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Machine Operator, $18 - $25/hour

- Effingham, Illinois

Quad/Graphics

Overview

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!

  • Full Time and part time positions
  • 8 or 12hour shifts
  • Level: Entry to Skilled
  • Paid Vacation
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  • Innovative 5
  • Results Driven 8
  • Confident 7
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  • Productive
  • Self-starter
  • Sensible
  • Trustworthy

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Responsibilities

Job ID 17740 Date posted Aug. 28, 2020 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.

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 your career with immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday. 
We offer support at every step of your career with on-site healthcare facilities, 401(k) retirement savings, paid holidays and vacations, and many more great benefits.
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

Quad/Graphics is seeking Machine Operators at our Direct Marketing facility in Effingham, IL.


Responsibilities include:

  • Setting-up, adjusting and operating of printing and Inline finishing equipment. 
  • Involvement with training and directing other crew members on the team
  • Maintaining a clean, safe and compliant work area
  • Color setting, performing make-readies and working with auxiliary equipment for Finishing line
  • A minimum of three years of prior print manufacturing work
Qualifications
The successful candidate will have or be able to do the following:
  • Must be at least 18-years of age or older
  • A minimum of three years prior print manufacturing work is preferred. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to write and read measurements.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • The ability to use a computer
  • The ability to use repetitive hand/wrist movement
  • 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
  • Ability to be a team player in a fast paced, detail orientated production environment.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently
Shift Information
  • 12-hour shifts (either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. 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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