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Printing Machine Operator Resume

However, in the case of the traditional presses, operators prepare the press by installing the printing plates with the images that are to be printed in the machine, and they have the task to change pressure levels for printing. Afterward, the press is loaded with paper and ink and operators check if there are any changes that must be done to ensure that the process runs smoothly. A more advanced technology allows operators to skip these steps, since the machine handles them automatically. In this case, it is important for a printing machine operator to be wellversed in new technology programs.


Job Requirements Printing machine operators receive training on-the-job where they advance in skills and experience until they are ready to do the job on their own. Employers usually prefer candidates who possess training and experience on a variety of machinery. It is important for printing machine operators to keep up with the job's updates, because even experienced print operators will receive education and will have to update their skills while the technology advances.

While writing a resume for this position, you should make a list of all the skills and knowledge you gained during the training and experience you received on the job. Since this job does not require specific people skills or personal traits, you must add in your resume what you are talented and skillful at.

Printing Machine Operator Resume Sample

Personal Details

Name: Joel Summers
Address: 3rd Avenue, New York, USA, 88888
Home: (333) 555 3578
Cell: (555) 554 3638


Seeking a position as a Printing Machine Operator

Summary of Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of the production processes, raw materials, costs, and quality controls
  • In-depth knowledge of tools and machines, including their uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Profound ability to repeatedly and quickly adjust the controls of a machine
  • Good ability to detect and match differences between colors, including brightness and shades of colors
  • Excellent ability to listen and understand information
  • Great ability to see details at a close range
  • Excellent ability to quickly move, manipulate and grasp objects
  • Solid ability to communicate information and ideas
  • Strong ability to choose the right mathematical formulas and methods to solve problems
Professional Experience

H&H Textile Company, New York, USA
Printing Machine Operator, 2002 – Present

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Moved levers and controls to start the printing machine
  • Turned and moved control to adjust temperature, speed, and position tolerances of press
  • Installed printing plates, screen, rollers, type, dye and stencils following specifications
  • Adjusted unprinted materials on holding fixture or feeding mechanisms of press
  • Accepted order and calculated prices and received payments from customers
  • Corrected misprinted materials, using solvents and ink eradicators
  • Cleaned and lubricated printing machine and components using brushes, hoses, solvents and rags

High School Diploma, (1999)
New York High School, New York, USA


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