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Direct Support Children's

Wabash, IN, 46992
May 16, 2024

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Brandi Cook

Wabash, IN *****


I am a very hard-working fast learning and even if not experienced in will do my best to not only be efficient as well as learn it the correct way so I can become faster. I am always willing to be of help and about the work that I put out and it's credibility. I am dependable and very reliable. I have a gap from my last position to currently due to having two kids and for their first couple years staying home to be with them. I am ready fully to be back working now that I was able to give them my full attention those first years. I love to work and have always been one to stay at a job for lengths at a time. Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Stay at Home Mom

Mine - Wabash, IN

November 2021 to Present

I have been a stay at home mom for the first years of my children's lives. It was very important go me to have the opportunity to stay home and give them my full attention those years I feel they deserve it the most. Now older I am very much ready to commit my time and focus to a hopeful career and company I can grow and learn at.

Department organizer and in charge of the lean program for the company Cutting edge machine tool and die - New Paris, IN

March 2019 to November 2021

I was hired to run the lean program for the company. That required cleaning organizing and setting step by step procedures for each cell in each department and continuous progress and upkeep of each cell and department. Documenting the progress and the value added because of the transition into lean and organize cells. This required learning each cell's requirements and responsibilities and procedures on how to run each machine and it's daily cleaning and routine maintenance plans. Watering department regulators and PDS controls

Choretime/Brock (CTB) - Milford, IN

March 2014 to December 2019

I started off in the watering department and I started off building regulators I was the lead assembler in regulators and worked many overtime hours and overseeing the cell. I then advanced within the watering department and started learning and then took over the PDS cell which is the PDS controls for the watering lines for chicken houses so it was a very tedious wiring and electrical work. I also worked on the line here and there punching holes for the saddles to go into the pipes for the watering lines and I also would work in the engineering department testing material and parts before they were assembled in various departments.

Injection mold machine operator Kirby vacuum hoses Flexaust - Warsaw, IN

June 2013 to December 2014

I worked as the injection molder for Kirby vacuum hoses. I learned very quickly and was responsible to then clean and pack once the molding was completed and cooled I performed daily maintenance on the machine, changed out the plates and performed any cleaning necessary to the machine as well as refilled material

Direct Support Professional (DSP), direct support professional supervisor DSP 2

Cardinal Services, Inc. - Silver Lake, IN

July 2008 to December 2013

I started off on 2nd shift as a DSP. I then after about a year took over the weekend position full-time weekends we worked 40 hours in 2 days as the supervisor for the shift in charge of three other employees as well as myself scheduling, and supervising staff as well as taking care of clients and performing DSP responsibilities as well. DSP is a direct support professional and any and all needs that any of the clients that we serve need or need assistance with we do. This is all daily and any other needs for the clients. As well as transporting, planning trips, assisting with their banking and insurance needs and reporting to the state for any incidences.

Waitress, personal care attendant(PCA)

MILLERS Merry Manor Health Systems - Warsaw, IN

April 2004 to August 2011

I started off as a waitress in the cafe/ dining hall that the assisted living had. I then once I was a little bit older was able to become a personal care attendant or PCA as they called it. I was responsible for helping the residents with daily needs and daily care and to provide any assistance that they needed and that included passing meds, daily reminders, any assistance walking or help getting from a to b to showering and dressing.


1.5 yrs in college no degrees in Human Services

Ivy Tech Community College - Warsaw, IN

August 2008 to December 2010


• Plastics Injection Molding

• Lean

• 5S

• Lean Manufacturing

• Production Management

• Six Sigma

• Assembly

• Customer service

• Plastics injection molding

• Sales

• Human resources

• Supervising experience

• Leadership

• Typing

• Forklift

• Driving

• Warehouse management

• QuickBooks

• Clerical experience

• Recruiting

• Front desk

• Materials management

• Purchasing

• Production planning


• Accounts payable

• Office management

• Supply chain

• Warehouse management system

• Team management

• Blueprint reading

• Teaching

• Quality control

• Basic math

• Order fulfillment

• Materials handling

• Shipping & receiving


• E-commerce

• CNC milling machine

• Writing skills


• CAM programming


• CNC programming

• Manufacturing

• Outdoor work

• Microsoft Word

• Microsoft Office

• Computer skills

• Organizational skills

• Bilingual

• Microsoft Excel

• Math

• Construction painting

• Communication skills

• Construction

• Carpentry

• Spanish

• Property management

• Graphic design

• Time management

• Cash register

• Cash handling

• Inventory management

• Customer support

• Analysis skills

• Quality inspection

• Machining

• Vision inspection system

• Precision measuring instruments

• Calipers

• Mechanical knowledge

• Restaurant experience

• Culinary experience

• Hospitality

• Serving

• Retail sales

• Hotel experience

• Administrative Experience

Certifications and Licenses

CPR Certification

Six Sigma Certification

Forklift Certification

Six Sigma Green Belt

Six Sigma Black Belt

First Aid Certification

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