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Machinist - Machine Repair

Apply Job ID 23531 Date posted Nov. 11, 2022 Location Sussex, Wisconsin 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 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 Machinist wages are between $24.75 - $40.00 / hr. depending on experience.  You have immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday. 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.

One of Quad’s largest mega plants and world headquarters is located in Sussex, WI. Sussex has been rated one of the “Best Places to Raise Kids” and is one of the top school systems in Southeastern Wisconsin. Sussex has outstanding parks, trails, and golf courses and is nestled in between the two largest cities in the state, Milwaukee, and Madison.

The Sussex plant is just over 1.7 million square feet in size, CLIMATE CONTROLLED, and home to innovative equipment and technology.  Our employees and their families have access to a nearby medical clinic, and 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, and federal and state governments along with best practices and recommendations from our healthcare subsidiary, QuadMed.


Position Overview

Quad is seeking a Machinist, responsible for machining and or repairing, replacing, prototyping, or production parts. Must have the ability to operate CNC/Manual mills and lathes, and other miscellaneous machines to perform these tasks. The Machinist adheres to high-quality standards and performs work in accordance with company standards. The machinist actively participates in the organization’s Managing for Daily Improvement efforts. 

Perform all necessary machining functions to produce prototype, replacement, or production parts to specified quality standards, meet specific tolerance requirements, use measuring equipment and blueprints, and make or repair parts per samples, prints, or verbal instructions. They will apply their knowledge of tooling, speeds, and feed.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years of experience in operation and set up of Manual Lathes, and Mills with 3 axis controls
  • Some knowledge of CNC operations
  • Ability to provide own Measuring Tools
  • Be able to measure equipment and read Blueprints to inspect parts
  • Apply knowledge of Tooling, Speeds, and Feeds used in Metal Working
  • Must be able to work overtime when necessary
  • Lift or move up to 20 pounds regularly; lift or move up to 50 pounds occasionally

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Overhead Cranes, CNC Programming, and Mig/Tig Welding, is a plus
  • Knowledge of Lean and Kaizen Principles is a plus

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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