Plant Manager resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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.

  • Production planning
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Safety oversight
  • Policy implementation
  • Equipment Operation
  • Team building
  • Team building and development
  • Project coordination
  • Schedule management
  • MS Office
03/2016 to 01/2020
Plant Manager Saint-Gobain Corporation Sage Electrochromics, MN,
  • Provided work direction, resolved problems, prepared schedules and supervised operations to ensure timely completion of work for a team of 25.
  • 0Managed manufacturing operations for pallet production.
  • Evaluated and coordinated results of production and supported departments to ensure effective use of labor, materials and equipment resources for production.
  • Oversaw employees and related programs to maximize team productivity and facility output.
  • Adjusted and improved processes to maximize efficiency.
  • Managed all areas of manufacturing, safety, inventory control and process implementation.
  • Increased plant safety by implementing proactive strategies and well-structured training.
  • Monitored manufacturing variances to achieve quality improvement while resolving product process and equipment problems.
  • Consolidated various shifts to streamline operations.
  • Planned, directed and coordinated operations of all major departments, including production, machinery and processing within company policies and procedures.
  • Created and oversaw viable strategies for continuous improvement.
  • Developed strategic programs and devised key plans that affected the direction of the business.
  • Ensured high-quality daily production by enforcing product standards and monitoring level of quality.
  • Gave direction and leadership to all levels of employees and managers.
03/2015 to 01/2020
Forklift Operator Tenneco Automotive Gurgaon, IN,
  • Removed incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Inspected lifts before usage to prevent damage to [Type] goods being lifted.
  • Documented weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Collaborated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Ensured compliance with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols.
  • Conducted monthly inventories of materials on work floor.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Operated forklifts and other transportation vehicles to move merchandise to and from target destinations.
  • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
  • Cleaned and removed debris from shipping and receiving sections to prevent accidents and keep areas clear.
  • Operated industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Removed empty pallets, cardboard packing and strapping and deposited items in proper receptacles.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Interpreted receiving sheets, computer printouts and both written and verbal instructions.
  • Accurately received, stored and shipped products safely and efficiently.
  • Followed duties outlined in daily inbound and outbound schedules.
  • Picked up trash, swept floor and wiped down equipment at the end of each shift.
  • Organized warehouse inventory in effective and efficient manner.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Cleaned and stored all equipment at end of each shift.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Ensured all loads were secured on pallets.
  • Scanned materials into and out of inventory using barcode tags.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Monitored warehouse for debris, deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues, including [Type] and [Type] to management.
  • Managed warehouse staff to ensure top level productivity and shipment accuracy.
  • Transported goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Checked inbound and outbound products, inspected for damage and recorded product code dates.
  • Swept warehouse floors and stored equipment to maintain neat and organized workspace.
  • Swept warehouse floors and stored equipment to maintain neat and organized workspace.
06/2016 to 06/2018
Pallet Washer Provia Fairfax, VA,
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Collaborated in development of [Type] procedures.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
01/2017 to 03/2017
Pallet Builder Service Recycling City, STATE,
  • Cut materials to specific size dimensions using circular saw.
  • Communicated with supervisor to address issues or delays.
  • Built wooden shipping pallets using pneumatic nail gun, staple gun and hammer.
  • Calculated dimensions and used tape measure to mark materials for cutting.
  • Reviewed orders, building pallets according to requirements.
  • Sorted recycled and recyclable materials into various areas for further processing, transportation or repurposing.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Education and Training
Expected in 04/2004
Gravette High School - Gravette, AR

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School Attended

  • Gravette High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Plant Manager
  • Forklift Operator
  • Pallet Washer
  • Pallet Builder


  • GED

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