safety specialist resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Versatile safety professional adept at completing inspections, leading training courses and supporting audit procedures. Talented planner, problem-solver and organizer. Offering 13 years' experience in the Extrusion industry.

Safety-oriented professional systematic about assessing and improving worker conditions through short- and long-term monitoring strategies. Highly analytical, observant and skilled at identifying and resolving diverse concerns. Excellent inspection and documentation skills.

Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

  • Meeting coordination
  • Training leadership
  • Physical demonstrations
  • Team building
  • Planning and coordination
  • Problem resolution
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Team management
  • Supervision
Safety Specialist, 03/2013 - Current
Ferguson Lancaster, CA,
  • Determined root causes of accidents via in-depth investigations and identified potential prevention strategies to mitigate future risk.
  • Assessed workplace compliance with key safety standards and government regulations, initiating remediation processes to correct deficiencies.
  • Suspended dangerous activities posing active or potential threat to worker health and safety.
  • Trained new employees in proper safety procedures to minimize accidents with proper behaviors.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including:
  • Emergency medical response training,
  • Cressona emergency response team.
  • Certified in first aid.
  • Completed mobile equipment equipment training courses(overhead crane and forklift).
  • Excel training.
  • Safe Start Trainer.
  • Confined Space Certified.
  • Writing Job Safe Analysis(JSA).
  • Lock Out Tag Out Procedures.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Root Cause analysis.
  • Milliken courses
  • Chairman of plant safety Steering Committee .
  • Led frequent safety drills to maintain effective hazard awareness and emergency response of all team members.
  • Contributed to procedural and operational audits.
  • Provided hands-on training to all company employees.
  • Recommended methods to reduce ongoing hazards with improved methods, processes and materials.
Food Service Manager, 01/2010 - 02/2013
Wicomico County Public Schools Salisbury, MD,
  • Established and managed effective controls for labor and inventory costs.
  • Priced and ordered food products, kitchen equipment and food service supplies.
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
  • Reconciled daily transactions, balanced cash registers and deposited restaurant's earnings at bank.
  • Responded to customer concerns efficiently, accurately and with detailed information.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Adhered to all company food, safety, quality and sanitation policies.
  • Maximized food quality by closely monitoring shipments, preparation and food handling by team members.
  • Maintained operations in full compliance with alcohol service standards and legal requirements to prevent incidents of overserving or underage drinking.
  • Coordinated optimal guest relations from initial contact through final check-out to boost satisfaction and brand loyalty.
  • Enforced staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
  • Trained and mentored up to 12 new employees each quarter.
  • Sought out and implemented methods to improve service and team performance to boost business sustainability.
  • Supervised staff preparing and serving 175 meals per day.
  • Assessed employee schedules for effectiveness and approved all timesheets.
  • Completed regular line checks to maximize quality assurance.
  • Coordinated preparation of customer meals and monitored food handling for safety purposes.
  • Revamped and motivated kitchen staff to be highly efficient and produce consistent quality.
  • Assisted restaurant ownership with pricing by providing information about ingredient costs and correct portioning.
  • Trained employees on correct cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Interviewed, hired, and supervised back of house staff.
  • Worked with vendors to establish strong relationships and maintain proper inventory supplies.
  • Kept kitchen clean, neat and sanitized by implementing surface and equipment schedules and standards.
Supervisor, 02/2003 - 05/2009
Transdevna Cincinnati, OH,
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep all employees on same level and working collaboratively.
  • Monitored employee performance and conducted retraining to correct problems and optimize productivity.
  • Maintained compliance with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Conducted training needs assessments and provided ongoing training for staff.
  • Increased safety awareness among employees, resulting in zero injuries.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new employees.
  • Coordinated with internal departments to maximize operational efficiency across production and administrative areas.
  • Monitored equipment efficiency, checked materials supplies and coordinated manpower requirements to meet expected demand.
  • Performed minor repair work on industrial equipment to keep jobs on task, notifying maintenance department of major machinery failures.
  • Coached and mentored 27 staff members by offering constructive feedback and asking about long-term career growth goals.
  • Assisted in development of individualized lesson plans, goals and criteria for students.
  • Performed evaluations and reviews for 27 employees.
  • Developed positional rotation to support continuous improvement and operator development.
  • Identified and corrected performance and personnel issues negatively impacting team and business operations.
  • Realigned workflows with changing business demands by evaluating processes and employee strengths.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1994
Pottsville Area High School - Pottsville, PA
Status -
  • First Aid/CPR

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  • Pottsville Area High School

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  • Safety Specialist
  • Food Service Manager
  • Supervisor


  • High School Diploma

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