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Maintenance Mechanic

Apply Job ID 23271 Date posted Sep. 16, 2022 Location Merced, California 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 your team and everyone in the community we call Quad.

Position Overview:

A maintenance mechanic should perform the duties listed with little or no assistance and with interpersonal skills necessary in a non-traditional and Industrial workgroup environment. 

12hr rotating shifts days/nights 10 weeks (5 weeks working weekends 5 weeks  no weekends)

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in the areas of machine installation, mechanical maintenance, local work processes, hydraulics and pneumatics, preventive maintenance, machine operation, metallurgy, and following company safety procedures.

Key Responsibilities

 Successfully and reliably perform all duties of a Maintenance MechanicTechnician.

 As directed, skillfully conduct inspections, preventative, proactive and repair type maintenance activities on all production related equipment, to include: bearings, belts and chains, coupling alignment, gear boxes, bench work; pumps, rebuilding and overhauling; conveyor maintenance, fans and blowers, robotics, electric motor replacement and diagnostics.  Direct and train apprentice mechanics and production staff to assist you in performing these activities.

 Utilize and maintain assembly and part drawings to determine part quality and conformity.  Follow SOP’s, and written procedures, to perform all types of proactive and preventative maintenance tasks, repairs and rebuilds on all production related equipment.  Utilize equipment and component documentation to determine proper tensions, speeds, alignment tolerances, pressures and flows.

Will need to perform basic welding and machining tasks.

 Proactive in creating and maintaining a safe and clean working environment at all times.  Support and promote corporate and departmental safety goals and initiatives at all times.

 Properly lubricate, identify, adjust and replace complex components and assemblies of production related equipment to include cylinder changes, folder and print unit drive train rebuilds, and installation of mechanical speed controls.  Direct and train apprentice mechanics to assist you in performing these activities.

Display a complete understanding of the production process and factors that can affect production yields and quality.  Display an ability to routinely and successfully troubleshoot production related deficiencies and determine a plan to correct and prevent similar conditions through scheduled maintenance tasks.

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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