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PT Forklift Drivers - $16-$17/hr.

Apply Job ID 20616 Date posted Sep. 21, 2021 Location Hartford, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Part time (PT)

Quad/Graphics

As a worldwide marketing solutions partner our goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven, integrated marketing platform, with a strong foundation in print, to help clients reduce complexity, increase efficiency and enhance marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich history by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and take charge of their own success. Whether you’re an operator, sales representative, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best – for ourselves and our clients. We’re a company with a soul and a belief that we can always create a better way.

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! 

At Quad we value and reward manufacturing experience by providing a competitive wage.   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.

One of Quad’s largest mega plants is located in Hartford, which is ranked as one of the safest and fastest growing WI cities and one of the safest communities for raising kids.  At over 1.6 million square feet in size, the Hartford plant is CLIMATE CONTROLLED and home to cutting edge equipment and technology.  Our employees and their families have access to an onsite medical clinic, fitness center, as well as many recreational outdoor activities like disc golf, sand volleyball and horseshoes which are free for employees and their families to enjoy. We offer competitive pay, health, dental, pharmacy and life insurance, 401k, vacation, and other great benefits.  For full-time employees, we offer a compressed work schedule where you work half 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.

Job Overview

As a part-time Material Handler, you will be responsible for inventory control on the production floor, ensuring that materials are brought efficiently and accurately to machines to keep production downtime to a minimum.    Previous manufacturing, mechanical, forklift, and computer experience a plus,  excellent on the job training provided.  A minimum of one(1) -12 hour shift worked per week is required (either 7a.m.-7p.m. or 7p.m.-7a.m.).  Hours you schedule are not  guaranteed based on production floor workload.   Those that have night and weekend availability highly desirable.   Wages start between  $16/hr.-$17/hr. depending on experience.   Add $.75/hr. for night shift premium. 

As a Material Handler, you will be responsible for inventory control on the production floor, ensuring that materials are brought efficiently and accurately to machines to keep production downtime to a minimum.  

Other duties to include:

  • Move product/skids with a hand jack, motorized Raymond (Big Joe) lift or Forklift (training provided)
  • Servicing of press and finishing machines to move product throughout the plant
  • Maintain accurate inventory of product with the use of an on board PC and RF bar coding system
  • Loading and unloading of finished product and materials from semi-trailers and auto-wrapper using a forklift
  • Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations
  • Effectively communicate with team members
  • Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures

 Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will have or be able to do the following:
  • Must be at least 18-years of age or older
  • Strong computer skills preferred
  • Prior forklift experience highly preferred, but not required.
  • Factory, Manufacturing or other work experience where mechanical or handwork was necessary is preferred, such as laborer, machinist, assembly, bindery, mechanic, warehouse etc. 
  • Printing, Finishing (Bindery) or Warehouse experience is preferred.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read, understand and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Good math skills
  • The ability to use repetitive hand/wrist movement
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize job need.
  • Ability to be a team player in a fast paced, detail orientated production environment.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently.

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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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