Plant Manager resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Manufacturing and production professional skilled in leading high-producing teams and using lean manufacturing to reduce costs and increase process efficiency. Dedicated leader with demonstrated ability to train, manage, and motivate team members to achieve organizational objectives.

  • Make / assign repair orders to production facility, equipment and property utilizing CMMS
  • Order parts and maintain inventory
  • Brought uptime trend from 87% to 95% in 6 months
  • Staying within assigned budget and filing requests for capital funds
  • Manage, train and schedule plant personnel across 2 shifts
  • Train production personnel on new equipment
  • Manage all operations for glass recycling plant
  • Operate heavy equipment such as front-end wheel loader, backhoe and various lifts
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical problems such as conveyers, dust collection systems, vibrating feeder tables and belt scales
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical problems with PLC’s, VFD’s, contactors and motor controls on 480V systems
  • Assess emergency breakdowns within production facility to ensure it is fixed properly with least amount of down time
Work History
Plant Manager, 01/2022 - Current
Dover Corporation The Woodlands, TX,
  • Managed direction and planning for 24hr glass recycling plant with focus on optimization of daily functions, exceeding customer expectations and achieving KPIs.
  • Provided direction and leadership to all levels of employees and managers.
  • Optimized processes to maximize efficiency.
  • Reduced costs by eliminating materials waste and unnecessary labor hours.
  • Directed employees and related programs to maximize team productivity and facility output.
Maintenance Manager, 11/2018 - 01/2022
Lippert Components New Paris, IN,
  • Supervised employee performance, preventive maintenance and safety.
  • Planned scheduled maintenance outages as part of preventive maintenance program.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Procured pricing information from various vendors to support cost-effective purchasing.
  • Conducted daily/hourly walk throughs of glass recycling plant documenting machine function and assigning work orders using CMMS.
  • Manage LOTO, Hot Work, Confined space programs.
  • Asset management and procurement of new equipment.
  • Reduced downtime by 20%
Mechanical Team Lead, 01/2015 - 04/2018
Asml Wilton, CT,

● Worked and supervised team of mechanical technicians building railroad inspection vehicles
● Lead daily safety briefings
● Trained employees in various systems of rail inspection vehicles such as hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical
● Scheduled accordingly to meet customer demands
● Conducted annual performance reviews for team
● Managed department budgets
● Motivated team members and kept moral high
● Helped team reach their goals
● Approved time cards through ADP
● Reported directly to director of global production
● Implemented documentation for all builds
● Fabricated custom parts in small machine shop

Production Manager, 10/2012 - 01/2015
Ball Corporation Williamsburg, VA,

● Inspected finished products on an assembly line, making sure products adhered to guidelines in our quality control manual
● Maintained safe, organized workplace for employees
● Worked closely with third party auditing company to ensure products were the best quality, flagged and quarantined materials non-conforming to our QA program, filled out and executed a CAR (Corrective Action Report)
● Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of a new program
● Developed and maintained new policies
● Managed production activities to ensure orders were shipped on time
● Investigated and implemented ideas for quality improvement resulting in increased productivity and cost reduction
● Managed documentation and training of production procedures and work instructions
● Recommended and executed quality improvements for production and product quality

● Lead daily production activities with effective communication and leadership

Porter and Chester: , Expected in
- Watertown, CT
Forklift Operator Program: , Expected in 3/2018
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Adult CPR/ First Aid/ AED ( Train The Trainer): , Expected in 3/2022
Certification in Allison DOC Transmissions: , Expected in 9/2016
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Smith System Distracted Driving Course: , Expected in 5/2016
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Smith System Defensive Driving Course: , Expected in 5/2016
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Overhead Crane and Hoist Operator Training Program: , Expected in 4/2016
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Certification in installation for PeopleNet systems (electronic logging systems): , Expected in 4/2016
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DMF Inspection and Service Training (installation, service and inspection of Hy-Rail systems on vehicles): , Expected in 3/2016
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 6/2011
New Milford High School - ,
Class B CDL Certification in overhead cranes and hoists Certification in forklift operation Certification in DMF (Hy-Rail) Inspection and Service training Certification in Allison Doc transmissions Knowledge of 5S methodology MIG / STICK welding Custom vehicle fabrication CPR/ First Aid/ AED certified

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School Attended

  • New Milford High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Plant Manager
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Mechanical Team Lead
  • Production Manager


  • Porter and Chester
  • Forklift Operator Program
  • Adult CPR/ First Aid/ AED ( Train The Trainer)
  • Certification in Allison DOC Transmissions
  • Smith System Distracted Driving Course
  • Smith System Defensive Driving Course
  • Overhead Crane and Hoist Operator Training Program
  • Certification in installation for PeopleNet systems (electronic logging systems)
  • DMF Inspection and Service Training (installation, service and inspection of Hy-Rail systems on vehicles)
  • High School Diploma

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