Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Experienced production leader knowledgeable about ISO and API practices and regulatory requirements. Directs and motivates employees to accomplish challenging performance and quality objectives. I have a long and successful history of effectively overseeing Production workers in high-volume production settings as successful Production Foreman/Supervisor. Offering 20 plus years of experience and solid focus on performance optimization. Safety-knowledgeable and adaptable to dynamic operational conditions.

  • Optimizing Production targets
  • Assembly and production
  • Compliance understanding
  • Safety and compliance
  • Operations management
  • Project Management
  • Equipment monitoring
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Schedule Management
  • Quality assurance
  • Materials management
  • Inventory oversight
  • Risk analysis and management
  • New product introductions strategies
  • Cost reduction strategies
Work History
Production Supervisor, 08/2008 to 04/2020
Acme Brick Tile & MoreTexarkana, TX,
  • Monitored materials use to identify concerns and keep costs low.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Collaborated with internal teams to streamline operations across materials handling, production and shipping.
  • Evaluated team member performance to identify and resolve productivity concerns.
  • Prepared, calibrated and monitored production machinery to maintain optimal production levels and consistently achieve daily targets.
  • Set and enforced a Lean approach, significantly increasing worker efficiency and reducing safety incidents.
  • Implemented program changes to identify and quickly resolve root cause issues bottlenecking production levels.
  • Conducted routine inspections of incoming materials to check quality and compliance with established product specifications.
  • Evaluated employee skills and knowledge regularly, providing hands-on training and mentoring to individuals with lagging skills.
  • Minimized resource and time losses by addressing employee or production issues directly and implementing timely solutions.
  • Boosted production throughput and quality by revamping procedures and monitoring strategies.
  • Established clear priorities and production quality standards.
  • Accomplished targets and met demand by assessing equipment efficiency, reviewing materials supplies and organizing manpower.
  • Utilized lean practices to balance workflow and alleviate redundancy.
  • Reworked positions and workflow based on individual abilities and production targets.
Production Foreman, 02/1999 to 08/2004
BergailaChandler, AZ,
  • Implemented scheduled maintenance, retooling production status sheets and driving several tasks to achieve scheduling effectiveness.
  • Supervise and direct all shop activities for 80 + Machinists and Welders.
  • Address Union issues as they arose in a timely manner.
  • Implemented knowledge to provide product quality assurance and executed inventory maintenance, optimizing work time.
  • Collaborated with technical and administrative teams to develop and implement successful corrective plans.
  • Prepared and maintained production reports and personnel records.
  • Applied lean principles to improve workflow and quality and reduce waste.
  • Anticipated and addressed production problems, material shortages, equipment malfunctions and unavoidable delays.
  • Evaluated production levels, quality standards and maintenance actions to identify and address operational problems and maintain targets.
  • Evaluated production schedules and orders to arrange required materials and plan staffing needs.
  • Oversaw hiring processes for permanent and temporary seasonal staff.
  • Maximized resource utilization and achieved production targets by managing day-to-day usage of department resources.
  • Managed personnel by implementing company policies, procedures, work rules and disciplinary action.
  • Coordinated company projects and programs that supported manufacturing function.
Foreman / Welder / Ironworker, 11/1991 to 02/1999
Industrial EnterprisesCity, STATE,
  • Supervised construction of Compressor Stations, Pump Stations and Electrical Substations
  • Welding and iron work
  • Supervised crew of 10.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new workers.
  • Communicated with all stakeholders on job milestones.
Power/Process Plant Operator / Technician IV, 04/1983 to 10/1991
Dakota Gasification CompanyCity, STATE,
  • Operated all equipment associated with the refinery process including the operation of TDC 2000 & 3000 control systems.
  • Equipment operated as follows: Compressors (Steam and Electric driven), Steam Turbines, Fixed Bed Catalyst Reactors, Pumps, Lube Oil Systems, Incinerator, Flare Stacks, Heat Exchangers with level controlled sumps, Coal Handling Sys-Belts, Conveyors, Trippers, Diverter's, Splitters, Slurry Ash Systems, Absorption Towers, and Separators.
  • Supervision of Railcar loading and unloading.
  • Certified in Hazwoper
  • 9 years experience in Fire and Rescue Team in refinery setting.
Vocational School Certificate: Power/Process Plant Technology, Expected in
Bismarck State College - Bismarck, ND,
  • Safe Practices of Gas Welding and Cutting Equipment
  • Principles of Lean Manufacturing
  • Principles of Value Stream Mapping
  • Bobcat/Shingijutsu Kaizen License
  • Hazardous Waste & Emergency Response Ops
  • Industrial Safety
  • NCS Supervisory Development
  • Mastering Leadership Skills
  • Boiler Engineer License Affidavit

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