Quad/Graphics First Press Offset Operator in Franklin, Wisconsin
Our massive Pressroom horsepower features cutting-edge equipment and technology, ranging from web offset and gravure to the latest digital presses. We’re a collaborative team of “can do” people. We take great pride in our work, and are passionate about quality, safety and the customer experience.
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.
The First Press Operator is responsible for operating the web offset presses and will play an essential role in helping Quad/Packaging to reduce the cost of errors, achieve client satisfaction and creating a safe and hazard free workplace. This position is a leadership role and will assist in directing the work the work activities of the press team members to ensure productivity, quality and safety goals are met. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Operate and maintain press and all auxiliary equipment while guiding team to meet and exceed production standards and maintaining customer quality requirements Know set-up and maintenance procedures for entire press Troubleshoot Attain and maintain proper ink and water balance Keep ongoing list of maintenance issues to be addressed during next scheduled maintenance, one list for all crews Direct crew to specific duties during scheduled maintenance Check and set rollers, change if necessary Perform needed maintenance during any delay time Monitor and maintain constant ink densities per customer specifications Attend all Operators meetings Work with urgency, when press is down, to maintain production requirements Continue learning new and improved processes to achieve increased production Responsible for the ongoing training and development of other Pressroom personnel Assist Supervisors in documenting and improving procedures and processes by offering ideas and suggestions Assist Supervisors in providing feedback for employee evaluations Facilitate teamwork among team members and between shifts Perform other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications:
3+ Years Press experience Able to lift and move 50 pounds or more repeatedly Able to stand for 12 hours Detailed knowledge of offset printing process This position requires the ability to work days, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary Ability to read, write and perform math operations Ability to distinguish colors accurately and pass a color test Good interpersonal skills to effectively interact and guide team members Solid organizational skills Demonstrated mechanical aptitude Preferred Qualifications:
Machine repair and maintenance experience preferred Additional Company Information:
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. Quad Packaging 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. Drug Free Workplace