General Technician - Press

Quad/Graphics, Inc. Effingham , IL 62401

Posted 2 months ago

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. This includes guided vehicles (driverless fork trucks) and world-class digital 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.

Quad Full-Time General Manufacturing, Effingham, IL

Careers across Quad are defined by a rich legacy of passionate people driven by innovation and motivated to find a better way. Fueled by 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.

At Quad, you'll begin at a competitive entry level wage of $13 per hour, with immediate opportunities to advance driving you to be better than yesterday.

We offer support at every step of your career with on-site healthcare facilities, 401(k) retirement savings, paid holidays and vacations, and many more great benefits.

You'll proudly wear Quad blue and stand shoulder to shoulder with the team that's transforming an industry. Your work matters at Quad.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

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

  • Work with loose and/or completed product by stacking onto pallets, transferring to tables & placing into a collator hopper or into mail bags.

  • Move product/skids with a hand jack, motorized Raymond (Big Joe) lift or Forklift (training provided).

  • Servicing of press and finishing machines to move product throughout the plant

  • Maintain accurate inventory of product with the use of an on board PC and RF bar coding system

  • Loading and unloading of finished product and materials from semi-trailers and auto-wrapper using a forklift.

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

  • Effectively communicate with team members.

  • 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.


The successful candidate will have or be able to do the following:

  • Must be at least 18-years of age or older

  • Factory, Manufacturing or other work experience where mechanical or handwork was necessary is preferred, such as laborer, machinist, assembly, bindery, mechanic, warehouse, etc.

  • Printing, Finishing (Bindery) or Warehouse experience is preferred.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems

  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to write and read measurements.

  • Ability to read, understand and follow both written and verbal instructions.

  • The ability to use a computer

  • The ability to use repetitive hand/wrist movement

  • Ability to lift stacks of end boards or banding strap rolls (~30 -60lbs) as needed

  • Ability to adjust stacker using a touch screen

  • Ability to use a vibrating jogging table

  • The ability to take stacks of loose signatures or bundles ranging (5-30 lbs.) off a pallet or conveyor up to 48" in height and transfer to table top work surface 42", and then place into a collator hopper or mail bags that potentially weigh from 5-75 lbs.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize job need.

  • Ability to be a team player in a fast paced, detail orientated production environment.

  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently

Shift Information

  • 12-hour shifts (either 7 a.m.
  • 7 p.m. or 7 p.m.

  • 7 a.m.) including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

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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General Technician - Press

Quad/Graphics, Inc.