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$2000 New Hire Bonus Material Handler (Forklift Driver)

Apply Job ID 20588 Date posted Sep. 16, 2021 Location Sussex, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

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 binding technology. Our platform gives 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.

$2,000 Sign-On & Retention Bonus for Full-Time Manufacturing Employees 

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 entry-level wages for full-time start at $17.50/hr.  You have immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday.  Through our Accelerated Training program, we will teach you a skilled trade and give you the opportunity to earn up to $23.00 in your first 2 years.  In addition, we value and reward manufacturing experience by providing a competitive wage.  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 Sussex plant is just over 1.7 million square feet in size, CLIMATE CONTROLLED and home to cutting edge equipment and technology.  Our employees and their families have access to a nearby medical clinic, onsite fitness center, as well as many recreational outdoor activities like sand volleyball, baseball and basketball courts which are free for employees and their families to enjoy. We offer competitive pay, health, dental, pharmacy and 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.

BE YOUR OWN SUCCESS STORY.  BE SOMETHING GREATER.  BE QUAD.

Quad in Sussex is seeking a Material Handler, Truck Loader.  The Material Handler will be responsible for the loading of finished product onto semi-trailers with the use of a propane sit down forklift, an on-board PC and RF bar coding system.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understands and follows all standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Performs all post-skidding operations, which may include: strapping, banding, wrapping, card-boarding, boxing, baling, weighing and compressing
  • Safely operates a powered industrial truck to transport product to various departments
  • Review and/ or complete all material logs and production record paperwork as required
  • Performs clean-up and waste removal tasks
  • Coordinates trucking of product with shipping for staging purposes
  • Follows all company and OSHA safety regulations and promote safe work habits with peers
  • Effective communication between supervisor and incoming/outgoing operator regarding shift expectations
  • Assists as needed in other departments
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will have or be able to do the following: 

  • Must have 2 or more years prior experience loading trucks
  • Prior forklift experience where 75% or more of your day is spent on a forklift
  • Strong computer skills a must
  • Factory, Manufacturing. Warehousing, Shipping or other work experience is preferred.
  • Must be at least 18-years of age or older
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read, understand and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Good math skills
  • The ability to use repetitive hand/wrist movement
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize job need.
  • Ability to be a team player in a fast paced, detail orientated production environment.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently

This position also requires the ability to bend and lift 10-20 pounds continuously, ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, stand long hours, use hands and wrists continuously. The ability to perform basic math calculations is essential. Good verbal and written comprehension skills a must. Must be able to communicate in English. 

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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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