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Web Offset Press Operator

- Wheeling, Illinois

Quad/Graphics

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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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Job ID 14273 Date posted Jun. 26, 2019 Location Wheeling, Illinois Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics


Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

We seek experienced 1st and 2nd Web Offset Press Operators who live near or are willing to relocate to our Effingham, IL plant or our Wisconsin plants in Lomira, Hartford, Pewaukee, or West Allis. $5k** paid relocation assistance is available for moves over 100 miles. 

We offer support at every step of your career with on-site healthcare facilities, 401(k) retirement savings, paid holidays and vacations, climate controlled plant, 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:
Quad/Graphics is currently seeking full time 1st and 2nd press operators. This position will set-up, operate and maintain the press and auxiliary equipment related to the press. Also, the operator will direct the activities of press crew with assigned tasks during down time and make-ready periods.  Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Make-ready and operate press based upon written instructions provided.
  • Establish and maintain color and/or fold and mechanical quality to standards.
  • Continuously monitor product for quality and approve or reject.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of assigned crew members.
  • Perform assigned make-ready duties.
  • Complete required general maintenance and lubrication assignments.
  • Complete required documentation, electronic and paper, for assigned job.
  • Perform duties of other Print Service manufacturing positions as needed, following requisite training.
  • Provide training for employees so the crew members can provide coverage for each other and/or prepare them for future positions.
  • Follow all safety policies and regulations, report any potential hazards, near-misses, or accidents immediately.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • Ability to work irregular schedules, including rotating day/night shifts
  • Ability to maintain close attention to detail for extended time periods
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Ability to work overtime as mandated by production needs
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a crew/team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Essential Functions of this job include the following: the ability to lift 10-15 pounds continuously, the ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, stand long hours, use hand and wrists continuously in a controlled movement, receive and follow instructions and use vision in order to identify defects.
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts which may include days, nights, weekends and overtime.
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
Additional Company Information:
We offer excellent benefits to 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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