Printing Pressman Resume Samples

The job duties of a Printing Pressman includes setting up printing presses with the correct paper, paper width, ink settings, and maintaining the machines to print quality newspaper, books, and other printed materials. A well-drafted Printing Pressman Resume indicates the following core duties and responsibilities – reviewing job orders, installing and removing different parts and supplies; making adjustments; installing and removing parts and supplies, cleaning the printing press, maintaining and monitoring production, performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting equipment issues, and ensure smooth machine operations.

Employers prefer to hire applicants with the following skillset – the ability to operate the press safely and as per regulations; knowledge of reading blueprints; critical thinking skills, high level of physical stamina and strength, and interpersonal skills. Formal education beyond a high school diploma or GED is preferred. Some employers necessitate a diploma or certification as well.

Printing Pressman Resume example

Printing Pressman Resume

Summary : Operating/monitoring multiple pieces of equipment during operation to ensure quality production and minimal unplanned stops, Communicating with team members and support teams to ensure continuous production of the correct product at high quality levels with minimal wasted time and materials.

Skills : MS Office, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Collected and inspected random samples during print runs to identify any necessary adjustments.
    2. Examined job orders to determine quantities to be printed, stock specifications, colors, or special printing instructions.
    3. Verified that paper and ink meet the specifications for a given job.
    4. Started presses and pull proofs to check for ink coverage and density, alignment, and registration.
    5. Changed press plates, blankets, or cylinders, as required.
    6. Obtained or mixed inks and fill ink fountains.
    7. Fed paper through press cylinders and adjust feed and tension controls.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma In General


Printing Pressman Resume

Summary : Twenty Three years experience developing a skilled expertise in operating large, complex printing presses for one of North America's leading manufacturer of paperboard, containerboard and consumer merchandising display products. Experience managing a printing crew to ensure finished product quality.

Skills : Planning Skills, Multitaking.

Description :

    1. Operated a Man-Roland 800 offset sheet-fed printing press, (Baltimore, MD).
    2. Operated Mitsubishi 7 color offset sheet-fed printing press.
    3. Prepared, operated, and maintained the printing presses.
    4. Transferred an inked impression from a rubber-covered cylinder to paper.
    5. Prepared the presses to print by installing and adjusting the printing plate, adjusting pressures, inking the presses, loading the paper, and adjusting the press to the proper dimensions of the paper.
    6. Checked to make sure paper and ink meet the required specs and made adjustments to the margins and the flow of ink to the inking rollers as needed.
    7. Sent the material through the press cylinders, adjusting the feed settings as necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Printing Pressman Resume

Objective : Printing Pressman with 2 years of experience in working toward a common goal of getting the press through the make-ready process in a speedy fashion, Assisting in maintenance, washing up, appearance, and upkeep of the press.

Skills : Communication Skills, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Co-operated a King printing press which produced a bi-weekly newspaper as well as other documents containing newspaper styled, 25 inch cut-off printing.
    2. Experienced with Kansa inserting machine.
    3. Worked full-time in a paper warehouse environment.
    4. Daily and weekly cleaning of press and warehouse.
    5. Prepared, manufactured, and developed pre-press operations for both press and printing plates.
    6. Operated forklift and pallet jack to move and distribute 1,000lb paper rolls and advertisement insert around the warehouse and into delivery trucks.
    7. Maintained twice-weekly delivery of newspapers to neighboring USPS stores using a 16,000lb box truck.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Printing Pressman Resume

Summary : Technically and mechanically adept Printing Pressman with strong design and press education and training. Three years in print press manufacturing, forklift operation and customer service.

Skills : Excel, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Set up multiple jobs and run to best efficiency on four and six color press daily.
    2. Ran high-speed flexographic printing on crush sensitive thermal, vinyl, Mylar, foil and polypropylene paper.
    3. Used lamination, UV, sheeter, fan folder, and turn-bar often.
    4. Lifted up to 180 lbs rolls and working 10 hours a day.
    5. Used mathematical equations and precise ruler measurements.
    6. Mixed custom ink's using water base ink.
    7. Repaired, replace and diagnose parts on press, sheeter, fan folder, rewinder, and general shop machinery.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Printing Pressman Resume

Objective : Relying on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job, and also Working under immediate supervision.

Skills : Excel, Computer Skills, Printing.

Description :

    1. Ran one shaft and two shaft turret rewinder as production finisher.
    2. Worked in a warehouse/ factory environment with forklift and pallet jack use daily.
    3. Required excellent knowledge of offset presswork procedures and materials.
    4. Experienced in the operation of sheetfed press equipment and basic offset press functions a must.
    5. Able to make adjustments to feeder and feed board (e.g., ability to adjust suctions & blast front & side guides, and the timing of the head stops).
    6. Skilled in performing routine operational maintenance and minor repairs to equipment under the guidance of senior-level Press Operators.
    7. Experienced with KBA and UV.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          Diploma

          Printing Pressman Resume

          Summary : Department head level manager with over 20 years of managerial experience with strong strategic planning skills. Also, have the ability to oversee many employees while making production and budget deadlines. Core Qualifications Operations Management Workflow planning Inventory control Budget allocation Staff development Quality control.

          Skills : Planning Skills, Tracking Skills.

          Description :

            1. Responsible for operating 6 and 8 colors web-based Soloflex presses.
            2. Printed with solvent-based inks.
            3. Responsible for Matching colors to the PMS color books.
            4. Printed standard and 4 color process work.
            5. Printed on single and double webs.
            6. Kept track of production quality via a camera system that constantly took pictures of the running web which showed the registration and print quality.
            7. Kept track of the viscosity levels of the inks and made sure to add inks when needed.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          Business Administration Management

          Printing Pressman Resume

          Objective : To secure a full-time Printing Pressman position in a factory, production, or warehouse& shipping. Willing to try anything new and challenging.

          Skills : Production Skills, Planning Skills.

          Description :

            1. Worked on a four color & two color, second pressmen on two different 6 colors.
            2. Obtained a job where I can be challenged.
            3. Would like to enjoy my working environment and co-workers.
            4. Responsible for the printed product, this one must have a sufficient enough understanding of every component of the offset printing press that he can discern where a problem may be originating.
            5. Kept production records.
            6. Washed blankets and clean ink distributing rollers and ink fountains, using ink solvent and cleaning mechanism on press.
            7. Assisted Press Operator by making necessary color or register corrections and/or press adjustments prior to production run to meet and maintain the quality specifications of the work.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Bachelors

          Printing Pressman Resume

          Summary : Printing Pressman Professional supervisor with over 15 years of expertise, to become a team player with a company that would help us both to grow.

          Skills : Installation Skills, Operating Skills.

          Description :

            1. Operated a sheet feed and web press machine.
            2. Diagnosed and repaired equipment when needed.
            3. Installed metal plates during the printing process according to the job assigned.
            4. Supervised and trained co-workers on the same press machine.
            5. Handled hazardous materials and disposed of them accordingly.
            6. Performed tasks under OSHA standards.
            7. Shipped and received Great physical condition to perform all heavy aspects of the job that are required.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          MS

          Printing Pressman Resume

          Summary : Performing end of shift duties, restock rags, fill chemicals, put waste away, ink back to proper area, clean back cylinders and meter rollers if needed, Communicating job information to the next shift, and also Practicing the 6s standards with co-workers.

          Skills : Pressman, Managing Skills.

          Description :

            1. Bindery experienced includes the set-up and operation of a Wohlenberg cutter and MBO folder.
            2. Handled shipping and receiving duties of paper, chemicals, finished jobs, both incoming and outgoing.
            3. Organized the pressroom storage of supplies, pre-printed stock, and customer property.
            4. Trained and supervised new employees.
            5. Made minor repairs to equipment as well as building maintenance and repairs.
            6. Examined printed copy of the newspaper for correct ink density, position on paper, and proper alignment of colors.
            7. Managed paper, ink, and printing supply inventories.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          MS

          Printing Pressman Resume

          Objective : Printing Pressman with 5+ years of experience in Adjusting press machine parts, such as feeder and delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging devices, tapes, and cams, using hand tools, and also Assisting in removing and replacing worn rollers and adjusting pressure between rollers of press, using hand tools.

          Skills : Planning Skills, Assisting Skills.

          Description :

            1. Collaborated with technicians to diagnose equipment breakdowns and address quality issues.
            2. Able to bring all ground materials up to rough grades.
            3. Inserted packing sheets on plate cylinder to build up plate to printing height.
            4. Fastened reinforcing bars to offset blankets, and install plates and blankets on press cylinders.
            5. Made adjustments to achieve the pressure required for printing.
            6. Adjusted press machine parts, such as feeder and delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging devices, tapes, and cams, using hand tools.
            7. Assisted in removing and replacing worn rollers and adjusting pressure between rollers of press, using hand tools.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          GED