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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Efficient Automatic Press Operator talented in preparing and operating press units and preparing color ink mixes for press runs. Adept at troubleshooting printing and press equipment problems during operations and assisting in emergency maintenance on equipment. Discerns color differences effectively to evaluate reproduction and make product corrections. Well-organized Automatic Press Operator recognized for operating numerous press machines with ease and comfort. Skilled in reading, interpreting and following printing job specifications. Offering months of experience setting up printing presses and materials for various printing jobs.

  • Achieved Twitch Affiliate by completing endless studying of video editing and stream layouts with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Documented and resolved Viewer Count which led to Increase in viewers and interactions.
  • Equipment maintenance and repair
  • Material handling
  • Quality control
  • Excellent Communication
  • Team building
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Cultural Awareness
  • [Word/Ecel] Software Proficiency
  • Human Resources
  • Verbal And Written Communication
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Computer Equipment
  • Self-Motivated
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Written And Verbal Communication
  • Good Telephone Etiquette
  • MS Office
  • Attention to Detail
  • Critical Thinking
Work History
06/2017 to 12/2022 Cook Management & Training Corporation | Graceville, FL,
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Helped Team Leaders and Managers with Payroll
  • Inspected appliances, commercial fryers, and ovens to verify proper working order.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination every 1 hour.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
10/2021 to Current Press Operator Mitek Industries, Inc. | New York, NY,
  • Installed plates and wash blankets and verified copy checks, correct ink, scores, and barcodes.
  • Inspected printed products for clarity, color accuracy, and conformance to provided specifications.
  • Loaded and positioned raw materials in loading and feeding mechanisms.
  • Reviewed completed orders for quality and accuracy.
  • Operated press to achieve highest print quality and productivity with minimal scrap.
  • Multi-tasked to keep all assigned projects running effectively and efficiently.
  • Moved materials and fixtures such as paperboard rolls, dies and repeats using pallet jacks, hand carts, and forklifts.
  • Followed company policies and OSHA requirements to maintain work safety.
  • Reviewed work orders every 5 minutes to determine materials needs, where to make cuts and how to complete high-quality products in line with specifications.
  • Made timely adjustments to machine operations and components to meet demands of different production orders.
  • Removed excess materials during and after runs and collected for reuse or put into removal bins.
  • Achieved challenging production goals on consistent basis by optimizing machine operation.
  • Kept equipment clean, repaired and lubricated to maximize performance.
12/2020 to 05/2021 Dishwasher Intermountain Healthcare | Mckay-Dee Hospital, UT,
  • Stepped into additional roles during busy times to boost coverage of important stations.
  • Helped team meet expected demands by restocking work areas throughout restaurant such as server stations, salad bars and supply cupboards.
  • Oversaw incoming deliveries, unboxing supplies, shelving stock and rotating items.
  • Efficiently loaded and unloaded dishwashers, cleaning by hand large pots or [Type] items used often by kitchen staff.
  • Troubleshot equipment malfunctions and completed minor repairs to keep equipment functioning.
  • Used hot water sprayer to loosen food residue and enhance cleaning.
  • Disinfected counters and wiped down food prep surfaces to prevent illness and cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Effectively scrubbed and scoured pots and pans using [soap] and disinfectant products to remove burnt-on food.
  • Boosted team efficiency by keeping kitchen areas organized, clean and properly sanitized.
  • Moved items from main storage areas to easily accessible small fridge, freezers and containers to support kitchen staff efficiency.
  • Maintained proper temperatures, behaviors and controls to meet or exceed health department standards.
  • Paid close attention to instructions from supervisor to complete tasks on time.
  • Scraped, washed and efficiently restacked dishware, utensils and glassware to keep kitchen ready for customer demands.
  • Gently moved glassware, crystal and other delicate items to prevent breakage.
  • Loaded more than 100 glasses, silverware and dishes into dishwasher each shift, running average of 55 loads per day.
  • Completed extra cleaning work on garbage cans, racks, dry storage areas and other fixtures to keep kitchen spotless.
  • Kept kitchen areas neat and clean by removing trash and organizing supplies.
  • Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health.
  • Increased machine efficiency by scraping and pre-washing dishes.
  • Kept dishes, utensils and glassware clean and rotated following safety standards set by restaurant.
  • Kept work area clean, dry and free of debris to prevent incidents and accidents.
  • Assisted with kitchen prep work to help operations run smoothly and meet customer needs.
  • Washed equipment, surfaces, refrigerators and other areas and applied sanitizing chemicals.
  • Efficiently and quickly cleaned various dishes, silverware and pots to provide smooth service and reduce wait times.
  • Cleared, washed and stacked all plates, dining utensils and trays quickly and without breaking.
Expected in 04/2015 to to GED | Waller High School, Waller, TX, GPA:
Native or Bilingual
Native or Bilingual

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School Attended

  • Waller High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Press Operator
  • Dishwasher


  • GED

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