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Material Handler - 2nd Shift

Apply Job ID 16425 Date posted Jan. 13, 2020 Location Franklin, Wisconsin 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 everyone in the community we call Quad.

Quad is currently seeking a Material Handler.  

Shipping/Receiving efficiently and effectively manages incoming and outgoing shipments to ensure accuracy, completeness and condition of shipments, loads and unloads shipments and manages the palletizing and bailing operations to ensure that production processes accurately meet the customer job order and company recycling and/or disposal protocol. Protect client products and aid Proteus in securing and maintaining key industry certifications.

Position Overview:

  • Verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Gather, fill, and/or prepare items for shipment.
  • Count, confirm and document quantity.
  • Determine shipment method, use knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates. Compute shipment space available and/ or charges per standard procedures.
  • May affix shipping labels, assemble cardboard and insert items into containers using spacers, fillers or protective padding. 
  • Bind containers with metal tape using strapping machine or adhesive tape.
  • May weigh and record weight of filled containers - Read scale or insert ‘ticket’ into automatic scale recorder; print weight on ticket.
  • May convey objects to scale using hand truck and lift objects onto scale.
  • As needed, product a label; print and proof read the copy; if accurate, print the appropriate number of labels. Forward and/or affix to pallet as needed.
  • Warehouse- Perform any combination of tasks to receive, store, and distribute material, tools and/or equipment, and production stock within the establishment.
  • Occasional lifting of 50+ lbs.
  • Operators frequently perform multiple functions during the shift - this includes maintaining the baler room. Cross train as assigned. 

    EXAMPLES OF POWERED EQUIPMENT USED: Forklift, clamp lift, power lift, hand jacks, automatic palletizing equipment, computers, trash compactor, automatic labelers, roller-conveyor table, elevator sorting/staging platform; and bailer equipment. 

Required Qualifications:

  •  Ability to work Overtime
  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED, or equivalent education and/or training.
  • Be able to perform work related functions requiring the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions and percent’s
  • Read, speak and understand the English language sufficient to interpret instructions, job orders, production sheets, and work related documents. Able to clearly communicate problems and malfunctions to co-workers and lead/management.
  • Must be familiar with machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance. Machine repair and maintenance experience preferred.
  • Certifications / License or must be currently certified to drive and/or operate forklift, power lift, and clamp-lift trucks.
  • Troubleshooting experience
  • Computer proficient.
  • Must be able to perform and coordinate the multiple simultaneous tasks of monitoring, inspecting, packaging, labeling and transfer of completed product.
  • Must be able to quickly and accurately compare letters, numbers, objects, pictures or patterns, including comparing a presented object with a remembered object. Documented adaptability, versatility, and capability preferred.
  • Physical Demands: Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. Work is performed indoors in a climate controlled environment and outdoors while loading and unloading deliveries.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Understand and be proficient using the USA dating system. 
  •  1+ Years of Shipping/Receiving/Baler experienced preferred.

Additional Company Information:

We offer excellent benefits to 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. 

Drug Free Workplace 


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