FIRST SHIFT LEAD – Accountable – MARKING SERVICES, INC
West Allis, WI
To obtain a challenging position which will allow me to demonstrate my abilities and utilize my comprehensive
knowledge, experience, communication and interpersonal skills; a position that provides the potential for
growth and advancement.
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
FIRST SHIFT LEAD – Accountable
2011 to Present
for productivity and quality in the production of identification signage for customers world-wide. Responsible for CAD drawing, programming, machine set-up and operation,
ensuring compliance with specifications. Work with stainless steel, aluminum, brass, anodized aluminum, ridged
plastic, and flexible plastic. Equipment includes Superspeed C02 laser, Universal C02 laser, Zund cutting
engraver, Datron CAT 3-D engraver, Gerber dimension engraver, Maxiem water jet, and Cobalt fiber laser.
Direct, delegate duties, and handle disciplinary actions for employees on first shift, and on-call for second shift in a troubleshooting and problem-solving capacity to keep production running.
STATE CERTIFIED & LICENSED HOME INSPECTOR
2010 to Present
Utilizing a general construction background and continuing education knowledge, perform visual inspections of residential homes to include roofs, gutters,
exterior cladding, windows, doors, garages, grading, interior wall cladding, doors, floors, framing, air
conditioning, furnaces, water heaters, and all components.
1998 to 2012
PAINTER/INSTALLER/REFINISHER – Accountable for planning through completion of all handyman
projects. Installed Pergo floors, ceramic tile floors, tongue and groove floors. Projects included high-end wood
cabinet and furniture repair and refinishing, remodeling and rebuilding, as well as interior and exterior painting.
WOOD MOULDING SHOP SPECIALIST
2010 to 2011
Multifaceted duties entailed tallying raw lumber, identifying by species, converting to finished product, sorting and bundling, finishing trim to length, and inventory control.
Interacted with customers. Delivered products using a Freightliner flatbed truck; Hyster and Yale lift truck
experience including loading and unloading trucks. Safely operated Weineg moulder and Raiman straight saw;
basic wood shop machine experience.
ELECTRONIC PRE-PRESS TECHNICIAN
1997 to 2009
Responsible for all facets of the digital pre-press area;
downloaded files to Wave Media Bank and Prinergy. Also processed direct to digital Igen and Indigo presses.
Experienced working with Quark XPress, Illustrator CS, Photoshop CS, PowerPoint, PageMaker, Indesign and
Preps on Macintosh G-5 with OS 10. Processes consisted of manual trap settings for print, pagination through both Preps and Presswise for direct to plate, troubleshooting files, color correction, as well as extensive film
output. Performed some PC work with PowerPoint and Microsoft Word. Interacted directly with customers to ensure proper final output, as well as with customer service reps to facilitate the completion of projects.
1989 to 1997
STRIPPER/PRINTER – Accountable for all stripping for a Sanden 8 unit web press; four color process work as well as spot color. Instrumental in the conversion to computerized stripping in 1995. Responsible for all film
work, including halftone imaging, positive and negative line work, as well as contact duplicating of films. Adept in dealing with customers on a one-to-one basis; worked well in high-pressure situations, and ensured
satisfaction. Experience included sales, marketing, vendor interaction, and shipping.
Halftone Techniques, Desktop Publishing