Dear Prepress Hiring Person:

Posting ID : A1068451190
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Resumes Job Wanted

I am ready to meet at an agreeable time to discuss your needs. Please review the following resume and feel free to contact me for the next step.

Edward Brian Reiter


Over 10 years experience in high volume print shop operation environments
Trained and supervised art department increasing throughput and improving quality
Bachelor's degree in Art History with business and fine art courses
Flexible to changing project needs and tight deadlines
Certified in ISO 9000 and embraced 5s Lean manufacturing methods
Excellent group and individual problem solving abilities and organizing skills


With Things
Created Access databases, Excel spreadsheets and employed other software to monitor movement of items in and out of the department such as: disk drives, photographs, drawings, paintings, aassemblies of all sizes, file downloads, films for plate burning
Assessed quality of digital images using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat.
Assembled and maintained large film and camera systems and imagesetters
Operated finishing machines, counted, sorted, packaged, inventoried and shipped printed parts
Kept supply inventory levels up to date

With People
Lead and trained up to four people at a time in art department
Facilitated meetings and participated in teams and responded effectively to job demands
Prioritized, organized and assigned work to meet tight scheduled and changing deadlines
Expanded use of Lean 5s reducing costly wasted time and materials
Listened and followed written and verbal instructions and asked questions when necessary
Supported activities of workers who handled and maintained valuable customer products

With Information
Provided reference services and assistance for users needing archival materials
Analyzed, brainstormed and flow charted to optimize workflows
Implemented Kaizen and ISO standards for continual process improvement
Prepared archival records, such as document descriptions, to allow easy access to information


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C2 / Superior Imaging, Kent WA
04/2013 to 01/2015

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Superior Imaging Group, Kent WA
01/2008 to 04/2013

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Superior Silkscreen, Tukwila WA
03/1987 to 01/2008

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The Arterie,
1984 to 1987

Camerawork and Pasteup
The Renton Printery, Renton WA
1982 to 1984

In House Artist
Thousand Trails, Seatac WA
1978 to 1981


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Design Drafting courses

University of Washington, Seattle WA
BA Degree: Art History

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