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Entry Level Machine Operator - $16 / hr.

Apply Job ID 21344 Date posted Jan. 06, 2022 Location Salt Lake City, Utah Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


A leading global provider of print and media solutions, Quad/Graphics is powered by a passion for innovation and the most advanced platform in the industry. Our collaborative team of “can-do” people continually challenge the status quo, creating groundbreaking solutions that push the boundaries of communications.

Quad is currently hiring General Laborers as 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! 

Job Description

The General Laborer will remove printed materials from the press, stack/count bundles and perform tasks such as cleaning or changing press equipment for a new run. The General Laborer will be part of a printing crew and will support all functions, as needed.

Safely removes printed materials from the press line and stacks bundles neatly onto skids.

  • Conducts a quality check of printed material and counts bundles accurately.
  • Handles basic set up of piece scales, resetting the typing machine and troubleshooting stackers.
  • Performs press duties such as webbing up the press, changing ink, hanging plates, changing and cleaning blankets, cleaning up ink, oil or water spills, as assigned.
  • Assists Press Assistant 1 (Rolltender) with basic duties and may train to operate the splicer, assist with restocking materials in the work area, cleaning ovens and spills, wiping down press units and cleaning the water tank behind the press.
  • Reads run information and ensures stacking patterns for the product on skid comply with instructions.
  • Follows all safety regulations and helps maintain a clean and orderly work area.


This position also requires the ability to (1) bend and lift 25 pounds continuously, (2) lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, (3) stand long hours and (4) use hands and wrists continuously. The ability to perform basic math calculations is essential. Good verbal and written comprehension skills are a must, including communication proficiency in English.  

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 any of these protected categories.

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