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Finishing Machine Operator - New Berlin Moorland Road

Apply Job ID 25030 Date posted Jan. 23, 2023 Location New Berlin, 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.

Job Description:
Quad In-Store is currently seeking entry level and skilled machine operators 3rd shift ($17.50 - $19 / hr depending on experience) to work in our facility on Moorland Road in New Berlin. Machine operators are responsible for set up and operation of finishing equipment, including but not limited to: Die Cutters, Guillotine Cutters, and Stock Mounters. 

Job duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform set up and operation of various finishing equipment to customer specifications.
  • Inspect product to determine conformity to quality specifications.  
  • Move work-in-process to and from the machine via electric pallet jack or forklift. 
  • Read and understand job tickets.
  • Complete necessary job paperwork.
  • Report productivity achievements, waste/defects.
  • Adhere to production schedule and quality requirements.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor, finishing operators, material handlers and co-workers.
  • Clean and maintain work area.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and production adjustments equipment as needed.

The ability to bend and lift 10-15 pounds continuously, ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, stand long hours, use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement. Receive and follow instructions and use vision in order to identify defects, performing repetitious tasks in a fast-paced atmosphere with or without a reasonable accommodation is necessary. Mechanical aptitude and excellent communication skills, including good verbal and written comprehension is required. The ability to perform basic math calculations is essential. Prior Machine Operator experience and proven familiarity of finishing equipment is desired.
Education and Experience:

  • HS diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to receive and follow instructions and use vision in order to identify defects. 
  • Strong math skills and knowledge of simple computer operations.
  • Ability to read, interpret and process written job instructions including those dealing with dimensions and quantity. 
  • Must have attention to detail and ability to work independently.
  • Mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills, including good verbal and written comprehension is required
  • Experience with forklift operation and/or other material handling equipment a plus.
  • This position is for 3rd shift Mon - Fri. 11:00 pm - 7:00 am

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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