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Press Maintenance Mechanic

Apply Job ID 17863 Date posted Sep. 15, 2020 Location Fernley, Nevada 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 your team and everyone in the community we call Quad.

Are you looking for a company that can provide you with both a challenging and rewarding career?  

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. 

Quad is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic for the Fernley, Nevada plant.


The Mechanic troubleshoots repairs and maintains mechanical and hydraulic components of production presses and equipment using hand tools, power tools and precision measuring instruments. This position will visually inspect and listen to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions and keep presses operational. The Press Mechanic plays an essential role in helping the plant provide high quality product and efficient service to our customers by minimizing operational downtime. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform mechanical preventive maintenance procedures and repairs on gravure presses and auxiliary equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repairing of precision machinery and auxiliary equipment utilizing blueprints schematics, manufacturer specifications and manuals
  • Perform all work efficient with an understanding the urgency of press downtimes
  • Emphasize proactive measures to minimize reactive maintenance
  • Maintain and repair components on systems such as bearings, gear clutches, couplings, belted and shafted drives, and gearboxes
  • May perform basic welding and mechanical tasks.


Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of precision test and calibration equipment to perform preventive maintenance
  • Basic understanding of components and systems bearings, clutches, gears, belted and shafted drives and pneumatic systems
  • Ability to perform math functions, understand and follow instructions, troubleshoot effectively and respond quickly to solve equipment malfunctions
  • Ability to follow safety instructions while performing tasks and effectively communicate with Press Operators, crew members and management is necessary.
  • Ability to work a 12-hour rotating shift, including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as required
  • Must provide own set of tools and be able to safely operate both hand and power tools

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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