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Offset First Press Operator

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.




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Position Overview:

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Quad/Graphics is?currently
seeking?an Offset?1st?Press Operator for our Springfield, MA
location.


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The?Press Operator has overall
accountability for the web offset press.? The?Press Operator is a
leadership role responsible for directing the work of the press crew and
providing coaching, supervision and training to the press crew.? The Press
Operator plays an essential role in helping Quad/Graphics reduce the cost of
errors and achieve client satisfaction.


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Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the overall safety of the entire press
    crew.? Including but not limited to: Following lock out tag out
    procedures,?maintaining proper placement of
    machine?guards,?ensuring Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is
    properly worn, following and enforcing Quad/Graphics Safety rules,
    performs and/or oversees all tasks associated with operating the press
    equipment in support of the production goals related to safety, setup,
    line speed, waste, web breaks and down time.

  • Inspects printed quality of jobs including folds,
    cleanliness, color and registration.

  • Ensures?that the press is re-webbed correctly,
    safely and accurately.

  • Serves as the leader for assigned equipment and crew
    and directs the work of crew members

  • Supports the Pressroom Supervisor by providing
    instruction, training and guidance to crew members.

  • Follow all safety regulations and?encourages safe
    work habits from press crew.

  • Participate in accident investigations if crew members
    become injured.?


Required Qualifications:


  • 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 a 12 hour Shift 8am- 8pm, weekends, holidays and overtime as required (typical
    work week 36-48 hours)

  • Ability to read, write and perform math operations

  • Ability to distinguish colors accurately

  • Ability to apply written and verbal instructions for
    machine set-up.

  • Good interpersonal skills to effectively interact and
    guide team members

  • Solid organizational skills

  • Must demonstrate reliability through attendance,
    punctuality and ability to stay in work area

  • Must be able to foster team cooperation and support
    supervisors

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to work overtime as needed


Preferred Qualifications:


  • 2-4 years? experience as a?Press Operator ?

  • Retail offset environment?

  • Specific experience?with?C700's
    or?Harris 900


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Company Description:

Quad/Graphics is a leading print and marketing services provider focused on helping brand owners market their products, services and content more efficiently and effectively across media channels. The company has approximately 22,500 full-time employees across North America, South America and Europe with 161 facilities locations in 17 countries. With a consultative approach, worldwide capabilities, leading-edge technology and single-source simplicity, Quad/Graphics creates value for its clients be helping them perform better in today's rapidly changing world through the integration of print products with complementary services to improve efficiencies, reduce costs, create engagement, lift response and increase revenue.




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