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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Self-motivated professional successful in seizing viable opportunities for expansion and innovation in [Type] industry. Offering [Number]-year background in increasing profits, reducing costs and transforming customer service standards through [Action] and [Action]. Experienced in leading and supervising team of [Number] employees. Astute Business Owner with [Number] years of experience in operations management, competitive analysis and financial management. Demonstrated success in [Area of Expertise] and [Area of Expertise]. Talented in capitalizing on new trends and technologies to boost business initiatives and reach sales objectives. Talented business leader offering skill in strategic business planning and team development. Skillfully recruit and train employees at all levels to meet customer and business demands. Articulate, forward-thinking and resourceful in meeting unique needs. Collaborative [Job Title] possessing expertise in [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise]. Hardworking and dedicated professional with over [Number] years of experience in managing and leading [Type] and [Type] businesses. Commended for transforming struggling businesses into high-performing enterprises. Talented Owner with excellent marketing, customer service and facility oversight skills and more than [Number] years of experience. Highly effective and comfortable working with people at all levels in organization.

Skills
  • Business management and development
  • Cost control and analysis
  • New business launch
  • Business growth and retention
  • Financial management
  • Process Improvement
  • Strategic planning
  • Requirements management
Work History
Small Business Owner, 01/2013 - Current
Department Of Defense Imperial Beach, CA,
  • Prepared and maintained production reports and personnel records.
  • Utilized proven problem-solving techniques to improve customer satisfaction and vendor relations.
  • Applied lean principles to improve workflow and quality and reduce waste.
  • Coordinated company projects and programs that supported manufacturing function.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Achieved aggressive production and quality requirements for [Product or service].
  • Wrote process, employee and production schedules.
  • Performed detailed material inventories and ordered more supplies.
  • Liaised between customers and manufacturing to design new product.
  • Selected and maintained [Type] equipment.
  • Made sure that products were produced on time and are of good quality.
Cedar Crossing Manufacturing, 04/1996 - 12/2012
Sewing Machine Operator City, STATE,
  • Followed sewing instructions and inspected quality of finished pieces to exceed [Type] requirements.
  • Prevented materials waste by completing accurate measurements and precise cuts.
  • Supported performance targets by maintaining clean and neat work areas.
  • Examined incoming materials and compared to documentation for accuracy and quality.
  • Handled custom adjustments to create pieces meeting unique customer requirements.
  • Sewed items, affixed labels and bagged or boxed for shipment, exceeding shift goals by [Number]% of finished pieces on consistent basis.
  • Repaired garments and corrected construction mistakes.
  • Hemmed pants and sleeves according to specifications.
Painter's Helper, 04/1996 - 01/2000
Bobby Swain City, STATE,
  • Followed painter's directions for product application and site cleanup.
  • Completed finish coats on low-visibility surfaces.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of workplace safety principles and practices.
  • Cleaned brushes, rollers and [Type] equipment prior to use.
  • Masked, covered or otherwise protected non-paintable surfaces.
  • Applied primers and rough coats according to painter's directions.
  • Returned equipment and unused painting supplies to proper locations after each workday.
  • Placed ladders and scaffolds in correct locations and moved equipment as work progressed to completion.
  • Applied paint with cloth, brush, sponge and fingers to create special effects.
  • Prepared trim, walls and ceilings for painting by cleaning, smoothing and priming using [Type] and [Type] tools.
  • Cleaned exterior of buildings using motorized power washer.
  • Applied putty, wood filler, spackling and caulks to prep uneven surfaces and fill in holes.
  • Cleaned and properly stored all [Type] equipment and supplies at end of each workday and removed trash and debris from work areas.
  • Applied primer, paints, varnishes and lacquers to walls and surfaces using traditional and sprayer methods.
  • Prepared surfaces and surrounding areas for painting using sandpaper, tape and other materials.
  • Worked flexible schedule, including some holidays and weekends, depending on shifting needs of each project.
  • Climbed scaffolding, staging, ladders and planks to reach work area surfaces and observed safety protocols to prevent falls.
  • Protected all surfaces from damage and spills by using drop cloths prior to and during painting.
Sewing Machine Operator, 05/1989 - 04/1996
Cedar Crossing Manufacturing City, STATE,
  • Followed sewing instructions and inspected quality of finished pieces to exceed [Type] requirements.
  • Prevented materials waste by completing accurate measurements and precise cuts.
  • Used sewing machines to join, reinforce or decorate products and provided hand stitching for smaller projects.
  • Supported performance targets by maintaining clean and neat work areas.
  • Set appropriate stops and guides to specified lengths as indicated by scale, rule or template.
  • Completed quick and safe threading and needling changing operations to keep production on schedule.
  • Sewed items, affixed labels and bagged or boxed for shipment, exceeding shift goals by [Number]% of finished pieces on consistent basis.
  • Repaired garments and corrected construction mistakes.
  • Hemmed pants and sleeves according to specifications.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1990
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Toombs County High School - Lyons, GA
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Toombs County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Small Business Owner
  • Cedar Crossing Manufacturing
  • Painter's Helper
  • Sewing Machine Operator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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