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Offset Plate Maker - 1st shift

Apply Job ID 14862 Date posted Aug. 12, 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 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.

Quad is currently seeking an Offset Plate Maker at our facility on Glendale Drive in New Berlin.  Responsible for manufacture of offset printing plates for large format sheet fed printing presses.  The job duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

Perform machine set-up, including accessing job files via computer. 

Output plates using a computer-to-plate system.

Replenish plates, solutions, and perform routine maintenance on assigned equipment.

Read and understand job tickets.  Complete necessary job paperwork.

Communicate effectively with supervisor, press operators, prepress operators, CSR’s, scheduling, and co-workers.

Clean and maintain work area.

Assist in Pre-Press Department.


Education and Experience: 

HS diploma or equivalent.

A minimum of 3 years prepress experience and/or vocational/technical degree.

Knowledge of all aspects of Plate Making including the Prinergy workflow.

Previous CTP operational experience and working knowledge of imposition software a plus.

Must be self-motivated, organized, reliable, and quality oriented.

Ability to apply written instructions to job set-up.

Able to lift up to 50 pounds, reaching, bending, walking, standing, stooping, pulling and pushing with or without reasonable accommodations.

Knowledge of electronic prepress and digital printing a plus.

Position is for First Shift – with overtime and weekend hours as required.

Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to 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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