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General Manufacturing Press - Starting at $13.51/hour

Apply Job ID 17704 Date posted Aug. 26, 2020 Location Waukee, Iowa 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.

Position Overview


Quad is seeking a General Manufacturing individual to work in their Press Dept. This is an entry level position. This person jogs, bundles and stacks printed signatures from discharge unit of printing press. This person also performs make-ready and clean-up duties as directed by the press operator. This position may also perform all duties associated with moving paper rolls to press from stock area and returning unused paper to stock area and loading reel stands with proper stock. This person also manages the reel stand waste, sig waste and quality control samples. During make-ready, this person will assist with hanging plates, and webbing up.  Hours are 8am-8pm and 8pm-8am. 

At Quad, we value the growth and development of our employees. In our entry level press packer roles, we start at $13.51/hour (plus $.40-.75/hour when you work night shift) and have the opportunity to train for a Press Operator role that range from $22 - $25/hour pending work performance.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be able to understand and follow directions.
  • Ability to lift 50-70 lbs.
  • Repetitive use of hands and fingers.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Ability and mindset to abide by all safety measures and rules set forth by the company.

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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