quality inspector resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Quality-driven production professional with proven success in organizing workflows and coordinating resources to meet challenging transportation goals. Industrious leader and resourceful problem-solver with persistent approach to tackling operational concerns. Good decision-making and team building abilities with open and clear communication style. Background includes managing railroad employees as trainmaster in fast-paced production environment. Bringing over 10 years of related experience and dedication to meeting and exceeding performance targets. Safety-driven and responsive to changing workflows and company demands.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Prior experience with MSDSs
  • Quality inspections
  • Non-compliance assessment
  • Corrective actions
  • Reporting and documentation
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Equipment operation
  • Measuring instruments and tools
  • Inspections and audits
  • Documentation abilities
  • Blueprint interpretation
  • Workforce training
  • Continuous improvement processes
  • Customer-centric
  • Safety management
  • Performance evaluation
  • Inventory coordination
  • Experienced in production scheduling
  • Training coordination
  • Knowledgeable of quality control standards
  • Purchasing ability
Quality Inspector, 10/2019 to Current
Illinois Tool WorksLitchfield, NH,
  • Interpreted and classified production and quality data for railcar products.
  • Documented, filed and maintained proper inspection records and quality assurance documents.
  • Measured product dimensions to assess compliance with specifications.
  • Analyzed and interpreted blueprints, data and manuals to determine precise specifications.
  • Input estimates for billing.
  • Notified supervisors about production problems and helped identify and correct concerns.
  • Conducted routine visual inspections of railcar work to uncover issues with compliance and tolerances.
  • Inspected quality of finished products, making minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Performed quality control duties and responsibilities, including in process and final inspection paperwork.
  • Trained quality team employees to perform and document quality inspections and audits.
  • Reviewed blueprints, drawings and other specifications to fully understand project expectations.
  • AAR and FRA compliant.
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored accurate and timely completion of tasks to meet project milestones.
  • Assigned individual work plans and reviewed jobs to accomplish all tasks within expected parameters.
  • Administered production of Cargill program by managing project activities and deadlines from inspection to finished product.
  • Coordinated with internal departments to maximize operational efficiency across production and administrative areas.
  • Assigned tasks to employees and monitored productivity, performance and task completion.
Terminal Trainmaster, 11/2011 to 12/2020
Rr Donnelley & SonsColumbia, SC,
  • Complied with safety rules and regulations, including wearing protective gear, to prevent serious injury or illness.
  • Received and followed directions from train dispatchers.
  • Announced current and future stops as well as notices regarding train operations.
  • Guided rail cars and train movements through Great Lakes Division.
  • Operated trains, adhered to route plans and maintained operations and repair schedules.
  • Performed emergency and regular maintenance on rail cars and trains during, before and after trips to optimize functionality.
  • Arranged removal of defective cars from trains at stations or stops.
  • Communicated with dispatchers regarding trains' routes, timetables and cargoes.
  • Verified accuracy of timekeeping instruments with engineers to depart on time.
  • Used hand signals to alert engineers of emergencies, stops or starts, train movement and general directions.
  • Observed yard traffic to determine track availability to accommodate inbound and outbound traffic.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Kept team on track by assigning and supervising their activities and giving constructive feedback.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Defined strategies and created a plan to achieve ambitious operational objectives.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Assistant Press Operator, 02/2005 to 11/2011
Rr Donnelley & Sons CoCity, STATE,
  • Maintained adequate productivity by setting and enforcing deadlines.
  • Inspected printed products for clarity, color accuracy, and conformance to provided specifications.
  • Properly handled hazardous waste materials to uphold safety regulations.
  • Moved controls and levers to start and stop printing press machines and manually set and adjusted speed, temperature, and ink flow.
  • Performed preventative and regular maintenance on printing press machines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Accurately set-up fold, adjusting roll mechanisms, tension and guide devices.
  • 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.
  • Monitored time and performance standards and reduced waste and spoilage during run mode.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2004 to Wynford High School - Bucyrus, OH,
  • FFA Member
  • Completed coursework in small engine repair, welding and construction.
Graduate: Railroad And Railway Transportation, Expected in 02/2012 to Redi Center - Atlanta, GA,
  • 3.95 GPA
  • Completed coursework in conductor, yardmaster and trainmaster roles.
  • Ranked in Top of my classes.

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Wynford High School
  • Redi Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Quality Inspector
  • Terminal Trainmaster
  • Assistant Press Operator


  • High School Diploma
  • Graduate

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: