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Material Process Leader

Apply Job ID 18084 Date posted Oct. 16, 2020 Location East Longmeadow, Massachusetts Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


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 printing technology. This includes guided vehicles (driverless fork trucks) and world-class digital presses that give 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.

Position Overview:

Quad is seeking a Full Time Material Process Lead for our Tampa location to work in the Shipping and Receiving department.  The primary responsibilities of a Material Process Leader are to plan and direct the work of others in regards to production, training and safety for their department and/or shift. This includes setting goals, addressing production and employee issues, making decisions and promoting teamwork through utilizing their working knowledge of operations and systems, maintaining professional etiquette and directing others. The Material Process Leader will assist with floor operations including processing skids and loading/unloading trucks.  

Essential Functions of Job:

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • The ability to plan and direct the work of a team for all tasks needed during their shift; including training. 
  • The ability to partner with employees on team to make production decisions, resolve issues and raise matters or significance.
  • The ability to communicate to internal departments and external customers to ensure production and customer needs are met for shift.
  • The ability to promote teamwork and help set, enforce and measure departmental goals for shift.
  • The ability to participate in necessary training classes including LEAN and technical training.
  • The ability to coordinate labor planning which may include regular and overtime work schedules.
  • The ability to actively participate, enforce and follow all Safety regulations, policies and initiatives. Including ensuring daily maintenance inspections are completed effectively and all issues are raised when needed.
  • Ability to demonstrate good leadership
  • Ability to effectively and professional communicate both verbally and written.
  • Proficient knowledge of departmental programs, applications and computer operating systems (Windows, Microsoft Office, Smartools)
  • Ability to drive a forklift and operate other Powered Equipment
  • Ability to work effectively with co-workers and all other internal/external contacts
  • Ability to understand and use basic math skills such as adding and subtracting
  • Strong understanding with desktop and mobile PCs
  • Ability to work Quad assigned work schedule including rotation shifts, day, night, weekends and overtime as needed 

Required Qualifications:

This position also requires the ability to bend and lift 10-15 pounds continuously, ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, stand long hours, use hands and wrists continuously. The ability to perform basic math calculations is essential. Good verbal and written comprehension skills a must. Must be able to communicate in English.

Additional Company Information:

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

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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