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Press Assistant II - PART TIME

Apply Job ID 12682 Date posted Mar. 14, 2019 Location Nashville, Tennessee Full Time / Part Time Part time (PT)

Quad/Graphics

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.

Part Time Program

12 Hour Shifts (1-2 days per week)

Both Days & Nights available


Job Description

Quad is seeking a Press Assistant II to work in the Nashville, TN facility.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
  • Remove product from the end of the printing press or finishing machine.
  • Transfer completed bundles of product off machine conveyor and stack onto pallets, occasionally stack bundles onto boxes or tie strap and then box the bundles. 
  • Move product with a hand jack
  • Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations.
  • Effectively communicate with other members of the staff.
  • Remove skids of product using a hand jack .
  • Assist other crew members with various duties including webbing up of the press and/or special handwork in order to meet customer requests.
  • Read and understand skid tags – i.e. bundles per row, rows per skid, type of skid required, and tied or boxed bundles.
  • Empty trash into proper waste compactors.
  • Change out paper waste containers when full.
  • Keep press supplies handy. (i.e. making boxes)
  • 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.
  • The ability to take stacks (average 10-30 lbs) using repetitive hand/wrist movement, off of the end of a machine (2-4 feet high) and stack product on skids from floor level to 5 feet high using repetitive bending and twisting.
  • The ability to remove skids (weighing up to 2400 lbs) by using a hand jack or Big Joe lift
  • Ability to lift stacks of end boards (30 lbs) as needed
  • Lift rolls of banding strap (60 lb) as needed
  • Ability to adjust stacker using a touch screen
  • Ability to use a jogging table
  • Ability to transfer completed bundles of product (10-30 lbs.) off machine conveyor and stack onto pallets that potentially weigh from 5 to 75 lbs.
  • The ability to use a hand jack or Big Joe lift.
  • The ability to use a computer, scissors, and tape gun.
  • At least 18-years of age or older
  • A solid work history
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently or as a crew in a fast paced environment
  • The ability to read and write; possess good verbal and written comprehension. A passing color-test score is also required.
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