production schedule on time.
  • Record data for furnace equipment and daily performance sheets.
  • Conduct visual quality on incoming metal material and communicating required adjustments to team leader.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment by following company standards, procedures and complying with environmental regulations.
12/1999 to 01/2007 Store Manager Dsw (Designer Brands Inc.) | Sarasota, FL,
  • Started as a delivery driver eventually was promoted to assistant manager and ended being promoted once again to store manager.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Coached sales associates in product specifications, sales incentives and selling techniques, significantly increasing customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Promoted team collaboration, performance and efficiency by fostering healthy environments focused on mutual success.
  • Set effective store schedules based on forecasted customer levels, individual employee knowledge and service requirements.
  • Reviewed and monitored scheduling, purchases and other expenses to maintain quarterly budget.
  • Oversaw, trained and encouraged 12 employees and 10 drivers , promoting culture of efficiency and performance.
  • Rotated stock to achieve optimum appeal and minimize shrinkage.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
  • Coached sales associates on product knowledge by using customer service training tools.
  • Scheduled and led weekly store meetings for all employees to discuss sales promotions and new inventory while providing platform for all to voice concerns.
  • Maintained proper product levels and inventory controls for food inventor, merchandise and organized backroom to facilitate effective ordering and stock rotation.
  • Developed new store location from ground up by hiring and training efficient team.
  • Increased profits through effective deliveries and food service times and quality training and troubleshooting profit loss areas.
  • Kept inventories accurate with daily cycle counts and daily reports of food usage audits to identify and resolve variances.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Supervised guests at front counter, answering questions regarding products.
  • Completed all point of sale opening and closing procedures, including counting contents of cash register.
  • Minimized on-site cash with frequent deposits and high accuracy in predicting operations.
  • Protected store from loss or theft by setting and enforcing clear security policies.
06/1996 to 09/1999 Sales Representative Truteam | Jacksonville, NC,
  • Met with existing customers and prospects to discuss business needs and recommend optimal solutions.
  • Developed and delivered engaging sales presentations to convey product benefits.
  • Helped resolve client problems quickly with superior customer service.
  • Communicated with customers to understand needs and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Checked out customers and completed purchase transactions.
  • Responsible for placing merchandise orders and updating inventory reports.
  • Restocked and rearranged merchandise.
Expected in | International Business International Business College , Gainesville, GA, GPA:
  • Completed three years towards an associate degree in International Business.
  • Relevant courses included: College Algebra, English Composition, General Sociology and Public Speaking.
Expected in 05/2000 High School Diploma | Johnson High School, Gainesville, GA GPA:
  • Member of Latino Student Association.
  • Goalkeeper for varsity soccer team.
  • Member of student council and volunteer for ESOL program.

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School Attended

  • International Business College
  • Johnson High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Machine Operator
  • Assistant Team Leader
  • Store Manager
  • Sales Representative


  • High School Diploma

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