Quad/Graphics Entry Level Machine Operator in Effingham, Illinois

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.

Are you looking for a company that can provide you with both a challenging and rewarding career?

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

Entry level pay starting at $13/hr.

We will train as no experience is necessary! All are encouraged to apply especially those who have worked in manufacturing, warehouse, or factory environments. Warehouse, entry level, machine operator, material handler encouraged to apply!

We are currently 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/newspaper inserts and other related products in either our Press or Finishing (Bindery) departments.

Qualifications

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

  • The flexibility to work including days, nights, weekends, overtime, and holidays.

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

  • Printing, Finishing (Bindery) experience is preferred.

  • 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.

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

  • 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

  • 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

Additional Company Information

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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