Quad/Graphics Press Assistant in Springfield, Massachusetts

Our massive Pressroom horsepower features cutting-edge equipment and technology, ranging from web offset and gravure to the latest digital presses. We’re a collaborative team of “can do” people. We take great pride in our work, and are passionate about quality, safety and the customer experience.

Description of Duties: Assist in the routine aspects of press operation including jogging signatures, webbing up of presses and removal and replacement of skids and continually review of signature quality.

Essential Functions of the Job: (Job requires these abilities)

  • The ability to take stacks (average 10-20 lbs) using repetitive hand/wrist movement, off of the end of a press (2-4 feet high) and stack product on skids from floor level to 5 feet high using repetitive bending and twisting.

  • The ability to stand 12 hours, 3-4 days per week with a 7-on rotation during the year, with mandatory overtime as per production schedule.

  • The ability to communicate with other members of the staff.

  • The ability to remove skids (weighing up to 2400 lbs) by using a Big Joe and Hand Truck

  • The ability to web up a press

  • The ability to accurately identify color defects on product.

  • Pass a color test during interview process

  • The ability to read and write

  • Ability to lift stacks of end boards (30 lb.) as needed

  • Lift rolls of banding strap (60 lb.) as needed

  • Moving logs as needed without lifting them (stand them up or lie them down)

  • Ability to adjust stacker using a touch screen

  • Ability to use a vibrating jogging table