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First Assistant Operator - $16.50-$23.50hr

- Chalfont, Pennsylvania

Quad/Graphics

Overview

More than just another employer, we pride ourselves on being a company with a soul. Quad’s culture is built on a rich legacy of passionate, innovative people always striving to find a better way. As a global marketing services provider, Quad leverages worldwide capabilities and leading-edge technology to help brand owners market and distribute their products more efficiently and effectively - transforming the industry with the combined power of digital and print.

Fueled by innovative, interesting days, careers at Quad instill a sense of empowerment and possibility as you gain the skills and confidence to advance as our platform evolves. Join the Quad team today and develop your career – work side-by-side with skilled professionals, operate multi-million dollar pieces of equipment, and experience first-hand the values that have guided us from day one. Work hard, move fast, contribute new ideas and proudly wear Quad Blue!

  • Full Time and part time positions
  • 8 or 12hour shifts
  • Level: Entry to Skilled
  • Paid Vacation
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  • Motivational 5
  • Team Player 6
  • Innovative 5
  • Results Driven 8
  • Confident 7
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  • Detail-oriented
  • Problem solver
  • Productive
  • Self-starter
  • Sensible
  • Trustworthy

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Everado - Press Operator

Everado - Press Operator

“Running a machine is all I wanted to do when I started. I am thankful that I was able to learn a new career and have new opportunities at Quad.”

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Responsibilities

Job ID 18278 Date posted Nov. 16, 2020 Location Chalfont, Pennsylvania Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics


As a worldwide marketing solutions partner our goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven, integrated marketing platform, with a strong foundation in print, to help clients reduce complexity, increase efficiency and enhance marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich history by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and take charge of their own success. Whether you’re an operator, sales representative, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best – for ourselves and our clients. We’re a company with a soul and a belief that we can always create a better way.

The First Assistant will help the Press Operator in running the main line offset presses unique to Chalfont. This department provides the main printed material for the internal Conversion / Finishing department and for use at other DMS locations. As one of the creators of printed stock for our product, the operator provides the customer with superior images on a consistent basis, allowing customers to focus on issues.

Responsibilities

  • Reads and understands Job Bag, Press Instruction Sheet/Job Ticket, and Make-ready Checklist

  • Performs Departmental Preventative Maintenance on Press equipment as assigned.

  • Responsible for the safe and effective operation of assigned press equipment.

  • Responsible for color to color registration, plate mounting, blanket changing and removing rolls off of machine when produced.

  • Performs Quality checks on every roll of product produced.

  • Monitors and help with the performance of the 2nd assistants.

  • Will help/provide training and direction to newly hired or promoted press crew members.

  • Assists Press Operator in maintaining production standards.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Actively participate in safety programs, follow safety policies and procedures and maintain a safe work environment.

  • Manages self-development.

Qualifications

Essential Skills:

  • Must be detail and deadline oriented.

  • Must be able to multitask and be flexible.

  • Must be well versed in all aspects of helping run a press.

  • Must be mechanically inclined.

Supporting Abilities/Skills:

  • Must be self-motivated.

  • Good communication and organizational skills.

  • Press specific experience a plus.

Education/Experience:

  • 3 years minimum in Pressroom production experience.

Must have working knowledge of Pressroom practices.

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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