See 25.6 for all the details you need to use quartz. You'll need to import the Quartz jars, but beyond that, this may really do it for you:
25.6.3: here are two types of quartz jobs you can schedule - direct from the documentation above.
SO access to simple repeating jobs, CRON syntax support, using Quartz jobs.
It really is a nice feature of the framework.
You should also check out @Scheduled and @Async - you can annotate a method async and have it run outside of your thread. Pretty nifty for certain 'fire and forget' operations where normally you needed to set up JMS and a queue in the past.