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Operator Machine

Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
June 23, 2011

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Richard J. Suttner

**** *. ********** **.

Appleton WI. 54914


Career Objective:

Seeking a positoin as a production supervisor/lead pressman, or press operator.


** ****s as a machine operator in the Graphics and finishing industry working as:

Lead production manager tasked with training and problem solving on 10 Comco Film press' 5 years

60,000 plus hours as a flexographic machine operator, with offset/ letterpress/ and screenprinting experience also

Various converting equipment opertion

Pre Press machine operation including plate making / ink mixing / plate mounting

Assistant in product research and development on press

Certified tow motor/overhead crane operator


As a machine operator/manager in the printing industry,I have gained skills and knowledge to lead a crew of operators to produce printed product of high quality while maximizing speed and creating minimal scrap

Ability to work unsupervised in a safe and effective manner

Complete understanding of "quality" and the importance of it , for the customers and the company

Highly motivated person that prides himself on quality and production.


Wind Walker Label - April 2009 to Sept. 2010

Running Supervisor 2nd shift. Managing a crew of 5 machine operators

Prepress: plate making /mounting, ink mixing ,preproduction job planning/scheduling

Training and setting up S.O.P's

Belmark - March 2004 to April 2009

Lead Operator overseeing 10 press operators

Press operator 26" and 18" Comco Pro Glide film press

Laminating machine operator and rewind operator

Valley Label Inc.- Jan 2003 to Sept. 2004

Part time press operator for a start up company

Operator 8 clr Mark Andy flexo press

Finishing and shipper

Pro Label Inc. - Jan 1998 to Aug 2002

Press operator, 8 clr 16"Aquaflex and an 8 clr 16"Mark Andy

Plate making and mounting

Ink mixing

Vibrant Impressions Inc. - 1994 to 1998

Press operator 10 clr 7" Mark Andy

Pre Press and finishing along with shipping and receiving

Outlook Graphics - May 1985 to June1996

Press operator 8, 10, 14 clr Mark Andy, Nilpeter label press'

Trainer on 10 clr press

3rd shift Lead man


Course completion in the study of Flexographic Printing at Fox Valley Technical Institue 1985

Graduate of Appleton H.S. 1983, with an emphasis on Graphic Arts.

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