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Candidate of the Week – Printer, Queensland

Tuesday, 24 February 2009
By Print 21 Online Article

Tertiary Qualifications

Cape Printing College, Bellville, South Africa, 1987 – 1990

Trade Qualifications:
National Printers Certificate (Nl – N3)
Republic of South Africa Department of Education and Culture, 1987
Voluntary Trade Test (Lithography)
RSA National Manpower Training for Printing Industry
1987 – 1990 Apprenticeship

Academic Qualifications:
High School Certificate
Groenvlei Secondary School, South Africa, 1984

Professional Development and In Service Training
Heidelberg – Auckland, New Zealand, June/July 2000
Digital Imaging Press
Currie Training Centre –  Sydney, Australia
Operator Training Course on the hp indigo 3000, October 2003

Print Systems Australia, Salisbury, Qld – 11/2008 to 02/2009
Digital Printer
HP Indigo 3050
Machine maintenance
Quality control

The Inkspot, Maroochydore, Qld – 10/2008 to present
Offset Printer
Operate Heidelberg Speedmaster 74
Quality control

Soar Printing, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand – 04/2007 to 09/2008
Offset Printer
Operate Heidelberg Speedmaster 74 CD with coater
Supervise print assistant
Quality control

Digital Print On Demand, Mt Roskil, Auckland, New Zealand – 04/2005-03/2007
Production Manager and Offset Printer
Operate 4 Col Komori and Heidelberg Cylinder. Co-ordinate and supervise casual labour and printers assistant, production planning, Job costing/quotes, Client liaison and ordering consumables/printing supplies.

MH Communicate, Westhaven, Auckland, New Zealand, – 02/2003-04/2005
Digital Printer and Production Co-ordinator
Heidelberg Quickmaster digital imaging press
Hp indigo 3000
Staff training
Ordering consumables/printing supplies
Client liaison/press passes
Outsource jobs
Production planning

Red-i, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand – 10/2002 – 02/2003
Offset Printer
Heidelberg Speedmaster 74 Digital Imaging 5 colour

MH Communicate, Westhaven, Auckland, New Zealand – 06/2000 – 09/2002
Digital Printer
Heidelberg Quickmaster digital imaging press

Alliance Print, Freemans Bay, Auckland, New Zealand – 10/1999 – 06/2000
Offset Printer
Heidelberg 52 Speedmaster 5 colour
Heidelberg 74 Speedmaster 4 colour
Foreman Print



To secure a position with a stable printing company which will enable me to fully utilize my printing skills and experience.  I am constantly seeking new challenges and opportunities to further enhance my knowledge and skills in this dynamic industry. I am a quick and eager learner who embraces change and makes every effort to keep up to date with the latest printing technology.


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