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Operator Quality

Udupi, Karnataka, India
December 31, 2017

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Mobile: 998-***-**** (India).



Targeting assignments in Printing Operations with an organisation of repute

Industry preference: (printing&packaging)

Location Preference: (overseas)

Profile Summary

A competent professional with nearly 14 years of experience in:

Printing Operations Blending Quality Assurance

Preventive Maintenance Testing and Inspection Defect Management

•Currently working with Golden Era Group, South Africa as Printing Operator (New Era Lable)

•Hands-on experience in working with 7 Colour Printing M/C (Gallus 280R, Switzerland) which comprises of functions relating to Rotary Screen, Hot Stamping, Lamination, Varnishing, Online Die Cutting & Matrix Removing

•Expertise in inspecting and examining printed products for print clarity, colour accuracy, conformance to specifications & external defects

•Comprehensive knowledge of working on Muller Martin Grapha M/C, Concept M/C, Pronto M/C, Moz M/C, Gto-46 M/C and Gto-52M/C (Germany)

•Functional capability in blending and testing paints, inks, stains and solvents according to types of material being printed and work order specifications

•Outstanding communication & leadership skills that have been put to use in effectively resolving problems and promoting a positive work environment

•Flexo press Gallus EM430 8 colour printing machine operater

•Shrink sleeves,dry fruits pouches, food pouches printing,soup pouches,refreshment wrappers printing

•Shrink sleeve printing with cold foiling

•Shrink sleeve printing with spot varnishing

•Self adhesive label printing with cold foil and online lamination and matrix strip removing.

Organisational Experience

Since Mar’07 with Golden Era Group (an ISO 9001:2008 certified company), South Africa as Printing Operator (New Era Lable)


•Managing activities such as preparing machines for printing, installing printing plates, loading presses with ink, stocking paper feeders, correcting jams & mixing ink according to pantone guide

•Administering the printing process to deliver quality products within industry standards and established deadlines

•Matching and detecting differences between shades and brightness specifications; analysing ink properties so that they conform to specifications; adjusting the flow of ink to the inking rollers; guiding paper through the press cylinders and adjusting feed and tension controls

•Monitoring and setting up the printing process on a control panel or computer monitor; performing preventive maintenance to ensure equipment is functioning properly

•Correcting paper tears or jams; making quick corrections to avoid expensive losses of paper and ink


•Played a key role in printing for brands such as Unilever, L‘oreal, Sara Lee, Colgate, Palmolive & Robertson winery

•Maximized production and prevented downtime by inspecting and performing preventive actions .

•Conducted thorough tests and inspections to determine the print quality percentage; improved print quality by taking initiatives .

•Completed quality projects within time by taking

•Implemented several measures to identify malfunctions or other abnormalities

Aug’02-Mar’07 with Manipal Publishing Pvt. Ltd., Manipal as Main Printing Operator cum Supervisor (Offset Printing)


•Managed commercial printing of newspapers, catalogues, magazines, directories, brochures, gold foils & silver and also security printing items such as cheques, drafts, cash certificates & share certificates

•Engaged in:

•Colour binding, case binding and hard cover binding (automation system)

•Flexo cold foil printing, flexo shrink sleeve printing, soup pouch printing

•Pressure setting anilox to plate & plate to impression

•Operated the Gallus EM 430 Flexo machine; ensured that printing process is completed within time & quality parameters; prepared daily worksheet reports


•Safety & Fire Fighting

•ISO Training

•HACCP Training

Academic Details

•Diploma in Printing Technology from Dr. T.M.A. Pai Polytechnic, Manipal in 2001

•12th from PPC College, Udupi,

•10th from SVS katapadi,karnataka.

Other Course:

•Crash course in Pre-press, Press & Post-Press from Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal in 2006 (Grade B+)

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 6th November 1978

Address: S/o Saraswathi Upadhya, C/o Nooji Laxmiamma, Kurkal Village, Subhashnagar Post, Udupi, Karnataka, India

Languages Known: English, Hindi and Kannada

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