Wine Cider Maker resume example with 12 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Talented pattern making professional with ten years of alcohol design and production experience. Detail-oriented and systematic in creating high-quality refined products. Good communication, problem solving, and teamwork abilities dedicated to maximizing efficiency and eliminating process bottlenecks. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

  • Quality control
  • Garment assembly
  • Pattern layout
  • Template design
  • Customer interaction
  • Data management
  • Computer skills
  • Work ethic
  • Project planning
  • Analytical
  • Organizational skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Flexible
  • MS Office
  • Working collaboratively
  • Problem resolution
  • Critical thinking
  • Performance monitoring and evaluation
  • Proposals and presentations
  • Public speaking
  • Rules and regulations
  • Project and vendor oversight
  • Forecasting
  • Process Optimization/Improvements
  • Training and mentoring
  • Cash Flow and Financial Analysis
  • Operations oversight
  • Leadership training
  • Purchasing and planning
  • Cost analysis and savings
  • Profitability and revenue generation
  • Business development
  • Financial controls implementation
  • Capital improvement planning
  • Budget oversight
  • Performance data analysis
  • Staff development
  • Risk management
Wine/Cider Maker, 01/2018 to Current
Jefferies Financial Group Inc.Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Maintained compliance with company standards and all required health and safety guidelines.
  • Monitored material flow or instruments such as temperature or pressure gauges to verify optimal processing conditions.
  • Turned valves and moved controls to admit, drain and separate materials.
  • Collected, tested and submitted samples according to quality control standards.
  • Recorded production deviations in standardized charts to track trends and aid in production management.
  • Inspected, troubleshot and calibrated equipment to achieve optimal performance.
  • Dumped or poured specified amounts of refined or unrefined materials into equipment or containers for further processing or storage.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Performed site evaluations and team audits.
  • Created new programs that resulted in increasing productivity and customer satisfaction.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
  • Maintained updated wine and cider knowledge through self-education and teamwork.
Vice President , 05/2015 to 01/2018
Lineage LogisticsMoss Landing, CA,
  • Oversaw all aspects of business expansion objectives and opportunities, including new market exploration, product development and regonal production possibilities.
  • Collaborated with various departments to identify operational challenges and plan corrective actions.
  • Devised utilities needed to streamline and strengthen operations, driving substantial improvement to KPIs.
  • Determined performance goals and offered tactics for achieving milestones.
  • Roadmapped plans to outline benefits and address potential constraints prior to resource commitment.
  • Traveled to trade shows and client meetings to promote company brand.
  • Integrated marketing and sales strategies with business development and operational leadership plans.
  • Reduced costs and optimized revenue by executing contract bidding and procurement processes.
  • Diminished regulatory risks by strict adherence to insurance and safety regulations.
  • Supervised daily operations of multi-million dollar operation.
  • Hired and managed employees to maximize productivity while training staff on best practices and protocol.
  • Researched underlying issues, regulatory compliance status and processes to resolve complex business issues and recommend strategic corrective actions.
  • Communicated regularly with executive team members to deliver pertinent details related to progress status and direction for projects.
  • Created business process flows to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Implemented best practices to strengthen internal systems and spearhead proactive change.
  • Coordinated work across departments to keep teams on track with company goals.
  • Crafted and monitored internal control systems.
  • Cultivated and maintained positive working relationships with employees, executives and other stakeholders.
  • Represented company interests before all relevant parties, including federal agencies, city representatives and regulatory entities.
  • Identified and addressed process deficiencies, avoiding costly pitfalls and keeping operations scalable for future expansion.
  • Developed and managed brand identity in new market launches.
  • Developed brand identity including but not limited to naming of products, design layout of labels, and overall presentaion of product line.
Owner/Operator, 03/2010 to 05/2015
The Millennium GroupRichmond, VA,
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Oversaw project execution, phase progress, workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of projects.
  • Supervised performance of workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Trained teams on specific operations and requirements for each job site, including applicable procedures and techniques.
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Negotiated with vendors to gain optimal pricing on products resulting in substantial increase in profit margin.
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Developed business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Analyzed client business needs and assisted in determining appropriate resources and strategies.
  • Secured long-term accounts, managing sales presentations to promote product and brand benefits.
Shipping and Receiving Manager, 07/2009 to 11/2011
Ole Smoky Tennessee MoonshineCity, STATE,
  • Prepared domestic and foreign shipments in line with regulations established by shipping companies and international customs.
  • Coordinated documents and bills, managed payments and responded to inquiries.
  • Prepared accurate shipping orders and bills of lading to direct and route materials.
  • Trained and supervised shipping department staff, enforcing company policies and industry best practices.
  • Organized storage areas to maximize movement and minimize labor.
  • Compared shipment contents with paperwork to support inventory accuracy and records management.
  • Checked customer orders, labeling and documentation prior to shipment to avoid delays.
  • Collaborated with carrier representatives to determine receipt methods and make special delivery arrangements.
  • Rejected deliveries containing damaged items or shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify issues.
  • Produced daily reports on shipments, team performance and financial numbers.
  • Obtained required documentation to move cargo onward.
  • Directed junior staff in preparing outgoing and receiving incoming shipments.
  • Tracked inventory levels, handling aspects of shipping and receiving and kept accurate records.
  • Contacted internal and external vendors and customers to obtain information for inbound or outbound shipments.
  • Contacted transport companies and suppliers to expedite, trace or return shipments.
  • Maintained inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Provided IT and software trouble-shooting support to rest of the organization.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2006
Pigeon Forge High School - Pigeon Forge, TN
Distillation Certificate: , Expected in 04/2016
Moonshine University - Louisville, KY,
  • Successfully owner/operated own business for 5 years.
  • Created highly effective new training program that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Negotiated with vendors, saving SDC $60,000 annually.
  • Created Co2 recovery system that off set some production cost during a new company wide endeavor.
  • Assisted in acquiring, maintaining, and retaining multi-million dollar client.
  • Assisted in negotiating department wide salary increase resulting in more impactful production.

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School Attended

  • Pigeon Forge High School
  • Moonshine University

Job Titles Held:

  • Wine/Cider Maker
  • Vice President
  • Owner/Operator
  • Shipping and Receiving Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • Distillation Certificate

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