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Sheetfed Second Press Operator

Apply Job ID 30173 Date posted Feb. 08, 2024 Location Spartanburg, South Carolina

So, are you ready to take the reins of your career and soar to new heights? Join us at Quad and embark on a thrilling journey where the only limit is your imagination!! 

Picture this: you, with your print experience, stepping into Quad and immediately being rewarded with a starting wage of up to $27 per hour!  But that's just the beginning of your adventure with Quad.  We're not here to stand still; we're here to help propel you forward, pushing you to exceed your limits and surpass your goals every single day. 

Headquartered in Wisconsin, Quad is a $3 billion global marketing experience company, that is among the largest magazine and direct-mail printers in the U.S.  With over 15,000 employees,  our company leverages its strong print foundation through every facet of the marketing journey efficiently and at scale through its innovative, data-driven offerings.  

Quad is seeking Sheetfed Second Press Operators at our Spartanburg, SC location.   We are seeking a candidates who are flexible and could work any of these shift options, as production needs do change from time to time: 

6 am – 2 pm – M-F

2 pm – 10 pm – M-F - $1.50 shift premium

10 pm – 6 am  - Sunday-Thursday - $1.00 shift premium

This position is responsible for the setup and operation of Press equipment to customer-supplied specifications while maintaining production by planning and organizing jobs and continuously monitoring quality. Additionally, operators are responsible for the cleanliness and keeping the press maintained mechanically. Some positions will have direct reports.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Safely maintaining the press.
  • Performing regular maintenance and upkeep of the press.
  • Checking for proper ink, and paper and maintaining proper levels of supplies around the press.
  • Assisting in register and sheet rule-up.
  • Adhering to and following the plant processes and plant standard operating procedures.

Successful candidates must have the following:

  • Must have 2 years of Second press operator experience.
  • Experience with Heidelberg 105 or 106 with coater preferred, but other makes will also be considered!
  • Must have some perfecting experience.
  • Must have some understanding of color.
  • A strong mechanical aptitude is required.
  • Must have eye/hand coordination when inside the unit while making adjustments.
  • Must have the ability to utilize the computer to ensure the quality of the product.
  • Ability to lift 10-15 pounds continuously, ability to lift to 70 pounds occasionally, stand long hours (8-hour shift), use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement, receive and follow instructions, and use vision to identify defects.
  • Ability to work 8-hour shifts, with overtime and holidays as required (OT paid over 40 hours per week).
  • The ability to pass a color test is required.
  • Must also be able to work with and effectively communicate with clients at Press OKs.

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