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

Seasoned Plant Manager adept at improving output, quality and employee satisfaction with a hands-on management style. Recognized as an effective business manager and motivational leader.

Results-oriented Welder with 14 years of experience in different types of welding for several applications. Adaptable and dependable professional offering strong focus and dedication to teamwork and achievement of project goals. Meticulous and safety-oriented.

Skilled Welder with background in industrial design, waste management, material stocking and product shipment. Experienced in MIG and structure welding, as well as maintenance and repair and forklift operation.

  • Team building and development
  • Cost control improvements
  • Training programs
  • Project coordination
  • Schedule management
  • Production planning
  • Safety oversight
  • Policy implementation
  • Invoice Generation
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Safety inspections
  • Budgets
  • Equipment Operation
  • Relationship Development
  • Organization
  • Team Management
  • Inventory management
  • Problem Resolution
  • Customer Service
  • Forklift Operation
  • Supervision
  • Process Improvement
09/2020 to Current
Business Owner Sonoco Products Co, Hartselle, AL,
  • Managed operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Resolved issues quickly through meticulous research and quick decision-making.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs and finalize purchase orders.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Reconciled daily sales, prepared bank deposits and assessed financial transaction reports.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Directed implementation of strategic business plans to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Mentored and trained new hires on sales techniques and customer service procedures.
  • Submitted and prepared budget estimates and cost tracking reports.
  • Determined pricing for products or services based on costs and competition.
  • Interviewed, trained and supervised employees.
  • Prepared weekly schedules to verify proper floor coverage within fiscal guidelines.
  • Developed business from ground up and prepared records and operations for smooth handover to new owners.
  • Kept parts within close tolerances of design standards to maintain optimal quality.
  • Changed out aging tools, fixtures and offsets.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
  • Set-up and operated lathes, mills and grinders to cut raw materials.
  • Observed company's strict safety rules during each shift to avoid job-related injuries.
  • Fabricated various parts using multiple machines at once.
  • Loaded and unloaded machines to prevent expensive equipment issues.
  • Set controls to regulate speed, feed and coolant flow.
09/2016 to 10/2020
Plant Manager Api Group Corporation Sacramento, CA,
  • Oversaw employees and related programs to maximize team productivity and facility output.
  • Provided work direction, resolved problems, prepared schedules and supervised operations to ensure timely completion of work for a team of 42.
  • Gave direction and leadership to all levels of employees and managers.
  • Adjusted and improved processes to maximize efficiency.
  • Managed all areas of manufacturing, safety, inventory control and process implementation.
  • Developed strategic programs and devised key plans that affected the direction of the business.
  • Eliminated materials waste and unnecessary labor hours to reduce costs.
  • Increased plant safety by implementing proactive strategies and well-structured training.
  • Documented and evaluated data about all aspects of production to assess areas in need of improvement.
  • Ensured high-quality daily production by enforcing product standards and monitoring level of quality.
08/2013 to 09/2016
MillClaire Graphic Packaging Wausau, WI,
  • Cleaned, lubricated and performed other routine maintenance work on machinery using the appropriate tools for the job.
  • Moved machinery and equipment weighing over 4 tons using hoists, dollies, rollers and trucks.
  • Routinely performed preventative maintenance on heavy equipment.
  • Observed required safety measures when using tools like blow torches, wrenches and forklifts to maintain high safety standards.
  • Ensured operating safety devices functioned properly after repairs, installations, modifications and installations.
  • Installed stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment according to layout plans.
  • Repaired and lubricated machines and equipment and assembled and installed equipment, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Signaled crane operator to lower basic assembly units to bedplate and aligned unit to centerline.
  • Read diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
  • Maintained a clean and environmentally safe work area.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Fitted and welded several pieces of machinery and transfer pipe.
08/2012 to 06/2014
Sales Associate Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Perth, ND,
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide information about products, services, store hours, policies and promotions.
  • Built and maintained effective relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success toward common sales, service and operational goals.
  • Sold various products by explaining unique features and educating customers on proper application.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
05/2012 to 04/2013
Assembly Line Worker Company Name City, State,
  • Positioned and aligned components to complete accurate assembly work.
  • Smoothed surfaces to enhance alignment of parts and finishes.
  • Inspected and tested final products to verify conformance to established tolerances.
  • Maintained work areas organized and neat, which enabled swift cleanup following each shift.
  • Supported quality assurance by visually inspecting items and removing defect parts.
  • Assembled products from raw materials and completed inspections.
  • Built and packaged products to complete daily work orders.
  • Maintained clean work area by removing refuse and debris and organized all tools after completion of each shift.
  • Boxed, labeled and moved items to keep production lines moving swiftly.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2012
Tipton County Higher Education - Covington, TN,

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School Attended

  • Tipton County Higher Education

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Owner
  • Plant Manager
  • MillClaire
  • Sales Associate
  • Assembly Line Worker


  • GED

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