Quad/Graphics Machine Operators (Finishing) in Hartford, Wisconsin

Printers to the core, Quad/Graphics’ manufacturing employees take pride in being the best at putting ink on paper for our clients. We work in a fast-paced environment focused on getting quality work out the door and into the hands of consumers. Though physically demanding, the work is rewarding and you’ll excel if you thrive on rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done.

Machine Operator Opportunity is knocking!

Are you mechanically inclined?

Do you:

• Want an opportunity to be promoted based on performance?

• Desire wages in-line with your experience?

• Have previous manufacturing experience?

If you answered yes, it’s time for you to open that door!

What’s in it for you?

Your ability to choose from a number of compressed work schedules geared toward balancing work and family life:

3 and 4 day work week

12 hour rotating shift (either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

2-2-3 12 hour rotating shift (either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. This shift has every other weekend off.

Optimal 12 hour rotating shift (either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) Schedule is Tuesday-Thursday day and every other Monday or Monday-Wednesday night and every other Thursday. This shift has every weekend off.

Other Shift Options

8 hour shift (either 3 p.m. - 11 p.m. or 11 p.m. - 7 a.m.), Mon – Fri. These shifts do not rotate.

12 hour weekend shift (either 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.), Fri, Sat, and Sun. This shift does not rotate and includes a $2.00 shift premium!

Great perks and benefits to eligible employees including:

• Full service medical, dental, pharmacy and optical facilities (at select locations)

• Onsite fitness and rehabilitation centers, wellness programs and onsite cafeteria

• Opportunity to build retirement savings

• Vacation and 9 paid holidays per year

• Overtime paid over 40 hours per week

• Weekly paychecks and more!

Is this role right for me?

To do this role, you will need to:

• Have excellent mechanical and trouble shooting skills

• Enjoy taking things apart and putting them back together

• Have a desire to grow and move up – Don’t settle for the status quo!

• Be a good team player with a can-do attitude

• Have the ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines

• Have good communication skills and be able to lead a team

• Be able to follow instructions closely from clients

• Like technology and automation

What does a Finishing Operator do?

Finishing Operators use state-of-the-art bindery equipment to finalize the completion of printed product in the printing process. Their work must be precise to meet tight deadlines.

The Finishing Operator plays a key role in the printing process. They set up and operate various programmable bindery equipment which may include 1-to-1 Ink Jet messaging, cutting, folding, scoring, stitching and binding, and gluing. They have autonomy to establish the most efficient way to run product for the highest quality in the safest manner. They observe and monitor machine operations to determine whether adjustments are needed. Adjustments are performed, along with basic maintenance and troubleshooting. The functions performed are the last touches needed to produce valuable pieces for the customers.

The role is physically demanding. The work is done while standing. The job will include the ability to bend and lift 10-15 pounds continuously, ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, perform repetitious tasks, use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement. The ability to perform basic math calculations is vital as is the ability to follow instructions and use vision in order to identify defects.

What do I need to qualify?

Previous machine operation experience. Previous finishing operator experience is desired. Will consider applicants that have a history of operating any complex manufacturing equipment.

On the job training is provided and all aspects of the job will be taught from the ground up.

The opportunity is here, are you ready to grab it? #QuadProud

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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