Sorter Machine Operator resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

I have been working as a lumber sorter and machine operator for a millwork company for some time and it has given me many new skills and perspectives on who I am.

  • I am a relatively quick learner, however there are some things that can take a little time to get used to as far learning why things go the way they are.
  • I enjoy working a a steady pace even when it feels faster then I may be able to handle and always strive my best to do any job or activity entrusted to me.
  • I take pride in what I do and care about getting the stuff that needs to be done finished in the amount of time it should take to finish.

Doing the jobs that I have done I have learned how to do many things.

  • I was first aid certified many times.
  • Learned how to operate a forklift.
  • Got the training on how to wearhouse and keep track or inventory.
  • Use programs to keep track of material and where its at and where it is going to end up.
  • Used an order file to help sort through inventory to know the best process and material for completions.
  • I learned how to use many saws including Upswing and Pull down chop saws, Ripsaws, Bandsaws, Skill saws, Planers, and Molders.
  • Production deadline management
  • Machining and production standards
  • Power and hand tools
  • Modifications and adjustments
  • Stock allocation
  • Package loading
  • Scheduling flexibility
  • Loading and unloading protocols
  • Machinery operations
  • Materials handling and transport
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Process improvement
  • Organization
  • MS Office
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Inventory management
  • Forklift operation
  • Great internet skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Fast learner
  • Fast paced worker
03/2014 to Current Sorter, Machine Operator Victory Millwork | City, STATE,
  • Inspected materials and sorted items into piles or in containers according to type, size, condition, coloring or grade.
  • Operated standard warehouse equipment to load, unload and transfer products.
  • Organized and marked materials with indications such as grade or acceptance-rejection status.
  • Operated multiple fabricating machines, including saws, glue rolls and presses.
  • Established and adjusted feed rates and cutting parameters to keep operations in line with production demands.
  • Tracked warehouse contents continually, maintained constant awareness of stock levels and performed formal inventory review weekly and monthly.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain high-quality manufacturing and waste reduction.
  • Operated pallet jacks, forklifts and hand trucks to move products within warehouse and to and from shipping areas.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date, using VAI.
01/2012 to 02/2014 Cart Pusher/Stockman Walmart | City, STATE,
  • Organized carts in bay after returning from parking lot.
  • Provided customer service to shoppers in order to provide product knowledge and help customers find what they were looking for.
  • Took out store trash and cleaned up parking area.
  • Retrieved carts from docking areas in retail parking lots.
  • Maintained parking lot safety through shoveling, cleaning and helping to direct traffic.
08/2011 to 01/2012 Potline Operator Alcoa Intalco | City, STATE,
  • Maintained aluminum smelting pots to keep levels and purity.
  • Cleaned area daily to keep work area safe.
  • Checked for safety and general maintenance needs of overhead work cranes.
  • Operated work cranes to add and remove aluminum as needed.
05/2007 to 06/2009 Sub Maker Quiznos | City, STATE,
  • Answered guest questions, delivering most accurate and updated information available.
  • Entered requested menu items into POS terminal, modifying with substitutions and add-ons to customize orders.
  • Prepared food items, following recipes to cut, chop and combine ingredients in correct amounts and with proper technique, cooking to perfection.
  • Completed efficient store opening and closing procedures each day.
  • Took orders, prepared foods and processed payments.
  • Assisted customers, including answering questions and preparing orders.
  • Trained sandwich artists to apply attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Organized food items on serving trays and in carry-out packages.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Communicated with customer to provide menu offering details and assist with decision-making.
  • Maintained clean, well-organized and properly sanitized front counter area to greet customers.
  • Stored food in designated containers and proper storage locations to prevent spoilage, cross-contamination and illnesses.
  • Organized food preparation stations and replenished supplies regularly.
  • Performed food preparation tasks by making salads, brewing coffee and tea and slicing meats.
  • Assisted in preparing food by cutting, chopping and marinating meats, vegetables and fruits.
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized for maximum efficiency.
  • Prepared food items such as deli and hot sandwiches to meet customer specifications.
  • Delivered superior customer service focused on quality and meeting customer needs quickly and efficiently.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2015 Certificate in Network Security | Computer Networking Charter College, Bellingham, WA, GPA:
Expected in 12/2006 High School Diploma | Cyber High School, Phoenix, AZ GPA:

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School Attended

  • Charter College
  • Cyber High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Sorter, Machine Operator
  • Cart Pusher/Stockman
  • Potline Operator
  • Sub Maker


  • Certificate in Network Security
  • High School Diploma

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