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Westampton Bindery Mechanic Specialist

Apply Job ID 18134 Date posted Oct. 22, 2020 Location Westampton, New Jersey 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 binding technology. Our platform gives 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.

Bindery Mechanic Specialist -

Quad, a global leader in the commercial printing and direct marketing industry is seeking Bindery Specialists to work in our rapidly expanding East Coast Supercenter in Westampton, NJ. There is one day and one night shift role. 

In this position you will assist in the creation of various well known Magazines/Catalogs/Direct Mail pieces and other related products.  Quad prides itself on having a “grow from within” philosophy where employees are provided the opportunity to learn in their roles and grow within the company.

Full-time positions are available on the following shifts:

A shift – Rotating between front half of the week to back half of the week every 6-weeks. Every other Sunday as needed. 7pm-7am

C shift - Rotating between front half of the week to back half of the week every 6-weeks. Every other Sunday as needed. 7pm-7am

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Will work closely with machine operators and production supervisors and assist in the startup, running and troubleshooting of production folding, inserting, stitching, and cutting machines.  Perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance work on the production equipment in the plant (i.e. bindery, inserters and folders).  

Set up machines, or assist operators in set up, and troubleshooting operator problems. Operate machines when needed.

Comply with all quality, safety rules and regulations as well as Standard Operating Procedures.

Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications

Requires knowledge of standard set ups, adjustments and operating characteristics of production folding, inserting, stitching, and cutting equipment and skill to perform standard adjustments and operate the equipment.  Ability to set up, operate, and perform basic adjustments to the equipment according to the individual job requirements, operating characteristics, and capabilities of the equipment.  Typically, the adjustments performed at this level are routine and the need for such adjustments are readily apparent.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand long hours and use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement. 

Able to bend and lift 10-15 pounds continuously, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 70 pounds, standing long periods of time of up to 12 hours, perform repetitious tasks in a fast-paced atmosphere and use vision in order to identify defects with or without reasonable accommodation.  

Able to work overtime as needed based on the workload. 

Strong mechanical aptitude and basic computer skills are required.

Good verbal and written comprehension, the ability to thrive in a team environment, and work independently. 

Prior printing industry experience or manufacturing experience (such as laborer, assembly, or distribution) required, experience in Direct Mail preferred.

Bindery Equipment Includes:

Spedo 2600 & Techanu cutters

MBO folding equipment with both pile feeders and continuous feed options

GMS hot melt systems

Buskro Ink-jet system

Horizon Stitcher

Sakurai offline UV coater

G-verhan tipper

Polar-Mohr & Prism flatbed cutters

Autofeed Laminator and die-cutter units

D&K laminator unit

Inserting Equipment Includes:

CMC 250 inserter

CMC 400 inserters

Mailcrafter 9800 inserters

Pitney Bowes Flowmaster inserters

Kern 2500 inserter

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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