Careers


Careers

 

From the United States to Europe, York Wallcoverings can be found all over the world. Recognized for its great people and high engagement work environment, we welcome hard working and innovative leaders to join our growing organization!

York Wallcoverings is America's oldest and largest producer of wallcoverings and peel & stick wall decals, sold domestically as well as in over 80 different countries. We have been operating for more than 120 years, and are proud of our global product footprint and our greatest asset – our employees! Headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, we're a design-to-manufacture company, specializing in wallpaper and wall décor, selling beautiful products created by our own talented and creative people.

We offer:

  • Great benefits. We work aggressively to keep health care costs controlled and affordable. We have a special, lower premium cost for employees participating in certain wellness initiatives.
  • Challenging, craftsperson or artisan-based jobs that give you a chance to grow and demonstrate your abilities.
  • A great work environment, where people work well together and treat each other with respect and care.
  • A place where rewards are based on your contributions and opportunities are afforded to those with initiative.

We employ a wide range of workers, including production roles, design jobs, and support staff:

  • Press Helpers
  • Manufacturing Associates
  • Warehouse Associates
  • Finishing Associates
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Graphic Designers
  • Studio Stylists
  • Assistant Stylists
  • Customer Service Associates
  • Accounting Professionals
  • Account Representatives
  • And many others . . .

Our Core Values

We call them the 5 C's:

CHARACTER

  • Approaches every interaction with honesty, integrity, and trust
  • Strives to do what is right
  • Upholds and models the total set of values

COMMITMENT

  • Personally invested in the company's values and goals
  • Passionate about our ownership in the company's success
  • Responsible with the company's resources, treating them like we would our own

CARING

  • Works well with others to achieve our common goals
  • Treats others respectfully and as partners
  • Recognizes the value of others by encouraging and helping them succeed
  • Makes the safety and well-being of others his/her primary concern

COMMUNICATION

  • Regarded as a good listener with an open mind
  • Is receptive to the ideas of others
  • Shares knowledge appropriately
  • Takes personal responsibility for communicating clearly and effectively

CUSTOMER FOCUS

  • Works to provide a memorable customer experience, both with internal and external customers
  • Anticipates and provides what the customer expects, including design options, product, and service quality
  • Strives to find ways to meet customer requests, not reasons why s/he can't

Interested in joining our team? Please see a listing of our current open positions below. Applicants should send a resume to staffing@yorkwall.com noting the position(s) being applied for.

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Account Manager - Baltimore/Washington DC

York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings, is searching for an Account Manager to effectively manage its general Mid-Atlantic territory. The territory includes Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky. Ideal location for this position is in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. market.

The Account Manager is primarily responsible for managing accounts and executing sales strategies for the region in alliance with Divisional goals and targets. The Successful Candidate will: "Sell" the York Wallcovering and Roommates Brands, drive growth, increase market share penetration through Distribution, enhance profitability within the assigned sales territory, and develop superior customer relationships with Key Regional Accounts. The Account Manager is responsible for developing superior working relationships to ensure that superior performance is delivered for the customers. The Account Manager is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive strategic plan to drive sales and profitability for key accounts within the territory, to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets, and to secure placement and sales of all new products. Additional responsibilities will include a field analysis on key trends, competitive activity, and general marketplace activity. The Account Manager will also handle customer service and resolution as well as take full responsibility for overcoming the dynamic territory and account challenges which confront salespeople in order to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets.

If you are highly motivated with a proven track record for increasing sales, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss. We are looking for an individual with excellent communication, organization skills, a good sense for color and design, and strong presentation skills. Qualified applicants must be willing to travel extensively (primarily day travel).

Qualifications:

  • 4-year College degree
  • 5-8 years of Sales, Management, and/or Multiple Channel experience (Experience in the home décor, furnishings, consumer products or fashion/design industry preferred)
  • Superior Teamwork Skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Superior Communication / Presentation Skills
  • Customer Relationship Management / Composure
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
  • Persuasive / Sales Ability / Negotiation Skills

If you are interested in this fresh, exciting opportunity complete with salary, incentives, company vehicle, expenses and complete benefits package, please apply. E.O.E.

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Account Manager - Southeastern PA

York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings, is searching for an Account Manager to effectively manage its general Mid-Atlantic territory. The territory includes PA, NJ, DE and NY. Ideal location for this position is in Southeastern PA.

The Account Manager is primarily responsible for managing accounts and executing sales strategies for the region in alliance with Divisional goals and targets. The Successful Candidate will: "Sell" the York Wallcovering and Roommates Brands, drive growth, increase market share penetration through Distribution, enhance profitability within the assigned sales territory, and develop superior customer relationships with Key Regional Accounts. The Account Manager is responsible for developing superior working relationships to ensure that superior performance is delivered for the customers. The Account Manager is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive strategic plan to drive sales and profitability for key accounts within the territory, to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets, and to secure placement and sales of all new products. Additional responsibilities will include a field analysis on key trends, competitive activity, and general marketplace activity. The Account Manager will also handle customer service and resolution as well as take full responsibility for overcoming the dynamic territory and account challenges which confront salespeople in order to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets.

If you are highly motivated with a proven track record for increasing sales, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss. We are looking for an individual with excellent communication, organization skills, a good sense for color and design, and strong presentation skills. Qualified applicants must be willing to travel extensively (primarily day travel).

Qualifications:

  • 4-year College degree
  • 5-8 years of Sales, Management, and/or Multiple Channel experience (Experience in the home décor, furnishings, consumer products or fashion/design industry preferred)
  • Superior Teamwork Skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Superior Communication / Presentation Skills
  • Customer Relationship Management / Composure
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
  • Persuasive / Sales Ability / Negotiation Skills

If you are interested in this fresh, exciting opportunity complete with salary, incentives, company vehicle, expenses and complete benefits package, please apply. E.O.E.

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Account Manager - Minneapolis, MN

York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings, is searching for an Account Manager to effectively manage its general central region territory. The territory includes the central states from Minneapolis down to New Orleans, LA. Ideal location for this position is around the Minneapolis market.

The Account Manager is primarily responsible for managing accounts and executing sales strategies for the region in alliance with Divisional goals and targets. The Successful Candidate will: "Sell" the York Wallcovering and Roommates Brands, drive growth, increase market share penetration through Distribution, enhance profitability within the assigned sales territory, and develop superior customer relationships with Key Regional Accounts. The Account Manager is responsible for developing superior working relationships to ensure that superior performance is delivered for the customers. The Account Manager is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive strategic plan to drive sales and profitability for key accounts within the territory, to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets, and to secure placement and sales of all new products. Additional responsibilities will include a field analysis on key trends, competitive activity, and general marketplace activity. The Account Manager will also handle customer service and resolution as well as take full responsibility for overcoming the dynamic territory and account challenges which confront salespeople in order to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets.

If you are highly motivated with a proven track record for increasing sales, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss. We are looking for an individual with excellent communication, organization skills, a good sense for color and design, and strong presentation skills. Qualified applicants must be willing to travel extensively.

Qualifications:

  • 4-year College degree
  • 5-8 years of Sales, Management, and/or Multiple Channel experience (Experience in the home décor, furnishings, consumer products or fashion/design industry preferred)
  • Superior Teamwork Skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Superior Communication / Presentation Skills
  • Customer Relationship Management / Composure
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
  • Persuasive / Sales Ability / Negotiation Skills

If you are interested in this fresh, exciting opportunity complete with salary, incentives, company vehicle, expenses and complete benefits package, please apply. E.O.E.

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Bilingual Customer Account Representative

Essential Duties:

  • Work with International Sales Directors on account needs and updates.
  • Handle phone/email inquiries from retailers regarding availability of stock, ship dates, expedited delivery and replacement of defective materials.
  • Data entry of incoming orders received via phone and email.
  • Manage product distribution and delivery, utilizing scheduling software as well as interfacing with members of the internal Shipping Dept.
  • Manage inquiries and questions from customers and provide order updates.
  • Provide assistance as needed for other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish or English/French)
  • Proficient computer skills with MS Office.
  • Possess accuracy, attention to detail, organizational, and active listening skills.
  • Must have an outgoing personality, with the ability to communicate via phone for extensive amounts of time.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to find solutions and deal proactively with customer issues in order to extend superior customer support.
  • Ability to satisfy very demanding customers in a tactful, respectful, and mature manner.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Previous call center experience preferred but not required.

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Buyer

York Wallcoverings is seeking a Buyer to supplement our Purchasing group. York Wallcoverings is America's oldest and largest producer of wallcoverings and peel & stick wall decals, sold domestically as well as in over 80 different countries. The Buyer will be responsible for supplier management, annual cost savings, building strategic partnerships, supporting new and existing ERP systems and continuous improvement/lean initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts for multiple facilities
  • Create purchase orders, changes, expedites, reconciles pending invoices and updates master file records as needed to support manufacturing operations
  • Take ownership and actively maintain proper order processing, data entry and database accuracy
  • Participate in strategic sourcing decisions to achieve corporate goals and objectives
  • Identifies, qualifies, and successfully onboards new suppliers
  • Benchmarks suppliers against established targets and addresses issues as needed
  • Solicit competitive proposals, evaluate RFQ's and prepare sourcing recommendations
  • Maintain clear lines of communication between Purchasing, Studio and Manufacturing operations
  • Deliver lean process improvements and annual cost reduction targets

Qualifications:

  • The qualified candidate will be a strong negotiator with domestic and preferably international sourcing experience
  • Strong Excel and data manipulation skills to tease out trends and develop actionable information from which to make recommendations to various levels of the organization and ultimately execute the strategy
  • Quick thinker able to devise solutions to problems as well as drive improvement to current processes in a cross-functional environment
  • Adept at driving cost out of the procurement process
  • Contract negotiation and management experience
  • Familiar navigating and using ERP systems, query writing knowledge a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, and 2+ years of related experience required

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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International Shipping Coordinator

York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings, is searching for an International Shipping Coordinator to assist in the daily activity of coordinating shipments and reviewing vendor guides to meet deadlines

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinate all aspects within the shipping department and assist in the daily activities to process and ship orders in a timely manner.
  • Work as a coordinator with two warehouses to combine shipments between the locations.
  • Provide assistance to internal departments (Customer Service and Sales) in order to prepare the proper documentation.
  • Meet tight deadlines independently as well as cooperatively within a team.
  • Actively support all safety and work programs.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Previous experience with International Shipping is required.
  • Understanding of CI (Commercial Invoices), CO (Certificate of Origin), and INCO terms is required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Must be able to use email and internet.
  • Experience with J D Edwards and Varsity (Ship Pack) preferred.
  • Good understanding of basic shipping principles: Bill of ladings, pack lists, freight class. LTL vs. TL, collect vs. prepaid, etc.
  • Must be able to work diligently unsupervised.
  • Must have a good command of the English language, both written and oral, and communicate effectively with others.
  • Must be able to build credibility with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • HS Diploma or GED required.

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Accountant

York Wallcoverings, Inc., a leader in the manufacture and design of wallcoverings, is seeking a team player to join our fast paced Finance Department. Work for America's oldest and largest producer of wallcoverings and peel & stick wall decals.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with month end closing - preparing schedules and journal entries
  • Prepare cash and other balance sheet reconciliations
  • Validate coding for purchases
  • Prepare schedules for multistate sales and use tax reporting
  • Back up for Payroll and Accounts Payable

Requirements:

  • Must be detailed oriented and able to prioritize appropriately
  • Experience with account reconciliations including cash, multi-state sales and use tax reporting
  • Payroll processing experience
  • Advanced Excel skills a must
  • Experience with JD Edwards, Qlik, ADP a plus

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Innovation Sourcing Manager

As a global provider of wall coverings and wall decor, we are searching for a Global Sourcing Manager, who can strongly support new product introduction/innovation process, collaborate well across multiple teams, build strong relationships with stakeholders, manage multiple projects, easily navigate ambiguity and drive sound, multi-faceted business decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • As an integral member of the innovation team, be able to communicate idea sourcing needs/challenges to external communities. Collaborate with teams across the globe to speed up innovation. Work with existing suppliers, internal departments and other resources/tools to scour the world, collecting inspiring 'stimuli'.
  • Have a proven track record of understanding ideation and incubation of new product ideas, identifying prototypes and securing timely samples.
  • Develop robust supplier selection processes using market analysis, concise request for proposals (RFPs) and a data driven approach. Benchmark relevant firms and qualify potential supplier/partner candidates.
  • Identify and capitalize on opportunities for increased competitive bidding, smarter supplier relationships and more efficient processes.
  • Know the supply market (or have the research skills to be able to come up to speed quickly) in order to educate stakeholders and make better decisions.
  • Create and manage a central repository of collected 'stimuli' that is easily searchable and accessible by internal sources. Additionally, distribute/schedule periodic reports and presentations to share the knowledge brought into the company.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of global sourcing in Asia required.
  • Strong influencing skills and change management experience with the ability to successfully manage complexity and multiple priorities.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge or direct experience in home furnishings and decor.
  • General understanding of product regulatory and quality interfaces.
  • Experience in trend-driven new product sourcing.
  • Knowledge of and interest in applying global supplier best practices.
  • Proficiency in speaking and understanding Mandarin highly preferred.

Education/Experience:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience, including experience in global procurement/strategic sourcing.

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Graphic Designer - Wall Decor

York Wallcoverings, Inc., a leader in the manufacture and design of wallcoverings, is seeking a creative artist with experience and talent in graphic design and illustration to join our creative team in our RoomMates Wall Decal and new Linden Ave Wall Art Divisions. We digitally create or modify product designs and original and licensed art so that specifications can easily be shared with our sourcing department. Hand-in-hand with creativity (the fun stuff) there is an equal amount of operational grit and procedural hard work.

Requirements:

  • Must understand the York Wallcoverings aesthetic and be able to spot new design and product trends online and at retail.
  • Must have an eye for color, detail, typography and composition
  • Illustration and hand-lettering skills are preferred.
  • Working with spec sheets, die lines, color-proofing, factory communications, prototype checking and regulatory compliance.
  • Ability to collaborate with our sales representatives, retail customers and factories, regarding in-house product initiatives and direction.
  • Strong design/illustration skills in both computer and traditional mediums.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) is essential.

Education/Experience:

  • BFA/Fine Arts/Graphic Design or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience.

To be considered for this position, applicants will be required to provide access to a portfolio of creative work. Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter, which states your salary requirements, with your resume to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Application process:

 

All positions can be applied to via the referenced link. The on-line application will allow you to attach a resume, which is highly encouraged.

Base requirements for consideration:

  1. We require all employees to have a high school diploma or GED, with some jobs requiring higher levels of education
  2. All offers extended are contingent upon a satisfactory background check
  3. We are a drug-free and tobacco-free company
  4. We are an equal opportunity employer

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DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS

 

We provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with a disability, provided it does not create an undue hardship on the company. Employees and applicants who feel they need a reasonable accommodation should direct such requests to the Human Resources Department. Upon receipt of an accommodation request, the Human Resources Department will meet with the individual employee to discuss and identify the precise limitations resulting from the disability and any potential accommodation(s). Personnel from the Human Resources Department, in conjunction with the other individuals who have a need to know such information and who assist in the accommodation process, will determine whether any proposed accommodation is feasible. The Company will engage in a good faith interactive process with the employee or applicant to decide on an appropriate and effective accommodation, if possible.

Medical information provided during this process is maintained confidential. The Company will take reasonable precautions to protect medical information from inappropriate disclosure. Managers and other employees have a responsibility to respect and maintain the confidentiality of employee medical information. Anyone inappropriately disclosing medical information is subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.