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Saddle Stitch Operator Second Shift

Apply Job ID 19179 Date posted Apr. 07, 2021 Location Burlington, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Production opportunities at Quad instill a sense of empowerment and possibility distinct from those at other employers. Quad’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities include world-class automation and binding technology. Our platform gives our clients a full range of options to produce personalized marketing products. Fueled by innovative, 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.

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’ll proudly wear Quad blue and stand shoulder to shoulder with the team that’s transforming an industry. Your work matters at Quad.  

Position Overview:

Quad is seeking a second shift Saddle Stitch Operator for the Burlington,  Wisconsin plant. 

 Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Operate machine effectively and safely according to standards to ensure a quality product
  • Perform and document preventative and routine maintenance as needed or assigned
  • Make-ready the stacker, tiers, mail head, mail control.
  • Make-ready and run all aspects of the saddle stitcher (pockets, gatherer, stitcher heads, in feed, trimmer, mail table and mail head, etc…)
  • Make-ready and run demographic and inkjet.
  • Fill in for other master operators when needed
  • Assist other master operators with start-ups as possible when own line is down
  • Support material handlers during continuous and self-supported running (including mail-sacking, skid stacking, pocket filling, cover filling, etc.) and give work direction during downtime and clean-up
  • Read and understand binding instructions, mailing instructions, and support the BCS system
  • Ensure proper functioning of safety devices (i.e. guards, stop buttons)
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Perform additional tasks as needed or assigned

Qualifications

  • Harris 855 and Muller Saddle Stitcher experience a plus (335, Bravo or Prima Plus)
  • Demonstrated skill in mechanics/mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read and interpret binding / mailing instructions and operating / maintenance manuals
  • Knowledge of department safety practices
  • Good understanding of all Bindery functions/procedures
  • Good understanding of co-palletization process, demographics, and selective binding processes
  • Good understanding of primary causes and remedies for various quality problems
  • Ability to recognize, identify, analyze, and communicate problem situation and/or factors
  • Basic computer skills including a good understanding of BCS System
  • Willingness to move to other machines
  • Willingness to work overtime on unscheduled days
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills; both oral and written
  • Ability to work easily and productively with others and with minimal supervision
  • Essential functions of this job include the following: the ability to lift 10-15 pounds continuously, the ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, stand long hours, use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement, receive and follow instructions and use vision in order to identify defects.
  • Ability to work 8 to 10 hour shifts ( 3 p.m. – 11.p.m. or 3 p.m. - 1 a.m.), Mon - Fri, these shifts do not rotate.    Please expect to work 8-10 hr. days with weekend work when needed.

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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