plant manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Dedicated Plant Operations Manager bringing demonstrated record of success and 30+ years of experience in mining, coatings and recycling manufacturing environments. Focused on controlling costs, eliminating overages and enhancing efficiency using hands-on approach. Inspires and influences teams to build cohesion, enhance knowledge and increase productivity, safety and quality. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

  • Raw Materials Examination
  • Processing Operations Review
  • Team Building and Development
  • Production Problem Resolution
  • Raw Product Testing
  • Product Planning
  • Equipment Operation
  • Equipment Maintenance
Plant Manager, 07/2021 - Current
Fortune Brands Home & Security Louisville, KY,
  • Organized and facilitated budgets, product estimates, sales forecasts and product allocations to maximize resource utilization and customer sales opportunities.
  • Established and maintained positive working relationships with community organizations, acting as corporate representative at meetings and events.
  • Hired and onboarded team members to meet immediate and expected demand.
  • Reviewed production costs and product quality and modified inventory control programs to maintain and enhance annual business plan.
  • Engaged with existing and potential clients to gain insight into needs.
  • Evaluated and enhanced workflow to implement best practices, reduce costs and increase staff motivation and satisfaction.
  • Managed scheduling, training and inventory control.
  • Produced SOPs to document workplace procedures and optimize productivity through standardization.
  • Addressed customer concerns with suitable solutions.
Owner, 07/2010 - 07/2021
Marten Transport Huntsville, AL,
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Managed operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Resolved issues quickly through meticulous research and quick decision-making.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Kept up-to-date on regulatory changes affecting business operations.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Determined pricing for products or services based on costs and competition.
  • Analyzed financial statements and trends to manage cash flow and make business decisions.
  • Supervised company social media and marketing efforts to expand brand awareness and attract new customers.
  • Interviewed, trained and supervised employees.
  • Developed business from ground up and prepared records and operations for smooth handover to new owners.
  • Built and enhanced relationships with clients to boost revenue.
  • Built used cooking oil recycling company from scratch by establishing plans, sourcing funding and hiring team members.
  • Maintained client records and information in customer database.
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
Assistant General Manager, 06/2007 - 07/2010
Tacala Kodak, TN,
  • Supervised critical budget implementations, employee reviews, training and scheduling for projects.
  • Applied knowledge of coverage needs and individual employee strengths to produce successful team schedules.
  • Motivated and led team members to work together to achieve targets.
  • Controlled business inventory to keep numbers beneath targets through expert oversight and usage monitoring.
  • Upheld policies, procedures and brand standards in operations.
  • Recruited, hired, trained, developed and supervised team of twenty employees.
  • Assigned employee tasks based on training and skills.
  • Served as main liaison between employees and leadership team to relay questions and concerns.
  • Put together team schedules based on coverage requirements and employee availability.
Assistant Manager, 03/1991 - 02/2007
Central Bbq Memphis, TN,
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Mentored staff to enhance skills and achieve daily targets, using hands-on and motivational leadership.
  • Directed and led employees, supervising activities to drive productivity and efficiency.
  • Enforced company policies and procedures to strengthen operational standards across departments.
  • Organized schedules, workflows and shift coverage to meet expected business demands.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Completed inventory audits to identify losses and project demand.
  • Initiated inventory control measures to manage and replenish stock, maintain cost levels and meet customer demand.
  • Implemented training processes for newly hired employees and supervised department managers, shift leads and production personnel.
  • Supervised receiving and stockroom activities to identify opportunities with inventory and prevent shrinkage.
  • Delegated tasks to team members based upon skill level and to achieve organizational goals.
  • Recruited and hired qualified candidates to fill open positions.
  • Handled responsibilities successfully in manager's absence.
  • Organized resources and minimized waste to protect company interests and complete projects on time.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 01/1983
Burch High School - Delbarton, WV,
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School Attended

  • Burch High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Plant Manager
  • Owner
  • Assistant General Manager
  • Assistant Manager


  • High School Diploma

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