top operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Seasoned lead Operator adept at learning new roles. Adapts to changing demands despite tight deadlines and lengthy expectations. Trains and mentors new team members on production operations, equipment care and tool use to increase efficiency.

Dependable Production Worker proficient in assembly line work. Effective at keeping areas clean and neat to avoid delays. Bringing 20 years of related experience, including measuring and cutting materials, operating extrusions and following work instructions.

  • Loading and unloading protocols
  • Materials movement
  • Power and hand tools
  • OSHA
  • Safety Protocols
  • Machining and production standards
  • Maintenance Services
  • Equipment operation
  • Hand and power tools
  • Assembly procedures
  • Tool repairs
  • Equipment assembly
  • Preventive maintenance
09/2015 to Current Top Operator Amcor Plc | Mankato, MN,
  • Maintained correct temperature, levels and pressures on process systems and equipment.
  • Identified machinery issues and repaired parts to keep equipment up and running.
  • Removed and replaced tools and dyes to complete various tasks.
  • Evaluated materials for quality and sorted parts and final products.
  • Created and maintained daily activity logs to track ongoing operational performance.
  • Monitored operating power plant equipment and readouts to identify problems and pursue corrective action.
  • Reviewed documentation and work order requirements.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Put completed products into packages and moved to staging locations.
11/2014 to 09/2015 Rewind Operator Mannington Mills | Madison, GA,
  • Completed product assembly according to standardized procedures.
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
  • Operated hand trucks, forklifts and scissor lifts.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Used company tracking system to locate and pick merchandise to fulfill daily customer orders.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
09/2014 to 10/2014 Press Operator Waste Connections | Gillette, WY,
  • Collaborated with technicians to diagnose equipment breakdowns and address quality issues.
  • Maintained adequate productivity by setting and enforcing deadlines.
  • Adhered to company and OSHA safety procedures to protect team members, products and equipment.
  • Cut off excess materials for reuse or recycling.
  • Cleaned, lubricated and repaired machinery for optimal performance.
  • Followed work orders to select proper materials, make accurate cuts and complete precise finished products.
  • Took measurements with calipers and gauge readers to assess line performance.
  • Examined completed pieces to check for defects and sorted items according to identified flaws.
  • Kept machines running at peak efficiency to meet demanding production targets.
11/1999 to 09/2014 Lead Operator General FilmsInc | City, STATE,
  • Compiled operational data into reports to help management spot trends and resolve problems.
  • Monitored operating power plant equipment and readouts to identify problems and pursue corrective action.
  • Practiced safe lockout-tagout procedures to prevent injury to personnel during maintenance procedures.
  • Cleaned and lubricated equipment on regular schedules to maintain life of machinery and achieve consistent operations.
  • Maintained tools by cleaning before and after each shift.
  • Detailed all plant activities in daily logs, noting any concerns and issues and disseminated reports to supervisor.
  • Inspected parameters and extrusion equipment on a daily basis and made monitoring adjustments to maintain system integrity and peak operations.
  • Set up machines at start of shift, checking for mechanical issues and potential malfunctions.
  • Performed troubleshooting techniques and testing procedures to ensure each machine was working optimally.
  • Delegated tasks to team members based upon individual strengths and expertise, leading to increase in productivity and workflows.
  • Identified machinery issues and repaired parts to keep equipment up and running.
  • Promoted positive work environment for operators and helpers by responding quickly to inquiries, delivering constructive feedback and pleasantly engaging employees.
  • Calibrated each machine at beginning and end of each shift.
  • Monitored and inspected equipment, systems and control boards.
  • Adhered to plant safety and environmental policies and procedures at all times.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1999 High School Diploma | Mississinawa Valley Jr/Sr High School, Union City, OH GPA:

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School Attended

  • Mississinawa Valley Jr/Sr High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Top Operator
  • Rewind Operator
  • Press Operator
  • Lead Operator


  • High School Diploma

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