Quad/Graphics General Manufacturing (Full Time - 8 Hour Shifts - 2nd & 3rd) in Sussex, 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.

Job Description

Quad/Graphics is seeking full time General Manufacturing Employees to grow with us! A general manufacturing position includes the opportunity to learn the printing process from the ground up and advance in a progressive environment. In this position you will assist in the creation of various well known magazines/catalogs and other related products in our Press and Finishing departments. Quad/Graphics 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.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The list of duties and responsibilities may include the following:

  • Remove product from the end of the printing press or finishing machine.

  • Stack loose signatures off a pallet and transfer to table and then place into a collator hopper.

  • Transfer completed bundles of product off machine conveyor and stack onto pallets, then place mail bags onto pallet.

  • Move product with a hand jack or motorized Raymond or Big Joe lift.

  • Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations.

  • Effectively communicate with other members of the staff.

  • Remove skids of product using a Big Joe and Hand Truck.

  • Assist other crew members with various duties including webbing up of the press and/or special handwork in order to meet customer requests.

  • Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The ability to take stacks (average 10-30 lbs) using repetitive hand/wrist movement, off of the end of a machine (2-4 feet high) and stack product on skids from floor level to 5 feet high using repetitive bending and twisting.

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

  • Ability to lift stacks of end boards (30 lbs) 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

  • The ability to take stacks of loose signatures ranging (5-30 lbs.) off a pallet of up to 48” in height and transfer to table top work surface 42”, and then place into a collator hopper.

  • Ability to transfer completed bundles of product (10-30 lbs.) off machine conveyor and stack onto pallets or into mail bags that potentially weigh from 5 to 75 lbs. Then place mail bags onto pallet.

  • The ability to use a hand jack or motorized Raymond or Big Joe lift.

  • The ability to use a computer, scissors, and tape gun.

  • At least 18-years of age or older

  • A solid work history

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently

  • The ability to read and write; possess good verbal and written comprehension

  • The flexibility to work 3 p.m. – 11 p.m. or 11 p.m. - 7 a.m., Monday through Friday, these shifts do not rotate.

Education and /or Experience

  • Manufacturing experience is preferred, such as laborer, machinist, assembly, or bindery.

  • Printing or Finishing (Bindery) experience is preferred but not required.

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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