Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Dedicated Plant Superintendent adept at managing all facets of production such as meeting supply demands, scheduling equipment maintenance and overseeing employee training. Good relationship-building, communication and multitasking skills. Prepared to offer 20+ years of experience and take on a challenging position in a fast-paced environment.

  • Improving production
  • Managing operations
  • Safety practices
  • Maintenance scheduling
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Employee training
  • Progress monitoring
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Employee performance evaluation
  • Supervision
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Process improvement
  • Project organization
  • Team management
09/2016 to Current Plant Superintendent Crown Holdings | Belcamp, MD,
  • Planned and oversaw preventive maintenance schedules to keep equipment running at peak performance.
  • Promoted a safety culture and kept operations in compliance with all regulations.
  • Maintained tough quality standards for all production processes and final products.
  • Scheduled production and kept teams in line with targets.
  • Monitored employee performances and motivated team members on day-to-day basis by delivering positive reinforcement.
  • Managed all areas of manufacturing, safety, inventory control and process implementation.
  • Supervised employees and the day-to-day processes of the plant.
  • Trained numerous new employees on company standards and safety procedures.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Collaborated with the engineering team and other departments to maximize efficiency.
  • Monitored manufacturing variances to achieve quality improvement while resolving product process and equipment problems.
10/2008 to 09/2016 Maintenance Supervisor Continental | Lebanon, IN,
  • Minimized costs by working and negotiating with multiple suppliers.
  • Installed, aligned and balanced new equipment and supervised employees.
  • Developed process improvements to increase reliability and equipment performance.
  • Analyzed and identified equipment failure root causes and initiated correction actions.
  • Collected data to compile detailed reports for upper management and closely monitored equipment, tools and system upgrades.
  • Managed maintenance activities, including supervising staff and inspecting equipment.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and completed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Established and implemented new procedures for standard maintenance scheduling.
  • Safely and efficiently finished repairs while supporting team members with tasks.
  • Implemented preventive maintenance practices and upheld equipment guidelines to avoid failures.
  • Replaced wall sockets, ran lines and completed basic carpentry to finish installations.
  • Used electrical drawings to troubleshoot and repair electromechanical and various other systems.
  • Coordinated with outside vendors to prepare for large CNC installations and complex repairs.
  • Designed, fabricated and installed CNC upgrades to improve existing equipment.
  • Consulted blueprints and repair manuals to complete high-quality repairs and restore optimal functionality.
  • Oversaw onsite safety compliance to safety regulations and OSHA standards.
  • Collaborated with multiple departments to maximize workflow and efficiency.
  • Maintained clear and safe workspace area to meet OSHA standards.
  • Completed assignments on-time and under budget.
  • Supervised facility operations, including preventive maintenance projects, employee tasks and performance and adherence to safety standards.
  • Contacted vendors to ascertain and procure necessary equipment and tools needed to successfully complete jobs.
  • Collaborated with superintendent to assess organizational equipment performance needs.
01/2000 to 10/2008 Leadman Darling Ingredients, Inc. | Sangaree, SC,
  • Trained team members in best practices and company standards.
  • Verified material and supply accuracy to incorporate change orders when necessary.
  • Attended crew safety meetings, discussing proper use of personal protective equipment to minimize accidents.
  • Maintained high standards of safety, productivity and quality for every job.
  • Improved efficiency 15% by minimizing worker downtime and set-up times.
  • Diagnosed and corrected malfunctions with equipment and machinery.
  • Viewed and checked job equipment daily to determine maintenance requirements.
  • Inspected production, quality control and maintenance reports to detect and address production problems.
  • Communicated positively with employees, demonstrating high company standards and mitigating issues immediately.
  • Determined program operations sequences and chose appropriate tooling.
  • Met safety procedures and regulations, maintained equipment and provided preventative maintenance to maintain secure operations.
  • Performed calculations, determined materials to be cut and translated instructions into computer automated manufacturing (GIBBS CAM) program.
  • Analyzed and selected program tools, performing turning and milling to improve processes.
  • Set-up and operated lathes, mills and saws to cut raw materials.
  • Maintained detailed production records to identify areas for improvement and maximize productivity.
  • Set up, adjusted or operated basic or specialized machine tools to support precision machining operations.
  • Worked from layout and work order, created programs and set up machines to produce required parts.
  • Troubleshot machinery and programming issues to exceed production goals.
  • Observed machines for proper functioning and made adjustments to meet specifications and complete work orders on-time and under budget.
  • Performed routine maintenance on machines and monitored usage to reduce parts breakdown.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
06/1997 to 01/2000 Machine Operator Sterling Foods | San Antonio, TX,
  • Detected work-piece defects and machine malfunctions, maintaining apparatus to prevent future issues.
  • Read and understood blueprints, product specifications and tooling instructions to plan correct operational sequences and prevent materials waste.
  • Selected proper cutting tools and calculated correct parameters to manufacture quality parts.
  • Fastened and adjusted jigs and stops on machine tables to facilitate positioning of materials.
  • Removed and replaced worn machine accessories to keep products within desired tolerances.
  • Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction.
  • Established and adjusted feed rates and cutting parameters to keep operations in line with production demands.
  • Operated various mic/calipers to inspect pieces after production completion.
  • Used CNC and manual equipment to perform rough and finishing machining, working with 1045 steel.
  • Measured and inspected finished products for defects, and compared to work instructions for accuracy.
  • Used templates and hand tools to adjust machinery including alignment of drills, dies, and cutters.
  • Oversaw machine operation to identify defects or malfunctions, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Operated multiple fabricating machines, including cutoff saws, hand torches and mig/arc welders.
  • Maintained assigned equipment and performed daily inspections to increase equipment lifetime.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1997 High School Diploma | Detroit High School, Detroit, TX GPA:
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Forklift Trainer
  • Forklift Operator

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  • Detroit High School

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  • Maintenance Supervisor
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  • Machine Operator


  • High School Diploma

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