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Second Shift Finishing Full Time General Laborer

Apply Job ID 25369 Date posted Feb. 24, 2023 Location Burlington, Wisconsin

As a global marketing experience company, Quad’s goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven integrated marketing and manufacturing platform to streamline solutions for our clients, reduce friction and enhance their marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich legacy by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and to take charge of their own success. Whether an operator, sales rep, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best— for ourselves and our clients. At our core, we’re a company that believes we can always create a better way.

Quad is currently hiring Essential Workers who want to make a difference - Imagine more than you have today.  Your career starts here.  Be greater than you thought possible and reap the rewards of your success and growth. We are in the business of developing people.  Promotions are based on your performance – You are in charge of your career!

At Quad, The General Laborer's entry-level wages for full-time start between $17.50 - $19.50 / hour.  You have immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday.  In addition, we value and reward manufacturing experience by providing a competitive wage.  Individuals with print experience can have a starting wage of up to $27 / hour.     As your career progresses, there are multiple upward paths available, as we are continuously looking for our next group of leaders to excel within the organization. Quad prides itself on having a grow-from-within philosophy where employees are provided the opportunity to learn in their roles and grow within the company.

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, and Gluing - all in-house.  We offer competitive pay, health, dental, pharmacy, and life insurance, 401k, vacation, and other great benefits.

Quad is a Wisconsin-based company, which is among the largest magazine and direct-mail printers in the U.S. Our company leverages its strong print foundation as part of a much larger, robust integrated marketing services platform that helps marketers and content creators improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their marketing spend across offline and online media channels.

Position Overview

Job duties for this position include:

  • Assist with the machine setup.
  • Cutting paper covers, end sheets, etc., and stacking them on a skid
  • Keep machine and work area clean.
  • Pursue continued improvement to achieve the maximum possible netbooks per shift/week/year.
  • Ensure that product output meets all applicable specifications by adhering to all process instructions and inspecting their output per instruction plans and criteria.
  • Follow all safety rules and use personal protective equipment (PPE) when appropriate.
  • Assist in a regular program of cleaning, lubrication, preventive maintenance, and maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Successful completion of all company-sponsored training.
  • Must be able to lift, handle, and manipulate up to 70 pounds.
  • Must be able to work 3 p.m.-1 a.m.., Monday - Through Friday with the opportunity to work overtime when needed (overtime paid over 40 hours per week).
  • Able to tolerate prolonged standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, and crawling.
  • Strong mechanical ability 

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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