Saddle Stitch Operator

Saddle Stitch Operator

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Job ID 25732 Date posted Dec. 14, 2023
Location Lomira, Wisconsin

As a global marketing experience company, Quad’s goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven integrated marketing and manufacturing platform to streamline solutions for our clients, reduce friction and enhance their marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich legacy by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and to take charge of their own success. Whether an operator, sales rep, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best— for ourselves and our clients. At our core, we’re a company that believes we can always create a better way.

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, the wage range for a Saddle Stitch Operator is between $19.25 – $24.25 / hr. depending on experience.  You have immediate opportunities to advance – driving you to be better than yesterday.  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.

Quad is seeking Saddle Stitch Operators for the Lomira, WI  plant.  Experience with Muller Martini 12-40 pocket machines or Goss 855’s with 40 pocket capabilities is highly desirable.   Will consider candidates that have run other types of Saddle Stitch equipment as well.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Operate machine effectively and safely according to standards to ensure a quality product.
  • Perform and document preventative and routine maintenance as needed or assigned.
  • Make ready the stacker, tiers, mail head, mail control.
  • Make ready and run all aspects of the saddle stitcher (pockets, gatherer, stitcher heads, in feed, trimmer, mail table, and mail head, etc.…).
  • Make-ready and run demographic and inkjet.
  • Fill in for other master operators when needed.
  • Assist other master operators with start-ups as possible when their line is down.
  • Support material handlers during continuous and self-supported running (including mail-sacking, skid stacking, pocket filling, cover filling, etc.) and give work direction during downtime and clean-up.
  • Read and understand binding instructions, mailing instructions, and support the BCS system
  • Ensure proper functioning of safety devices (i.e. guards, stop buttons)
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Perform additional tasks as needed or assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated skill in mechanics/mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to read and interpret binding/mailing instructions and operating/maintenance manuals.
  • Knowledge of department safety practices.
  • Good understanding of all Bindery functions/procedures.
  • Good understanding of the co-palletization process, demographics, and selective binding processes.
  • Good understanding of primary causes and remedies for various quality problems.
  • Ability to recognize, identify, analyze, and communicate problem situations and/or factors.
  • Basic computer skills including a good understanding of the BCS System.
  • Willingness to move to other machines.
  • Willingness to work overtime on unscheduled days.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong communication skills; both oral and written.
  • Ability to work easily and productively with others and with minimal supervision.
  • You will work a compressed 3 and 4-day work week geared toward balancing work and family life (12-hour shift (either 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. – 7 a.m.) including weekends, and holidays). 
  • Essential functions of this job include the following: the ability to lift 10-15 pounds continuously, the ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, stand for long hours, use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement, receive and follow instructions and use vision to identify defects

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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