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Part time Technician - Plate Room

Apply Job ID 18522 Date posted Jan. 06, 2021 Location West Allis, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Part time (PT)


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.

This position will support the West Allis and Sussex, Wl locations.  This individual must be able to travel to both locations based on the need of the plate rooms.  The position is responsible for bending digital plates for all presses in helping with daily and weekly processor maintenance. Stripping gravure cylinders, General maintenance and cleanup of the production areas.


Load and unload platemaking materials to and from equipment to bend all size plates for press

  • Maintain platemaking equipment ( Including but not limited to daily and weekly processor maintenance, loading or trouble shooting errors.

  • Check plates / Cylinders for Quality

  • Track or move job components through production using Smart tools

  • Cylinder stripping

  • Load& unload, store and retrieve gravure cylinders using automated Work in Progress (W.I.P.) & Long Term Storage (LTS) systems and overhead cranes following appropriate work instructions

  • Misc production duties, including cleaning and inspecting cylinders

  • General cleanup of the area ( 6’s ) 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic working knowledge of computer systems used in Plate room (MAC OS/Windows OS& Imaging Job Control)
  • Basic Mechanical skills

  • Flexible Work schedules necessary to meet the production needs – shifts and locations may vary.

  • Knowledge of Press layout configurations for example Saddle Stitch, Perfect Binding, Gatefolds, half and ¾ webs.

  • Basic understanding for workflows and procedures in area

  • Ability to read, comprehend and write instructions, correspondence and present information when necessary

    Additional Company Information:

    We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad 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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