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Assistant Operator

Company: Quad
Location: Collegeville
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

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.

The First Assistant will help the Press Operator in running the main line offset presses unique to Chalfont. This department provides the main printed material for the internal Conversion / Finishing department and for use at other DMS locations. As one of the creators of printed stock for our product, the operator provides the customer with superior images on a consistent basis, allowing customers to focus on issues. -

  • Reads and understands Job Bag, Press Instruction Sheet/Job Ticket, and Make-ready Checklist
  • Performs Departmental Preventative Maintenance on Press equipment as assigned.
  • Responsible for the safe and effective operation of assigned press equipment.
  • Responsible for color to color registration, plate mounting, blanket changing and removing rolls off of machine when produced.
  • Performs Quality checks on every roll of product produced.
  • Monitors and help with the performance of the 2nd assistants.
  • Will help/provide training and direction to newly hired or promoted press crew members.
  • Assists Press Operator in maintaining production standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Actively participate in safety programs, follow safety policies and procedures and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Manages self-development.

    Essential Skills:

    • Must be detail and deadline oriented.
    • Must be able to multitask and be flexible.
    • Must be well versed in all aspects of helping run a press.
    • Must be mechanically inclined.

      Supporting Abilities/Skills:

      • Must be self-motivated.
      • Good communication and organizational skills.
      • Press specific experience a plus.


        • 3 years minimum in Pressroom production experience.
        • Must have working knowledge of Pressroom practices.

          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.

          Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: Quad, Philadelphia , Assistant Operator, Other , Collegeville, Pennsylvania

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