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Inkjet Operator

Apply Job ID 23552 Date posted Nov. 15, 2022 Location Pewaukee, 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 hiring Essential Workers who want to make a difference - Imagine more than you have today.  Your career starts here. Be greater than you thought possible and reap the rewards of your success and growth. We are in the business of developing people. Promotions are based on your performance – You are in charge of your career! 

At Quad, wages for Ink Jet Operators are between $20.75 - 26.75 / hr. You have immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday. In addition, we value and reward manufacturing experience by providing a competitive wage. Individuals with print experience can have a starting wage up to $30+/hr. As your career progresses, there are multiple upward paths available, as we are continuously looking for our next group of leaders to excel within the organization.

The Pewaukee plant is the birthplace of Quad. Harry V. Quadracci founded the company at the Pewaukee location, a vacant factory, in 1971 with one press and one saddle stitcher. In 2008 the plant was repurposed as a direct mail facility and became the headquarters for our direct marketing operations. Our employees have access to an onsite fitness center that is open 24/7. We offer competitive pay, health, dental, optical, pharmacy, life insurance, 401k, vacation, and other great benefits.

Quad is a Wisconsin-based company, which is among the largest magazine and direct-mail printers in the U.S. Our company leverages its strong print foundation as part of a much larger, robust integrated marketing services platform that helps marketers and content creators improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their marketing spend across offline and online media channels.

Quad is closely following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and implementing processes that promote the safety of our employees, candidates, customers, and communities. We follow CDC and local health authorities, federal and state governments along with best practices and recommendations from our healthcare subsidiary, QuadMed.


Quad is seeking Ink Jet Operators to work at their Direct Marketing facility in Pewaukee, Wisconsin.

 This position is responsible for:
•Operating and troubleshooting Ink Jet Presses- HP, Kodak, etc.
•Read and understand job tickets to prepare the machine and complete make-ready
•Monitor the quality of products coming off of the machine (some products may be mailed out straight off of the press).
•Work with a crew of 4-7 people
•Assist other operators with webbing-up of presses when needed
•Maintain a clean and safe work area

•Minimum of two years of inkjet or press experience is preferred
•Must be self-motivated, reliable, and quality and safety oriented.
•Strong computer skills and excellent communication is required.
•The ability to work well with others in a team setting, as well as independently at times, is required.
•Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule that may include days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
•Successful candidates must possess solid organizational and problem-solving skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with little or no supervision.
•Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, reaching, bending, walking, standing, stooping, pulling, and pushing with or without reasonable accommodation is required.
•High School Diploma or GED is preferred

Additional Company Information 

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 these protected categories.

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