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

Experienced Plant Manager adept at improving output, maximizing quality and boosting employee satisfaction with hands-on management style. Recognized as effective business manager and motivational leader. Successful manufacturing management career spanning 10 years.

  • Resource Management
  • Negotiation
  • Adaptability
  • Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • KPI Tracking
  • Contract Management
  • CPR Certified Trainer
  • OSHA 30
  • Executed a 24/7- Four shift operation for new product launch to fulfill $16M in sales.
  • Increased Annual Production Output by 22% in Bullnose Department (28 pcs/min to 34 pcs/min) leading to a 43% Profit Margin.
  • Reduced Daily Format Change-Over times within Bullnose Department by 80% (4 hours to 45 min).
  • Decreased Process Blade consumption costs by 75% ($160K/month to $40K/month).
  • Reduced production downtime from Spindle Bearing failures from 120+ hrs/month to an average of 30 min/month within first full year; 10 min/month average second year.
  • Incorporated Second Grade Tile Component material to create First Grade Bullnose resulting in a $250K year over year Raw Material savings.
  • Streamlined DOT Production output of bearing assemblies and expansion joints by 40%-140% through Continuous Improvement (2016-2018).
  • Monitored 600% growth in sales from $1MM to 6.1MM (FY 2014-2017) while increasing the workforce from 12 to 46 personnel to keep up with production demand.
  • Decreased production gas usage by 30% and another 30% projection through micro bulk perma-cyl installation.
  • Liquid Paint output increased by 80% while reducing wastes by over 50% through target matrix and root cause.
  • Process Implementation and training of new AISC QMS and Procedures.
  • Assessed in the planning, designing and installation of a $3.5MM building renovation and expansion (Solar Panels/Cranes/production layout/Coating Lines/Offices & Breakrooms/VMI & VMS).
  • Standardized and improved Zinc Recovery System that decreased zinc usage by more than 22%, a $410,000 savings vs AOP.
  • Planned, managed and coordinated team to efficiently meet a 25% increase (500Klbs/wk) in production demand through a second shift production and a third shift maintenance crew.
  • Contributed in the planning, budgeting and execution of increasing the sites net profit margin from under 25% to upwards of 40% through more effective streamlined processes, training, inventory and lean initiatives.
  • Created, directed and managed a Quality Control team that helped reduce our in-house rejection rate of 28% to under 6%.
  • Planned and coached new standards for our Corrocote Paint Shop to reduce overspray wastes by 16% which exceeds "Madison Chemical's best practices" and resulted in a 24.5% ($160K) yearly savings in the paint department.
Work History
Plant Manager, 10/2018 - Current
Berry Plastics Middletown, DE,
  • Managed Three Profit Centers within Dallas Plant: Bullnose/Stix, Panoramic/FlexFit Slab & Click-Tile totaling $35M in sales.
  • Applied lean principles to improve workflow and quality and reduce waste.
  • Established Quality Assurance Team and QC department that lead to 67% drop in wastes and 8% increase in Schedule Adherence (99.1%)
  • Provided direction and leadership to all levels of employees and departments. Worked closely with R&D, Sales, Planning, Logistics, Engineering in the design, project and rollout of a new product line.
  • Maximized plant safety through proactive strategies, weekly and monthly meetings.
Plant Operations Manager, 09/2014 - 10/2018
Saint-Gobain Corporation Worcester-Sg G&P Usa-Box 15137, MA,
  • Collaborated with suppliers to determine strategies for improving sales and profit as well as incorporated VMI & VMS.
  • Determined project schedules and maintained timeline with proactive adjustments to workflow across all departments.
  • Developed strategic programs and devised key plans that affected direction of business that included in immediate increase in workflow as well as Revenue.
  • Eliminated material wastes and unnecessary labor hours to reduce costs.
  • Supervised all departments for a $6.1MM annual revenue-producing Structural Steel, including Road Bridge & Highway, Industrial Steel, Customized Product and Coatings Departments.
  • Created financial plan covering 5 Years and projecting 700-1,000% growth.
Plant Operations Manager, 07/2011 - 09/2014
Saint-Gobain Corporation Albion-Sg Adfors America, NY,
  • Managed three shift production operation including oversight of staffing, safety, production, quality, shipping/receiving, scheduling, maintenance, scrap elimination and recycling, chemical reclamation, lean implementation and initiatives, employee relations, customer relations compliance reporting, site budgeting and AOP forecasting.
Sales Representative & Marketing Director, 04/2007 - 07/2011
Valmont Industries Oklahoma Galvanizing City, STATE,
  • Establish, maintain and service current client accounts- this includes estimating and pricing of current and future customer jobs, rectify customer complaints and issues, coordinate shipping schedules, delivery of material and route customer visits.
  • Prepare weekly status reports, including activity, closings and adherence to goals of company and customer schedules.
  • Forecast variances due to economic changes for $28 million facility.
  • Increased sales growth by 45% and managed over 325 customers from 2007-2011 including 8 of top 10 accounts.
  • Requested by Regional General Manager to increase sales for new start up for Salina Galvanizing in 2008.
MBA, Professional Masters Business: Administration, Expected in 2010
Northeastern State University - Broken Arrow, OK
GPA: 3.5/4.0
B.S: Organismic Biology/Chemistry, Expected in 2004
Northeastern State University - Tahlequah, OK

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  • Northeastern State University
  • Northeastern State University

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