Quad/Graphics Machine Inserter Operator (Will Train!) in Shakopee, Minnesota

From stitching and binding to special coatings, embossing, intricate folds, die cutting, and 1-to-1 inkjet messaging, our Finishing team uses the industry’s most advanced technology to transform ink on paper into finished pieces that grab consumers’ attention and drive sales and readership for our customers.

Quad/Graphics has an opening in the Shakopee, MN facility for an Inserting Operator. The Inserting Operator is responsible for operating specific bindery equipment to process or finish printed products efficiently and accurately in the warehouse. Quad/Graphics relies on the Inserting Operator to help ensure that all finished products meet or exceed our customers’ expectations and to help reducing the cost of errors through consistent work quality.

In addition, the Inserting Operator role is a leadership position responsible for the day-to-day production of their assigned shift. Through effective communication and coordination of job-related information with other shifts, production staff and the supervisor/manager, the Inserting Operator impacts department performance by effectively aligning the efforts of his/her crew members with production goals and customer delivery needs. The Inserting Operator also plays an important part in the training and development of crew members.


  • Setup and operate variousbindery equipment which may include inserting, folding, scoring,stitching, and gluing equipment safely and properly

  • Follows job specifications toensure accuracy and maintain quality level during production. Ensures andis accountable for accuracy of product counts, quality, and customerspecifications.

  • Performs routine maintenance onequipment and reports equipment, and supply needs to FinishingSupervisor

  • Communicates and coordinatesall job-related information to the appropriate parties. Accurately log jobinformation into the shop data collection system.

  • May assign duties to binderycrew members with training and instructions as required. Perform otherduties as assigned


  • Ability to measure and read aruler

  • Perform basic mathematicalcalculations

  • Must be willing to workovertime during peak production periods

  • Must have high school diplomaor equivalent

  • Must be able to communicateverbally and in writing. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Additional CompanyInformation

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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