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Recycling Technician

Apply Job ID 19155 Date posted Apr. 01, 2021 Location West Allis, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


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. This includes guided vehicles (driverless fork trucks) and world-class digital 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 your team and everyone in the community we call Quad.

Position Overview

Quad is seeking a Recycling Technician at our West Allis, WI facility. Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Coordination of materials to be recycled within the plant with the use of a forklift or tugger.
  • Removal of all recyclables from around the plant
  • Depositing recyclables into the recycling system
  • Operating the bailing and shredding system
  • Separating and storing the various grades of recyclables for shipment
  • Loading semi-truck trailers and rail cars
  • Complete basic forms for billing and service orders
  • Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations
  • Follow all clean up and housekeeping procedures

Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to accurately complete billing and shipping forms
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read and write; good verbal and written comprehension
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritize job needs
  • Ability to lift 10-15 pounds continuously and up to 70 pounds, occasionally
  • Flexibility to work a 12-hour rotating schedule; (either 7 a.m.-7 p.m. or 7 p.m.-7 a.m.) including days, nights, weekends and holidays, as needed. Overtime is available.
  • Must be able to climb ladders above 12 feet high with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior forklift or heavy machinery operating is preferred, but Quad is willing to train the right candidate

Additional Company Information

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

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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