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Maintenance Mechanic

Apply Job ID 16299 Date posted Jan. 02, 2020 Location Effingham, Illinois 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 your team and everyone in the community we call Quad.
Position Overview:
Quad is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic, responsible for performing skilled mechanical maintenance work including repair, inspection, modification and improvement of equipment.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Safely performing mechanical preventive maintenance procedures and repairs on finishing machines and auxiliary equipment while maintaining accurate preventive maintenance (PM) records 
  • Troubleshooting, analyzing and repairing of precision machinery and auxiliary equipment utilizing blueprint schematics, manufacturer specifications and manuals
  • Performing all work efficiently with an understanding of the urgency of production downtimes
  • Emphasizing proactive measures to minimize reactive maintenance
  • Maintaining and repairing components on systems such as bearings, gear clutches, couplings, belted and shafted drives, gearboxes, compressors, pneumatic systems, vacuum systems, paper baling equipment, and related controls
Required Qualifications:
  • Candidates are required to have 3-4 years of experience in maintenance 
  • Must provide, at minimum, a basic set of mechanical hand tools and be able to safely operate and maintain power tools
  • Basic math, computer and good communication skills are mandatory  
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Completion of a maintenance program at a vocational/technical school or a recognized apprenticeship program in general mechanical maintenance is a plus
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits for 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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