Freedom Graphic Systems

Press Mechanic

Milton, WI - Full Time

Freedom, a national Direct Mail Company based in Milton, WI, is one of the largest, independently owned, privately held, direct mail marketing providers in the United States. Why Freedom? Because we are a leader in the direct mail space, investing in technology and resources to facilitate innovative ideas, driving true client delight.  We were recently named as a finalist for Wisconsin’s Manufacturer of the Year, and we’re looking to add experienced Press Mechanics to our team.

Successful Press Mechanics work well in a fast paced, production environment, and keep the presses running smoothly through a combination of preventive maintenance and just in time repairs.  They work closely with the press operators when diagnosing and repairing problems.


In this position you will:

  • Provide general maintenance supporting production equipment and the facility systems with emphasis on mechanical maintenance and electrical controls on printing press equipment, specifically, web presses, with UV and gas dryers, chill systems and blanket-washers. Includes inline finishing equipment including die cutters, rotary cutters, stackers/banders, folders.
  • Conduct diagnostic inspections, both preventative and proactive, repair type maintenance activities on all production related equipment, including shafted and non-shafted driven equipment.
  • Mechanically troubleshoot all equipment including auxiliaries, conveyors, pumps, gearboxes, fans and blowers.
  • Knowledge and ability to work on AC and DC control systems, drives and motors.
  • Working with voltages up to 480 vac
  • Utilize electrical and pneumatic schematics to troubleshoot and repair equipment.
  • Maintain equipment and component documentation for calibration, settings and proper tolerances.  

Experience and Education:

  • Must have industrial maintenance experience in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting of industrial/manufacturing equipment.
  • Must be able to routinely troubleshoot production related deficiencies and determine a plan to correct and prevent similar conditions through scheduled maintenance tasks.
  • Must be willing to support and promote company and departmental safety programs. Work with service orders, standard operating procedures, while maintaining a safe and clean work environment. Communicate effectively with coworkers, supervisors and vendors.
  • Work unsupervised and give direction to coordinate tasks with others.
  • Able to work overtime; available to perform on call responsibilities
  • Must have a High School Diploma/GED

This full-time position includes the following benefits:

  • Medical coverage
  • Dental and Vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401k saving plan with company match, subject to plan terms
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
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