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Seasonal Forklift Operators - $14/hr Starting Wage*

Apply Job ID 17867 Date posted Sep. 15, 2020 Location Fernley, Nevada Full Time / Part Time Part time (PT)

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/Graphics is seeking Seasonal Forklift Operators for the Fernley, NV plant. Starting pay is $14/hr!

The Seasonal Forklift operators assist in meeting production goals and deadlines during times of increased volume. The position offers the opportunity to learn the printing process from the ground up, while working with the industries’ most advanced printing equipment in a clean well-kept environment.

Shifts and dates of assignments may be rotated and may vary by departments, openings include General Production, Forklift and Imaging positions. Hours are based on production needs, however, hours consist of 10-12-hour shifts, days, nights, weekends and holiday as needed. Overtime is required as needed. 

Position Overview:

The Seasonal Forklift Operator will be responsible for the loading/unloading of semi-trailers, packaging of finished product, the servicing of production machines and maintaining accurate inventories with the use of an on board PC and RF bar coding system. 

Job Duties

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Understands and follows all standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Performs all post-skidding operations, which may include: strapping, banding, wrapping, card-boarding, boxing, baling, weighing and compressing
  • Safely operates a powered industrial truck to transport product to various departments
  • Responsible for the assembly of shipping cartons to include the following operations: taping, stapling, strapping, addressing, shrink-wrapping and banding
  • Prepares all paperwork for shipping
  • Loads and unloads materials from delivery vehicles using loading ramps and tracks roll stock looking for reject rolls
  • Review and/ or complete all material logs and production record paperwork as required
  • Maintains battery, oil and tires for forklift and conducts daily pre-shift inspections of equipment for preventative maintenance
  • Performs clean-up and waste removal tasks
  • Changes out silicone, etch, blanket wash and floor cleaner totes as need and follows all bulk chemical handling policies and procedures
  • Coordinates trucking of product with shipping for staging purposes
  • Follows all company and OSHA safety regulations and promote safe work habits with peers
  • Effective communication between supervisor and incoming/outgoing operator regarding shift expectations
  • Assists as needed in the pressroom and other departments
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

This position also requires the ability to bend and lift 10-15 pounds continuously, ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, stand long hours, use hands and wrists continuously. The ability to perform basic math calculations is essential. Good verbal and written comprehension skills a must. 

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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