Sample Plate Finisher Resume

Notice how the job seeker in this sample plate finisher resume opens with a clear objective of what he wants. He then lists only those previous work experiences that pertain to this particular job. All plate finisher resumes should include this vital information.

Jake Job-Seeker
10 Pacific Resort Lane
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


A position as a Plate Finisher


Trained, experienced, accurate, safety-conscious, excellent cutting tool operator


Plate Finisher, 2001 to present:

Anthony Printing Company, Small Town, USA.

Set up and operated power cutting tools such as saws, plate milling machine, shaving machine and routing machine to remove excess backing on printing plates for use in the printing process.

Apprentice Plate Finisher, 1998-2000:

Anthony Printing Company, Small Town, USA.

Learned the process of plate finishing on the job. Responsibilities included examining plates with magnifier or microscope to detect flaws and correct them.


A.A., 1998
Machinery, Any Town Trade School, Any Town, USA


American Association of Machinists

Treasurer, 2006

NOTE: This plate finisher resume is a condensed version of a full resume to serve as an example only. Always consider what the employer is looking for in the plate finisher he hires. Tailor your resume to that company.