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bindery foreman resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Adaptable [Job Title] practiced at adjusting to changing specifications by evaluating orders and updating procedures to meet new targets. Results-driven and forward-thinking in checking forecasts and orders for new directives. Excellent administrative, supply management and resource utilization abilities. Enthusiastic individual experienced in resolving conflicts and issues with exceptional skill and poise. Offering engaging and pleasant personality with expertise ensuring projects meet safety regulations, policies and procedures. Highly communicative individual with more than [Number] years working as Foreman for [Type] organization. Determined and experienced in coordinating personnel, materials and equipment. Responsible Foreman with excellent project oversight, team management and blueprint interpretation skills coupled with more than [Number] years of experience. Achieves project milestones and adheres to deadlines and quality standards.

Skills
  • Risk Management
  • Assignment Delegation
  • Team Leadership
  • Attention to Detail
  • Worker Supervision
  • Production Optimization
Education
Spring Woods High School Houston, TX Expected in 04/1984 GED : - GPA :
Certifications
  • [Area of certification] Training - [Timeframe]
Work History
Lsc Communications - Bindery Foreman
Tx, TX, 01/1980 - 09/20
  • Oversaw employee attendance record, handled payroll and ordered new materials for sites.
  • Interacted with employees to demonstrate high standards and mitigate issues effectively.
  • Handled all issues with relative ease by implementing best practices and applying critical thinking skills to find best solutions.
  • Evaluated incoming materials for quality and amounts ordered.
  • Oversaw routine maintenance programs and scheduled service to keep equipment functioning at peak levels.
  • Reviewed project details to specify correct materials and equipment for job sites.
University Of Texas Health Science Center Houston - Bindery Opt 2
City, STATE, 09/2013 - 07/2020
  • Examined bindery products for quality issues, such as imperfect bindings, loose pages or uncut threads, and corrected problems prior to customer delivery.
  • Maintained continuous bindery machine functionality by adjusting rounding forms and creasing rams to meet job specifications.
  • Stitched and glued required areas, including endpapers and bindings, to secure final products.
  • Checked final products for quality and durability, ensuring high-quality and long-lasting work.
  • Worked with [Job title] to facilitate [Type] projects, increasing profits and productivity.
  • Recorded relevant job data in daily production logs and required forms, produced activity reports and discussed production with supervisors to identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Trimmed book edges using appropriate tools, including cutting machines and hand cutters, to produce skilled finishes.
  • Executed bindery tasks in accordance with company policies, safety protocols and job instructions to maintain consistent, high-quality standards and promote positive business reputation.
  • Trained new hires in quality and productivity standards to maximize team effectiveness.
  • Stayed up-to-date on modern bindery techniques to meet market demands and increase quality output.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources and presented results.
  • Actively listened to customers, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
University Of Houston - Bindery Supervisor
City, STATE, Sep - 09/2013
  • Used large-volume hand machine punch and staplers to punch holes into paper sheets.
  • Used cutting and trimming machines to trim edges of books to appropriate size.
  • Checked all finished products to detect and correct uneven paper edges and dimensional errors.
  • Used brushes, pads and atomizers to apply color to edges of signatures.
  • Used bone folders, knives, hammers and brass binding tools to bind new books.
  • Inserted illustrated pages, extra sheets and collated sets into catalogs, periodicals, directories and other printed products.
  • Used glue machines to glue endpapers, bindings, backings and signatures.
  • Inserted book bodies into [Type] devices to form back edges into convex shapes and produce grooves.
  • Lubricated, cleaned and performed minor repairs to machine parts to keep machines in working condition.
  • Prepared finished books for shipping by wrapping or packing books and stacking boxes on pallets.
  • Creased or compressed signatures before affixing covers and placed paper jackets on finished books.
  • Stitched and glued required areas, including endpapers and bindings, to secure final products.
  • Worked with [Job title] to facilitate [Type] projects, increasing profits and productivity.
  • Stayed up-to-date on modern bindery techniques to meet market demands and increase quality output.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Spring Woods High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bindery Foreman
  • Bindery Opt 2
  • Bindery Supervisor

Degrees

  • GED

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