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Skilled Press Operator

- Sussex, Wisconsin

Quad/Graphics

Overview

More than just another employer, we pride ourselves on being a company with a soul. Quad’s culture is built on a rich legacy of passionate, innovative people always striving to find a better way. As a global marketing services provider, Quad leverages worldwide capabilities and leading-edge technology to help brand owners market and distribute their products more efficiently and effectively - transforming the industry with the combined power of digital and print.

Fueled by innovative, interesting days, careers at Quad instill a sense of empowerment and possibility as you gain the skills and confidence to advance as our platform evolves. Join the Quad team today and develop your career – work side-by-side with skilled professionals, operate multi-million dollar pieces of equipment, and experience first-hand the values that have guided us from day one. Work hard, move fast, contribute new ideas and proudly wear Quad Blue!

  • Full Time and part time positions
  • 8 or 12hour shifts
  • Level: Entry to Skilled
  • Paid Vacation
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  • Motivational 5
  • Team Player 6
  • Innovative 5
  • Results Driven 8
  • Confident 7
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  • Productive
  • Self-starter
  • Sensible
  • Trustworthy

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Job ID 16894 Date posted Feb. 25, 2020 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 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.

At Quad, you’ll begin at a competitive starting wage of $19.75-$26.00/ hour based on your experience level with immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday.
We offer support at every step of your career with on-site healthcare facilities, 401(k) retirement savings, paid holidays and vacations, and many more great benefits.
You’ll proudly wear Quad blue and stand shoulder to shoulder with the team that’s transforming an industry. Your work matters at Quad.
Position Overview:
Second Press Operators play an essential role in helping Quad reduce the cost of errors; achieve client satisfaction and create a safe and hazard free workplace. The Second Press Operator assists the First Press Operator with make-readies, press equipment operations, performing quality control functions and enforcing the safety rules. This position is a leadership role and will assist in directing the work activities of the press crew members to ensure productivity, quality and safety goals are met.  

The role is physically demanding.  The work is done while standing.  The job will include the ability to bend and lift 10-15 pounds continuously, ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, perform repetitious tasks, use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement.  The ability to perform basic math calculations is vital as is the ability to follow instructions and use vision in order to identify defects.  You will work a compressed 3 and 4 day work week geared toward balancing work and family life (12 hour rotating shift either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. including days, nights, weekends, and holidays).  

What do I need to Qualify?

Must have 1-3 years previous press room experience, including ability to web up press.  Previous offset second press operator experience is desired.  Experience on offset equipment such as  Manroland, Heidelberg, Harris or Goss highly desirable.  Will consider applicants that have worked in a Gravure or Sheet fed environment.   

On the job training is available to support continued development as a Press Operator.  
Is this role right for me?

To do this role, you will need to:
- Have excellent mechanical and trouble shooting skills 
- Enjoy taking things apart and putting them back together
- Have a desire to grow and move up – Don’t settle for the status quo!
- Be a good team player with a can-do attitude
- Be a good multi tasker, working well under pressure and tight deadlines
- Have good communication skills and be able to work well with a team
- Be able to follow instructions and pay close attention to detail 
- Like technology, automation and be good with computers

Other Company Information
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. 

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