Mill Operator

Writing a great mill operator resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Jamelyn Rox | (178) 738-8283 | Akron, OH


I am a Mill Operator with over 3 years of experience in the field. I have worked in various settings, including manufacturing plants and sawmills. I am responsible for operating milling machines to produce parts and products according to specifications. I also perform quality control checks on finished products before they are shipped out. In addition, I keep records of production numbers and maintain a clean work area.


Mill Operator at Haver & Boecker, OHJun 2022 - Present

  • Successfully operated mill machines to grind and mix materials according to specifications.
  • Adjusted machine settings to control material output size and quality.
  • Monitored machines during operation and made necessary adjustments as needed.
  • Maintained cleanliness of work area and equipment.
  • Followed all safety guidelines while operating machinery.

Trainee Mill Operator at The Weir Group, OHAug 2019 - May 2022

  • Successfully operated and monitored a milling machine for 8 hours without any errors.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints to determine the correct tooling, speeds, feeds, etc. needed to produce parts according to print tolerances.
  • Performed first article inspections of machined parts using calipers, micrometers, gauges, etc. and verified that they met all dimensional requirements outlined on the blueprint.
  • Setup and ran multiple jobs on a CNC lathe while maintaining quality standards throughout the entire production run.
  • Operated manual machines such as drill presses or saws when needed.


High School Diploma at Ohio State University, OHAug 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Reading and understanding blueprints
  • Ability to operate various milling machines
  • Basic computer skills
  • Understanding of safety procedures
  • Quality control experience
  • Physical strength and stamina

Cherlyn Jonaitis | (272) 514-1047 | Charleston, WV


I am a Mill Operator with over 3 years of experience in the industry. I have worked in various settings, including manufacturing and production environments. I have gained a strong set of skills and knowledge in operating milling machines, as well as other types of machinery used in production environments. I am safety-conscious and able to work effectively both independently and within a team setting.


Mill Operator at Appalachian Power, WVApr 2022 - Present

  • Operated mill machinery to process raw materials into finished products.
  • Monitored equipment and made adjustments as needed to ensure optimal performance.
  • Inspected products for defects and irregularities and took appropriate corrective action when necessary.
  • Recorded production data such as volume, type, and weight of product produced.
  • Maintained a clean and safe work environment at all times.
  • Followed all safety protocols while operating heavy machinery.

Trainee Mill Operator at West Virginia American Water, WVJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Trained in operating a mill, including starting up and shutting down the machine.
  • Learned how to select appropriate settings for various materials.
  • Cut material to specified dimensions with consistent accuracy.
  • Maintained cleanliness of work area and equipment.
  • Inspected finished products for defects or deviations from specifications.


High School Diploma at Parkersburg High School, Parkersburg, WVAug 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to manage my time, how to study for exams, and how to do research.


  • Reading and understanding blueprints
  • Setting up and operating milling machines
  • Performing routine maintenance on milling machines
  • Troubleshooting issues with milling machines
  • Selecting the appropriate cutting tools for a given job
  • Calculating speeds, feeds, and depths of cut