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$2,000 New Hire Bonus! Material Handler(Forklift Drivers) $16-$17 per hour

Apply Job ID 20600 Date posted Sep.. 21, 2021 Location Effingham, Illinois 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 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.

Quad is currently hiring Essential Workers who want to make a difference - Imagine more than you have today.  Your career starts here.  Be greater than you thought possible and reap the rewards of your success and growth. We are in the business of developing people.  Promotions are based on your performance – You are in charge of your career! 

 You will work a 12 hour rotating shift   (either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) including days, nights, weekends, and holidays working 3 or 4 days a week.  These shifts rotate every 4 months from days to nighs or from night to days.  Overtime always a possibility but not guaranteed.

At Quad entry-level wages for full-time start between $16 - $18/hr.  You have immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday.   In addition, we value and reward manufacturing experience by providing a competitive wage.  Individuals with print experience can have a starting wage up to $27/hr.  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.

Effingham is a one-stop, full-service specialty operation capable of printing commercial and direct mail products with full personalization capabilities and in-house mail services. In addition, Effingham has total scheduling flexibility due to its large capacity, interchangeable presses.  Our employees and their families have access to an onsite medical clinic,.  We offer competitive pay, health, dental, pharmacy and life insurance, 401k, vacation, and other great benefits, including a compressed work schedule where you work half of the year! 

Quad is a Wisconsin-based company, which is among the largest magazine and direct-mail printers in the U.S. Our company leverages its strong print foundation as part of a much larger, robust integrated marketing services platform that helps marketers and content creators improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their marketing spend across offline and online media channels.

Quad is closely following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), and implementing processes that promote the safety of our employees, candidates, customers and communities.  We follow CDC and local health authorities, federal and state governments along with best practices and recommendations from our healthcare subsidiary, QuadMed.

BE YOUR OWN SUCCESS STORY.  BE SOMETHING GREATER.  BE QUAD.

Quad in Effingham is seeking full time Warehouse Material Handlers (Forklift Drivers) to grow with us!  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.    Candidates who have 2 or more years’ experience in warehousing or shipping with 75% or more of time their time spent on a forklift, may be fast tracked directly in a material handler role.  

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 where 75% or more of your day is spend on a forklift
  • Factory, Manufacturing. Warehousing, Shipping or other work experience where mechanical or handwork was necessary is preferred, such as laborer, machinist, assembly, bindery, mechanic, warehouse etc. 
  • 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

12 hour rotating shifts - (either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. working 3 - 4 days a week.  Overtime always a possibility but not guaranteed. 

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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