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Project Impact Trainee Program

Apply Job ID 25127 Date posted Jan. 23, 2023 Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin

As a global marketing experience company, Quad’s goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven integrated marketing and manufacturing platform to streamline solutions for our clients, reduce friction and enhance their marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich legacy by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and to take charge of their own success. Whether an operator, sales rep, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best— for ourselves and our clients. At our core, we’re a company that believes we can always create a better way.
Quad is currently recruiting entry-level General Laborers within the city of Milwaukee to fill open positions within various plants.  Quad is committed to hiring hard working individuals and providing support to remove barriers to employment.  Partnership with local community agency provides monthly career readiness workshops along with employment support to ensure the success of our employees prior to starting at Quad.  Paid training is $17.50 / hour during the conditional career readiness workshop with local community agency with the focus on barriers, work readiness and workplace essentials. 
Upon successful completion of the career readiness workshop, Quad's New Hire Orientation is Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm, participating in our 0-60 training program.   Successful completion of both training programs, Quad Trainees will be scheduled to a permanent shift with Quad.  Transportation is provided to and from Quad and up to a year of employment.  Women are highly encouraged to apply.

Your career starts here.   Be greater that 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, the Project Impact Employee entry-level wage for full-time is $17.50 / hour. You have immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday.  Through our Accelerated Training program, we will teach you a skilled trade and give you the opportunity to earn up to $23.00 in your first 2 years.  In addition, we value and reward manufacturing experience by providing a competitive wage.   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.

BE YOUR OWN SUCCESS STORY. BE SOMETHING GREATER. BE QUAD.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Remove product from the end of the printing press or finishing machine.
  • Work with loose and/or completed product by stacking onto pallets, transferring to tables & placing into a collator hopper or into mail bags.
  • Move product/skids with a hand jack, motorized Raymond (Big Joe) lift or Forklift (training provided).
  • Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations.
  • Effectively communicate with team members.
  • Assist other crew members with various duties including webbing up of the press and/or special handwork in order to meet customer requests.
  • Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

  • Must be at least 18-years of age or older
  • Printing, factory, or other mechanical work experience a plus
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to write and read measurements.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • The ability to use a computer/manipulate touch screens
  • The ability to use repetitive hand/wrist movement
  • Ability to lift stacks of end boards or banding strap rolls (~30 -60lbs) as needed
  • The ability to take stacks of loose signatures or bundles ranging (5-30 lbs.) off a pallet or conveyor up to 48” in height and transfer to table top work surface 42”, and then place into a collator hopper or mail bags that potentially weigh from 5-75 lbs.
  • 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
  • 12 hour shifts (either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) including days, nights, weekends, and holidays, working 3 - 4 days a week


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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