Production Specialist Resume Examples And Tips

The average resume reviewer spends between 5 to 7 seconds looking at a single resume, which leaves the average job applicant with roughly six seconds to make a killer first impression. Thanks to this, a single typo or error on your resume can disqualify you right out of the gate.

At Zippia, we went through over 11,603 Production Specialist resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

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Five Key Resume Tips For Landing a Production Specialist Job:

1.
Relevant Experience
Make sure that the jobs, experience, and accolades that you do include are relevant to the position you’re applying for.
2.
The Right Skills
This is a great time to run wild with those keywords found in the job description. If they’re looking for someone with Safety Procedures, be sure to list it as a skill.
3.
Quantifiable Achievements
Achievements and awards relevant to the position speak louder than a high GPA, especially if you can quantify your achievement with a number.
4.
Your Unique Qualities
Recruiters and hiring managers are looking at hundreds of resumes. Let yours stand out, and try not to sound too boring.
5.
Strong Content
If you’ve had a lot of jobs, this shouldn’t necessarily be a list of all of them. This is a document designed to market you to a potential employer, so choose the strongest content.

How To Write a Production Specialist Resume

1
Contact Information
Name
First things first — employers only spend about six seconds looking at resumes before they decide to keep them or throw them away, so you should definitely let them know whose it is.
Address
Commute and relocation are things that employers take into consideration when sifting through candidates, so provide your current address in your resume header so that employers have an idea of where you are in relation to their office.
LinkedIn Profile
If you feel that a link to your social media profile could further your standing as a candidate, go ahead and include it. This doesn’t mean you should throw in a link to your hilarious Twitter profile, but instead provide your LinkedIn profile.
2
Professional Summary (Objective)
Career objective statements are one of the most overlooked pieces of otherwise stellar resumes. It’s not that every Production Specialist CV out there needs one — it’s just that the ones that really do need them typically never think to include them.
The goal of this section is simple: to summarize the resume in a few short sentences. Through your resume summary you enable employers to quickly learn whether you are a good match for the job. Here are a few things to keep in mind when writing a professional summary:
Keep it short: it should be 4 sentences max
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
3
Skills

Not sure which skills are really important?

3 Big Tips For Listing Skills On Your Resume
For Production Specialists, the skill that stands out above all others in terms of how frequently it shows up on production specialist resumes is safety procedures, which is more than twice as common as the next common skill: adobe photoshop. Including these skills on your resume won't necessarily make you stand out from the crowd, but they can help reinforce your experience as a production specialist.
Top Skills for a Production Specialist
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Here are a few key points of to keep in mind while writing your skills section:
Include between 6 to 12 skills
Make sure to only include hard skills
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
4
Experience
How much work experience does the average production specialist candidate have?
The average production specialist resume contains 4.0 years of work experience.
Write your work experience section in a way that embraces your production specialist skills. Sounds easier said than done? Take a look at how other people have done it. Below are real examples from production specialist resumes that people have included in their work experience section to demonstrate their knowledge of key skills:
Male
Shipper Receiver

Candidate Info

6
Years In Workforce
2
Years As a Production Specialist
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
  • Operated warehouse equipment, including a forklift by sorting and placing product in proper rack locations.
  • Received paperwork into the computer, handled Fed-Ex and UPS shipments.
  • Perform tasks such as loading, unloading, sorting, staging, and transporting products.
  • Implemented the website on Menard's internet server using Avetti Ecommerce.
  • Check in and unload trucks, sort freight by department.
Female
Production Specialist

Candidate Info

6
Years In Workforce
2
Years As a Production Specialist
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
  • Make daily reports on the production and problems happened during the shift.
  • Operate equipment safely and effectively for production processing.
  • Adhered to the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP'S) at all times.
  • inspect, sort, and pack finished products, palletizing
  • Prepare and set-up of production line equipment.
Female
Production Specialist

Candidate Info

7
Years In Workforce
4
Years As a Production Specialist
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
  • inspect, sort, and pack finished products, palletizing
  • Separate, sort and process all material by using necessary machinery to complete tasks.
  • Prepare and set-up of production line equipment.
  • Adhered to the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP'S) at all times.
  • Color coat sunflower seed samples per spec.
Female
Production Specialist

Candidate Info

15
Years In Workforce
11
Years As a Production Specialist
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
  • Sorted out recycling materials into proper containers.
  • Assisted in various departments as a temporary relief worker, building the box side of ranger trucks.
  • Support ISO 140001 compliance and support auditing and compliance.
  • Experienced Team Leader and Utility operator OSHA Safety Trainee Blackout Trainee ISO 9002 Certified
  • Received and correctly processed both written and verbal instructions.
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5
Education
As a production specialist, you may wonder exactly how your education section should look. Production Specialist roles often require a High School Diploma degree or higher, so the majority of production specialist resumes that we looked at contained a high school diploma degree.
Majors
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As shown above, the Education section can be very brief. However make sure to include the following:
The name of the school you attended
The year you attended
Your major
Your GPA
The level of education you attained

Production Specialist Salary

Did your resume land you an interview? Be prepared to talk salary.

How To Answer "What Are Your Salary Requirements"

When you are ready to send your resume to employers, it's important to be aware of the current market conditions for Production Specialists. Salary can vary based on factors such as location, company, and industry. Check out our detailed salary information for Production Specialists to learn more.

Average Employee Salary
$37,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$37,000
Median 50%
$65,000
Max 90%