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KBA Sheetfed First Press Operator - Nights - 7pm-7am

Apply Job ID 19176 Date posted Apr. 07, 2021 Location Burlington, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

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.


Quad/Graphics is aggressively seeking experienced Sheetfed operators.  If you have experience with Heidelberg or KBA presses, we need to talk!  
We offer a great teamwork environment, development/growth opportunities,competitive pay, full service medical, dental, pharmacy and optical facilities, on-site fitness and rehabilitation centers, paid vacation, 9 paid holidays per year, weekly paychecks and paid overtime over 40 hours per week.
You will work a compressed work schedule geared toward balancing work and family life.
3 and 4 day work week

 - 12 hour shift (7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) including weekends, and holidays.

Position Overview

This position is 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 may include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for maintaining the press in a safe and sound condition.
  • Regular maintenance and up keep of the press, roller settings, and maintaining the quality of product being produced off the press.
  • Adhering to and following the plant processes and plant standard operating procedures.

Required Qualifications

Successful candidates must have the following:

  • 3 years of first press operator experience, some perfecting experience, and the ability to make-ready the press.
  • Candidates must have a good understanding of color matching and have UV press experience.
  • Experience with Heidelberg and KBA Sheetfed presses a plus!
  • A strong mechanical aptitude is required
  • 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.
  • Ability to pass a color test is required.
  • Must also be able to work with and effectively communicate with clients at Press OK's

The Burlington plant is a one-stop shop for custom and specialty print work. Burlington employees can do it all – from books to brochures, catalogs to calendars, and direct mail to directories. It has 10 Color Sheetfed capabilities including UV Inks and Specialty Finishes, Die Cutting, Embossing, Folding, Gluing all in-house.

Additional Company Information 

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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