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Press Operator Professional Experience

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
October 26, 2016

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**** ********** ***, ********, ** 30038


Dear Hiring Manager:

Enclosed is a copy of my resume for your consideration. I am seeking a responsible and challenging Press Operator position with a progressive organization where my experience and training will be of value.

As my resume indicates, I have many years of experience in commercial sheet fed and web printing operations with emphasis in production and quality service. Additionally, I have listed my education and training.

My work ethic, professional experience, proven leadership abilities, interpersonal skills, and willingness to be a team player give me the ability to be a valuable asset to your organization.

Should you have a position available, or if you are considering one in the near future, I would appreciate a personal interview at your convenience. Please contact me at the above listed address and telephone number.

I trust this letter of introduction and resume will provide you with adequate information in evaluating my qualifications for a position as a member of your professional team.

Thank you for your consideration,

Michael Hudson


5906 Springfair Run, Lithonia, GA 30038

678-***-**** Day


Operation Monitoring / Quality Control Analysis/Complex Problem Solving /

Operation and Control /Judgment and Decision Making/ Time Management/


Dynamic, seasoned Press Operator with years of experience offering extensive knowledge in operating and providing commercial printing service. I am Creative, Detail – Oriented, and Self- Motivated with a strong work ethic. I am also reliable and work well as a team player with a proven record of achievement in Press Operation.


Multi- tasking, Self- directed, Active Listening, Production and Processing Oriented



Heidleberg 5 COLOR 2nd pressman & Press Assistant s Operator (4 COLOR & 2 COLOR)

Flexo Press Operator in various areas within our Press Department

•Set-up, configuring and operate web presses equipment by setting up press computers, units, folders and auxiliary equipment according to job specifications to provide a high quality printed publication.

•Accessing the batching system to view press schedule identifying job tickets and priority jobs, assigning roles, and maintaining production records until completion

•Examine job orders to determine quantity to be printed, stock specifications, color(s) and special printing instructions.

•Monitor the press cycle and performance, by setting and monitoring color, maintaining register, fold, and compensation, identifying and correcting problems to ensuring optimum press performance along with job quantity

•Assists with webbing up press by changing required plates, blankets or cylinders.

•Assists in lining up ribbons, setting fold, adjusting roll mechanisms, tension and guide devices.

•Obtain and maintain register during the make-ready and productions processes

•Properly sets up rolls of paper in the rollstand ensuring the web stays in the press.

•Ensure all equipment, tools and workstations are in good working order and are free of any safety defects.

Harris NMC 1000 Web Press Operator 4 Colors

Lead Press Operator

•Setup and operates multiunit, web-fed rotary press to print according to written specifications.

•Locks printing plates on printing cylinder and threads loose end of paper supply roll through and around rollers to cutter and folder.

•Adjusts compensators to guide paper over rollers and cylinders.

•Adjusts feed controls to rotate cylinder into position where plate locking mechanism is accessible.

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•Unlocks plates and replaces with make-over plates according to directions marked on plate regarding location and time of printing.

•Rethreads paper through press if web breaks and readjusts tension rollers.

•Operates pasting device to splice end of new paper roll to depleted roll.

•Inspects printed material visually during production and readjusts controls to correct irregular ink distribution, faulty cuts or folds.

•Replaces cutting blades, worn or damaged ink rolls, and fills ink wells.

•Cleans, inspects, and lubricates moving parts of press.

•Load supply rolls of paper in press at beginning and during run.

•Designated Tension Regulator when installing paper rolls in press and adjusting controls to regulate tension of paper; or Color-Control Operator when adjusting ink controls to secure specified color registration.

•Operate press from central control console.

•Setup and operates multiunit, web-fed rotary press to print according to written specifications.

PRIMERICA PRINTING DISTRIBUTION, Lawrenceville, GA Feb. 1991 – April 2012

Lead Press Operator

• Responsible for preparing, maintaining and operating printing presses.

• Prepare the printing presses to get print by installing and adjusting the printing plate,

inking the presses, adjusting pressure, loading the paper and by adjusting the press to

proper dimensions of the paper.

• Responsible for proper adjustment according to ink distribution, temperature and speed.

• Observe and make sure that the paper feeds were stocked plentifully.

• Solved problems such as paper jam to avoid excessive downtime.

• Responsible for preventing maintenance.

• Responsible for maintaining, cleaning and performed minor repairs as needed.

• Worked on a small one or two color press and AB Dick one or two color press.

• Responsible for other duties as assigned.

List of equipment I have experience with. Lacet Flexo press, 1st and 2nd pressman/sheet

feeder operator

Multi-Lift, 1250 and 1850 Press

AB Dick 9840 W/ T-Head, 9810 W/ T-head, and 360 2 color press

Web press- roll tending assisting operator- pressman helper.

Magnum variable 6 and 8 color web presses. Roll tender and pressman helper.

Various bindery equipment OM folders and many other types of bindery equipment.


Lithonia H.S. Grad 1985

Dekalb Technical College : Certified Press Operator 1985-1987


Microsoft Word, Excel, and Lotus Notes.

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