Quad/Graphics First Press Operator in West Allis, Wisconsin
Printers to the core, Quad/Graphics’ manufacturing employees take pride in being the best at putting ink on paper for our clients. We work in a fast-paced environment focused on getting quality work out the door and into the hands of consumers. Though physically demanding, the work is rewarding and you’ll excel if you thrive on rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done.
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 10% 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.
Quad/Graphics is seeking Press Operators in various areas within our Press Department, including but not limited to: These positions are responsible for set up and operation of Press equipment to customer-supplied specifications while maintaining production by planning and organizing jobs and continuously monitoring quality. Additionally, operators are responsible for cleanliness and keeping press maintained mechanically. Some positions will have direct reports. Responsibilities
Planning and organizing jobs by reviewing schedules and job tickets, identifying priorities, assigning roles, and maintaining production records Monitoring signature quality by setting and monitoring color, maintaining register, fold, and compensation, and identifying and correcting problems. Setting up/operating equipment by setting up press computers, units, folder, and auxiliary equipment and performing preventative maintenance. Participating in training and teaching, assisting all positions and working with customers and the business plan. Qualifications
Successful candidates must meet the following requirements. Previous Press Operator experience, including ability to web up press, be able to match the product to the sample from the customer is required. A strong mechanical aptitude is requires Must have eye/hand coordination when inside the unit while making adjustments Must have ability to utilize the computer to ensure quality of the product Ability to lift 10-15 pounds continuously, the ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, stand long hours (12-hour shift), use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement, receive and follow instructions and use vision in order to identify defects, with or without a reasonable accommodation. Willingness 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. Additional Company Information We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. 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. Drug Free Workplace