Quad/Graphics Entry Level Machine Operator in Franklin, Wisconsin
QuadPackaging is one of the country’s fastest growing packaging companies, with state-of-the-art facilities in the United States, Latin America, Asia and Europe. QuadPackaging’s customer-centric consultative approach focuses on innovation, quality and cost-effectiveness. Our revenue-generating solutions include high-end folding cartons, labels, inserts and custom packaging that make our customers’ packages stand out on the retail shelf.
Quad/Packaging Full-Time General Manufacturing, Franklin, WI
Careers across Quad/Graphics are defined by a rich legacy of passionate people driven by innovation and motivated to find a better way. Fueled by interesting days, you’ll find hard work is good work, and feel a deep sense of pride in a job well done – something shared by everyone in the community we call Quad.
At Quad, you’ll begin at a competitive wage with immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday. Additionally, earn up to 7% more of your base wage and overtime pay through an incentive program that rewards productivity, safety and product quality.
We offer support at every step of your career with on-site healthcare facilities, 401(k) retirement savings, paid holidays and vacations, and many more great benefits.
You’ll proudly wear Quad blue and stand shoulder to shoulder with the team that’s transforming an industry. Your work matters at Quad.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The list of duties and responsibilities may include the following but are not limited to:
Remove product from the end of the printing press or finishing machine. Stack loose signatures off a pallet and transfer to table and then place into a collator hopper. Transfer completed bundles of product off machine conveyor and stack onto pallets, then place mail bags onto pallet. Move product with a hand jack or motorized Raymond or Big Joe lift. Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations. Effectively communicate with other members of the staff. Remove skids of product using a Big Joe and Hand Truck. Assist other crew members with various duties including webbing up of the press and/or special handwork in order to meet customer requests. Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures.
The ability to take stacks (average 10-30 lbs.) using repetitive hand/wrist movement, off of the end of a machine (2-4 feet high) and stack product on skids from floor level to 5 feet high using repetitive bending and twisting. The ability to remove skids (weighing up to 2400 lbs.) by using a Big Joe and Hand Truck Ability to lift stacks of end boards (30 lbs.) as needed Lift rolls of banding strap (60 lb.) as needed Moving logs as needed without lifting them (stand them up or lie them down) Ability to adjust stacker using a touch screen Ability to use a vibrating jogging table The ability to take stacks of loose signatures ranging (5-30 lbs.) off a pallet of up to 48” in height and transfer to table top work surface 42”, and then place into a collator hopper. Ability to transfer completed bundles of product (10-30 lbs.) off machine conveyor and stack onto pallets or into mail bags that potentially weigh from 5 to 75 lbs. Then place mail bags onto pallet. The ability to use a hand jack or motorized Raymond or Big Joe lift. The ability to use a computer, scissors, and tape gun. At least 18-years of age or older A solid work history Ability to work well in a team environment Ability to follow instructions and work independently The ability to read and write; possess good verbal and written comprehension The flexibility to work 12 hour rotating shifts (either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Education and /or Experience
Manufacturing experience is preferred, such as laborer, machinist, assembly, or bindery. Printing or Finishing (Bindery) experience is not required. Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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