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Lead Pressman

Fredonia, New York, 14063, United States
$24 an Hour
March 22, 2011

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Joshua Bateman

Fredonia, NY *****



I am looking for a challenging lead pressman position, offering benefits, long term employment, with an opportunity for future advancement.


I have 6 years experience as a lead printing press operator. During this time I have operated flexographic, rotogravure, and offset presses (hot stamping, rotary screens, mag dies, turn bars and dual webs). I have printed on various substrates (shrink film, pressure sensitive labels, and holographic stock) using a diverse range of inks (water base, solvent base, screen, and UV inks in both gravure and offset). I also have experience operating slitting, seaming, rewind, and cutting machines.

Relevant Skills:

• 10 color combo press (4 gravure units; 6 offset units); 10 color flexographic; 5 color Rotogravure

• Operated various printing presses (Nilpeter, Mark Andy, Comco Commander, Chestnut Gravure, Mosier Gravure)

• Operate slitting, seaming, rewind, and cutting machines

Work History:


Sancoa International



Ideal Sleeves International


Running process colors, line colors, heat activated adhesives, and in-line die cutters in both water and solvent based inks. My duties included pre-press (set up/plate mounting, mixing pantone inks), printing (Maintaining color match and registration throughout print run) and clean up of press. Matching special custom colors to achieve customer color match requirements. Printing on heat shrinkable films to be converted into full body decorative sleeves, sleeves for multi packs, and tamper evident neck bands. I am skilled on slitting, seaming, rewind, and cutting machines. I also took care of minor press maintenance.




Lead pressman of a five color Rotogravure press. I successfully completed printing jobs for consumers such as: Pepsi (Aquafina), Maybelline, L’Oreal, Safeway Select, Tradewinds, etc. My duties included pre-press (set up/Cylinder mounting), printing and clean up of press. Matching special custom colors to achieve customer color match requirements. Before I became a pressman, I was responsible for quality control inspections.

Education and Training:

• GED from Spokane Falls Community College

• South University (Business Management)

• Lean Manufacturing Training to include 5S System

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