Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Certified Welder accomplished in offline assembly production, material handling and machine operation. Results-oriented, high-energy welding professional with heavy equipment and weld measuring experience. Dedicated Welder offering 10 years of expertise in working with Carbon Steel & materials to manufacture top-notch Structural products. Talented in reading work orders and technical drawings to determine project specifications and layout. Driven to work with efficiency and precision to increase production output while reducing waste. Expert in communicating with teammates and supervisors to provide smooth operations. Welder extensively trained in MIG, flux-Cored and stick welding. Experienced in Forklift operation and metal fabrication. Skilled Forklift Driver adept at working quickly in fast-paced, demanding environments. Strong team player and problem-solver. Offering top communication and conflict resolution skills developed over 10 years in warehouse environments. Reliable Forklift Driver enthusiastic about working in team-based settings to accomplish challenging objectives. 10+ years of equipment operation experience.

  • Fast-learner
  • Piranha iron work
  • Manual dexterity
  • Structural welding
  • MIG welding professional
  • Flux Core Welding
  • Flux Core expertise
  • Welding equipment
Work History
Welder, 11/2011 - Current
Cenergy Durham, NC,
  • Used arc, gas-shielded arc, and gas welding equipment to weld carbon steel parts safely and efficiently.
  • Prepared MIG (GMAW), Stick (SMAW), and Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) welding equipment to perform advanced automobile work.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Inspected welds and checked whether critical measurements met specifications upon completion.
  • Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.
  • Set up and operated hand and power tools, including shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Operated robotic cells machinery.
  • Welded in flat, horizontal, and vertical positions.
  • Chipped off excess weld, slag, and spatter using hand tools.
  • Removed and repaired unacceptable welds with air arc and grinder to meet quality guidelines.
  • Blew out machines, checked welding leads and wiring and changed filters for preventative maintenance.
  • Removed excess slag with arc-cutting, grinding and other equipment.
  • Removed rough spots from work pieces with portable grinders, hand files and scrapers.
  • Detected faulty operation of equipment and defective materials and promptly resolved issues.
  • Skilled with gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, and shielded metal arc.
  • Kept work area clean and organized.
Forklift Operator, 11/2011 - Current
Johnson Controls, Inc. Fairfield, NJ,
  • Coordinated team member movements based on current needs, avoiding safety concerns or delays.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed mechanical issues, completed basic repairs and conducted preventive maintenance actions to keep equipment functional.
  • Boosted team efficiency by moving materials with forklifts, cranes and other equipment.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Cleaned warehouse areas to maintain safety and efficiency.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklifts and electric pallets.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Completed daily forklift safety checklists.
  • Worked in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Received cargo by lifting and moving it using hand trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Filled propane tanks, checked valves and performed other routine equipment maintenance.
  • Operated equipment while observing standard safety procedures.
Team Leader, 11/2011 - Current
John Deere Moline, IL,
  • Maximized efficiency by removing safety hazards and debris from work areas.
  • Documented counts and sorted finished work to promote easy access for shipping or additional processing.
  • Set up and calibrated machinery to meet specific production requirements and meet desired tolerances.
  • Built strong relationships with customers through positive attitude and attentive response.
  • Cross-trained and provided back up for customer service managers.
  • Positioned as go-to person for up to 48 staff members, troubleshooting complex administrative and training issues promptly.
  • Implemented new working processes which delivered continued improvements.
  • Conducted training and mentored team members to promote productivity, accuracy and commitment to friendly service.
  • Trained team on all aspects of operating procedures and company services.
  • Established open and professional relationships with team members which helped resolve issues and conflicts quickly.
  • Monitored operating machinery to assess progress, adjust settings and maintain desired tension and speeds.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of company mission and goals and mentored employees in reaching objectives aligned with company core values.
  • Mentored and guided employees to foster proper completion of assigned duties.
  • Assessed workloads to meet seasonal fluctuation needs.
  • Evaluated employee skills and knowledge regularly, providing hands-on training and mentoring to individuals with lagging skills.
  • Conducted routine inspections of incoming materials to check quality and compliance with established product specifications.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Prepared, calibrated and monitored production machinery to maintain optimal production levels and consistently achieve daily targets.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Analyzed equipment breakdowns using various troubleshooting methods.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2010
Greenville High School - Greenville, AL


Counterbalanced Sit-down Rider Forklift

Motorized Hand Truck

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