Quad/Graphics Machine Operator (Ink Jet) Will Train in Effingham, Illinois

A leading global provider of print and media solutions, Quad/Graphics is powered by a passion for innovation and the most advanced platform in the industry. Our collaborative team of “can-do” people continually challenge the status quo, creating groundbreaking solutions that push the boundaries of communications.

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

Quad/Graphics is currently seeking Ink Jet Operators to work at their Direct Marketing facility in Effingham, Illinois.

We will train! 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!

This position is responsible for:

  • Operating and troubleshooting Ink Jet Presses- HP, Kodak, etc.

  • Read and understand job tickets to prepare machine and complete make-ready

  • Monitor quality of product coming off of machine (some product may be mailed out straight off of the press).

  • Work with crew of 4-7 people

  • Assist other operators with webbing-up of presses when needed

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area


  • Minimum of two years inkjet or press experience is preferred

  • Must be self-motivated, reliable, and quality and safety oriented.

  • Strong computer skills and excellent communication is required.

  • The ability to work well with others in a team setting, as well as independently at times, is required.

  • Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule that may include days, nights, weekends and holidays.

  • Successful candidate must possess solid organizational and problem solving skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with little or no supervision.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, reaching, bending, walking, standing, stooping, pulling and pushing with or without reasonable accommodation is required.

What is Direct Marketing?

Direct Marketing offers concept-through-delivery services, including just-in-time marketing strategies, creative development, and creative and workflow solutions, as well as online communications deployment and comprehensive print production and distribution, all driven by data.

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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