safety engineer resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Self-motivated and detail-oriented engineer with a broad skill set and 3+ years of experience in various fields of engineering. Organized, adaptable, meticulous, and tenacious. Eager to learn and apply principles of math and science to real-life scenarios to solve complex problems.

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Data analysis
  • Microsoft Excel
  • SolidWorks
  • Python
  • Documents and reports
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Mathematics
  • Workplace Safety
  • Incident Management
Work History
05/2021 to Current Safety Engineer Department Of Labor | Norfolk, VA, San Antonio, TX
  • Redesigned work center layouts to implement ergonomic and spatial improvements.
  • Designed solutions for safety and ergonomic issues and retrofitted production assembly fixtures to implement changes.
  • Addressed 100+ employee complaints to safety-related issues and implemented corrective actions.
  • Revised lockout/tagout documentation to ensure procedures reflected current state of equipment.
  • Ensured headquarters and satellite facilities complied with OSHA standards.
  • Performed 110+ safety audits, facilitated completion of 300+ corrective actions, and provided approval for total or conditional release of work centers.
  • Managed multiple safety projects, such as emergency preparedness, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, amongst others.
  • Conducted 65+ thorough incident investigations for recordable injuries and near misses to ascertain liability, determine cause, and identify containment, corrective, and preventive actions.
  • Hosted formal classroom training to teach safety procedures and regulations to 50+ employees.
  • Provided safety guidance to operations personnel.
  • Designed, fabricated, and installed machine guards for 60+ pieces of production equipment.
  • Wrote machine guarding policy to act as internal standard for company stakeholders.
  • Reviewed 30+ production work processes to detect safety risks; drafted corrective measures where appropriate.
  • Oversaw safety overhaul of 15+ newly acquired manufacturing lines, implemented ergonomic improvements, and reduced risk for injuries.
  • Conducted ergonomic analyses using industry standard assessment methods to identify and reduce risks for musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Streamlined audit process, managed audit schedule, and coordinated completion of action items.
  • Created 10+ safety alerts and job safety analyses for non-routine functions to inform employees of risks.
  • Acted as first responder for injured employees; AED trained and CPR certified.
  • Drafted pneumatic schematics for production equipment to identify necessary safety measures on equipment.
11/2020 to 05/2021 Process Quality Engineer General Electric | Van Nuys, CA, San Antonio, TX
  • Oversaw operations for 4 manufacturing lines to ensure target production rates were met.
  • Provided prompt technical assistance to production teams when issues arose.
  • Reviewed processes, identified areas that required improvement.
  • Engaged in relocation of 7 manufacturing lines between facilities.
  • Completed production parts approval process for reviewing success of internal work center relocations.
  • Tracked roll throughput failure metrics and implemented containment, corrective, and preventive actions to reduce failures; presented failure rates and actions to operations management team.
  • Troubleshot product failures based on 10+ test codes to understand and address root cause of failures.
  • Conducted data analysis on test results to identify leading causes of product failures.
  • Investigated production part quality issues and inspected 300+ parts for known noncomformances.
  • Performed special characteristic analysis using appropriate measurement tools to ensure subassemblies met design specifications.
  • Optimized output of work centers through process improvement and work order scheduling.
  • Revamped layout for production lines; reduced space and unnecessary material.
  • Trained operators and production management on assembly processes.
  • Mentored new process quality engineer on job-related duties and status of current projects prior to transferring out of department; resulted in successful transition of responsibilities.
08/2020 to 05/2021 Project Manager Itt Corporation | Orchard Park, NY, San Antonio, TX
  • Managed efforts of 3 team members to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery of project.
  • Designed, fabricated, tested, and implemented product functional tester while working alongside engineers.
  • Acted as team's main point of contact with sponsor to acquire project approval, budget, timeline, and key performance specifications.
  • Drafted team performance agreement; detailed team communication procedures and guidelines.
  • Tracked project expenses for 70+ parts, machining services, and earned value management.
  • Facilitated parts procurement, approved purchase requisitions, and submitted purchase orders for processing.
  • Utilized Microsoft Project to track project timeline through multiple phases and to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Reviewed and approved 64 time cards for group members.
  • Evaluated accuracy and revised 50+ technical documents prior to submission.
  • Performed key mathematical calculations to determine o-ring compression force requirements.
  • Designed 5 custom parts in SolidWorks and coordinated machining services.
  • Drafted pneumatic schematics using Altium to illustrate integration of compressed air into product.
  • Performed finite element analysis using Ansys and SolidWorks to analyze deformation, stress, and strain conditions of product during testing conditions.
  • Created 19 part drawings that illustrated key design features using geometric dimensioning & tolerancing to ensure accurate part fabrication.
  • Oversaw development and composition of 100+ page technical documents.
  • Organized engineering design reviews to acquire sponsor feedback.
08/2019 to 11/2020 Jr. Manufacturing Engineer Badger Meter Inc | Milwaukee, WI, San Antonio, TX
  • Revised 3 product work instructions while collaborating with engineers to reflect process changes, improve comprehensibility, and ensure accurate documentation of processes.
  • Developed lockout/tagout program by writing procedures for 350+ pieces of equipment, managed inventory of lockout equipment, and trained employees.
  • Assisted with calibration of peristaltic pump resulting in proper amount of oil being dispensed, preventing product failure.
  • Composed documentation such as time studies, work instructions, total preventive maintenance, and standard work.
  • Conducted time studies to identify and analyze inefficiencies to improve process flow.
  • Implemented manufacturing layout change; increased production output by $1,254 per shift and reduced operator travel distance by 1,496ft per shift.
  • Administered new maintenance system by documenting asset information for 727 pieces of equipment, conducted training for 15 employees, and approved new work order requests.
  • Managed layout revision for manufacturing engineering lab that reformed organization of parts and improved safety conditions for technicians.
06/2019 to 08/2019 Manufacturing Engineering Intern Company Name | City, State, San Antonio, TX
  • Assisted with streamlining manufacturing process; boosted productivity by $10,065 per year for labor and $12,688 per day for production output while reducing cell footprint by 329 square feet.
  • Recorded cell demographics to identify 34 pieces of equipment corresponding to 131 part numbers; enhanced efficiency and provided clarity to new employees.
  • Proposed rearrangement of 7 machines within plant facilities for maximum productivity.
  • Composed comprehensive 40-page work instructions of assembly process for recording and training purposes.
  • Identified inconsistencies in 3 bills of materials, redlined inaccuracies in assembly drawings, and submitted engineering change requests to process corrections.
  • Utilized SolidWorks to design 3 gravity flow racks; improved ergonomics, optimized material display, and reduced risk of injury for assemblers.
  • Applied analytical skills and scientific technical principles in problem solving and development.
  • Worked directly with various types of fabrication equipment and gained knowledge of overall manufacturing operations.
Expected in 05/2021 to to Bachelor of Science | Mechanical Engineering The University of Texas At San Antonio, San Antonio, TX GPA:

Minor in Mathematics

  • OSHA 30 Training [06/2021]
  • First Aid/CPR Certified [07/2021]
  • A3 Robotics Safety Training [10/2022]

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School Attended

  • The University of Texas At San Antonio

Job Titles Held:

  • Safety Engineer
  • Process Quality Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Jr. Manufacturing Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineering Intern


  • Bachelor of Science

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