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Assembly Operator Press

Buffalo, NY
August 06, 2021

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Michelle Smith


Professional Summary

Hard-working and dependable Press operator with acquired flexographic press operation skills along with other developed over 18+ years in a manufacturing setting.


Press operation Specification understanding Trouble shooting

Material Inspection Data Interpretation Copy Machine

Inventory Forklift Record keeping

AIB Pallet Jack Data Entry

Printer’s Organizational skills Measurements

Radius X-rite color readings Dyne Testing

Gauges Fax Housekeeping

Communication Quality Pallet wrap

Slitting Converting Machine setups

Repairs Palletizing Mounting

Work Experience

Press Operator/Assistant – 2007 – Current -Multiple Departments listed below.

CP Flexible Packaging – Buffalo N.Y.

Operated 10 color flexographic press.

Multi-tasked to keep all assigned projects running effectively and efficiently.

Adjusted press during production runs to maintain specific registration and color densities using tools such as an X-rite to keep colors in spec.

Loaded and positioned raw materials in loading and feeding mechanisms.

Moved materials and fixtures such as film rolls, plates, anilox’s, buckets, hoses using pallet jacks and hand carts to maintain a safe workplace.

Followed press map and press overlay/blueprints to ensure the press was webbed correctly and all parts of setups were complete in correct order from start to finish.

Did tear sheet checks every roll to ensure the product was in register and the quality was good.

Stocked press with inks and chemicals.

Frequently change doctor blades.

Use a vision system to watch material being produced.

Converting department

Cp Flexible packaging – Buffalo N.Y.

Followed work instructions and mockups (machine web paths) on roan machines.

Loaded rolls on to roll mechanisms with had jacks.

Changed knives, punched and perf tooling to follow work instruction.

Followed labeling instruction per job and made labels accordingly to match work instruction.

Navigated SFDC to pull up appropriate job information.

Slitting Department

Cp Flexible packaging – Buffalo N.Y.

Preformed setups and set slit blades to a 32nd of an inch.

Used a core cutting machine to cut cores.

Followed work instruction and plotter to ensure proper rewind and positioning.

Palletized rolls for shipment.

Used handheld scanner to communicate pallets were wrapped and ready for shipment.

Collected samples and quality retains.

Mounting Department

Cp Flexible Packaging

Checked plates for flaws before mounting them and labeled them accordingly per work instructions.

Scanned plate locations after cleaning them prepping them for storage between jobs.

Used work instructions to prep correct sleeve cylinders for job.

Used precious measurement cameras to mount plates onto sleeves.

Added date codes to plates when necessary and fixed plates when they had minor defects.

Assembly Operator/ Quality Control – 2003-2007

Enidine Inc – Buffalo N.Y.

Assembled shock absorbers for aircrafts and roller coasters.

Checked the stability of the parts manufactured to ensure good quality.

Used machines to test the part for reliability and made sure all material followed SOP’s which were set in place to ensure safe parts.

Quality Control

Inspected parts from start to finish to ensure they met customer qualifications and specs.

Did first process piece check, and finial process piece check to ensure quality material.

Did cycle counts of products after they were manufactured as a final piece count before shipping.


Seneca Vocational / GED

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