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Objective:   Seek the Position of Printing Machine Operator

SUMMARY:   Exceptionally talented, skillful and energetic Printing Machine Operator with more than six years experience in operating various types of printing machines, such as offset lithographic presses, letter or letterset presses, flexographic or gravure presses, to produce print on paper or other materials such as plastic, cloth, or rubber.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Great knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Profound knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • In-depth ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Great ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
  • Exceptional ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Uncommon ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Exceptional ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
  • Remarkable ability to quickly move, grasp and manipulate objects with the hand.
  • Strong ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Solid ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide quickly and correctly.
  • Profound ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Excellent ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.

Professional Experience

Galaxy Textile Company, Minneapolis, MN
2002 - Present

Printing Machine Operator
  • Push buttons, turn handles or move controls and levers to start printing machine or manually controls equipment operation.
  • Turn, push or move controls to set and adjust speed, temperature, inkflow, and position and pressure tolerances of press.
  • Select and install printing plates, rollers, screens, stencils, type, die, and cylinders in machine according to specifications, using hand tools.
  • Load, position and adjust unprinted materials on holding fixture or in loading and feeding mechanisms of press.
  • Review work order to determine ink, stock and equipment needed for production.
  • Accept orders, calculate and quote prices and receive payments from customers.
  • Discard or correct misprinted materials, using ink eradicators or solvents.
  • Dismantle and reassemble printing unit or parts, using hand and power tools, to repair, maintain or adjust machine.
  • Clean and lubricate printing machine and components (e.g., rollers, screens, typesetting, reservoirs) using oil, solvents, brushes, rags and hoses.
  • Remove printed materials from press, using handtruck, electric lift or hoist, and transport them to drying, storage or finishing areas.

Galaxy Textile Company, Minneapolis, MN
2000 - 2002

Printing Machine Operator (under supervision)
  • Prepared, operated, and maintained the printing presses.
  • Offset lithography, gravure, flexography, screen printing, letterpress, and digital.
  • Offset lithography, which transferred an inked impression from a rubber-covered cylinder to paper.
  • Prepared the presses to print by installing and adjusting the printing plate, adjusting pressure, inking the presses, loading the paper, and adjusting the press to the proper dimensions of the paper.
  • Checked to make sure paper and ink meet the required specs, and made adjustment to the margins and the flow of ink to the inking rollers as needed.
  • Sent the material through the press cylinders, adjusting the feed and tension settings as necessary.
  • Watched the presses and ensured that paper feeds were stocked abundantly.
  • Made appropriate adjustment when issues with ink distribution, speed, and temperatures in the drying chamber occurred.
  • Fixed problem such as paper jam as quickly as possible to avoid excessive downtime.
  • Performed preventive maintenance.
  • Lubricated and cleaned the presses and performed minor repairs needed.


High School Diploma (2000)

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