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Prepress/Production Manager

Charlotte, North Carolina, 28273, United States
November 06, 2010
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Scott A. Moses

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Charlotte, NC 28273

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Polished professional with full knowledge of a printing facility. Strong cost effective organizational skills with excellent employee and client relations. Detail-oriented and analytical, able to accurately identify, assess and solve problems. Solid leadership and motivational abilities with capacity to foster optimum team productivity, efficiency and quality of service performed. Demonstrated planning skills with the ability to coordinate scheduling to ensure proficient production operations.


University of Florida

BA Business



Lexington, North Carolina

Title: Production Manager

Part of the Senior Management Team. Manage Prepress and Cad Departments, along with the Offset and Label Pressrooms, Finishing Dept. for large Packaging, Label and Commercial Printer. Oversee all aspects of Prepress, Cad and Pressroom’s daily productions. Work closely with CSR’s, Sales and Customer’s to insure quality and Customer satisfaction. Work hands on with Operators and Technicians using Esko/ArtworkSystems, Agfa and Fuji equipment on a daily basis. Scheduling of work for Operators, creating procedures, controlling supplies from Vendors and writing yearly budgets.

QUEBECOR WORLD 2003 to 2004

Orlando, Florida

Title: Prepress Manager

Manage Prepress Department for large CTP Commercial, Multimedia and Packaging Web, Label and Offset Printer. Oversee all aspects of Proofing, Planning, Mac/PC, Scanning and Plate making. Work closely with CSR’s, Pressroom, Sales and Customer’s to insure quality and Customer satisfaction. Work hands on with Operators and Technicians using Creo/Scitex and Kodak equipment on a daily basis. Scheduling of Prepress work for Operators, creating procedures, controlling supplies from Vendors and writing yearly budgets.


Greensboro, North Carolina

Title: Digital Prepress Manager

Manage Digital Department for Prepress Shop. Label, Corrugated, Offset and Gravure production for Commercial, Multimedia and Packaging Print. Oversee all aspects of Digital Department, Scanning, Proofing and Customer Service. Work with Customer’s and Supplier’s to maintain quality and ensure total Customer satisfaction. Work with all file formats including Creo/Scitex, Barco, and Artpro. Brisque and Prinergy workflow with CTP experience. Scheduling of work for employees, writing, yearly budgets and controlling supplies for Vendors.


LaGrange, Georgia

Title: Prepress Manager

Prepress Manager for largest US packaging firm. Corrugated, Gravure, Label and Offset printing experience specializing in Multimedia CD and high quality Packaging. Manage 40 employees, 24/7. Purchased all equipment including, Creo Trendsetter, Creo Platesetter, Renaissance Copydot Scanner, Agfa 44 and multiple digital workstations. Total use of conventional applications, Barco, Artpro and a SGI Server running Mediabank with Xinet Fullpress as well as all filmbase workflows. Work closely with Fortune 500 Customer’s, sales and CSR’s. Oversee production and scheduling of all Prepress work for seven sheetfed and six web presses.


Charlotte, North Carolina

Title: Prepress Manager

Manage entire Prepress Operation for Medium size Printer. Offset Commercial and Packaging production. In charge of writing yearly budgets, manage 25 employees, including 12 Macs, 2 Barco workstations, NT server, Scanning, Preflight, Stripping and Plate making. Work closely with Sales, Customer Service, Planning and Scheduling. Present on Pressroom color OK’s to ensure quality and on time deliveries. ISO certified


Charlotte, North Carolina

Title: Lead Barco Systems Operator

Experienced in all phases of Barco Graphics for Folding Carton and Label production. Barco trained in color corrections and ink switch, laser scanning of Customer art or films, color separating, 4/c images from disc or tape, translations from Mac and PC. Scanning of black and white halftones, digital step and repeat for all presses, typesetting and design. Give demos for Customer’s and handle all service related issues with equipment. Member of the Barco User’s Group Training Committee. Certified Master Craftsman, stripping of Customer’s art for Flexo, Gravure and Offset production. Plate making with Luscher step and repeat experience. ISO Certified.

CADMUS 1980 to 1986

Charlotte, North Carolina

Title: Stripper/Platemaker

4/c Offset stripping if Customer art for Commercial Printing and Magazine Publication.

Misomex step and repeat platemaking for Sheetfed and Web presses. Camera and darkroom experience.

Key Points:

• Experience with CTP start-up three times, operating 100% in six months.

• Hardware, Software and Cad (Esko ArtPro and Barco) Trained

• Color Management

• ISO certified 9000 and 9001

• CGMP Trained

• Six Sigma Trained

• 5 S Trained

• KBA Planeta Presses

• Heidelberg Presses

• MANRoland Presses

• Harris Web Presses

• Flexo and Letterpresses (MarkAndy, Gallus Arsoma, Nilpeter, Copack)

• Die Cutters, Gluers, Folders, Stitchers

• Converters

• UV Coaters

• Technical Support Sales. Customer project review, Line Trials, Press Checks

• In-house and cold call sales.

•P&L and KPI experience.

Attended the Flexo Trade School in NC for Graphics, plate making, mounting, consumables, press, Rotoflex and administrative