Martinsburg, West Virginia
Job Description Production opportunities at Quad instill a sense of empowerment and possibility distinct from those at other employers. Quad’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities include world-class automation and printing technology. This includes guided vehicles (driverless fork trucks) and world-class digital presses that give our clients a full range of options to produce personalized marketing products. Fueled by innovative, 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. Quad is currently hiring Essential Workers who want to make a difference – Imagine more than you have today. Your career starts here. Be greater than you thought possible and reap the rewards of your success and growth. We are in the business of developing people. Promotions are based on your performance – You are in charge of your career! At Quad entry-level wages for full-time start between $16 – $18/hr. You have immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday. Through our Accelerated Training program, we will teach you a skilled trade and give you the opportunity to earn up to $21.00 in your first 2 years . In addition, we value and reward manufacturing experience by providing a competitive wage. Individuals with print experience can have a starting wage up to $27/hr. As your career progresses, there are multiple upward paths available, as we are continuously looking for our next group of leaders to excel within the organization. About the Martinsburg Plant: Best known as home to our monthly production of National Geographic, our Caperton Boulevard plant in Martinsburg was established to give Quad/Graphics gravure printing capability on the East Coast. Martinsburg’s gravure presses are among the newest and most advanced in the industry and are ideal for medium- to long-run insert, catalog and publication work. Although it was initially intended for retail insert production, Martinsburg quickly evolved into a high-quality catalog and publication plant, too. The plant’s web offset pressroom offers clients the latest in short-cutoff 2×4 capabilities. The Martinsburg plant is among our largest plants, at over 1,730,00sq ft and nearly one thousand employees. The site has a number of onsite amenities including: * A cafeteria with hot and cold meal options * Full-service onsite medical clinic (QuadMed) * Fitness center Quad is a Wisconsin-based company, which is among the largest magazine and direct-mail printers in the U.S. Our company leverages its strong print foundation as part of a much larger, robust integrated marketing services platform that helps marketers and content creators improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their marketing spend across offline and online media channels. Quad is closely following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), and implementing processes that promote the safety of our employees, candidates, customers and communities. We follow CDC and local health authorities, federal and state governments along with best practices and recommendations from our healthcare subsidiary, QuadMed. BE YOUR OWN SUCCESS STORY. BE SOMETHING GREATER. BE QUAD. Essential Duties & Responsibilities * Remove product from the end of the printing press or finishing machine. * Work with loose and/or completed product by stacking onto pallets, transferring to tables & placing into a collator hopper or into mail bags. * Move product/skids with a hand jack, motorized Raymond (Big Joe) lift or Forklift (training provided). * Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations. * Effectively communicate with team members. * Assist other crew members with various duties including webbing up of the press and/or special handwork in order to meet customer requests. * Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Must be at least 18-years of age or older * Printing, factory, or other mechanical work experience a plus * 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/manipulate touch screens * The ability to use repetitive hand/wrist movement * Ability to lift stacks of end boards or banding strap rolls (~30 -60lbs) as needed * 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. * Ability to multi-task and prioritize job ne
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