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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.

Position Overview:

Quad is seeking a full-time Offset First Press Operator. The incumbent is responsible for operating or assisting in operating the various press machines and will play an essential role in helping Quad/Graphics reduce the cost of errors, achieve client satisfaction and creating a safe and hazard free workplace. This position is a leadership role and will assist in directing the work the work activities of the press team members to ensure productivity, quality and safety goals are met. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Operate and maintain press and all auxiliary equipment while guiding team to meet and exceed production standards and maintaining customer quality requirements
* Know set-up and maintenance procedures for entire press
* Troubleshoot
* Attain and maintain proper ink and water balance
* Keep ongoing list of maintenance issues to be addressed during next scheduled maintenance, one list for all crews
* Direct crew to specific duties during scheduled maintenance
* Check and set rollers, change if necessary
* Perform needed maintenance during any delay time
* Monitor and maintain constant ink densities per customer specifications
* Attend all Operators meetings
* Work with urgency, when press is down, to maintain production requirements
* Continue learning new and improved processes to achieve increased production
* Responsible for the ongoing training and development of other Pressroom personnel
* Assist Supervisors in documenting and improving procedures and processes by offering ideas and suggestions
* Assist Supervisors in providing feedback for employee evaluations
* Facilitate teamwork among team members and between shifts
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

* 3+ Years Press experience
* Able to lift and move 50 pounds or more repeatedly
* Able to stand for 12 hours
* Detailed knowledge of offset printing process
* This position requires the ability to work days, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary
* Ability to read, write and perform math operations
* Ability to distinguish colors accurately and pass a color test
* Good interpersonal skills to effectively interact and guide team members
* Solid organizational skills
* Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

Preferred Qualifications:

* Machine repair and maintenance experience 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.

Drug Free Workplace


Associated topics: catalog, color, digital, magazine, offset printing, paper, press, pressman, printing, staples

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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