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Second Press Operator - $2000 New Hire Bonus!

- East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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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!

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  • 8 or 12hour shifts
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Job ID 20067 Date posted Jul.. 06, 2021 Location East Longmeadow, Massachusetts Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics


Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

Position Overview:

$2,000 Sign-On & Retention Bonus for a Full-Time Manufacturing Employees 

Quad is currently hiring Essential Workers who want to make a difference . Your career starts here, as we are in the business of developing people. Promotions are based on your performance – You are in charge of your career! This is an entry level position where we will train you. This person jogs, bundles and stacks printed signatures from discharge unit of printing press. This person also performs make-ready and clean-up duties as directed by the press operator. This position may also perform all duties associated with moving paper rolls to press from stock area and returning unused paper to stock area and loading reel stands with proper stock. This person also manages the reel stand waste, sig waste and quality control samples. During make-ready, this person will assist with hanging plates, and webbing up. 

The shifts are 12 hours: 8am-8pm and 8pm-8am. You do not switch shifts. Overtime is available. 

At Quad, we value the growth and development of our employees. In our entry level press packer roles, we start at $15.23/hour (plus $.40-.75/hour when you work night shift) Individuals with print experience start from up to $22 - $25/hour pending work performance. You have immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday. 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

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be able to understand and follow directions.
  • Ability to lift 50-70 lbs.
  • Repetitive use of hands and fingers.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Ability and mindset to abide by all safety measures and rules set forth by the company.

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.

Drug Free Workplace

Quad is seeking a Offset Second Press Operator. The incumbent plays an essential role in helping Quad reduce the cost of errors; achieve client satisfaction and create a safe and hazard free workplace. The Offset Second Press Operator assists the Offset First Press Operator with make-readies, press equipment operations, performing quality control functions and enforcing the safety rules. This position is a leadership role and will assist in directing the work the work activities of the press crew members to ensure productivity, quality and safety goals are met.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To understand and follow all standard operating and safety procedures
  • Responsible for color or register with demonstrated proficiency
  • Inspects printed sheets visually after registration or position printing and readjusts guides and controls to rectify spacing errors, irregular ink distribution, faulty cuts of folds
  • Safely assists in unlocking plates and replacing with makeover plates according to directions marked on plate regarding location and time of printing
  • May re-thread paper through press if web breaks and readjusts tension rollers
  • Provides direction, training and guidance to junior crew members
  • Follows all company safety regulations and encourages safe work habits from other crew members
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • This position requires the ability to work a 12 hour shift (8:00am to 8:00pm or 8:00pm to 8:00am) including days, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have prior Press experience.
  • Proficient in reading, writing, speaking and general knowledge of English to understand written directions.
  • Perform basic math functions as related to press operations.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve print related problems such as pressure, settings, tension, irregular ink distributions and web-breaks
  • Enhanced listening skills and ability to follow directions from the Supervisor and Operator
  • Performs and ensure all tasks on and around press equipment are done following established safety procedures
  • Contributor of suggestions for improvement to crew members and Supervisor.
  • Exhibit good interpersonal skills in issuing work instructions to crew members.
  • Ability to demonstrate and share personal job knowledge with less experienced crew members
  • Ability to work overtime as required based upon production demands

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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