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Part-Time Entry Level Machine Operator

Company: Quad
Location: Colgate
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

As a global marketing experience company, Quad's goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven integrated marketing and manufacturing platform to streamline solutions for our clients, reduce friction and enhance their marketing spend effectiveness. We've built a rich legacy by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and to take charge of their own success. Whether an operator, sales rep, a graphic artist or a clinician, we're all driven to perform at our best- for ourselves and our clients. At our core, we're a company that believes we can always create a better way.

Quad is seeking Part-Time Entry Level Machine Operators - Press Assistants to work at their Direct Marketing facility in Pewaukee, Wisconsin.
SUMMARY: The Press Assistant is a junior printing role, which assists in a wide range of production activities, allowing the incumbent the opportunity to gain the necessary experience to progress to more skilled positions within the department. The Press Assistant will remove printed materials from the press, stack and count bundles, and perform tasks such as cleaning or changing press equipment for a new run. The Press Assistant will be part of a printing crew and support all functions needed and helps Quad achieve customer satisfaction through efforts that result in efficient, safe, and accurate production activities. Commit to one or more 12 hour shift per week, 7 am - 7 pm, or 7 pm - 7 am.

  • To understand and follow all standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Removes printed materials from the press line and stacks bundles neatly onto skids.
  • Performs a quality check of printed material and counts bundles accurately
  • The basic setup of piece scales, resetting the typing machine and troubleshooting stackers.
  • Perform press duties such as webbing up the press, changing ink, hanging plates, changing and cleaning blankets, and cleaning up ink, oil, or water spills as assigned
  • Assists Rolltender with basic duties and may train to operate the splicer, time permitting
  • Assist with restocking materials in the work area, cleaning ovens and spills, wiping down press units, and cleaning the water tank behind the press
  • Ensures stacking patterns on a skid and conforms to written production specifications or instructions.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area


    • Ability to work as a cooperative part of a crew and be an enthusiastic learner
    • Must be able to read and follow written and verbal instructions
    • Ability to read, write, and comprehend basic English
    • Ability to use a ruler
    • Enhanced listening skills and ability to follow detailed directions from the Supervisor, Trainer, and senior crewmembers
    • Demonstrate initiative in learning new operations
    • Perform basic math functions to add up weights and keep track of bundle counts
    • Effective in demonstrating and sharing job knowledge with less experienced crew members
    • Ability to operate a pallet jack to pull and position loaded pallets

      We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

      Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging - a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

      Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: Quad, Wauwatosa , Part-Time Entry Level Machine Operator, Other , Colgate, Wisconsin

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