press operator resume example with 7+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Current press operator offering excellent mechanical aptitude and extensive knowledge of industrial equipment operations. Experienced Automatic Press Operator well-educated in adjusting and cleaning printing presses. Immense knowledge of paper and color schemes with excellent eyesight. Technically-oriented, mechanically-oriented and communicative STill learning and willing to adapt and learn new skills or jobs . Adept at performing minor maintenance functions, including cleaning, replenishing consumables and replacing parts. Attentive and alert with a commitment to continuously improving the quality and timeliness of work. Comfortable standing, walking and lifting up to pounds. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

  • Problem resolution( trouble shooting)
  • MS Office
  • Work ethic
  • Critical thinking
  • 2-3 years of forklift experience
  • Team management
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Basic computer skills
Education and Training
Bay Port High School Green Bay, WI Expected in 06/2009 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Conmet - Press Operator
NC, State, 01/2021 - Current
  • Maintained adequate productivity by setting and enforcing deadlines.
  • Installed, adjusted, dismantled, reassembled and removed parts and equipment such as rollers, dies, printing plates and blankets.
  • Collaborated with technicians to diagnose equipment breakdowns and address quality issues.
  • Inspected printed products for clarity, color accuracy, and conformance to provided specifications.
  • Properly handled hazardous waste materials to uphold safety regulations.
  • Operated printing press machines and manually set and adjusted speed, temperature, and ink flow.
  • Accurately set-up fold, adjusting roll mechanisms, tension and guide devices.
  • Performed preventive and regular maintenance on printing press machines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Monitored and controlled operations of auxiliary equipment, including cutters, UV lights, and delivery tables.
  • Adhered to allocated budgets by collecting time projections and reporting changes during creative implementation.
  • Inspected machines prior to starting and operation, verifying safe operating condition and performing lubrication and other preventive maintenance.
  • Unloaded processed materials from machines, inspecting product to verify compliance with specifications required for further processing and discarding or reprocessing defective output.
  • Loaded raw materials into press machines, identifying proper materials and adjusting machine calibrations to achieve proper fit and prevent jams and other processing errors.
  • Cleaned machines between production operations and after shifts, using air hoses, chemical cleaners and pressure washers to prevent buildup and maintain good functioning condition.
  • Communicated with supervisors and specialized machine technicians to receive instruction on correct machine operation and request assistance with set-up when necessary.
  • Monitored lights, gauges and general performance indicators to detect mechanical malfunctions and modify or cease operations accordingly, preventing damage and waste of materials.
  • Reviewed manuals and work order drawings and specifications to determine desired shapes, dimensions and tolerance of product output, adjusting machine calibrations accordingly.
  • Used wrenches, ratchets and screwdrivers to adjust distance between rollers and pressing pressure, accounting for thickness and other relevant raw material properties.
  • Cooperated with production line quality assurance and production improvement engineers, describing processing procedures and output tolerances to aid in operational streamlining.
  • Interpreted finished product design specifications to identify and implement optimal sequence of operations, minimizing production time and achieving dimensional consistency.
  • Adjusted steam valves prior to and during machine operation to establish and maintain temperatures appropriate for materials processed and type of processing.
Associated Clinical Laboratories, L.P. - Technical Assistant
Corry, PA, 11/2015 - Current

Operate high resolution, variable print proprietary imaging equipment.

Program and prepare jobs for printing. Maintain daily print job production logs and daily delivery manifests. Setup, program and release jobs from print queue.

Adjust image position. Color quality and resolution, perforations and folds on paper, etc. Monitor quality of job output for correctness and image quality. Order supplies such as ink, chemical solutions, blankets and rollers, paper, tabs, and other items as needed. Maintain inventory levels.

Operate, and adjust the equipment. Able to set up, operate, and adjust the equipment, and in addition, diagnose, solve, and correct operating problems affecting the quality and timeliness of the service or product or function. Requires advanced knowledge of color theory and ability to make adjustments and color corrections when operating the equipment to produce the imaging to customer specifications.

Ability to set up feed rollers, tensioning, timing and in-line finishing per job specifications. May instruct junior level operators how to complete the required corrective adjustment. Typically, corrective adjustments performed and troubleshoot

Put in equipment (devices) in the right spot on the press

works as a team with other team members to meet customer deadline

Heineken France - Production Assistant
Minneapolis, MN, 10/2014 - 11/2015
  • Examined final products for conformance with quality and design standards.
  • Assessed current inventories and brought in supplies to keep stock within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Communicate with other crew members
  • Sorted and packaged products to prepare for processing or shipment.
  • Coordinated production requirements with material handling and staffing functions.
  • Skill in completing manual and computerized forms and shipping documents regarding stock description, units, weight, quantity and labeling requirements basic math

Review final product performing a series of quality checks before loading in to trays or bins.Perform finishing make ready tasks prior to start-ups.Assist with machine make ready and clean up as needed

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School Attended

  • Bay Port High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Press Operator
  • Technical Assistant
  • Production Assistant


  • High School Diploma

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