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We appreciate the contributions our employees make every day to help our customers be successful. We recognize that it takes a team with a whole lot of dedicated players to provide the best service possible. We want to be a valued employer to our employees and our community therefor we offer a multitude of employee benefits including:
Our employee mission is to be an employer of choice by providing our employees: a safe and respectful workplace, personal and professional growth opportunities through continual training, fair and competitive benefits and compensation, and a strong and progressive business for security and stability in their careers.
The estimator will be responsible for providing accurate and precise quotes to the sales team. This would include taking into account all aspects of the job, customer expectations, and market pressures to formulate a profitable quote. The information gathered from the production floor will flow back into the theory and calculations used to estimate projects.
Production Supervisor- 2nd Shift
This position functions as the supervisor in the Finishing and/or Web Press department. The production supervisor is responsible for all of the bindery or press operations for 2nd (4pm-12am) shift, the daily workflow schedule, quality control, equipment maintenance, training and crew development. The shift supervisor must be able to make clear decisions and carry them out in a quick and professional manner, and be able to direct multiple employees in order to be the most productive during the shift.
Mailing Preparation Specialist
This position is responsible for assisting in the growth and profitability of the mailing department through effective operation techniques, efficient management of time and resources, and working to develop new revenue. The mailing prep specialist needs to have a strong computer and technical background especially in database and spreadsheet software.
General Production- QQP
This position functions as the general production support person at the QQP location. This role is a utility role supporting all functions necessary to complete projects for customer deadlines. The role also includes working with others in the company to provide the highest level of customer service.
Forklift Operator- 2nd shift
This position is responsible for operating the forklift on the production floor, maintaining the equipment they operate, the inventory they handle and the safety of themselves and their co-workers as well as pedestrians in their immediate work area.
Customer Service Manager
The job requires a person who is organized, knowledgeable and experienced in proper business practices and printing procedures. The Customer Service Manager must be able to make clear decisions and carry them out in a quick and professional manner. The role includes training, motivating and developing staff and implementing department policies and procedures.
Signs and Installation Specialist- QQP
This individual will work with our Signs & Engraving team. They will have the opportunity to work on multiple pieces of digital equipment. They will also be asked to process finishing of sign projects that require good hand eye dexterity and attention to detail. They will be asked to do vinyl application, use basic power tools, paint, sewing, and general packaging of the projects they produce.
Web Press Operator
This position functions as the web press operator. Responsible for managing the daily work schedule, quality control, setups of the press, troubleshooting of machines, management and training/development of crews. In addition to establishing and improving production standards, the role includes working with others in the company to provide the highest level of customer service.
Assistant Press Operator
Prepare rolls of paper for the presses. Keep the press ink fountains filled with ink. Check and maintain ph and conductivity of water and fill as needed. Fill out roll stock paperwork. Check oil level in printing units and folder, fill as needed. Perform preventive maintenance. Communicate with press operators and assistant press operators on the current job and how it is running. Work in a team environment with other employees to enhance customer service and operational efficiency. Follow department operational policies and procedures. Perform all other duties assigned and those that may be necessary to achieve company and departmental goals.
General Production – Web Press
Move pallets or skids to and from the work area. Stack signatures evenly on pallet/skid. Assist in changing paper rolls, washing press blankets, and performing preventative maintenance. Check overall quality of the signatures. Continually communicate with the press operator on the performance of the current job. Keep the area around the machines clean of unnecessary items. Follow department operational policies and procedures.
The machine operator is responsible for managing the daily work schedule, quality control, setups of the machine, troubleshooting of machines, management and training/development of crews. In addition to establishing and improving production standards, the role includes working with others in the company to provide the highest level of customer service.
Manage production of the current job. Communicate the job vision and expectations to the crew. Assist in developing and administering department operational policies and procedures. Provide reports to the shift supervisor regarding the crew’s performance and job progress. Work in a team environment with other machine operators and supervisors regarding staffing needs. Perform preventive maintenance. Adhere to and enforce all safety regulations. Follow department operational policies and standard operating procedures. Perform all other duties assigned and those that may be necessary to achieve company and departmental goals.
Duties include: feeding the stitcher pockets with the correct product and ensuring the operation runs smoothly; sorting product by zip codes and checking the quality of the stitched and addressed product; and stacking books evenly in a timely fashion on pallets or skids. The position also includes working with others in the company to provide the highest level of customer service.
Assistant Operator- Commercial Sheetfed
This position will be in charge of assisting the operator of the Akiyama Sheetfed press. A very high level of print quality is expected from each job printed, as well as, meeting and exceeding production standards. This position will assist in the process of setting up jobs and keeping the press running while the job is being completed.