production lead resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Results-driven Production Lead with [Number] years of experience leading safe, on-time and high-quality production of wide array of products and components. Personable facilitator with passion for excellence and history of cultivating motivated and loyal teams. Mechanically proficient and technically versatile, driven to understand and model complete line operations.

Hardworking Production Leader proudly offering [Number] years of hands-on experience in the [Type] manufacturing industry. Talented at monitoring team members, including checking products for quality standards and keeping detailed records of equipment, budgets, deliveries and supplies. Outstanding supervisory and communication skills with expertise in completing production assignments according to established guidelines.

Knowledgeable Production Leader looking to leverage [Number] years of [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] experience into a professional [Job title] role. Talented at providing technical support and coaching to personnel, developing effective processes and identifying productivity opportunities. Results-oriented, self-motivated and adaptable.

  • Material Handling
  • Safety Standards Compliance
  • Packing Slip Verification
  • Material Loading and Unloading
  • Banding Tools Operation
  • Punctual and Dependable
  • Production Processes Knowledge
  • Teamwork and Coordination
  • Production Line Work
  • Attention to Detail
  • Defects Identification
  • Component Assembly
  • Root Cause Analysis Participation
  • Good Communication
  • Machine Setup and Shutdown
  • Health and Safety Regulations
  • Production Documentation
Production Lead, 05/2023 - Current
Ajinomoto Frozen Foods Carthage, MO,
  • Oversaw workstation setup and operation and mobilized production line and shift employees to meet customer quality standards and schedules.
  • Checked machinery operation visually, addressed issues by performing minor maintenance and escalated serious problems to management or maintenance personnel.
  • Trained, mentored and inspired [Number] line workers in safe operation of assembly line equipment and mastered and modeled diverse production operations to support team.
  • Coordinated material supply to assembly line, regulated flow of finished goods to warehouse and fulfilled order requirements.
  • Equipped team members with proper hand tools, supplies and power equipment to safely and efficiently perform jobs without time-consuming interruptions during production.
  • Interpreted, understood and communicated information on job tickets, configured production operations to meet specifications and prioritized job tickets by due date.
  • Reported problems or concerns with quality, processes, equipment, materials and labor to supervisor.
  • Checked finished products to ensure quality and that industry standards were met before use.
  • Identified and supported continuous improvement efforts with supervisor.
  • Executed and coordinated employee training to meet quality requirements.
  • Used daily system logs to document production information, discussing issues with management.
  • Used hand trucks and forklifts to unload, load and transport items.
  • Monitored production line, watching for pile-ups or jams.
Welder Supervisors , 02/2017 - 02/2023
The Kemtah Group Cranberry Twp, PA,
  • Read blueprints and drawings and took measurements to plan layout and procedures.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Used welding skills to help repair and maintain heavy-duty machinery.
  • Followed safety guidelines through proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges, squares and calipers.
  • Scraped off excess spatter using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment in vertical, horizontal and overhead positions.
  • Repaired structures by dismantling, reshaping and reassembling metal components with cutting torches and hand tools.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaining equipment.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Completed minor torch ups with MIG welders.
  • Determined welding strategies using metallurgy knowledge, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
CNC Machine Operator, 05/2005 - 01/2017
The Berly Staffing City, STATE,
  • Kept parts within close tolerances of design standards to maintain optimal quality.
  • Set controls to regulate speed, feed and coolant flow.
  • Changed out aging tools, fixtures and offsets.
  • Achieved safety, quality and performance standards to meet production schedules.
  • Performed routine maintenance on machines and monitored usage to reduce parts breakdown.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
  • Used devices, templates and fixtures to measure dimensions of finished workpieces for conformance.
  • Set-up and operated lathes, mills and grinders to cut raw materials.
  • Established and performed quality assurance duties to maintain acceptable production levels.
  • Read blueprints and 3D models to determine product specifications and plan operational sequences.
  • Observed company's strict safety rules during each shift to avoid job-related injuries.
  • Interfaced with machines to adjust settings or tools, driving high-quality production.
  • Fabricated various parts using multiple machines at once.
  • Worked from layout and work order, created programs and set up machines to produce required parts.
  • Maintained production tooling by replacing and grinding worn tools.
  • Loaded and unloaded machines to prevent expensive equipment issues.
  • Leveraged micrometers, verniers and gages to accurately inspect parts.
  • Compared numerical displays with process sheet data to verify dimensional adjustments.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 01/1980
Sant James Academy - Miami, FL,
Status -

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