smokehouse technician resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Dependable professional with strong background installing, maintaining and repairing systems and components. Maintains equipment safety and performance with in-depth inspections and corrections. Dedicated to quality and always professional.

  • Lean manufacturing
  • Document preparation
  • Raw Materials Processing
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Issue resolution
  • Deadline compliance
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Customer interaction
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Operation monitoring
Smokehouse Technician, 10/2021 to 02/2023
Yellow SupplyShepherdsvlle, KY,
  • Followed safety practices to safeguard against injury and damage to property.
  • Troubleshot systems and equipment and ran tests to make effective recommendations.
  • Managed quality control and maintained high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Participated in training to maintain technical expertise and proficiency on applicable equipment.
  • Operated various diagnostic tools to determine repair plans.
  • Adjusted or modified equipment to enhance equipment performance or to respond to customer requests.
  • Adhered to applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • Used bolts, rivets and screws to fasten parts.
  • Inspected and validated repairs before delivery.
  • Cleaned, maintained and properly stocked company vehicle to prepare for required duties.
  • Maintained safety protocols through safe handling of equipment and chemicals.
Load Out Operator, 03/2015 to 01/2018
Tyson Fresh MeatsCity, STATE,
  • Learned and followed safety and emergency procedures.
  • Reported failures, malfunctions or wear issues on equipment to supervisor.
  • Retained safe and clean work area in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Taught new employees machine operation techniques and important business procedures.
  • Maintained production and quality documentation.
  • Inspected finished products to verify conformity to quality standards.
  • Rotated among various workstations, performing work necessary to meet production needs.
  • Collaborated with coworkers to perform projects quickly and meet business goals.
  • Observed and troubleshot equipment and machines to detect malfunctions and notify appropriate personnel of needed repairs.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed equipment malfunctions to minimize downtime.
  • Checked control panel and gauges during equipment operation.
  • Utilized hand and power tools and heavy machinery during manufacturing processes.
  • Handled various mechanical and technical machinery during manufacturing process.
  • Assessed and corrected jams in equipment.
  • Monitored product flow through feed conveyor.
  • Complied with environmental regulations when using, dispensing of, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and waste.
  • Measured and graded batches of raw materials to feed into production machinery.
  • Followed daily preventive maintenance schedule for cleaning and lubricating machinery.
  • Reduced health and safety risks with strict adherence to safety protocols and PPE requirements.
  • Used daily system logs to document production information, discussing issues with management.
  • Calibrated machines to adhere to quality standards and maintain required productivity levels.
  • Used hand trucks and forklifts to unload, load and transport items.
  • Monitored production line, watching for pile-ups or jams.
  • Helped achieve team goals by rotating production lines and daily duties to meet demand.
  • Met or exceeded target for on-time customer shipments.
  • Looked through work orders to determine type and quantity of materials needed for each production batch.
Warehouse Forklift Driver, 02/2009 to 09/2014
Atlantic Bottling Company (Coca-Cola)City, STATE,
  • Picked and palletized orders to build delivery loads.
  • Attached sling and hook devices to lift cargo and guide material loads.
  • Built loads with freight tools to prepare trailers for departure.
  • Reviewed work orders to determine material and equipment needed to execute freight movement.
  • Performed inventory control using computerized tools, physical counts and cycle counts and kept quality standards high for audits, thereby quantifying accurate inventory counts.
  • Minimized number of material moves, reduced backtracking and length of moves and pinpointed best material handling equipment for specific tasks, resulting in optimum deployment.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Completed shipping and receiving paperwork, adeptly used radio frequency scanner and cross-checked quantity, quality, labeling and addressing of orders to verify accuracy.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Followed daily servicing plan to perform routine checks on forklift equipment.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Used handheld scanners for warehouse management system compliance.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Maintained yard appearance, keeping ground clean and clear.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
Bricklayer Assistant, 01/2006 to 04/2009
DM HardscapeCity, STATE,
  • Acquired and maintained high skill level in construction, alteration, repair and maintenance of masonry structures and surfaces.
  • Determined required materials, job requirements and task priorities according to work orders.
  • Used mechanical cement-mixing equipment or hand tools to prepare cement for use.
  • Fabricated modified and repaired various structure such as walls, sidewalks, curbs, floors and other surfaces.
  • Molded expansion joints and edges using edging tools, jointers and straightedge.
  • Adhered to operation and safety instructions when using equipment and tools including lock-out tag-out and confined spaces safety procedures.
  • Communicated with clients to provide project estimates regarding materials and labor.
  • Cut and positioned [Type] pavers according to site plan and design specifications.
  • Prepared and handled materials and masonry tools and equipment.
  • Mixed thinset, mortar, concrete, epoxies and other adhesive or bonding products.
  • Applied grout between joints and smoothed every line to achieve clean finish.
  • Removed excess grout and residue from tile and brick joints with sponges.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2006 to Lennox Junior Senior High School - Lennox, Iowa,

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School Attended

  • Lennox Junior Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Smokehouse Technician
  • Load Out Operator
  • Warehouse Forklift Driver
  • Bricklayer Assistant


  • High School Diploma

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