production technician resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Knowledgeable Production Technician offering expertise in utilization of Kaizen, PDCA and Six Sigma methodologies. Provides well-rounded knowledge of applicable GMP, ISO 9001 and internal SOPs. Works well within crews and teams. Talented Production Worker offering 6 years of experience in warehouse and manufacturing environments. Focused on being productive and safety-minded at all times. Proven provider of low-risk production and manufacturing services. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Materials handling
  • Product assembly
  • Testing and troubleshooting
  • Quality control
  • Final product testing
06/2020 to 07/2021 Production Technician Airgas Inc | Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Reported and documented unsafe conditions and faulty equipment.
  • Ordered additional raw materials to replenish quantities.
  • Documented production logs by entering data into computer system.
  • Assisted with testing for quality control and corrections.
  • Inspected machinery and equipment on [Timeframe] basis to quickly diagnose malfunctions.
  • Minimized damage and repair costs through careful management and preventive maintenance.
  • Calibrated and adjusted equipment using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors and ring gauges.
  • Prepared and assembled materials and set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Troubleshot problems with equipment, devices or products.
  • Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • Kept production logs and maintained job material inventory.
  • Trained new employees on company and safety standards, providing assistance and remediation with issues.
  • Provided production, progress or changeover reports to shift supervisors and set up and verified functionality of safety equipment.
  • Reviewed operations and conferred with technical or administrative staff to resolve production and processing problems.
  • Transformed work area by increasing production, reducing turnover, eliminating waste and enhancing quality.
  • Automated data management processes to increase efficiency and reduce errors.
  • Charted workflows to better understand procedures and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Prepared and presented findings and recommendation to leadership for use in key decision-making processes.
  • Evaluated data to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards.
  • Performed production adjustments for quality and productivity.
  • Identified preventive and predictive maintenance needs to mitigate failure potential.
  • Applied statistical quality control procedures to production test data.
  • Reviewed material flows, work environments, facility layouts, operational sequences and equipment utilization to make comprehensive assessments.
  • Analyzed and interpreted engineering information to identify needs and make recommendations.
  • Adjusted equipment, utilizing calipers, micrometer and height gauges to monitor quality production.
  • Created and optimized work instructions for each position to clarify standards and enhance productivity.
  • Worked from layout and work order, created programs and set up machines to produce required parts.
  • Built packaging for finished products and calibrated or adjusted equipment to ensure quality production, using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors, or ring gauges.
  • Wrote reports about processes and presented to executives.
  • Implemented plans for storage and arrangement of stock to determine warehouse configuration, setup, movement, rearrangement and traffic flow.
08/2017 to 06/2020 Press Operator Hunter Douglas Window Fashions Division | San Diego, CA,
  • Maintained adequate productivity by setting and enforcing deadlines.
  • Installed, adjusted, dismantled, reassembled and removed parts and equipment such as rollers, dies, printing plates and blankets.
  • Collaborated with technicians to diagnose equipment breakdowns and address quality issues.
  • Inspected printed products for clarity, color accuracy, and conformance to provided specifications.
  • Operated printing press machines and manually set and adjusted speed, temperature, and ink flow.
  • Accurately set-up fold, adjusting roll mechanisms, tension and guide devices.
  • Performed preventive and regular maintenance on printing press machines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Monitored and controlled operations of auxiliary equipment, including cutters, UV lights, and delivery tables.
  • Loaded raw materials into press machines, identifying proper materials and adjusting machine calibrations to achieve proper fit and prevent jams and other processing errors.
  • Inspected machines prior to starting and operation, verifying safe operating condition and performing lubrication and other preventive maintenance.
  • Unloaded processed materials from machines, inspecting product to verify compliance with specifications required for further processing and discarding or reprocessing defective output.
  • Cleaned machines between production operations and after shifts, using air hoses, chemical cleaners and pressure washers to prevent buildup and maintain good functioning condition.
  • Communicated with supervisors and specialized machine technicians to receive instruction on correct machine operation and request assistance with set-up when necessary.
  • Reviewed manuals and work order drawings and specifications to determine desired shapes, dimensions and tolerance of product output, adjusting machine calibrations accordingly.
  • Monitored lights, gauges and general performance indicators to detect mechanical malfunctions and modify or cease operations accordingly, preventing damage and waste of materials.
  • Used wrenches, ratchets and screwdrivers to adjust distance between rollers and pressing pressure, accounting for thickness and other relevant raw material properties.
  • Operated press machines to press sheets of metal, felt, fabric and other pliable materials and press rubber molds, processing average [Number] production units [Timeframe].
  • Cooperated with production line quality assurance and production improvement engineers, describing processing procedures and output tolerances to aid in operational streamlining.
  • Interpreted finished product design specifications to identify and implement optimal sequence of operations, minimizing production time and achieving dimensional consistency.
03/2017 to 07/2017 Box Technician/mezz Maintainence Plastipak Packaging | City, STATE,
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Maintained clear and safe workspace areas to meet OSHA standards.
  • Installed new systems, replacement parts and components to maintain proper operation.
  • Performed performance and safety inspections on equipment and machinery to maintain operational baseline.
  • Diagnosed problems with mechanical and electrical systems and equipment using advanced troubleshooting abilities.
  • Collaborated with building managers to assess ongoing needs and plan preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.
  • Designed, fabricated and installed upgrades to improve existing equipment.
  • Used rulers and micrometers to inspect parts to determine changes in dimension requirements.
  • Ran machinery diagnostics rounds to meet performance thresholds.
09/2015 to 03/2017 Mezz Downstream Plastipak Packaging Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Identified production concerns and worked with supervisors to understand and remedy situations.
  • Completed daily inspection rounds covering all facility equipment and machinery.
  • Assigned and marked items with grades and official acceptance or rejection status.
  • Oversaw disposal of products, materials and equipment not in compliance with tolerances, safety standards or quality levels.
  • Produced official reports of findings to meet regulatory standards and assist senior leadership with improving operations.
  • Compared product and materials colors, shapes, textures and grades with predetermined templates.
  • Completed accurate measurements of [Type] products with rulers, calipers, gauges and micrometers and documented findings in official records.
  • Noted changes during testing in project documentation.
  • Executed routine tests for [Industry] company on [Equipment] according to company procedures.
  • Conducted inspections of surface preparation coatings applied to [Type] structures, including primer, mid-coat, top-coat and powder coatings.
  • Crafted test cases after determining test scenarios taken from documentation, including [Type].
  • Took [Type] readings during each stage of [Type] processing to check [Type] levels.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2015 to to High School Diploma | Spencerville High School, Spencerville, OH GPA:
  • Completed coursework in ag small motors, ag field sampling, ag livestock judging, woodworking and metalworking, and tech drawing.
  • FFA state degree Recipient.
  • FFA Member. vice president in 2013-2015

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School Attended

  • Spencerville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Production Technician
  • Press Operator
  • Box Technician/mezz Maintainence
  • Mezz Downstream


  • High School Diploma

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