shift supervisor pulp resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

I feel that with my previous experience in the Pulp and Paper industry over the last 20 years that I would be a valuable asset to the needs of your company. I have a very strong understanding of the pulping process from the Chip Yard all the way through the final product including the Brown Stock , Chemical Plant , Bleaching and also the Demineralized Water Treatment that is essential for an efficient Revovery Boiler operation. I have been involved in the production side as well as the management side of the process and I have always had a very positive relationship with all of my fellow technicians and managers while I was a technician and I strived to maintain that same relationship when I was promoted to the management side as well.

Motivated Shift Leader enthusiastic about helping team members meet and exceed objectives with compassionate leadership. Talented trainer and operational problem-solver with front-line experience and collaborative nature. Resourceful in balancing customer, company and employee needs.

People-oriented Shift Leader successful at executing new initiatives. Committed to creating workplace culture consistent with organization's mission and values. Continuously evaluates operations for safety concerns and implements strategies to reach targets.

Reliable Shift Supervisor bringing [Number] years of experience as team leader. Well-versed in setting goals, training new employees and monitoring performance. Superb communicator with team members and managers of all levels.

Dedicated Shift Leader promotes quality assurance, issue resolution and team collaboration. Excels at troubleshooting and supervising talented teams. Works to facilitate teams to develop action plans to address issues and presents solutions to management and key stakeholders.

High-energy Shift Supervisor brings outstanding leadership skills and industry knowledge developed over [Number]-year career. Polished in overseeing facility operations and delegating work to employees. Positive and upbeat professional with results-focused approach.

Industrious Shift Leader fully invested in building strong, motivated team to consistently deliver high-quality results against challenging targets. Documented success in supporting continuous improvement efforts and recommending measures to improve productivity. Strong technical and people management abilities.

Attentive Shift Leader with [Number] years of comprehensive experience overseeing and monitoring team members. Focused and skilled in employee oversight, mentoring and process improvement. Manages team with proactive approach and conscientious attention to day-to-day needs.

Hardworking [Job Title] experienced in field and ready for challenging assignments. Reliable in completing quality work and exceeding expectations.

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • 20 years experience with the operation of the Sterling R10 CLo2 chemical plant
  • 15 years experience in the O2 Delignification Brown Stock process
  • 15 years in the operations of a 4 stage Bleach Plant process
  • Mill contact person that oversaw the design and startup of new chiller system for Sterling R10 CLo2 plant
  • Developed the SOPs and lockouts for the new chiller system and oversaw technician training
  • Acted as setup Shift Team Leader for approximately 12-15 months
  • Was promoted to permanent Shift Team Leader for the Fiberline/ Pulp Mill in March 2019 until May 2023
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Budget Adherence
  • Interpreting Job Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Coordinating Daily Operations
  • Shift Scheduling
  • Problem-Solving
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Team Collaboration and Leadership
  • Safety Procedures
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Safety Awareness
  • Critical Thinking
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Assigning Work
  • Strategy Development
  • Equipment Operation
  • Relationship Building
  • Production Planning
  • MS Office
  • Decision Making
  • Materials Inspection
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Computer Skills
  • Equipment Troubleshooting
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Work Order Analysis
  • Supply Requisition
  • Active Listening
  • Have involvement in the implementation and tuning / operation of the new BTG Bleaching controls for the Bleach Plant
  • Involved in the installation and startup of a new Destructive Scrubber for the Bleach Plant and Sterling R10 Chemical Plant
01/2003 to 05/2023
Shift Supervisor, Pulp Waste Management Winston Salem, NC,
  • Completed opening and closing duties to facilitate business operations.
  • Assisted upper management with daily operations to meet standards of service and quality.
  • Resolved customer complaints and reported issues to senior management.
  • Collaborated with team members to improve performance and implement training updates.
  • Patrolled work areas to inspect operations, identify concerns and implement corrective actions.
  • Reinforced rules to promote superior employee performance.
  • Assessed operations and adjusted scheduling to maximize productivity.
  • Evaluated and performed equipment maintenance to support operational goals.
  • Recruited, hired and mentored new team members, working closely with human resources department.
  • Identified inefficiencies in production process and used lean manufacturing methodologies.
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored activities and task completion.
  • Mentored and coached staff by giving employees suggestions and feedback to improve job performance.
  • Complied with company safety procedures, policies and regulations to promote safe working environment.
  • Upheld company standards and compliance requirements for operations.
  • Positioned skilled staff in key areas throughout shift to optimize department productivity.
  • Coached team members to increase productivity and reduce workplace accidents.
  • Managed daily workflow and scheduled staff for adequate coverage.
  • Evaluated employee performance, delivering individualized feedback and praise.
  • Observed solution performance reviews and system assessments to learn standard practices.
09/1999 to 12/2002
Diesel Shop Supervisor Bba Aviation Wheeling, IL,
  • Over saw day to day duties that had to be completed to maintain our tractor / trailer fleet which totaled approximately 30 pieces of equipment that had to be repaired and maintained to ensure that they were all in proper condition to ensure that they were DOT ready at all times to ensure timely delivery of our orders as required.
  • Provided training to other employees to promote awareness of safety procedures.
  • Interpreted OEM manuals, diagrams and specifications to ensure repair compliance with broad-spectrum equipment, efficient ordering of materials or supplies and appropriate parts replacement.
  • Worked closely with Dispatcher to ensure that each assignment was finished ahead of its deadline.
  • Kept detailed track of inventories and supplies using computer software.
  • Built and maintained sound business relationships with vendors and suppliers.
  • Improved cost control and staff efficiency to maximize profitability.
03/1988 to 09/1999
Diesel Mechanic SOCAR Inc City, STATE,
  • Placed orders for parts necessary to complete vehicle repairs and installations.
  • Completed preventive maintenance on engines, transmissions, tires and other vehicle systems.
  • Performed checklist of fluid levels, air filter, tire pressure and more as part of service orders.
  • Operated specialty equipment, standard tools and gauges to complete assessments and repairs.
  • Removed and disassembled defective diesel engines in automobiles, trucks, buses and construction vehicles to complete repairs.
  • Installed new vehicle systems and components.
  • Evaluated vehicle systems to assess function and uncover defects.
  • Performed maintenance inspections, tune-ups, oil changes and other key services.
  • Completed simple and advanced repairs according to specifications for brakes, exhaust and electrical systems.
  • Performed troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to locate source of malfunctions.
  • Raised trucks, buses and heavy parts or equipment with hydraulic jacks or hoists.
  • Maintained vehicles by changing oil, checking batteries and lubricating components.
  • Used diagnostics and troubleshooting tools to identify failures and equipment issues.
  • Completed standard inspections to assess wear and damage to vehicles.
  • Completed in-depth inspections of vehicle brakes, steering and other systems to check for safety and performance issues.
  • Used manual and computer- assessed diagnostic devices to test equipment and determine repair needs.
  • Disassembled and overhauled internal combustion engines, pumps and generators.
  • Conducted test drives before and after repair services.
  • Reconditioned and replaced pistons, bearings, gears and valves.
  • Ran diagnostics on heating and cooling systems to trace faults and completed skilled repairs.
  • Improved function of engines by replacing spark plugs, fuel filters and defective sensors.
  • Optimized brake systems by adjusting and replacing components.
  • Attached test instruments to equipment, reading dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Checked vehicle mileage and determined necessary belts, fluids flushing or gasket replacements.
  • Installed accessories and non-OEM components to meet vehicle operator needs.
  • Utilized electronic testing equipment to troubleshoot fuel, ignition and emissions control systems.
  • Rewired ignition systems, lights and instrument panels.
  • Repaired and serviced air conditioning, heating and electrical systems.
  • Examined and adjusted protective guards, loose bolts and specified safety devices.
  • Disassembled units and inspected parts for wear with micrometers, calipers and gauges.
  • Inspected and verified dimensions and clearances of parts to verify conformance to factory specifications.
  • Verified dimensions and clearances of parts to achieve conformance to factory specifications.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1986
High School Diploma:
St Johns High School - Darlington, SC,

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