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Sheetfed First Press Operator - New Berlin Glendale Drive

Apply Job ID 25209 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 a Large Format Sheetfed 1st Press Operator to work in our Quad Instore facility in Glendale Drive in New Berlin, WI.  

Job duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • First Press Operator position on a KBA 6 color UV large format press. 
  • Operate and maintain press and all auxiliary equipment while guiding team to meet and maintain. 
  • Customer quality requirements, production standards and productivity goals. 
  • Maintain the press in a safe and sound condition.
  • Perform regular maintenance and up keep of the press.
  • Check and maintain proper ink, substrate and appropriate levels of supplies around the press.
  • Manage register control, color match, and rule up of sheet.
  • Responsible for maintaining quality of product produced off press.
  • Read and understand job tickets. Maintain accurate and timely production records. (i.e. job data collection, material use, etc.)


Successful candidates will have the following: 

  • A minimum of 3 years Press Operator experience, working in a P-O-P production environment a plus.
  • A working familiarity with running heavy board, plastics and other unusual substrates.
  • Experience with both conventional and UV inks and coatings.
  • Able to set and run a press feeder.
  • Must have some understanding of color theory.  Ability to pass a color test is required.
  • Good mechanical aptitude with experience in operation, trouble-shooting and maintenance of press equipment.
  • Must be reliable and able to work overtime as required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and basic computer skills.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement methodology.
  • Able to work with and effectively communicate with clients at Press OK's.

This is a 2nd shift position: Mon - Fri with overtime and weekend work as required.

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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