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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Hard worker with exceptional track record of reliable attendance and high-quality work. Strong collaboration skills to thrive in fast-paced, high-stress environments. Proven skills in driving production and quality advancements with a driven and systematic approach. Experienced in supporting major updates such as machinery improvements and process changes. Positive and upbeat team member.

Effective at directing employees, managing problems and establishing effective policies and procedures to handle different areas of operations. Adept at coordinating supplies, checking production quality and maintaining team safety. Expertise in verbal and written communication, multitasking and task prioritization.

  • Lean manufacturing
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Cleaning practices knowledge
  • Hardware upgrades
  • Application installations
  • Troubleshooting proficiency
  • Excellent data entry abilities
  • Technical data reporting
  • Computer software and application knowledge
  • Microsoft proficiency
  • Active listening/Communication
  • Time management
  • Project management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Leadership abilities
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Attention to detail
Machine Operator, 10/2016 - Current
Tenneco Automotive South Bend, IN,
  • Advanced SOP machine start up.
  • Hourly quality checks.
  • Data entry into plant wide data base.
  • Root cause analysis on machines.
  • Inventory management through Opra.
  • Monitored machines in operation to detect malfunctions and identify product defects.
  • Monitored feed and speed of machines during machining process.
  • Operated equipment in accordance with company procedures and customer requirements.
  • Completed minor machine maintenance, including oiling parts and cleaning components.
  • Removed and replaced worn machine accessories to keep products within desired tolerances.
  • Established and adjusted feed rates and cutting parameters to keep operations in line with production demands.
  • Planned and laid out work to meet production and schedule requirements.
  • Reported all operational deficiencies to supervisor and maintenance personnel.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate, timely logs to keep management up to date on activities.
  • Comprehended and carried out routine or complex job specifications and requirements.
  • Painted and applied protective coatings to various parts.
  • Trained, mentored and motivated employees to maximize team productivity.
  • Evaluated documentation such as invoices and shipping paperwork for accuracy and compliance.
  • Aligned operational boundaries between processes and production demands.
  • Developed and oversaw strategies for improving operational efficiency and accuracy.
  • Built upon established practice standards to improve operational performance and reduce labor costs.
  • Motivated employees to share ideas and feedback.
  • Maintained workplace safety by involving employees in order to maximize engagement and team morale.
  • Drove consistent sales by setting ambitious targets and directing attainment plans on team and individual levels.
  • Reduced process gaps by effectively training new hires on best practices and protocols.
  • Completed frequent assessments of training materials, structure and success rates in order to enhance program.
  • Created and offered additional materials to enhance training.
  • Developed and coordinated training's to help individuals learn company policies and procedures and job tasks.
  • Examined hazardous incidents and accidents to uncover the causes and provided corrective actions.
  • Trained new employees in proper safety procedures to minimize accidents with proper behaviors.
  • Determined root causes of accidents via in-depth investigations and identified potential prevention strategies to mitigate future risk.
  • Recommended methods to reduce ongoing hazards with improved methods, processes and materials.
  • Maintained close connection with project personnel to quickly identify and resolve problems.
  • Responsible for effective intra-shift communication with other specialists and work stakeholders.
  • Recommends or initiates personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures.
  • Communicate downtime to Production Manager, Maintenance.
  • Anticipates and prepares for process and package change-overs by coordinating the appropriate raw materials prior to start of new product.
  • Coordinates daily work flow in conjunction to the production schedule.
  • Maintains an environment of continuous improvement in the areas of safety and quality.
  • Enforces all personnel, safety, or quality policies and procedures through modeling, coaching.
  • Aligned production with demands by establishing priorities, maintaining equipment and calibrating equipment for optimal performance.
  • Enhanced supply chain processes at all levels, including strengthening planning procedures, organizing schedules and maintaining records.
Quality/Operations Technician, 08/2015 - 09/2016
Cargill Corn Milling City, STATE,
  • Handled Fructose, Dextrose and Malt syrups.
  • Used food grade cleaning and quality standards.
  • Was in charge of daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning tasks for my area.
  • Did daily quality checks as well as help run my part of the plant by monitoring multiple screens that gave detailed specifications of how my area is running, what it's doing, and where it's all going.
  • I also have experience in loading tanker trucks as well as rail road cars with different syrups and Citric acid.
  • Responded to system or unit abnormalities, diagnosed causes and recommended corrective actions.
  • Implemented and updated operational procedures, including controlling start-up and shut-down activities, to enhance standards and reduce safety concerns.
  • Maintained accurate accountability for all auxiliary equipment, including air compressors, cooling water pumps, pre-lube pumps, fuel oil pumps and centrifuges as part of strict security protocols.
  • Trained internal staff members on administrative processes, work instructions and procedures to facilitate consistent and seamless company operations.
  • Led complete review of operational costs and potentially wasteful practices, resulting in minimal cost increases as company headcount and business volume skyrocketed.
  • Performed routine tests, incidental maintenance, electrical switching and other activities necessary to uphold continuity of power generation.
  • Evaluated effectiveness of training by surveying trainees and managers and collecting before-and after-data showing training impact.
  • Maintained smooth and consistent plant operations by monitoring and adjusting boilers, turbines, wells, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Tracked warehouse contents continually, maintained constant awareness of stock levels and performed formal inventory review once a month.
  • Loaded, unloaded, moved and sorted materials to keep items flowing to correct locations.
  • Worked with vendors to obtain optimal prices and delivery schedules.
  • Printed, picked and packed items for shipment according to tight schedules.
  • Designed and implemented techniques to reduce time and costs required to obtain and move goods.
  • Checked items into computer system, printed labels and directed to storage locations.
  • Obtained and coordinated materials required to meet contract objectives.
  • Conducted research on logistics operations, including literature reviews, interviews and site visits.
  • Inspected product load for accuracy and safely transported it around warehouse.
  • Evaluated operational records and made scheduling adjustments to maximize efficiency.
  • Monitored department performance data to identify and avoid potential risks.
  • Forecasted manpower requirements based on daily workload and company targets.
  • Reported inventory balances and cycle counts in both ERP and WMS systems.
  • Ensure compliance and understanding for quality procedures that directly tie to food safety—PRPs, OPRPs, CCPs and FSMA requirements.
  • Conducted quality control procedures from raw material stage to finished product.
Education and Training
Diploma: , Expected in
Centerville High School - Centerville, IA
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