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Lab Technician Machine Operator

United States
January 21, 2018

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Eric Therrien

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Clovis, Ca *****



To utilize the skills which I have obtained over the past years and currently in a position where my assets and efforts are valued and needed.

Employment History

Capri Sun Lab Technician

November 14, 2014 to present Kraft Foods (Capri Sun) Fresno Ca.

•Perform all quality checks to insure product integrity.

•Order sugar loads to keep production flowing.

•Insure all specifications are in accordance with the flavor being ran.

•Input all required materials into S.A.P.

•Monitor lab computers to maintain proper flow rates, temperatures and plant air pressure.

•Insure that the proper cleaning is done on the fillers and lab tanks and skids.

Machine Operator and Back-Up Lab Technician

2005-present Kraft Foods (Capri Sun), Fresno, Ca

•Run Capri Sun Filler

•Perform all procedural checks to ensure safety, quality and productivity of product.

•Involved in several different projects to include: pouch loss, juice loss, quality seal checks and the introduction of Quality Suites.

•Most recently 4/25/2011 to present I have been in the Capri Sun Lab as a Back-Up Lab Technician. In this time I have spent apx. 85% of my time in the lab performing all duties and responsibilities of a lab technician. To include ordering sugar loads and covering for other shifts when they are in need of a lab technician.

Back up Lead

1999-2005 Kraft Foods (Capri Sun), Fresno, Ca

•Responsible for production in the absence of the lead.

•Trained Team members in the following areas: job skills, safety and Q.C. Scheduled Team members work station, breaks, lunches and vacations.

•Ensure Team members immediate needs are met until proper departments are available to assist, for example: injuries, Human Resource issues and Q.C. concerns.

•Ensure and maintain proper raw material counts to maximize running time. Input production numbers and comments for the shift.

Costco Line

1999-1999 Kraft Foods (Capri Sun), Fresno, Ca

•Coordinate a crew of 8-12 Kelly Service temporary employees.

•Responsible for quality, safety, and output of production.

•Counted and maintained W.I.P. to ensure maximum production.

Production Worker

1998-1999 Kraft Foods (Capri Sun), Fresno, Ca

•Responsible for filling out proper paper work as both front and back operator.

•Maintain Filler with cartons and pouches as back up operator.

•Responsible for performing proper Q.C. checks on filler product and maintained maximum output while adhering to all quality and safety requirements.


1981-1985 Salmon River High School, Bombay, New York

•High school diploma

Other Experience

Standard office equipment, knowledge of Capri Sun’s Q.C. procedures, safety procedures, daily operations and how to maximize production while maintaining safety and quality. Knowledge of production reports, Oscar Boards, and S.A.P. I have received a Managers award for my help with the implementation of Quality Suite. I continue to train and assist with Quality Suite when needed. I am a reliable team member that can be counted on to stay productive with little supervision.


References are available on request.

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