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Ink Jet Operator

Apply pin iconLocation Chalfont, Pennsylvania Job Category Manufacturing Business Unit (brand) Quad Date posted 07/12/2024 Job ID 30416
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 in Chalfont, PA is seeking an Ink Jet Operator. The main duty entails overseeing the setup and operation of all Ink Jet equipment associated with Converting press operations.  This involves not only conducting routine tasks but also performing basic maintenance and repairs on the Ink Jet equipment.  Additionally, the role involves supporting Ink Jet Support Technicians in diagnosing and resolving any issues that may arise.  The wage range for this position is $19.00 - $24.00 / hour, based on experience. 

As secondary tasks, assisting the press crew with press setup and webbing up the press may be required.  


  • Operate inkjet, digital print, or both. Responsibilities include basic operator maintenance and repair of all Ink Jet-related Converting press equipment and assisting the Ink Jet Support Technicians in troubleshooting/repairing non-routine problems. 
  • Secondary responsibilities include assisting the press crew with make-ready and re-webbing of the press as required, however, the primary responsibilities must be accomplished before executing secondary responsibilities.
  • Comply with all quality, and safety rules and regulations as well as Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.


  • Requires knowledge of inkjet, digital or related equipment, adjustments, and operating characteristics of the equipment and skill to perform standard adjustments and operate the equipment.  Ability to set up, operate, and perform basic adjustments to the equipment according to the individual job requirements, operating characteristics, and capabilities of the equipment.  Typically, the adjustments performed at this level are routine and the need for such adjustments is readily apparent.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long hours and use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement. 
  • Able to bend and lift 10-15 pounds continuously, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 70 pounds, standing for long periods of up to 12 hours, perform repetitious tasks in a fast-paced atmosphere and use vision to identify defects with or without reasonable accommodation.  
  • Able to work overtime as needed based on the workload. 
  • Basic computer skills are required.
  • Good verbal and written comprehension, the ability to thrive in a team environment, and work independently. 
  • Prior printing industry experience or manufacturing experience (such as laborer, assembly, or distribution) is helpful.

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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