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Finishing Operator - New Berlin Glendale Drive

Apply Job ID 25204 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.

Quad is currently seeking First, Second and Third Shift Finishing Laborers work in our In-Store Productions operation in New Berlin. The Operator is responsible for operation of laminating equipment and guillotine cutter, working with a variety of substrates, laminates and adhesives.

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

  • Responsible for set up and operation of hot and/or cold seal laminator for over-laminating, encapsulation, or mounting of digitally imaged products.
  • Set feed speed, pressure, and/or temperature for optimum production rates, trims pieces, and visually inspect finished samples to ensure customer quality standards, and requirements are met.
  • Perform machine set-up, adjustments, and operation of guillotine cutter. 
  • Access job files/set up information via computer.
  • Scrap excess material post-cutting and place finished work on designated pallets.
  • Verify and maintain dimensional accuracy in accordance with job instructions. Inspect for quality.
  • Assist with blade changes on machine.
  • Load and unload stock.
  • Move work-in-process to and from the machine via electric pallet jack or forklift.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on finishing equipment.
  • Read and understand job tickets. Complete necessary job paperwork.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor, press operators, prepress operators, customer service and co-workers.
  • Clean and maintain work area.

Hiring for 2nd Shift, 8 hours - 2:30pm - 10:30pm Monday - Friday. Overtime and weekends as required.

Hiring for 3rd Shift, 8 hours - 10:30pm - 6:30am. Overtime and weekends as required. 


Education and Experience

HS diploma or equivalent

  • 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. 
  • Large format printing background and/or prior finishing/laborer experience preferred.
  • Previous experience on Seal machines or similar mounting/laminating equipment preferred.
  • Experience with forklift operation and/or other material handling equipment a plus.

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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