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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Resourceful Printing Press Operator with a distinguished understanding of printing processes and various printer maintenance. Adept at cutting costs without sacrificing quality and streamlining the day-to-day organization. Committed to top-of-the-line products and service.

Accomplishments
  • Led, directed and trained new coating press operators
  • Documented and resolved changeover issues which led to hours of reduction in the changeover process.
Skills
  • Roller Setting Expertise
  • Commercial Press Operation
  • Color Correcting
  • Understanding of Folder Operation
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Proficient in minimal scrap methodology
  • Ink and relation materials
  • Safety standards and protocols
  • Print job color and quality reporting
Work History
Printing Press Operator, 10/2019 - Current
Advantage Xpo Houston, TX,
  • Inspected printed products for clarity, color accuracy, and conformance to provided specifications.
  • Multi-tasked to keep all assigned projects running effectively and efficiently.
  • Operated press to achieve highest print quality and productivity with minimal scrap.
  • Reviewed completed orders for quality and accuracy.
  • Moved materials and fixtures such as paperboard rolls, dies and repeats using pallet jacks, hand carts, and forklifts.
  • Promptly removed completed loads from press.
  • Installed plates and wash blankets and verified copy checks, correct ink, scores, and barcodes.
  • Used equipment such as overhead cranes and forklifts to safely transport materials and finished products.
  • Reviewed work orders to determine materials needs, where to make cuts and how to complete high-quality products in line with specifications.
  • Achieved challenging production goals on consistent basis by optimizing machine operation.
  • Checked completed work to identify flaws and sort items by grade.
  • Kept equipment clean, repaired and lubricated to maximize performance.
  • Made timely adjustments to machine operations and components to meet demands of different production orders.
  • Followed company policies and OSHA requirements to maintain work safety.
  • Used gauges, calipers and other devices to take measurements and identify problems.
  • Proofed all job orders, securing client approval prior to production.
  • Prepared and operated offset printing press for maximum efficiency and production.
  • Adjusted press during production runs to maintain specific registration and color densities.
  • Adjusted controls to regulate flow of ink and dampening solution to plate cylinder.
  • Analyzed daily density readings from each printer to detect potential quality issues.
  • Produced high quality finished printed materials including brochures, flyers, four-color artwork and mailers.
  • Examined job orders to determine quantity, stock specifications, colors and special printing instructions.
  • Mixed and poured paint and color mixtures into reservoirs.
  • Analyzed account workload quantity, complexity and due dates to predict and prevent problems.
  • Set up and operated printing press machines.
  • Inspected machines and performed repairs.
  • Employed root cause analysis to troubleshoot equipment and processing issues.
  • Wrote clear and concise work instructions.
  • Successfully completed monthly safety training sessions.
  • Maintained register during make-ready and productions processes.
  • Checked job information at each press to verify that correct ink was delivered.
  • Applied appropriate packing sheets to cylinders to build up blanket of thickness.
  • Loaded and positioned unprinted materials.
Press Operator, 08/2010 - 07/2019
Crane Co. Portland, OR,
  • Logged, trafficked and updated projects in job management software.
  • Inspected printed products for clarity, color accuracy, and conformance to provided specifications.
  • Multi-tasked to keep all assigned projects running effectively and efficiently.
  • Operated press to achieve highest print quality and productivity with minimal scrap.
  • Reviewed completed orders for quality and accuracy.
  • Moved materials and fixtures such as paperboard rolls, dies and repeats using pallet jacks, hand carts, and forklifts.
  • Promptly removed completed loads from press.
  • Loaded and positioned raw materials in loading and feeding mechanisms.
  • Oversaw feeding, printing and delivery process of press machines to maintain specified levels of operation.
  • Installed plates and wash blankets and verified copy checks, correct ink, scores, and barcodes.
  • Used gauges, calipers and other devices to take measurements and identify problems.
  • Removed excess materials during and after runs and collected for reuse or put into removal bins.
  • Used equipment such as overhead cranes and forklifts to safely transport materials and finished products.
  • Reviewed work orders to determine materials needs, where to make cuts and how to complete high-quality products in line with specifications.
  • Achieved challenging production goals on consistent basis by optimizing machine operation.
  • Checked completed work to identify flaws and sort items by grade.
  • Followed company policies and OSHA requirements to maintain work safety.
  • Made timely adjustments to machine operations and components to meet demands of different production orders.
  • Kept equipment clean, repaired and lubricated to maximize performance.
Construction Laborer, 06/2006 - 10/2010
Granite Construction Inc Remote - Custer, SD,
  • Enhanced job site safety by vigilantly monitoring equipment and team members to prevent accidents.
  • Determined materials needed for daily shift and loaded vehicles with equipment and supplies.
  • Erected and removed temporary structures such as trench liners and scaffolding to meet team needs.
  • Used required tools to complete jobs, including hammers, saws, squares, levels and fastening devices.
  • Recognized and reported potential project challenges and assisted with solutions.
  • Interacted daily with various project managers, subcontractors and municipal inspectors to complete construction projects.
  • Directed traffic away from hazardous locations, protecting team members and general public.
  • Gathered and disposed of work site debris to remove safety hazards and boost team productivity.
  • Worked independently in fast-paced environment while meeting productivity and quality expectations.
  • Prepared and cleaned surfaces for rebuilding purposes by removing damaged tiles, bricks and mortar.
  • Boosted team efficiency and project requirements by correctly operating site equipment.
  • Used radios and hand signals to coordinate communication between equipment operators and ground workers.
  • Communicated with equipment operators to effectively assign equipment and manage smooth materials movements.
  • Interpreted job site supervisor's orders and technical documentation to complete accurate work.
  • Brought materials and tools from trucks and storage facilities to work site locations and organized for expected needs.
  • Demonstrated safe and proper operations of fork lifts, sky jacks and scissor lifts equipment to prevent harm to team members or equipment.
  • Worked with more knowledgeable professionals to grow understanding of principles and construction standards.
  • Operated equipment such as fork trucks to meet challenging daily demands.
  • Fully cooperated with superintendents to deliver team-oriented atmosphere, which enabled completion of dozens of large-scale projects.
  • Learned how to complete Task and Task with minimal supervision, contributing to successful Result.
  • Operated Type and Type equipment to move materials and promote job efficiency.
  • Worked with speed and accuracy to consistently meet production standards.
  • Efficiently prepared job sites by removing debris and setting up materials and tools.
  • Prepared job sites for superintendents work plans by measuring and marking different distances.
  • Supported other contractors with performing routine and complex construction work.
  • Gathered waste and trash from job sites for placement in refuse containers to keep job sites clean and organized.
  • Handled any and all construction tools and machinery to effectively complete tasks
  • Observed all company, federal, state and local safety regulations on job sites to keep and maintain safety
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1989
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Catlin High School - Catlin, IL,
GPA:
Status -
: Auto Mechanics, Expected in 05/1989
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Votec - Tilton, Illinois,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications

Fork truck certification

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School Attended

  • Catlin High School
  • Votec

Job Titles Held:

  • Printing Press Operator
  • Press Operator
  • Construction Laborer

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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