Quad/Graphics Offset First Press Operator in Versailles, Kentucky

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.

Careers across Quad/Graphics 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 wage with immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday. Additionally, earn up to 10% more of your base wage and overtime pay through an incentive program that rewards productivity, safety and product quality.

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.

Position Overview:

Quad/Graphics is currently looking for Sheet Fed Press Operator to work in the Versailles, Kentucky facility. The primary function of this position is to produce work of high quality on a sheet-fed offset printing press, perform maintenance as needed, and to train appropriate personnel. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Review work schedules promptly at the start of shift, check all equipment and supplies required to perform the work scheduled, and prepare for operations.

Running jobs at the highest production rate possible while maintaining quality through the constant inspection of printed materials for any defects (Hickeys, inking, water balance, bleeds, pagination, registration, wrinkles, scuffing, scratching, ghosting etc.).

Job make ready of proper ink sequence, fountain settings (preliminary and start-up), feeder and delivery set up

Maintaining the press in a safe operating condition.

Required Qualifications:

Must have 2-3 years experience as a sheet fed first pressman and a strong understanding of color matching.

Must be able to make ready the press and have a strong mechanical aptitude.

Ability to lift 50 pounds consistently.

Able to communicate effectively at all levels and will work very closely with management and clients.

The ability to work a 12-hour rotating schedule, including days, nights, weekends and holidays is also required. 7:00 am/pm - 7:00 pm/am

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience on Presstek Digital Imaging Press is highly desirable.