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Do you want a rewarding career and a job you can feel good about at the end of the day?

Consider applying with Cedar Graphics, one of the nation’s premier printing companies. Cedar Graphics is nationally known for quality products, state-of-the-art technologies and an employee friendly environment where we care about our people.

We are seeking employees who want to be challenged, want to make a difference and make things better. You will be working in a facility that is clean and climate controlled all year around.

Family Owned
and Operated

For three generations Cedar Graphics has been a family owned and operated business. No giant conglomerates or stock-holders here. Why just be a part of the team when you could become a part of our family.

Award Winning
Industry Leader

Experience and train with best equipment and people in the industry. At Cedar Graphics you'll have the opportunity to expand your capabilities as rapidly as we expand ours and work with award winning clients and projects.


Available Positions:

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for processing of full cycle accounts payable, 3 way matching, preparing weekly check run and mailing vendor payments.
  • Charge expenses to appropriate cost centers / accounts.
  • Review bills for accuracy, researching and resolving discrepancies.
  • Assist with other accounting processes as needed.
Requirements Include:
  • Two year accounting degree and at least 2-3 years experience with A/P or high school diploma and 4-5 years of experience.
  • Experience with A/P in a 3 way matching, manufacturing environment helpful.
  • Must be accurate and detailed oriented, proficient with Excel and data entry.
  • Previous experience with sale tax a plus.
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage and organize numerous tasks in a fast paced environment.

Stitcher - Machine Operator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reads job tickets to determine setup specifications and instructions.
  • Must be able to set up and run stitcher, including setup of pockets, cover deck and trim system.  Also includes adjusting and rebuilding heads, changing knives knives, and any other functions that are needed.
  • Performs routine adjustments during stitcher run and maintains quality checks throughout the run for a smooth and trouble-free operation.
  • Follows standard operating procedures and instructions relevant to the job, position and data collection.
  • Constantly monitor quality of finished product.
  • Will assist in packaging off stitcher according to job specifications.
  • Be responsible for general maintenance and lubrication of machine.
  • Performs all assigned work effectively and on schedule.
  • Records daily production information accurately.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory levels and anticipating needed equipment, parts and supplies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by comply with safety rules, procedures and regulations.

Bindery & Fulfillment Associates

Cedar Graphics is currently looking for dedicated individuals to work in our bindery and fulfillment areas on 1st shift.  This position may work on numerous different jobs of varying complexity every day.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Primary duties include hand collating, kitting, picking/packing, and preparing product for shipping with necessary and correct documentation
  • Read job tickets thoroughly for instructions.
  • Process each job completely and accurately.
  • Pull product for orders or delivery and necessary shipping information.
  • Run small equipment that is already set up as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • High school diploma
  • Good attendance with solid work history
  • Must be able to do basic mathematical calculations – addition, subtraction, and fractions.
  • Must be able to read job tickets
  • Willingness to learn other areas.
  • Requires an eye for detail and quality assurance.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift 20-30 lbs on an occasional basis.

IT Workflow Automation Administrator

Cedar Graphics is looking for a self-starting individual who has experience with databases to create, modify and improve our automated workflow processes.  This position is part of the IT department and will assist in other duties within the IT department based on his/her skill sets and previous experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Learn Cedar Graphics’ current MIS system, software and applications associated with it.
  • Learn Enfocus Switch program to maintain, improve and create new workflow automated processes.
  • Work with managers to evaluate current workflows and processes for areas of improvements to allow for automation opportunities.
  • Research new software or application options and provide recommendations to improve efficiencies, including ROI for any purchases.
  • Evaluate API integration opportunities.
  • Liaison with subcontractors on programming and other technical issues that cannot be accomplished inhouse to make sure tasks are done on-time and within budget.
  • Assists with other IT duties as assigned.
Skills and/or Knowledge include the following:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SQL database experience, specifically PostgreSQL and report writing.
  • Previous experience with Enfocus Switch or similar workflow automation platform preferred.
  • API integration experience preferred.
  • Background in the print industry, specifically pre-press is preferred.
  • Familiarity with at least one programming language.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Must be a self-starting, inquisitive individual that likes to make improvements.
  • Excellent internal and external verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent work ethic, both alone and as part of a team.
  • Ability to comprehend needs and functions of various departments.
  • Working knowledge of both Mac and Windows operation systems (including server systems)
  • Must be responsive to a fast-paced work environment while analyzing, reviewing and implementing projects.

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Qualified applicants, click here to apply:

Cedar Graphics, Inc.
Attention: Human Resources Manager
311 Parsons Drive
Hiawatha, IA  52233

Phone:  319.395.6900
Fax:  866.364.2461

Cedar Graphics offers a comprehensive benefit package. Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check required. EOE

Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Cafeteria Plan (Section 125)
  • Flex Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vacation & Holiday Pay