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Operator Machine

Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
June 23, 2011
Contact Info:

Richard J. Suttner
**** *. ********** **.
Appleton WI. 54914
Career Objective:
Seeking a positoin as a production supervisor/lead pressman, or press operator.

** ****s as a machine operator in the Graphics and finishing industry working as:
Lead production manager tasked with training and problem solving on 10 Comco Film press' 5 years
60,000 plus hours as a flexographic machine operator, with offset/ letterpress/ and screenprinting experience also
Various converting equipment opertion
Pre Press machine operation including plate making / ink mixing / plate mounting
Assistant in product research and development on press
Certified tow motor/overhead crane operator

As a machine operator/manager in the printing industry,I have gained skills and knowledge to lead a crew of operators to produce printed product of high quality while maximizing speed and creating minimal scrap
Ability to work unsupervised in a safe and effective manner
Complete understanding of "quality" and the importance of it , for the customers and the company
Highly motivated person that prides himself on quality and production.

Wind Walker Label - April 2009 to Sept. 2010
Running Supervisor 2nd shift. Managing a crew of 5 machine operators
Prepress: plate making /mounting, ink mixing ,preproduction job planning/scheduling
Training and setting up S.O.P's

Belmark - March 2004 to April 2009
Lead Operator overseeing 10 press operators
Press operator 26" and 18" Comco Pro Glide film press
Laminating machine operator and rewind operator

Valley Label Inc.- Jan 2003 to Sept. 2004
Part time press operator for a start up company
Operator 8 clr Mark Andy flexo press
Finishing and shipper

Pro Label Inc. - Jan 1998 to Aug 2002
Press operator, 8 clr 16"Aquaflex and an 8 clr 16"Mark Andy
Plate making and mounting
Ink mixing

Vibrant Impressions Inc. - 1994 to 1998
Press operator 10 clr 7" Mark Andy
Pre Press and finishing along with shipping and receiving

Outlook Graphics - May 1985 to June1996
Press operator 8, 10, 14 clr Mark Andy, Nilpeter label press'
Trainer on 10 clr press
3rd shift Lead man

Course completion in the study of Flexographic Printing at Fox Valley Technical Institue 1985

Graduate of Appleton H.S. 1983, with an emphasis on Graphic Arts.