Careers


Careers

Job Opportunities

 

York Wallcoverings is always looking for good help. As a "design to manufacture" organization, we have on-going needs in our design studio as well as our manufacturing operations. Our business continues to grow - - we have added over 100 new positions since the start of 2011. Please check this career page regularly to see current opportunities.

York Wallcoverings employs collaborative, respective associates who work well together in a flexible, team-oriented work environment. Our values are the foundation of our culture:

CHARACTER

COMMITMENT

CARING

COMMUNICATION

CUSTOMER FOCUS

 

The following are our base requirements for hiring:

  • During work hours, no tobacco use is permitted
  • You will be drug-screened as a pre-employment requirement. We may also test during the first 90-days of employment, in addition to testing all employees on a random basis.

Post offer, we will run a background check to verify previous employment, education, and check for any criminal violations.

  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • Criminal offenses may disqualify a candidate from consideration, depending on the types and dates of offenses.

For manufacturing and warehousing positions, shift flexibility is a must. In most cases for these opportunities, posted positions are for 2nd or 3rd shift.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

All positions can be applied to via the referenced link. If the link fails to connect, please copy and paste into your browser.

The link leads to an on-line application. The application provides the option of attaching a resume, which we highly encourage.

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Manufacturing/Warehousing

York Wallcoverings has current opening for skilled talent to support our manufacturing and warehousing operations.

Good applicants for our positions have some level of manufacturing or warehousing experience, working near or with large equipment. They will have good work backgrounds, and reasonable explanations for jobs changes. They have interest in working in a collaborative, team-based environment.

We are especially interested in experienced printers and warehouse personnel.

All candidates must be able to work any shift. Most new hires are ultimately assigned to the 2nd or 3rd shifts, but may be trained with our experienced associates on another shift.

The following positions are filled through a partnership York Wallcoverings maintains with Miller Brothers Staffing Solutions. Those qualified and interested should apply by contacting MBS Solutions at (717) 885-5801.

Printing/manufacturing associates (including color mixers)

Warehousing associates

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Lincensing Coordinator (Forecasting, Royalties, and Product Approval)

General Duties:

  • General administrative duties (i.e., telephone, faxing, filing, mailings)
  • Maintain daily communication with Licensors ("first line of defense" on approval issues, forecasting, royalties, general troubleshooting, both internally and externally)
  • Coordinate and interface with various departments within the company on artwork, style guides, approvals, forecasting, and royalties.

Licensing Duties:

  • Manage royalty payment schedules for all Licensors.
  • Submit timely royalty reports based on contractual obligations.
  • Coordinate with Accounting Department to insure timely payments (royalties and advances).
  • Review and understand royalty and forecasting contractual obligations for all Licensors on an ongoing basis.
  • Gather and review necessary information on new Licensors royalty, forecasting, and payment requirements.
  • Manage and submit timely forecasts to all Licensors.
  • Coordinate regularly with various departments to provide accurate Licensor forecasts.
  • Obtain licensor approval for product and packaging by entering information in online approval system or by email
  • Monitor approval databases regularly to streamline the lead times
  • Coordinate with YWC departments to ensure no products are shipped without appropriate Licensors approvals
  • Assist with sending pre-pro, production, contractual, and annual samples to licensor
  • Maintain approvals records for each project split by licensor.
  • Update and disseminate style guide log on details to the appropriate department
  • Assist Licensing Manager to complete any project as needed.
  • Collaborate with Design Studio to review product approval timeline and accuracy of line plan licensing details.
  • Ad hoc reporting as required

Skills:

  • Strong Analytical and computer skills
    • Excel - Strong Proficiency
    • Word, and Power Point - Proficient
    • Access - Proficiency is a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to effectively multitask and prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to access and combine data from both internal and external sources

Education and Experience:

  • Four year degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics or related field
  • 2+ years of experience

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15130022

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Jr. Sales Analyst

RoomMates, a division of York Wallcoverings specialized in fun, fast, easy and affordable decorating products, is looking for a Jr. Sales Analyst. In addition to possessing great analytical skills, the candidate needs to be able to interpret data-driven information and communicate it into clear, succinct and executable recommendations to the company's Executive Team, Sales and Design Staff and Clients.

This is an entry level position reporting to the Manager of Business Analytics & Logistics

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Merchandising Captain for a major National Account: as such, the candidate will be responsible for analyzing sales performance of a variety of vendors and making recommendations to buyer.
  • Recommendations of product mix and store lay-outs / plan-o-gram renditions with financial forecast.
  • Monitor POS data of major vendors to identify overstock and under-inventoried positions
    • Recommend adjusted re-order levels / scripts and markdown / exit strategies to sales managers and buyers / replenishment specialists based on actual POS data.
  • Maintain close out inventory reports (complete with key sell off dates, pricing, etc...) and communicate with Sales and Sales Support/Admin/CS
  • Capture and communicate upcoming sales data to Licensing Forecasting staff.
  • Item set ups / Reset support for National Accounts
  • Develop and maintain sales report / sales analysis that can be easily interpreted by Sales & Prdt Development Teams to guide future decisions. For ex: Bestselling items, trending items, segment/line performance, account specific, etc.
  • Ad hoc reporting as required
  • Some light sourcing and costing functions as required
    • Sourcing Merchandisers / etc.
    • Cost assessment of special projects.

Skills:

  • Strong Analytical and computer skills
    • Excel - Strong Proficiency
    • Word - Proficient
    • Power Point - Proficient
    • Access - Proficiency is a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to effectively multitask and prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to access and combine data from both internal and external sources

Education:

  • Four year degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics or related field

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15130192

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Recruiter

York Wallcoverings, America's oldest and largest manufacturer of wallcoverings, is adding a Recruiter to its Human Resources department. This individual will manage the full staffing process from recruitment through on-boarding. We have experienced significant growth over the past four years, averaging 80 hires per year.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with hiring management to clarify hiring targets (develop JD, specs, and recruitment approach)
  • Manage outreach (internal and internet postings, print ads, radio, other)
  • Screen applicants
  • Confer with hiring management to develop interviewing shortlist
  • Schedule interviews
  • Participate in interviewing candidates
  • Manage development and extension of offers
  • Initiate background checks, schedule pre-employment physical and drug screens
  • Conduct new hire orientations

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of recruitment/staffing experience
  • Some college coursework; bachelors degree preferred
  • Experience with recruiting software applications (we use ADP Screening)
  • Experience in other areas of HR helpful

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15072192

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Accounts Payable Clerk

York Wallcoverings is America's oldest and largest manufacturer of wallcoverings. We are a global player, with customers in over 80 different customers. We are currently looking to hire an Accounts Payable Clerk to join our accounting group.

Daily/Weekly responsibilities:

  • Open and date stamp invoices. Route invoices for approval. Match invoices up to PO receiving. Investigate discrepancies and follow up with appropriate personnel or vendor.
  • Code each invoice with the general ledger account number, and add use tax if needed.
  • Enter invoices into system for payment
  • Perform weekly check run, and make vendor payments
  • Cut manual checks
  • Run reports of vendors paid via wire. Enter wire payments made into the system
  • Make bank deposits

Other Responsibilities:

  • Retail Store A/P data entry
  • UPS and FedEx freight - code, and resolve any problems on the account
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Handle vendor phone calls/questions
  • Back up to other payables position

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of A/P experience
  • Two year Associates degree in accounting field

Skills/Abilities:

  • Organized
  • Detailed-oriented
  • Analytical
  • Strong computer skills (using internet, JDE, and Excel)
  • Flexible
  • Dependable

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14805432

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Credit/Collection Analyst

Due to our continued growth, York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings, is searching for a Credit/Collections Analyst. With the large number of customers that York Wallcoverings has from our company-owned distribution, our peel & stick division, and our large international markets, this person will need to be extremely organized and self-motivated to ensure that we know the status of each customer's account. Additionally, the candidate will need to be adaptive and able to handle different types of customers with different needs and profiles (e.g., distributors vs. dealer vs. national accounts).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review customer credit applications, check credit information and references, and set up customer accounts in the system
  • On a daily basis, call customers with orders on credit hold to resolve credit issues before releasing orders
  • Review customer account balances, and call customers with overdue balances. Must be able to resolve invoice problems along with revolving payment issues
  • Serve as back-up to Accounts Receivable Clerk, posting cash payments and printing invoices
  • Assist with mailing of monthly statements
  • This position has an emphasis on credit, and experience with large retailers and mass merchants is of strong interest

Essential Qualifications Include:

  • Credit/Collections/Accounts Receivable experience (3+ years)
  • Experience working with large numbers of customers (we have thousands, from big to small)
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing work loads and responsibilities
  • Ability to work well in a team setting
  • Commitment to organizational values

This position offers a great, challenging opportunity with a competitive salary and a complete benefits package.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=7377052

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Custom Web Designer/Marketer, RoomMates Division

RoomMates, a division of York Wallcoverings specializing in the design and distribution of wall decals, is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, and talented individual to assist with the development and monitoring of our rapid growth online.

The candidate will report to our Digital Marketing Manager and will be responsible for increasing exposure and usage of the RoomMates Custom Studio program, as well as oversee the daily operations of custom order processing, design fresh custom templates for online users to personalize, and improve the online art library.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing day to day Custom Studio website operations (processing orders, creating custom web templates, identifying site opportunities, troubleshooting, etc.)
  • Work with Design Directors to create custom web templates using licensed art and style guides
  • Manage pre-press, die-lines (including creation of custom dielines), file-checks and processing of all custom decals for the RoomMates website and third party websites as needed
  • Improve the current online art library to better the online design/customization experience for online users
  • Assist web department with technical design needs, image optimization, email marketing templates, web graphics, product page support, etc.
  • Assist with merchandising/organization of art within the studio so best art shows up first
  • Assist studio as needed with die-lines/bleeds and other technical design tasks on core line
  • Ability to create and edit videos a plus.
  • Assist in developing a PR plan for promoting the RoomMates custom studio, includes working with RoomMates customers to feature designs on social media, blogging about custom projects, etc.
  • Assist in activation of crowd sourcing campaign for the RoomMates Custom Studio, includes working with third party websites to grow custom program

Essential Qualifications Include:

  • Good understanding of HTML5, Flash, Dreamweaver or CSS
  • Computer graphics experience in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Graphic Design
  • A strong sense of design is a must; illustration skills are a plus
  • Pre-press, proofing and printing knowledge necessary to complete jobs is preferred
  • Previous experience with Magento, or web based platforms, a plus
  • Dependability and good team player capability
  • Flexibility, with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Microsoft Office and database experience a plus

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14728242

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Customer Service Representatives - multiple openings

York Wallcoverings, Inc., a leader in the manufacture and design of wallcovering, is seeking additional Customer Service Representatives to support our various market channels. Due to significant growth over the past four years, we find ourselves with the need to expand our customer service function.

The successful candidates will have experience in providing a high level of customer service, preferably with high volume businesses supporting large numbers of diverse customers.

Excellent communication and organization skills are needed, along with general computer knowledge. Successful candidates will be able to handle a fast paced environment, multi-task, and have the ability to interact with employees at all levels in the organization. Candidates must be comfortable with being on the phone for an extensive amount of their day, and managing multiple computer-based (e-mail) interactions.

Our industry is known for a very high level of customer service, and we are considered one of the best in that industry. If you would like to be a part of a stable, growing company and work with a team of friendly, supportive professionals, please apply on-line via the following link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14284772

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Account Manager - Minneapolis

Due to our continued growth, York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings, is searching for an Account Manager to effectively manage its Minnesota territory. The territory also includes a portion of Wisconsin and the Dakotas. The ideal base location for the incumbent is the greater Minneapolis/St Paul area.

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. Previous territory management experience calling on a variety of customers with emphasis on interior designers is a plus. Qualified applicants must be willing to travel extensively (primarily day travel). This position has a reasonable base salary, but the true earning potential lies in the incentive earnings. We're looking for someone to expand sales with current customers while exploring new opportunities and adding new customers.

Essential qualifications include:

  • A proven track record of effective sales results
  • Experience in the home decor, furnishings, or fashion/design industry
  • The skill set and interest in researching and pursuing viable new customer opportunities

This is a fresh, exciting opportunity complete with salary, incentives, company vehicle, expenses and a complete benefits package.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14188782

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Data Entry (temporary assignment)

York Wallcoverings has the need for two (2) data entry clerks for a short-term assignment. The positions will work 40 hours/week, for a duration of 11 - 12 weeks. The positions will enter data into York Wallcoverings and customer databases. The data is typically "meta-data", which includes product attribute information and other product detail (pattern numbers, color schemes, quantities, sizes/dimensions, etc.). These positions work in the Customer Service center, supporting the National Accounts channel.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED, preferably some college work
  • Solid computer skills, especially Excel
  • Strong attention to detail; ability to work fast with few errors

The positions will pay $10.00/hr. Benefits are not offered for temporary positions.

We are always looking for good talent. Strong performers could be considered for other regular existing or developing positions in the company.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13903262

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IT Director

This position is the lead IT role for the organization, and provides primary leadership for the function as well as strategic IT direction for the organization. York Wallcoverings is a vibrant, growing business that needs to build the infrastructure and application integration to position itself for continued growth and success. This position reports to the CFO, and directs a staff of 5 professionals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze complex business needs presented by the user community and/or clients and recommend technical solutions
  • Ensure the consistency and maintainability of existing applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards/procedures for implementing technical solutions
  • Participate in all hardware and software evaluations and maintain vendor contracts
  • Bring current and future strategic thinking to bear regarding all facets of IT platforms, including but not limited to Web-based technologies, Graphics/Design, Multi-media, and Digital Technologies

Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience leading an IS department, with 3 years of Director-level experience preferred
  • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of IT management experience in a continuous manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of enterprise wide architectures, platforms (including MAC), web enabling technologies, across multiple industries or disciplines
  • BS or BA in Information Technology or related field: MBA in related field preferred.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13241512

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Equal Opportunity Employer

 

York Wallcoverings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The responsibility of every employee, supervisor, manager, and executive to promote equal employment opportunity is a vital part of the company’s culture.

We comply with the principles of providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship including, but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, training, social and recreational programs, facilities, compensation and benefits, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall, and termination of employment. York Wallcoverings ensures that all aspects of employment will be based on merit, qualifications, and competence without discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, handicap or disability, veterans’ status, genetic information, or membership in any other legally protected class.

York Wallcoverings complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws providing for nondiscrimination in employment.

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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.