Purchasing & Quality Specialist resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Technically diverse CNC Machinist and Quality Technician with a background rooted in workmanship, honesty, efficiency and customer satisfaction. Achievements include waste reductions, quality improvements, manufacturing process and delivery streamlining. Proactive and hardworking with in-depth understanding of manufacturing operations, quality processes and procurement.

  • 15 years experience CNC Machining
  • Lathes with live tooling (Mori Seiki, Mazak Integrex)
  • G-Code, Mazatrol, Mori Seiki Mapps program skills
  • Technical background including leadership in and out of the workplace.
  • Quality Inspection
  • Non-conformance processes
  • Quality improvement strategy
  • Process optimization
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, ERP systems, Inspection Xpert and Gagemaker Tdwin.
  • GD&T, ISO 9001, API
  • Cost effective procurement strategies.
Machine Shop Manager & Metrology Instructor, 01/2021 to Current
Direct Cabinet SalesCherry Hill, NJ,

Manufacturing in a job shop-like atmosphere. I handle all facets required to keep a machine shop running. From CAD design, programming, setup, operation, machine leveling, maintenance and cnc machine repair, as well as tooling and material procurement. On top of these duties, I assist in continued education of metrology.

Service Technician, 10/2020 to Current
Advantage XpoGlenview, IL,

Performing troubleshooting, repairs and preventative maintenance for CNC machine tools and industrial machinery. Contractor, part time.

Machinist, Quality, Procurement, 08/2018 to 06/2020
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.Woodville, WI,


  • Machine Tools Utilized: Lathe, VTL, HBM. Fanuc and Mazak controls.

Quality Control:

  • Perform first article inspection, investigate & document non conformance, operate CMM inspection.
  • Develop and maintain quality documents.
  • Maintain accurate inventory and calibration for inspection equipment.


  • Sourced new vendors for purchasing needs.
  • Built competitive bidding environment with broad range of suppliers.
  • Responsible for executing procurement plans for manufacturing.
CNC Machinist, 01/2017 to 07/2018
Sargent AerospaceSan Diego, CA,
  • Machine Tools Utilized: Lathe, Mill. Fanuc controls.
  • Worked from layout and work order, created programs and set up machines to produce required parts.
  • Observed machines for proper functioning and made adjustments to meet specifications and complete work orders on-time and under budget.
  • Performed routine maintenance on machines and monitored usage to reduce parts breakdown.
  • Troubleshot machinery and programming issues to exceed production goals.
  • Maintained detailed production records to identify areas for improvement and maximize productivity.
  • Set-up and operated lathes, mills and grinders to cut raw materials.
  • Fabricated various parts using multiple machines at once.
CNC Lathe Programmer, 12/2015 to 10/2016
Ptech Drilling TubularsCity, STATE,
  • Machine Tools Utilized: Mazak Lathes, Haas Mill
  • Provided programming and manufacture of production runs and repair of down-hole drill pipe and accessories.
  • Computed dimensions and machine settings for each job, input programming and set up correct tool arrangements.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Inspected equipment, identified malfunctions or maintenance needs and replaced dull, worn or defective parts.
  • Studied blueprints and layouts to determine material requirements and set up equipment to meet job specifications.
  • Entered instructions and reference points into machines, set up conditional switches and monitored operations during productions.
CNC Lathe Machinist, 03/2011 to 05/2015
Stewart Tubular ProductsCity, STATE,
  • Machine Tools Utilized: Lathe, long bed lathes, large lathe. Mazak and Fanuc controls.
  • Provided programming and manufacture of licensed premium threads and repair of down-hole drill pipe and accessories.
  • Performed routine maintenance on machines and monitored usage to reduce parts breakdown.
  • Loaded and unloaded machines to prevent expensive equipment issues.
  • Observed company's strict safety rules during each shift to avoid job-related injuries.
  • Provided expert coaching and training for new team members.
  • Collaborated in development of manufacturing procedures.
Lead Machinist, 09/2002 to 02/2011
Valco Instruments Company Inc.City, STATE,
  • Lead Machinist on night shift.
  • Plastics, polymers, steel and exotic metals
  • Live tooling, single, double and tri-turret lathes with dual spindles and Y-axis More Seiki lathes.
  • Fanuc-controlled Vertical Mills 3,4 and 5-axis all operated.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2001
James E. Taylor - Katy, TX,

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School Attended

  • James E. Taylor

Job Titles Held:

  • Machine Shop Manager & Metrology Instructor
  • Service Technician
  • Machinist, Quality, Procurement
  • CNC Machinist
  • CNC Lathe Programmer
  • CNC Lathe Machinist
  • Lead Machinist


  • High School Diploma

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