Sample Manufacturing Resume - Wastewater Operator

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This sample manufacturing resume for a wastewater operator shows how to demonstrate increased responsibility over time at a single company.

If you've earned progressively more responsibility at a job, it is important to show that on your resume because it provides evidence to potential employers that you are a skilled and trustworthy employee.

It's fairly easy to show increasingly responsible positions if you've worked at a few different companies, but people often don't know how to show promotions at one company on a resume.

Here's how to do it!

Andrew Jobseeker 
84 Fake Street, City, State 
Home: (555) 000-0000
Cell: (000) 000-0000


Wastewater operator with 8 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment. Quick learner; cross trained to work in a variety of production positions.

Skills and Accomplishments

  • Operated wastewater treatment system for three years with no environmental violations
  • Possess current forklift certification and overhead crane certification
  • Experienced with safely handling and transferring hazardous chemicals
  • Mechanically inclined; able to troubleshoot basic mechanical problems on equipment
  • Able to work and plan daily tasks independently
  • Member of Emergency Team; trained in first aid, spill response and cleanup, fire response
  • Health and Safety Committee member
  • Cross-trained; successfully qualified to work in a variety of production positions
  • Trained and experienced in correct machine lockout techniques during equipment cleaning

Work Experience

ABC Manufacturing Company, City, State


Wastewater Operator (2011-2014)

  • Managed chemical treatment of wastewater, including filter press operation, movement of chemicals to wastewater area, taking sewer samples, cleaning filter press plates
  • Accurately maintained wastewater inventory and treatment logs on a daily basis using in house inventory control software, and maintained clean and safe work area
  • Periodically met with city water treatment plant operators as part of standard inspections
  • Regularly handled 40 pound bags of treatment chemicals

Machine Operator (2008-2011)

  • Monitored and adjusted various aspects of the production process to ensure customer requirements were met, and investigated and resolved quality concerns
  • Maintained expected production rates and performed product inspection
  • As part of 5S team, reorganized production area, to create cleaner and more efficient work area; reduced wasted effort and improved housekeeping
  • Performed daily equipment safety inspections

Packer (2006-2008)

  • Packaged finished product coming from production lines for shipment to customer
  • Performed final quality inspection on product before sealing and packaging
  • Consistently maintained expected pace of work and met daily targets
  • Cross trained in a variety of production roles to fill in during breaks and vacations


HAZCOM Training, ABC Manufacturing Company, City, State


Forklift Certification, XYZ Training, City, State


Overhead Crane Certification, XYZ Training, City, State


Forklift Certification, Red Cross, City, State


Grade 12 Diploma, Anytown High School, City, State


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