Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Over 20 years of progressive experience in management and supervisory positions in operations, manufacturing, sanitation and quality systems. Experienced in data analysis, food safety training, developing and implementing TQM & TPM practices, handling regulated waste materials and recycling. Worked in a traditional union environment and in a high performance team oriented facility. Demonstrated ability to create and execute successful supply chain initiatives & strategies positively impacting the bottom line. A committed, energetic, physically fit and level headed hard worker with high standards. A strong leader with an eye to improving work systems and process flow.

  • Principles of Supervisory Excellence Participative Management Workshop, Aspetic Processing and Packaging Workshop, General Foods Quality University, Principles of Food Microbiology Professional Effectiveness Training, Food Safety and Management Principles, Certified Quality Engineer Training, Laboratory Methods in Food Microbiology, Certified Quality Auditor Training, Statistical Process Control, ISO 9000 Implementation Course.
Sanitation Manager, 2008 - Current
Bolthouse Farms Prosser, WA,
  • Built Sanitation Department of 24 sanitors, team lead and sanitation technicians.
  • Coordinated sanitation training for Reddi Wip Team of 54 employees.
  • Led cross functional Food Safety Team to rewrite sanitation procedures.
  • Initiated chemical security plan for bulk chemical storage and secondary chemical container control.
Sanitation Manager, 2001 - 2007
Tolleson, AZ,
  • Managed structural and equipment cleaning programs.
  • installations and modifications.
  • Approved sanitary design of equipment.
  • Managed Environmental Control Act compliance.
  • Managed FDA, EPA and Georgia Department of Agriculture regulatory inspections.
  • Supervised day to day activities of sanitation department of 27 employees.
  • Managed purchase of sanitation and safety supplies and equipment totaling $400,000 annually.
  • Collaborated on the planning, coordination & execution of annual international sanitation conference for more than 200 managers and senior leaders.
  • Successfully maintained labor relations by reducing grievances 85% over 6 years.
, 1997 - 2007
Bolthouse Farms Oswego, IL,
Production Supervisor, 1997 - 2001
Jackson, TN,
  • Led a team of operators & mechanics in production.
  • Scheduled and managed processing and packaging personnel to meet production schedules.
  • Collected and organized production data in various forms into operational reports.
  • Successful production coach in a manufacturing environment.
  • Conducted GMP and Safety training.
Quality Systems Manager, 1996 - 1997
Bickford Senior Living Beaumont, TX,
  • Coordinated product and specification development, product testing, sanitation and pest control.
  • Supervised six laboratory and five sanitation technicians.
  • Coordinated contract review program.
  • Successfully Coordinated Regulatory Agency and customer interface to reduce plant exposure.
  • Established ingredient, packaging and raw material sampling plans.
  • Initiated recycling program which resulted in saving $50,000 yearly.
  • Implemented Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Point System.
Quality Systems Manager, 1992 - 1996
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Des Moines, IA,
  • Implemented systems for data collection and analysis, vender control, sanitation, microbiology and pest control.
  • Coordinated food safety training and implementation of Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Communicated directly with the production team members on quality related issues.
  • Reduced product spoilage by $400,000 over two years.
  • Initiated packaging material design changes that saved over $100,000 annually in transportation cost and reduced quality defects by 20%.
  • Led cross functional team that developed and implemented Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Point Plan.
  • Helped initiate and implement team TPM oriented production floor process changes that led to 23% increase in plant output.
  • Effectively lead TPM initiatives.
  • Managed microbiological and analytical labs with more than 60,000 man hours worked no lost time accidents or OSHA recordables.
  • Set department and individual employee goals with periodic review and feedback to address performance issues.
, 1989 - 1996
Medtronic Inc. Springfield, IL,
Senior Production Supervisor, 1991 - 1992
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  • Managed manufacturing and warehousing operations.
  • Established production, safety and training goals for the shift and individual operators, and provided feedback on attendance and performance.
  • Developed strategy and implemented plan for 35% reduction in solid waste.
  • Reduced lost time accident and OSHA recordable rate by 25%.
  • Identified top 5 consumer complaints and developed action plan to reduce complaints by 20%.
  • Coordinated all aspects of production-receiving, processing, shipping & maintenance.
, 1989 - 1992
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Wabash, IN,
Quality Supervisor, 1990 - 1991
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  • Identified product quality trends, conducted audits and interfaced with the production departments.
  • Coordinated statistical process control training procedures into the packaging departments.
  • Supervised testing for two new product startup operations.
Warehousing Supervisor, 1989 - 1990
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  • Scheduled and managed production and warehousing personnel to meet planned production.
  • Coached and provided feedback on performance, safety and attendance.
  • Reduced number of finished product hold orders by 68%.
  • Initiated and held packaging operators accountable for conducting 15 minute quality checks.
  • Developed packaging supervisors daily and startup checklists.
Infantry Officer Captain, 1976 - 1988
Bickford Senior Living , ,
  • Secret Security Clearance.
B.A: Political Science, Expected in
Fayetteville State University - Fayetteville, NC

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