Joseph A. Viviani
* **** ***** ***, ****** Beach, FL. 32174
Objective: To obtain a challenging position where I can utilize my strong printing background, analytical and problem-solving skills and to implement lean Manufacturing tools to produce the highest of Quality in a cost effective manner.
Exceptional leadership abilities in dynamic team building
Demonstrated proficiency to reach challenging goals and motivate others to achieve goals safely, on time and on budget
Proven ability to effectively handle multi-task levels of responsibility
Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Certs in Color Matching from Xerox & IBM
1984 - 2013 Production Manager
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Responsible for operating and managing multiple offsets presses including 6/c Komori, 4/c Mehile, 2/c Ryobi, AB Dick single color, GTO 2 & 5 colors.
Demonstrate consistent vast knowledge of all operating systems within the facility
Remain attentive and responsive to all machine operation to ensure
Safely increasing production by 15% by implementing quality procedures that helped drop rejection rate from 2.5% to .025%. Reduced late deliveries from 5% to .002%
28x40 Sakauri, CNC, Kammenn, Printex (pad press) & hot stamp
Ability to set-up various programs in Booklet Creation for Docucolor. Operated multiple CI 6/c flexographic presses-Webtron's Experience with UV and Conventional coaters
Ability to set-up several presses including roller laminators single-sided and double-sided, Spartanics Optical punch & shear
Certified in color matching and quality control from Xerox & IBM
Extensive experience trouble-shooting and repairing presses and die cutters
Experience in fabricating custom parts for presses using standard mills and lathes
Assisted in increasing production by 15% by implementing quality procedures that helped drop rejection rate from 2.5% to .025%. Reduced late deliveries from 5% to .002%
Maintained a variety of equipment and presses from M&M,Daytona,Husky and Otto manuals presses to the large format 28 x 40 Sakuri’s .
Vast knowledge of Aluminum and Diamond Chase frames to the Swiss fabrics mesh from 305 poly to a 420 stainless
Utilized all emulsions from scoop coat to Ulano UV capillary and machine scoop coat for proper micron laydown.
Managed Webtron 650/750
Vast knowledge of Mark Andy’s and printing all labels for CVS and Walgreens pharmacies
Eliminated bottlenecks & WASTE by analysis to .005% and to achieve continuous flow
Advanced mechanical and engineering background
Vast experience in Huber, Wikoff, Sun Chemical, Nazdar, and Sericol.,Nazdar,
Assisted chemists from each company to be cost effective in all areas with outstanding adhesion results
Ran and maintained a variety of presses from a single color AB Dick to a console driven 6/c Komori w/ Coater. Other presses are Mehile 2/c, Heidelberg 5/c & 2/c GTO, Ryobi 3302 2/c with common impression, Heidelberg Speed master
All the technical information to teach, cross train in the making of 3M, offset plates and all the proper chemistry to output a high quality plate.
Experience on: PVC, Styrene, Shower curtain material, PSA, Flexcon, Mylar, Polycarb/Lexan, and the knowledge of checking the proper Dyne Level for proper adhesion.
QUALITY CONTROL: I will utilize the 25 LEAN MANUFACTURING tools from alert / Andon, Bottleneck Analysis, Continuous Flow. Level Scheduling, JIT, Continuous improvements and using the Pull System (Kanban) for inventory control & eliminate waste. After my analyst and to correct this percentage to the bottom line will mean a significant difference in annual profits!
From 2013 to Dec. 2018: Plastic-Locktech International LLP
605 Sweeten Creek Industrial Park Rd, . Asheville, NC 28803 828-***-****
Pressman on 23x48 Sakauri, set up and maintained presses to run on various substrates from .006 to .028 Check all customer supplied art & Oris to match exact PMS colors &to produce the highest quality part in a cost effective manner.
Mix & Match ink swatches supplied by customer to meet exact specifications.
Set-up and maintain perfect registration on all PMS colors per customer specs & Reduce waste is my primary focus!
Education and Professional Training
High School, Diploma
College Grad. Penn State 3.8 GPA
Associate Degree in Business
Xerox Color Matching and Quality Control
IBM Color Matching and Quality Control
Six Sigma--- Black Belt
References available upon request