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Press Operator/ Press Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55404, United States
July 25, 2011
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To obtain a Flexo Press Operator position in a company that appreciates and rewards hard work and dedication.


• Proficiently and safely operate all job-specific tools and equipment

• Hands-on experience working as a Flexo Press Operator

• Skilled in running 8 to 12 color Flexo Presses with screen process

• Proficient with laminators, sheeters, stackers, anilox rolls, and doctoring systems

• Extensive knowledge of operating a flexographic label printing press

• Ability to detect differences between shades of color and brightness

• Ability to quickly adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions

• Remarkable ability to run jobs with minimal scrap

• Strong problem solving skills

• Enthusiastic, energetic, and dependable


Anagram International – Minneapolis, MN 1996 - 2008

Press Operator / Slitter Operator / Plate Mounter

• Made necessary adjustments to Press and other elements of the process.

• Recorded and maintained data related to downtime, including amount of time, reason for downtime and actions to correct problem.

• Filled out all pre-make ready and approval sheets.

• Ensured to lay correct inks and properly altered when a copy change was created on the Press.

• Arranged paper rolls at the flipside of the press.

• Operated at the highest speed possible without compromising job quality and crew safety.

• Assured that all job start-ups conform to manufacturing and quality standards.

• Mixed ink for upcoming jobs and checked color match to establish standards.

• Assisted helpers in trouble shooting and problem solving activities and all other necessary aspects of printing production.

Chicago Corrugated – Elk Grove Village, IL 1992 - 1996

Slitter Operator / Press Helper

• Set up and operated machine that slits, scores, and cuts sheets of plain, laminated, or corrugated paperboard to specified dimensions.

• Positioned and fastened scoring and cutting disks on roller, according to specifications, and installed roller in machine, using hand tools, and tape measurer.

• Turned wheels to adjust cutter knives, align paper guides and adjust pressure on slitting and cutting disks for specific dimensions.

• Started machine and synchronizes speed of traveling cutoff knives with speed of machine feed.

• Verified dimensions of cut-scored blanks with order, using tape rule.


Maine West High School – Des Planes, IL

• High School Diploma