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Skilled Print Operators

Company: Quad
Location: Burlington
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

As a global marketing experience company, Quad's goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven integrated marketing and manufacturing platform to streamline solutions for our clients, reduce friction and enhance their marketing spend effectiveness. We've built a rich legacy by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and to take charge of their own success. Whether an operator, sales rep, a graphic artist or a clinician, we're all driven to perform at our best- for ourselves and our clients. At our core, we're a company that believes we can always create a better way.
Quad is currently hiring Essential Workers who want to make a difference - Imagine more than you have today. Your career starts here . Be greater than you thought possible and reap the rewards of your success and growth. We are in the business of developing people. Promotions are based on your performance - You are in charge of your career! At Quad, we value and reward manufacturing experience by providing a competitive wage. Individuals with print experience can have a starting wage of up to $27 / hour . You have immediate opportunities to advance - driving you to be better than yesterday. As your career progresses, there are multiple upward paths available, as we are continuously looking for our next group of leaders to excel within the organization. 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. The Burlington plant is a one-stop shop for custom and specialty print work. Burlington employees can do it all - from books to brochures, catalogs to calendars, and direct mail to directories. It has 10 Color Sheetfed capabilities including UV Inks and Specialty Finishes, Die Cutting, Embossing, Folding, and Gluing - all in-house. We offer competitive pay, health, dental, pharmacy, and life insurance, 401k, vacation, and other great benefits. Quad is a Wisconsin-based company, that is among the largest magazine and direct-mail printers in the U.S. Our company leverages its strong print foundation as part of a much larger, robust integrated marketing services platform that helps marketers and content creators improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their marketing spend across offline and online media channels. Quad is closely following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and implementing processes that promote the safety of our employees, candidates, customers, and communities. We follow CDC and local health authorities, and federal and state governments along with best practices and recommendations from our healthcare subsidiary, QuadMed. BE YOUR OWN SUCCESS STORY. BE SOMETHING GREATER. BE QUAD. Position Overview: Quad in Burlington is seeking Skilled Print Operators in various areas within our Press and Bindery departments, including but not limited to: First and Second Sheetfed Press Operators, Perfect Binding, Saddle Stitcher, and MBO Folder Operators. These positions are responsible for the setup and operation of Press equipment to customer-supplied specifications while maintaining production by planning and organizing jobs and continuously monitoring quality. Additionally, operators are responsible for the cleanliness and keeping the press maintained mechanically. Some positions will have direct reports. Responsibilities Also Include:

  • Planning and organizing jobs by reviewing schedules and job tickets, identifying priorities, assigning roles, and maintaining production records
  • Monitoring signature quality by setting and monitoring color, maintaining register, fold, and compensation, and identifying and correcting problems.
  • Setting up/operating equipment by setting up press computers, units, folders, and auxiliary equipment and performing preventative maintenance.
  • Participating in training and teaching, assisting all positions, and working with customers and the business plan. Qualifications We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:
    • Experience with the following Press equipment: Heidelberg Harris 640, 1040, 1240 Sheetfed Presses, Coldset SSC, and COMM F1 & Heatset Euroman Presses. Bindery equipment to include Muller 335, Bravo and Prima Plus Saddle Stitchers, Kolbus KM 490 Perfect Binder, and Shanklin Poly Wrap machines. Please note, that we will consider applicants that have a history of operating other types of related print equipment.
    • 2-3 years of previous Press Operator experience, including the ability to web up the press, be able to match the product to the sample from the customer is required.
    • Strong mechanical aptitude is required.
    • Must have eye/hand coordination when inside the unit while making adjustments.
    • Must have the ability to utilize the computer to ensure the quality of the product.
    • Ability to lift 10-15 pounds continuously, ability to lift to 70 pounds occasionally, stand long hours (12-hour shift), use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement, receive and follow instructions, and use vision to identify defects.
    • Shift Options that fit your lifestyle and needs:
    • 8 - 10 hour shifts in Finishing (5 a.m. or 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. or 3 p.m. - to 11 p.m. or 1 a.m.) and 12-hour shifts in Press (either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. working 3 - 4 days a week The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
      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. Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: Quad, Kenosha , Skilled Print Operators, Other , Burlington, Wisconsin

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