Quad/Graphics Second Press Operator in Nashville, Tennessee

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.

Job Description

Quad/Graphics is looking to hire an Assistant Press Operator. It is the job of the 2nd Press Operator to assist in performing functions to support the operation of printing presses in the following areas: set up, color quality, makes color adjustments, ensures printed quality conforms to customer specification, performs basic maintenance and repairs on press, and may assist in training employees and giving general direction to employees assigned to a specific press. Additionally, the 2nd Press Operator is responsible for providing performance feedback to Lead Press Operators and supervisors on corresponding crew members and prepares departmental reports.


Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • Must have a minimum of two years experience in the printing industry as Roll Tender.

  • Understanding of Operations to carry out instructions.

  • Familiarity with Safety Program, administration of policies and procedures, directing and dealing with employees, resolving work issues. Ability to evaluate the performance of the department and employees.

  • Willingness to update skills on a regular basis to keep abreast of rapidly changing technology.

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

  • Highly publicized function that requires excellent verbal, written, listening and interpersonal skills.

  • Requires frequent interactions with employees, managers and vendors.

Problem Solving and Major Capabilities

  • The problem solving aspect of this job alternates unexpectedly between problems on the printing processes, presses and problems as reported by employees at all levels. This position requires independent thinking and strong analytical skills, along with the ability to observe, recognize and resolve practical problems.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Finger dexterity is needed to access/retrieve information, troubleshoot problems and for use of hand-held tools.

  • Physical requirements include hand coordination, bending, walking, climbing, and standing for long periods of time, lifting up to 50 pounds, stooping, pulling, pushing, and overhead reaching.

  • Vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, and depth perception.

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.

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