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Press Assistant II

Apply Job ID 17514 Date posted Jul. 27, 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. Our platform includes digital, gravure and offset 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.

Position Overview:
Quad is currently seeking a full-time Offset Press Assistant for our Merced, CA Plant to perform all actions on the front end of the press including but not limited to:

Product Handling:
  • Reads the load tags and removes the bundles of printed materials from the stacker and places the bundles in a specific sequence on the skid.   
  • Tags completed skids and uses a pallet jack to move the skids to the designated area for pick up.
General Press Activities:
  • Assists the press crew with changing plates, webbing up the press and assists with scheduled maintenance.
  • Maintains the highest quality product through employment of standard operating procedures in all job responsibilities. 
  • Performs daily maintenance and general housekeeping.
Responsible for knowing and following all safety regulations and policies and reporting any issues of concerns to the press operator or management.
Required Qualifications:
Must be able to read and write.  Must be able to work 12 hour shifts, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.  Must be able to lift 25 lbs on a regular basis, and 50+ lbs occasionally, and be able to bend, twist and climb stairs on a regular basis with or without reasonable accommodation.
This positions requires the ability to work a rotating 12 hour shift (7:00am to 7:00pm and 7:00pm to 7:00am) including days, nights, weekends and holidays.
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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