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Second Press Operator

Apply Job ID 22461 Date posted May. 12, 2022 Location Merced, California Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


Our massive Pressroom horsepower features cutting-edge equipment and technology, ranging from web offset and gravure to the latest digital presses. We’re a collaborative team of “can do” people. We take great pride in our work, and are passionate about quality, safety and the customer experience.

Quad is currently hiring General Laborers as 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! 

$2,000 Sign-On & Retention Bonus for all  Full-Time Manufacturing Employees 

Quad is currently seeking a Second Press Operator to join the Merced, CA team.  Second Press Operators are expected to assist in performing functions to support the operation of printing presses in the following areas: Set up, color quality, color adjustments, ensure printed quality, conforms to customer specifications, and may assist in training employees and giving general directions assigned to a certain press employees.  2nd Press Operators are responsible for providing feedback to 1st press operators and supervisors.

Required Qualifications:
  • One to four years’ experience with printing presses as a second operator required or rolltender.
  • Available for rotating 12 hour shifts which may include days, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to stand for the duration of the shift, frequent walking and must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis, reach overhead, and occasionally bend, stoop, push and pull.
  • Willingness to update skills on a regular basis to keep up to date with rapidly changing technology.
  • Must be able to problem solve when unexpected challenges arise.
  • Must be able to work safely and in compliance with all regulations, including the use of PPE (safety glasses, hearing protection, and shoes.)
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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