Production Shift Supervisor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Veteran production professional adept at coordinating resource allocation, production optimization and output improvements with a hands-on and driven style. Decisive and hardworking team player with good interpersonal, communication and planning skills.

  • Workforce training
  • Configuration analysis
  • Health and safety compliance
  • Production oversight
06/1998 to 09/2020 Production Shift Supervisor Elementis | Saint Louis, MO,
  • Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Reviewed production orders, schedules, delivery dates and inventory levels to determine product availability.
  • Trained, developed and counseled employees to develop high performing team.
  • Participated in production design activities through collaborative or sole delivery of specific components, spanning quote and contract proposals, technical requirements, financial planning, scheduling management and staffing oversight.
  • Assessed and trained personnel for promotion to cross-functional operations.
  • Monitored KPIs and implemented [Type] adjustments to increase performance.
  • Managed materials to meet production goals and specific customer demands.
  • Resolved team member concerns and problems while facilitating solutions and forwarding complex matters to higher authorities.
  • Produced daily operations report, including forecasting staffing needs and production volume, to support cost-reduction and service improvement initiatives.
  • Developed and maintained clear communication channels with plant personnel.
  • Monitored manufacturing variances to achieve quality improvement while resolving product process and equipment problems.
  • Contributed to new plant startup and implementation of processes for manufacturing, shipping and receiving and inventory management.
  • Coordinated production requirements with material handling and [Type] functions.
  • Planned production operations while establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.
  • Aligned operational boundaries between processes and production demands.
  • Conducted performance reviews to identify and rectify areas for improvement.
  • Supervised production schedules, production quality and on-time delivery.
  • Forecasted staffing needs and production volume and produced and prepared daily operations reports.
  • Promoted employee safety awareness based on understanding of regulatory mandates and organizational best practices.
  • Collaborated with maintenance engineering team to adjust and modify production equipment.
  • Reviewed key performance indicators daily and made necessary adjustments to increase production.
  • Oversaw continuous improvement initiatives to drive gains in quality, flow and output.
  • Coached employees in developing and achieving individual performance goals.
06/1998 to 09/2020 Senior Operator Ii-Vi Incorporated | Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Repaired workplace equipment when needed and inspected it for damage after every shift.
  • Assisted [Job title] with training new employees by educating on safety protocols and processes.
  • Observed safe work practices and conducted safety inspections to reduce workplace accidents.
  • Introduced [Type] methods, effectively decreasing machinery breakdowns to meet aggressive project milestones.
  • Monitored operating power plant equipment and readouts to identify problems and pursue corrective action.
  • Created and maintained daily activity logs to track ongoing operational performance.
  • Compiled operational data into reports to help management spot trends and resolve problems.
  • Identified machinery issues and repaired parts to keep equipment up and running.
  • Maintained correct temperature, levels and pressures on process systems and equipment.
  • Put completed products into packages and moved to staging locations.
  • Collected oil, water and electrolyte samples to complete laboratory testing.
  • Received and processed written and verbal instructions, prints and work orders.
  • Practiced safe lockout-tagout procedures to prevent injury to personnel during maintenance procedures.
06/1998 to 09/2020 Area Process Controller Excelitas Technologies | Miamisburg, OH,
  • Managed operational issues by implementing troubleshooting techniques and stopped operations whenever conditions appeared unsafe.
  • Documented all procedures regarding processes and updated this information as changes were implemented.
  • Provided in-depth coaching and training to new departmental employees, offering insight and suggestions which prepared each for job requirements.
  • Presented engineering-related and process improvement data in easily understood terms to individuals without technical backgrounds.
  • Followed strict guidelines for safety to ensure the overall health and well-being of each employee.
  • Inspected, tested and measured materials for conformance to specifications and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborated with all key stakeholders to understand client's anticipated outcome for product testing.
  • Identified production concerns and worked with supervisors to understand and remedy situations.
  • Completed daily inspection rounds covering all facility equipment and machinery.
  • Learned new testing methods through continued education and research.
06/1998 to 09/2020 Material Handler DSM Resins | City, STATE,
  • Logged unit quantities and entered data within inventory database to facilitate records maintenance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols to maintain workplace safety and efficiency.
  • Protected company inventory by maintaining and organizing storage areas.
  • Organized warehouse inventory according to warehouse plan.
  • Transported more than [Number] materials pallets between storage and production areas each day.
  • Assisted warehouse staff in promoting top-level productivity and shipment accuracy.
  • Alerted purchasing team of shortages or damaged goods identified when unloading trucks.
  • Performed repair work on [Type] equipment, notifying maintenance department of issues requiring more extensive repairs.
  • Moved inventory items using forklift equipment safely to prevent accidents and mishaps.
  • Assisted [Job title] with [Type] duties to maintain organizational efficiency.
  • Braced, padded and supported shipments to prevent shifting and damage.
  • Sorted cargo for accurate shipment to target locations, preventing unnecessary delays and promoting productivity.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Unloaded cargo with mechanized equipment to enable receipt of pre-ordered inventory.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Disposed of debris and hazardous materials properly to avoid contamination.
  • Attached documents, such as PO receipts, packing slips and bill of lading to outbound shipments.
  • Culled knowledge of OSHA safety standards to communicate potential hazards and issues to [Job title].
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks to move, pick up or store products.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Managed full range of warehousing activities including receiving, storing and shipping.
  • Maintained [Type] and [Type] equipment using troubleshooting methods to keep functional for all shifts.
  • Received and assembled new equipment according to manufacturer instructions.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1987 High School Diploma | Glenn Hills High School, Augusta, GA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Glenn Hills High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Production Shift Supervisor
  • Senior Operator
  • Area Process Controller
  • Material Handler


  • High School Diploma

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