Quad/Graphics First Press Operator in West Allis, Wisconsin
Our massive Pressroom horsepower features cutting-edge equipment and technology, ranging from web offset and gravure to the latest digital presses. We’re a collaborative team of “can do” people. We take great pride in our work, and are passionate about quality, safety and the customer experience.
Quad/Graphics is seeking a full-time Offset First Press Operator. The 1st Press Operator is responsible for operating the various press machines to achieve client satisfaction and creating a safe and hazard free workplace. This position is the lead role and will direct the press team members to ensure productivity, quality and safety goals are met.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Operate and maintain press and all auxiliary equipment while guiding team to meet and exceed production standards and maintaining customer quality requirements Know set-up and maintenance procedures for entire press Troubleshoot Attain and maintain proper ink and water balance Keep ongoing list of maintenance issues to be addressed during next scheduled maintenance, one list for all crews Direct crew to specific duties during scheduled maintenance Check and set rollers, change if necessary Perform needed maintenance during any delay time Monitor and maintain constant ink densities per customer specifications Attend all Operators meetings Work with urgency, when press is down, to maintain production requirements Continue learning new and improved processes to achieve increased production Responsible for the ongoing training and development of other Pressroom personnel Assist Supervisors in documenting and improving procedures and processes by offering ideas and suggestions Assist Supervisors in providing feedback for employee evaluations Facilitate teamwork among team members and between shifts Perform other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications:
3+ Years Press experience Able to lift and move 50 pounds or more repeatedly Able to stand for 12 hours Detailed knowledge of offset printing process This position requires the ability to work days, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary Ability to read, write and perform math operations Ability to distinguish colors accurately and pass a color test Good interpersonal skills to effectively interact and guide team members Solid organizational skills Demonstrated mechanical aptitude Additional Company Information:
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. 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. Drug Free Workplace