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Pressmen work in the printing industry and are responsible for: preparing the press for printing, observing the printing process, solving any issues that may arise, checking the final product for quality, and resetting the press in case of a paper jam or tear. Based on our collection of example resumes for Pressman, main job skills are printing expertise, good practical abilities, teamwork, attention to details, and troubleshooting. Employers select resumes displaying a high school diploma and training at a community college.

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1

Offset Pressman

Met safety, maintenance, production and quality requirements on a 2-color offset press.

  • Operated and performed maintenance on platemaking, collating and cutting equipment.
  • Prepared and shipped various printed media so as to meet company inspection guidelines.
  • Continuously exceeded performance expectations receiving several awards for outstanding achievements.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Technology
BS
Business Management
2

Journeyman Pressman (sheet Fed)

  • Possessed the ability to forecast operational needs and to insure that the quality of the product is satisfactory
  • Assured that print jobs are performed in a manner that efficiently maximizes the equipment's capabilities
  • Performed minor maintenance on the press such as washing and general preventive maintenance as needed
  • Supervised and mentored Assistant Pressman and Tender to increase productivity and also gain more skill and knowledge in their positions
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
Hit
3

Lead Pressman

  • Operated, adjusted, cleaned AB Dick 9850/T-head with super-aquamatic fountain
  • Coordinated with clients for color approval and paper selections for print jobs
  • Developed negatives, stripped, burned metal plates, made mega plates, mixed ink
  • Assisted with bindery - cutting, padding etc.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Graphic Arts & Offset
4

Head Pressman

Operated press to achieve highest quality with minimal scrap and high productivity.

  • Produced high quality finished printed material in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Adjusted press during production runs to maintain specific registration and color densities.
  • Examined job orders to determine quantity, stock specifications, colors and special printing.
  • Analyzed daily density readings from each printer to detect potential quality issues.
  • Ensuring printing quality is meeting expectations to clients.
  • Setting up printing presses and maintaining sheet fed operations.
  • Operated Fork Lift to unload merchandise from delivery trucks.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
5

Pressman

  • Press operator on a Heidelberg/Harris web press. Produced high quality four-color process offset commercial printing. Responsible for troubleshooting and routine maintenance of press. Monitored output quality and productivity during production, stopped production and adjusted and corrected as needed.
  • Prepared pre-press work using Adobe Acrobat software which involved proper sequencing pages, adjusting color balance of images and embedding text. Selected appropriate ink color, paper rolls, and maintained ink rollers. Maintained inventory of paper, ink, cleaning agents, and chemicals to meet weekly and monthly production.
  • Jogged and stacked paper, efficiently delivered jobs locally and regionally. Operated forklift and pallet jack to unload and load incoming and outgoing deliveries. Received, stored, and packaged printed material for shipment.
  • Trained new employees in all aspects of presswork from jogging paper to maintaining press. Insured loyal clientele and increased sales through personal attention to customer needs and color quality.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
AAS
Graphic Arts Technology
BA
Fine Arts
6

First Pressman

  • Printed high quality multi-color book covers, such as the Harry Potter series as well as other commercial products
  • Supervised and directed ancillary personnel
  • Communicated with other shifts to maintain productivity
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
7

Pressman

  • Serviced and operated Heidelburgh Quick Master 46 2 color press
  • Printed brochures, envelopes, flyers, letterheads, newsletters and business cards of top quality to the customers' satisfaction
  • Produced polyester plates from digital online Rip it making system
  • Completed all binary aspects such as bookmaking, cutting and folding
  • Removed, rebuilt and reinstalled Kompac water units for all printing equipment
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Head Pressman

  • Operate Heidelberg Speedmaster - 1 over 7 ultraviolet gold bronzer
  • Operate Heidelberg Speedmaster - 1 over 7 ultraviolet silver bronzer
  • Operate Heidelberg Speedmaster - 5 over 5 and coater
  • Operate Heidelberg 102 CD Press - 8 colors
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
9

Pressman

  • Operated press on a daily basis and complete any and all scheduled print jobs
  • Managed the flow of print jobs on scheduled press
  • Responsible for quality control of all jobs
  • Maintained operation of press to ensure print quality
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
10

Pressman

Operated die cutting, embossing, and foil stamping presses

  • Experience on Chandler & Price, Kluge, and Bobst presses
  • Followed all safety requirements with no loss time accidents
  • Provided exceptional attention to detail and quality
  • Increased company production with improved setup methods and run
  • Practiced 5s Lean Manufacturing
  • Showed excellent problem solving ability on technical jobs
  • Prioritized multiple work orders and showed ability to multi-task
  • Responsible for own maintenance
  • Produced high quality packaging and presentation products for the photo
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
25
years
at this job
C
Graphic Design & Printing

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