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Printing Press Operators are in charge of using and maintaining printing presses. Common responsibilities listed on a Printing Press Operator resume are installing printing plates, making sure that specifications are met, adjusting the flow of ink, stocking paper feeders, correcting paper jams, and avoiding ink and paper losses. Based on our collection of resume samples, these professionals should demonstrate attention to details, dexterity, fast thinking, teamwork, and stamina. No formal education is required for this position, and most Printing Press Operators hold a high school diploma.

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1

Printing Press Operator

Responsible for several presses including; 6 color Didde 860's and 6 color Sanden Viacom

  • Kept the machines in good working order through preventative maintenance
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service with knowledge of products and services
  • Maintained and achieved deadlines within a fast paced, high stress environment
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
25
years
at this job
HS
Hvac / R And
2

Flexographic Printing Press Operator / Fabricator

Set up press for production per job ticket specifications including cutting and mounting plates, mixing ink according to Pantone Matching System (PMS) color standards, and fabricating on numerous substrates such as board (SBS) and vinyl.

  • Developed a reputation for thoroughly reading and complying with all special instructions and specifications listed on job tickets.
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills by implementing fabricating solutions so jobs could get in production quickly and smoothly.
  • Monitored the production throughout the run for quality, making any adjustments necessary during the run to registration or color.
  • Performed all necessary preventive maintenance and kept a clean and organized work area.
  • Chosen for an assignment as a trainer for a Tyco plant located in Grenoble, France. Trained press operators on how to setup, operate and maintain an Aquaflex printing press.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
3

Printing Press Operator

Always received annual bonuses.

  • Trained and cross-trained new and existing employees as feeders and operators.
  • Earned perfect safety rating.
  • Hands-on factory and installation training by Heidelberg.
  • Always met project deadlines.
  • Maintained an above company standard error tolerance.
  • Contributed to improving efficiency and workflow by applying knowledge gained in training seminars.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
34
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
4

Lead Printing Press Operator

Managed the print team's work schedule, job production schedule, and future demand needs.

  • Ensured production stayed on schedule while maintaining quality.
  • Saved the company over 3 million dollars with knowledge of raw materials and production processes.
  • Earned commendations for teamwork, flexibility, community service, cost savings, and work excellence.
Candidate Info
41
years in
workforce
22
years
at this job
5

Printing Press Operator

Ensured that production goals were met.

  • Directed or assisted in directing the crew.
  • Obtained and maintained register during the make-ready and productions processes.
  • Assisted in changing required plates & blankets.
  • Assisted with training of new crewmembers.
  • Adhered to and promoted all safety policies and procedures including, but not limited to the proper handling of hazardous waste, lock out - tag out rules and hearing and eye protection policies.
  • Performed other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.
Candidate Info
40
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Printing Press Operator

I started out as an assistant Operator on a Goss Suburban press. Within 6 months I was promoted to Operator of the Hantscho Heatset press. Within 8 months of Operating the Hantscho I was promoted to Shift Supervisor. I was in this position for 5 years. I recently decided to go back to the Operation of the presses.

  • I have been involved in the start up of two new presses that were installed.
  • Every position that I have been in I have succeeded. I have shown great improvement in Crew management, cost effectiveness and efficiency.
  • I have managed crews up to 25 members, conducting reviews, managing discipline, supporting crews, giving weekly meetings, communicating company goals and rewarding good performances.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
7

Printing Press Operator

Ability to run ten unit web offset press that includes four color process work.

  • Frequently run UV and conventional inks along with litho/serial and bar code work.
  • Experience in a variety of different sized offset and digital web press.
  • Run continuous, cut sheet, roll to roll and MBO folder work daily.
  • Implemented new idea for higher efficiency and cost savings.
  • Possess a high standard for quality while maintaining minimal amount of paper waste.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision to produce high quality work.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
8

Printing Press Operator

Operated Printing Press to Company Quality Standards

  • Managed press crew of 3 people to meet makeready and running standards
  • Did routine weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi annual and annual maintenance on presses
  • Maintained production records
  • Helped coordinate move from Pleasant Prairie Wisconsin to [company name]
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Lead 4 - Color Web Printing Press Operator

  • Consistently is a top producer from year to year along with maintaining high quality products and one of the lowest dollar amounts of production remakes.
  • Operation of various web printing presses (size and complexity) in order to obtain maximum production according to established quality standards.
  • Makes necessary machine adjustments and leads in necessary changeovers or make-readies to maximize production.
  • Works with assigned crew to troubleshoot press problems and conducts necessary preventive maintenance.
  • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Directs the crew in day-to-day operations.
Candidate Info
63
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
Liberal Arts
10

Flexographic Printing Press Operator

Oversee production of corrugated containers on a two-color press

  • Use Order Masters to determine job specifications
  • Continually achieving 110% to 130% of production goals
  • Promoted in 2012 to manage Print and Die Cut Tooling Dept. for 5 teams and 3 presses
  • Tasked with making position more transparent and easily assimilated by other employees
  • Tasked with consolidating Dept. information into digital format for access and control
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Psychology & English

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