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Finishing Operator

- New Berlin, Wisconsin



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Job ID 15527 Date posted Oct. 08, 2019 Location New Berlin, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


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 binding technology. Our platform gives 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.

Multi-Device Offline Finishing Operator

Quad In-Store is a Quad company that provides in-store marketing materials and programs for many of the nation’s leading retailers and brand marketers. Quad In-Store offers extensive production expertise and resources to develop attention-getting, sales-driving shopper marketing programs in conjunction with other Quad solutions. From design and prototype services through large-format printing, finishing operations and customized kit packing, Quad In-Store works with retailers and brand marketers to create a destination in-store. 

Quad is currently seeking a multi-disciplined Offline Finishing Operator to work in the Quad In-Store facility at Moorland Road in New Berlin. Operator is responsible for set up and operation of multiple devices such as folders, taping lines, shrink wrappers and Fotoba X/Y axis digital cutting equipment. 

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

  • Perform set up and operation of shrink wrap equipment used to wrap components in groups/bundles to be included in final kit pack of customer product downstream. 
  • Perform set up and operation of semi-automated taping equipment used to apply two sided film tape to board, vinyl, or other substrates. 
  • Perform set up and operation of digital X/Y axis cutting equipment used finish digitally printed banners and other signage. 
  • Perform set up and operation of folding equipment used to finish brochures, booklets, and other components destined for Kitting or Inventory. 
  • Monitor each order throughout production run to ensure tolerances and quality requirements are being maintained and make equipment adjustments as necessary.
  • Place finished work on designated pallets for next downstream process.
  • Move work-in-process to and from the machine via electric pallet jack or forklift.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and production adjustments on equipment as needed.
  • Read and understand job tickets. Complete necessary job paperwork.
  • Report productivity achievements, waste/defects. Adhere to safety, production schedule and quality requirements.
  • Direct up to 3 crew members.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor, finishing operators, material handlers and co-workers.
  • Clean and maintain work area.


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.
  • Experience on Kongsberg, Zund, Fotoba, or other digital cutting equipment a plus.
  • Experience on MBO Sheet Folder or similar equipment a plus.
  • Experience with forklift operation and/or other material handling equipment a plus.

Hiring on all Shifts:

First Shift; 6:30am – 3:00pm M-F, with overtime and weekend hours as required.

Second Shift; 3:00pm – 11:30 pm M-F, with overtime and weekend hours as required.

Third Shift; 10:00pm – 6:30am, Sun-Thurs, with overtime and weekend hours as required.

Additional Company Information

We offer excellent benefits for 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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