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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Apply Job ID 26088 Date posted Sep. 12, 2023 Location Effingham, Illinois

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 is seeking an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic to work in our Effingham facilities.  The Maintenance Mechanic Mechanic troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains mechanical and hydraulic components of production and building equipment using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring instruments. The Maintenance Mechanic plays an essential role in helping the plant provide high-quality products and efficient service to our customers by minimizing operational downtime. The position is a 12-hour shift, 7 to 7 on a rotational 3-4 day work week.  

Key Responsibilities/Competencies

  • The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in the areas of machine installation, mechanical maintenance, local work processes, hydraulics and pneumatics, preventive maintenance, machine operation, metallurgy and follow company safety procedures.
  • Mechanical aptitude, good communication skills, and the ability to work independently or in a team environment are essential in this role. 
  • Previous industrial work experience, solid mechanical background, and good math skills preferred.
  • The ability to work independently and responsibly in a variety of Industrial environments, including at heights up to 50 feet is essential.

Required Skills:

  • Successfully and reliably perform all duties of a Maintenance Mechanic.
  • As directed, skillfully conduct inspections, preventative, proactive, and repair-type maintenance activities on all production and building-related equipment, including bearings, belts and chains, coupling alignment, gearboxes, bench work; pumps, rebuilding and overhauling; conveyor maintenance, fans and blowers, robotics, electric motor replacement, and diagnostics.  
  • Utilize and maintain assembly and part drawings to determine part quality and conformity.
  • Follow SOPs, and written procedures, to perform all types of proactive and preventative maintenance tasks, repairs, and rebuilds on all production and building-related equipment.  
  • Utilize equipment and component documentation to determine proper tensions, speeds, alignment tolerances, pressures, and flows. 
  • Must be proactive in creating and maintaining a safe and clean working environment at all times.  Support and promote corporate and departmental safety goals and initiatives at all times.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift and transport up to 50 pounds regularly and up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis  
  • Physical endurance and mobility for prolonged standing, walking, frequent bending, stooping, and reaching  
  • Ability to work from ladders, lifts, or elevated platforms – indoors and outdoors –  able to work in confined spaces,  
  • Ability to work a 12-hour shift and be available for overtime as required  

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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