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Press Ink Jet Machine Operator - $17-$19/hr.

Apply Job ID 19192 Date posted Apr. 09, 2021 Location Effingham, Illinois Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

A leading global provider of print and media solutions, Quad/Graphics is powered by a passion for innovation and the most advanced platform in the industry. Our collaborative team of “can-do” people continually challenge the status quo, creating groundbreaking solutions that push the boundaries of communications.


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! 

Quad in Effingham is seeking Press Ink Jet Operators to grow with us!  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 we value and reward manufacturing experience by providing a competitive wage.  Individuals with print experience can have a starting wage of up to $27/hr.  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.

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.

Position Overview

Quad is currently seeking Ink Jet Operators to work at  our Direct Marketing facility in Effingham, Illinois.

We will train!   All are encouraged to apply especially those who have worked in manufacturing, warehouse, or factory environments.    

This position is responsible for:

  • Operating and troubleshooting Ink Jet Presses- HP, Kodak, etc.
  • Read and understand job tickets to prepare machine and complete make-ready
  • Monitor quality of product coming off of machine (some product may be mailed out straight off of the press).
  • Work with crew of 4-7 people
  • Assist other operators with webbing-up of presses when needed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

Qualifications:

  • Two years inkjet or press experience is preferred, but not a requirement
  • Must be self-motivated, reliable, and quality and safety oriented.
  • Strong computer skills and excellent communication is required.
  • Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule that may include days, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • The ability to work well with others in a team setting, as well as independently at times, is required.
  • Successful candidate must possess solid organizational and problem solving skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, reaching, bending, walking, standing, stooping, pulling and pushing with or without reasonable accommodation is required.

What is Direct Marketing?

Direct Marketing offers concept-through-delivery services, including just-in-time marketing strategies, creative development, and creative and workflow solutions, as well as online communications deployment and comprehensive print production and distribution, all driven by data. 

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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