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Manager, Ink Specialist, Continuous Improvement, Color Management

Peachtree City, Georgia, United States
May 13, 2019

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Anthony Head

Manager / Technical Service / Continuous Improvement

Peachtree City, GA 30269


Print industry professional with a passion for Continuous Improvement, Technical, and color management. Let me share my passion with you. 29 years of experience in Flexographic and RotoGravure printing.

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Customer Technical Service Representative

Sun Chemical - Atlanta, GA

2013 to April 2019

• Responsible for identifying the technical needs of my customer base and oversight of any technical activities related to these customers.

• Conduct technical service activities to support customer processes. Includes problem analysis, providing on-site support, and coordination of technical resources.

• Manage trial activities related to new business opportunities.

• Coordinate with sales and/or supply chain for ramp up of new products.

• Support product selection and fitness for use activities. In-Plant Manager

Graphic Packaging/Sun Chemical In-plant - Perry, GA March 2017 to March 2018

• Managed In-plant ink operation site at Graphic Packaging. 10 direct reports.

• Production, quality, reporting, safety, and training metrics.

• Performed mid-level sales functions.

• Advanced use of

• Managed continuous improvement projects.

• Work with RSM to manage and grow sales.

• Provided pressroom troubleshooting and problem solving decisions. Ink Coordinator- Continuous Improvement / Special Projects Amcor Specialty Packaging Atlanta - Peachtree City, GA 1997 to 2013

• Responsible for managing all inks, coatings and solvents. 6 direct reports.

• Assist with pre-press and press-side customer approvals.

• Worked closely with graphics coordinator and customers during the pre-prod/proofing phase.

• Responsible for implementing and evaluating ink CI projects in the Americas group. For a list of CI projects, review my Linkedin profile.

• Coordinated the alignment process of all ink operations in the Americas group. Ink Technician

Printpack Inc - Atlanta, GA

January 1990 to March 1996

Responsible for supplying 4 six color and 2 eight color flexo presses with ink during a 12 hr shift..color matching/mixing.


Associate in Business Management

Chattahoochee Technical College - Dallas, GA

September 1996 to October 1997

High school or equivalent in General Degree

Pebblebrook High School - Mableton, GA

August 1982 to June 1986


Color Managemnet Software (6 years), Customer Support (6 years), Printers (10+ years), Ink management (10+ years), Color matching (10+ years), Coatings (10+ years), RotoGravure (10+ years), Flexography (10+ years), Continuous Improvement (10+ years), Lean Manufacturing (10+ years), Microsoft Office (10+ years)



Six Sigma Green Belt, Expert Rating License number 2477304 Kepner Tregoe

August 2013 to Present

Lean Manufacturing: An Overview and Live Simulation, Georgia Institute of Technology

May 2006 to Present

NPIRI Paste & Liquid Ink Module, Fox Valley Technical College July 2014 to Present


Management & Leadership Skills: Planning & Execution — Highly Proficient May 2019

Measures a candidate's ability to effectively plan and manage resources to accomplish organizational goals.

Full results: Indeed Assessments provides skills tests that are not indicative of a license or certification, or continued development in any professional field.

Additional Information

View a list of my Continuous Improvement projects at my LinkedIn page. anthony-head-99b39023

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