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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Summary

Proactive Printing Press Operator with 38 years experience in Rotogravure (knowledgeable in off set printing), extensive knowledge of preventative and troubleshooting printer maintenance and inventory control, inspecting print jobs and visually matching color keys with printed materials, adjusting colors and observing quality. Successful at quoting accurately and working towards deadlines. Dedicated to top-of-the-line services and meeting long-term goals through day-to-day productivity.

Skills
  • Line and brush gauge tools proficient
  • Reel stand operations knowledge
  • Press maintenance procedures comprehension
  • Ink eradication
  • Quality control analysis
  • Skilled with electric pallet jacks
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Skilled at printing press operation
  • Superb visual acuity
  • Expert in supply management
Experience
Lead Press Operator, 03/2006 to 05/2020
Gannett Co. Inc.Ridgecrest, CA,
  • Managed project schedules to guarantee client and in-house creative and design needs were met on time and within budget.
  • Collaborated with technicians to diagnose equipment breakdowns and address quality issues.
  • Jogged and stacked paper by delivering blank or partially printed stock to equipment.
  • Accurately set-up fold, adjusting roll mechanisms, tension and guide devices.
  • Adhered to allocated budgets by collecting time projections and reporting changes during creative implementation.
  • Properly handled hazardous waste materials to uphold safety regulations.
  • Supplied clean-up rags by press, skids, trays and straps.
  • Maintained adequate productivity by setting and enforcing deadlines.
  • Examined printed copy for correct ink density, position on paper and registration.
  • Measured paper thickness and adjusted space between blanket and impression cylinders.
  • Monitored time and performance standards and reduced waste and spoilage during run mode.
  • Circulated creative folders and obtained sign-offs to maintain efficient production flow.
  • Produced error-free paperwork and SMART transactions.
  • Kept records of materials used and the time needed for projects.
  • Maintained machines in good working order by cleaning, lubricating and adjusting.
  • Met all production schedules and throughput yield targets.
  • Conducted ink operations, including verifying ink specifications, inking presses, changing ink and adjusting ink flow.
  • Lubricated and maintained printing machines.
  • Examined and produced specific job orders.
  • Set appropriate speeds, flows, colors, temperatures and positions for printing.
  • Operated Acuity verification and automatic registration systems.
  • Trained and assisted new printing press operators to provide printing output that satisfied customers.
  • Performed and delivered printing projects on time [Number]% of time.
  • Posted and adhered to all safety policies and regulations, including lockout/tagout, hazardous material handling and hearing and eye standards.
  • Maintained data on printing outputs produced, supplies consumed, printing costs and equipment maintenance and repairs performed.
  • Removed printed products from printing machines manually or via hand trucks or power lifts and transitioned material to drying and finishing or storage areas.
Printing Press Assistant, 10/1997 to 03/2006
Sheridan Group Inc. CompanyGrand Rapids, MI,
  • Maintained adequate productivity by setting and enforcing deadlines.
  • Examined printed copy for correct ink density, position on paper and registration.
  • Properly handled hazardous waste materials to uphold safety regulations.
  • Collaborated with technicians to diagnose equipment breakdowns and address quality issues.
  • Managed paper, ink and printing supplies, placing orders to replenish inventory with [Number] vendors.
  • Managed project schedules to guarantee client and in-house creative and design needs were met on time and within budget.
  • Monitored time and performance standards and reduced waste and spoilage during run mode.
  • Accurately set-up fold, adjusting roll mechanisms, tension and guide devices.
  • Supplied clean-up rags by press, skids, trays and straps.
  • Measured paper thickness and adjusted space between blanket and impression cylinders.
  • Circulated creative folders and obtained sign-offs to maintain efficient production flow.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including [Task] and [Task].
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new [Type] opportunities.
Roll Tender, 10/1988 to 10/1997
Lsc CommunicationsLancaster, PA,
  • Circulated creative folders and obtained sign-offs to maintain efficient production flow.
  • Managed project schedules to guarantee client and in-house creative and design needs were met on time and within budget.
  • Properly handled hazardous waste materials to uphold safety regulations.
  • Accurately set-up fold, adjusting roll mechanisms, tension and guide devices.
  • Measured paper thickness and adjusted space between blanket and impression cylinders.
  • Collaborated with technicians to diagnose equipment breakdowns and address quality issues.
  • Supplied clean-up rags by press, skids, trays and straps.
  • Managed paper, ink and printing supplies, placing orders to replenish inventory with [Number] vendors.
  • Maintained adequate productivity by setting and enforcing deadlines.
  • Monitored time and performance standards and reduced waste and spoilage during run mode.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Material Handler, 03/1983 to 10/1988
Hussmann LtdMontgomery, AL,
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Operated equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Resolved conveyor system issues by clearing jams and blockages.
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks to move, pick up or store products.
  • Disposed of debris and hazardous materials properly to avoid contamination.
  • Culled knowledge of OSHA safety standards to communicate potential hazards and issues to [Job title].
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols to maintain workplace safety and efficiency.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Accounting, Expected in 08/1993
Lakeland Community College - Mattoon, IL,
GPA:
Additional Information

Color Certified, Journeyman Rolltender, Journeyman Assistant, Journeyman Press Lead

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School Attended
  • Lakeland Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Lead Press Operator
  • Printing Press Assistant
  • Roll Tender
  • Material Handler
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science

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