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Master Mechanic

Apply Job ID 16774 Date posted Feb. 12, 2020 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.

Master Mechanic
Quad Merced, CA is seeking a Master Mechanic to join our team!

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

Job duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Independently, or as a member of a team, skillfully perform minor/major maintenance activities on all production equipment to include bearings, belts, and chains; coupling alignment; gear boxes; bench work; pumps; harmonic drives; rebuilding/overhauling; conveyor maintenance; fans/blowers; diagnostics and preventive maintenance.
  • Primary focus will be on plate bender maintenance.
  • Perform all work efficiently with an understanding the urgency of machine downtimes
  • Emphasize proactive measures to minimize reactive maintenance
  • Ability to climb ladders and staircases to heights up to and including 20 feet to maneuver around equipment
  • Troubleshooting skills, basic math, computer, and communication skills are essential. May perform basic welding and machinist tasks.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions, troubleshoot effectively and respond quickly to solve equipment malfunctions
  • Ability to follow safe work methods while performing tasks and effectively communicate with Press Operators, crew members and management is necessary.
  • Ability to work an 8- or 12-hour rotating schedule (including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as required)-(2nd shift ideal)
  • Must provide own set of tools and be able to safely operate both hand and power tools
  • 10+ years of maintenance experience encouraged
  • Ability to travel
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.
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