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Material Handler (Forklift)

Apply Job ID 17317 Date posted Jun. 24, 2020 Location East Longmeadow, Massachusetts 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.

Quad Material Handler (Fork Lift)
We are currently seeking a full time Material Handler (Forklift Driver) to grow with us at our Springfeidl, MA location!  Candidates hired into this role will be responsible for inventory control on the production floor, ensuring that materials are brought efficiently and accurately to machines to keep production downtime to a minimum. 
Careers across Quad are defined by a rich legacy of passionate people driven by innovation and motivated to find a better way. Fueled by 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.
At Quad, you’ll begin at a competitive with immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday. 
We offer support at every step of your career with:
  • Medical and prescription coverage with on-site healthcare, dental and vision facilities
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Wellness programs and on-site workout facilities
  • 401(k) retirement savings
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacations
You’ll proudly wear Quad blue and stand shoulder to shoulder with the team that’s transforming an industry. Your work matters at Quad.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Move product/skids with a hand jack, motorized Raymond (Big Joe) lift or Forklift (training provided).
  • Servicing of press and finishing machines to move product throughout the plant
  • Maintain accurate inventory of product with the use of an on board PC and RF bar coding system
  • Loading and unloading of finished product and materials from semi-trailers and auto-wrapper using a forklift.
  • Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations.
  • Effectively communicate with team members.
  • Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures.
Qualifications
The successful candidate will have or be able to do the following:
  • Must be at least 18-years of age or older
  • Strong computer skills preferred
  • Prior forklift experience highly preferred, but not required.
  • Printing, Finishing (Bindery) or Warehouse experience is preferred.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read, understand and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Good math skills
  • The ability to use repetitive hand/wrist movement
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize job need.
  • Ability to be a team player in a fast paced, detail orientated production environment.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to write and read measurements.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to lift stacks of end boards or banding strap rolls (~30 -60lbs) as needed
  • Ability to adjust stacker using a touch screen
  • Ability to use a vibrating jogging table
  • The ability to take stacks of loose signatures or bundles ranging (5-30 lbs.) off a pallet or conveyor up to 48” in height and transfer to table top work surface 42”, and then place into a collator hopper or mail bags that potentially weigh from 5-75 lbs.
Additional Shift Information
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8pm-6am.
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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