site leader interim resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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High-energy, driven leader adept and trustworthy at ensuring delivery of high quality, on-time products and services via detailed, comprehensive organization and people focus. Accountable, agile and authentic approach to business growth strategies and management.

Core Competencies
  • Leadership & communication
  • Quality assurance & control
  • Project management
  • Inventory management
  • Staff training & development
  • Process improvement - Lean Principles
  • Risk assessment, risk mitigation
  • Solutions development
  • Systems implementation
  • Business development
Professional Experience
Site Leader - Interim, 04/2020 - Current
Avantor Fremont, CA,
  • Serving as interim Golden Site Leader to monitor facility, grounds, vendors, transportation carriers and laboratory supplies/equipment to ensure normal business operation
  • Direct facility staff to maintain safety, quality and performance; maintained safe work environment; 6 months 0 accidents or lost workdays
  • Currently leading Golden site through Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic; maintaining a daily assessment of employee status; reporting Covid related site metrics; completed staff/job evaluations to categorize work from home candidates versus essential on-site employees
  • Working directly with Waters Covid-19 Task Force implementation of site specific response plans including daily health screenings, changes to facility and workplace configurations; installed touchless faucets, created signage, directional traffic flow arrows; established room occupancy limits, visitor protocol, cleaning protocol and cafeteria changes; implemented a mandatory face covering policy of State of Colorado and Waters Corporation
  • Collaborating with HR regarding symptoms or close contact risks; communication with people leaders and HR to navigate quarantine/isolation measures for employee safety
  • Mitigating back orders with increased focus on product availability; effectively prioritizing, managing, and scheduling production output during staff shortages and quarantine events of pandemic
Manufacturing Manager, 09/2013 - 04/2020
Amazon.Com, Inc. Whittier, CA,
  • Oversee daily operations and manufacturing of 2 major market brands of high-quality standards and reagents. ERA encompasses 40 years of standards manufacturing market leadership and Waters Corporation's 60 years developing high quality systems and consumables combine for a portfolio of 2500 products produced in Golden, CO
  • Collaborate with cross-functional leadership team to establish long-term and short-term company strategies and policies to achieve company revenue goals
  • Identify and solve complex problems that impact management and business direction. Strategize long-term operational needs including space utilization
  • Manage all areas of manufacturing, safety, inventory control and process implementation. Drive operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs (continuous improvement/CI); apply customer feedback during development of process improvements
  • Drive 'the industry standard' culture of superior customer and technical services delivering customer demand for quality, variety and reliability. Delivering benefit and loyalty reflective in high net promoter scores
  • Spearhead production of two brands across distinct industries by combining resources and talent to solve environmental and pharmaceutical customers' most difficult challenges
  • Support people managers during talent assessment by assisting during candidate interviews, execution of job offers, on-boarding, and quality/culture orientation activities
  • Strengthened and enhanced internal HR processes for managing performance by leading thorough investigations into incidents and concerns
  • Launched 'Bike to Work' wellness plan to reduce stress, boost morale and increase productivity
Manager, Production Planning, 02/2009 - 09/2013
Waters Corporation City, STATE,
  • Lead planning and production coordination of nearly 2000 individual products and kits. Created detailed process schedules considering resource, material, and dependency constraints
  • Optimized plan output based on deep expertise of product lines, PT schemes, bench top methodologies, resource allocation and delivery expectations
  • Developed a production planning tool using a systematic method calculating historical data to design 50 yearly PT schemes; established daily and weekly capacity systems for shipment of 1000's of Proficiency Testing and CRM products
  • Improved product lifecycle using Lean Manufacturing Kaizen events and 5S methodologies to eliminate waste and production constraints
  • Collaborated with lab staff to determine tasks to cut PT cycle time by 3 weeks; created task assignments for production, warehousing, inventory, materials handling, packaging, and shipping
  • Determined layout, functionality and flow of manufacturing and shipping space during 2011 design of new 65,000 sq. ft facility. Coordinated facility move of products and equipment during a weekend to avoid facility closure
Manager, Project Development, 12/2004 - 02/2009
Waters/ERA City, STATE,
  • Implementation lead for Waters Analytical Standards and Reagents product line development and integration during 2006 Waters Corporation acquisition of ERA
  • Managed integration of product portfolio and manufacturing processes during 2008 business merger & acquisition of an accredited PT provider
  • Company leader to drive ERA/Waters development projects for all new products. Initiated requirement gatherings with customers; lead development and integration of new projects into operations; evaluated product and process disadvantages and waste, suggested solutions, including changes to processes, product design or quality
  • Completed and documented milestones including project scope, evaluation of costs, resource requirements, and documentation of technical capabilities for new products; recommended new product pricing, and presented information and status updates to Directors and President

Lead contributor to design and function of successful business platform implementations

  • Siebel CRM
  • Microsoft Great Plains accounting, finance & inventory system
  • Pitney Bowes tracking & shipping software
  • Salesforce
  • NuGenesis scientific data management system

Grew business revenue by $1 million with implementation of private label/OEM product lines

Designed regulated products with 50-70% profit margins

Facilitated expansion of operations internationally by creating adjacent Wexford Ireland site resulting in $1 million increase in sales

Deliver consistent on-time product delivery of 96-99%

Created error reduction processes to achieve >40% improvement

Conducted gap analysis of workforce skills leading to restructure of operations creating technical manager roles to lead R&D activities

Master of Business Administration (MBA): , Expected in
Webster University - St Louis, MO,
Status -
  • Dean's List
Bachelor of Arts: Biology & Chemistry, Expected in
Chadron State College - Chadron, NE,
Status -
  • Dean's List - 4 years
  • Varsity Women's Basketball - 4 years

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School Attended

  • Webster University
  • Chadron State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Site Leader - Interim
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Manager, Production Planning
  • Manager, Project Development


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Bachelor of Arts

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