Careers


Careers

 

Looking for a stable, growing company recognized for its great people and high engagement work environment? 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 are a survivor in an industry which used to support hundreds of manufacturers like us, and has consolidated to only a handful of current suppliers. We have been around for 120 years, and intend to stay around for another 120 years.

We're a design-to-manufacture company, selling beautiful products created by our own talented and creative people. We operate out of two locations, just several miles apart, in west York, Pennsylvania. Since coming out of the economic downturn from 2008 to 2010, we have doubled our sales revenues and expanded our workforce by 60%. And we continue to need talented, dedicated associates.

We offer:

  • Stable employment. No company can promise no lay-offs, but we haven't had one since coming out of the recession in 2010.
  • Great benefits. As companies pass more and more of the ever rising cost of benefits on to the employees, 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, craftsman-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 what you contribute, and get opportunities based on your own hustle and initiative.

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

  • Press helpers/printers
  • Warehouse associates
  • Finishing associates
  • Maintenance skilled-tradesmen
  • Graphic designers
  • Stylists
  • Assistant stylists
  • Customer service personnel
  • Accounting professionals
  • Sales persons
  • And many others . . .

Our 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

Please see a listing of our current open positions below.

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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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Driver (part-time, as needed)

Very part-time. Drop-off/pick-up employees and customers at airports, hotels. Looking for a friendly, personable individual who will represent our company well.

Good driving record. Must have own cell phone. Vehicles provided.

Hours vary greatly. Some months a few gigs, some months none. Great job for retiree looking for some extra $$. CDL not required. $10/hr. plus expenses (tolls, parking).

Please apply on-line using the following URL:: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=16266812

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Account Manager - Mid-Atlantic

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 eastern Pennsylvania territory. The territory includes Maryland, northern Virginia, DC, southern Delaware, and the eastern tip of West Virginia.

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 (mix of overnight and 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=17521302

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Customer Service Representative - National Accounts

York Wallcoverings, Inc., a leader in the manufacture and design of wallcovering, is seeking a Customer Service Representative to support our National Accounts channel. Due to significant growth over the past four years, we find ourselves with the need to expand our customer service function. This channel supports customers like Sherwin Williams, Lowes.com, Amazon, and other big box retailers..

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. Experience with order management systems, where pace and accuracy were critical, is of keen interest. Understanding of EDI is also preferred.

Excellent communication and organization skills are needed, along with good computer knowledge including date entry. 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 a portion 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=17521282

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International Sales Director

York Wallcoverings, the US's oldest manufacturer of wallcoverings headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, is seeking a motivated sales professional with experience in international sales. The regions covered by this role include Europe, Russia, and the outer Pac-Rim.

The ideal candidate will meet the following specifications:

  • Have significant sales experience
  • Have traveled extensively. Ideally will have managed sales in various countries.
  • Be familiar and comfortable with different cultures
  • Be from the indoor decor industry, and have an interest in color and design

The candidate should be results driven with a proven track record, coupled with excellent communication skills (languages a plus). This job involves extensive travel. Travel estimates are 60+%. We are looking for a US-based candidates who will be expected to work out of headquarters in York, PA, and relocate within the first 6 months of tenure.

The successful candidate should be able to research emerging opportunities, penetrate new markets, and develop the relationships needed to establish York as the preferred supplier of high quality, leading-design wallcoverings in significant geographies and regions. In addition to sales, this role involves business development and challenging negotiations. Responsibilities cover a complex and demanding customer base.

This opportunity has the potential for career advancement for the right individual who can potentially manage a business segment as well as generate sales in order to meet ambitious growth objectives.

The position provides a base salary, incentive plan, a vehicle allowance, expenses and a full benefits package.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=16134132

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Account Manager - Atlanta

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 Georgia territory. The territory also includes Alabama and central Tennessee. The ideal base location for the incumbent is the greater Atlanta 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. 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=16827702

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Colorist / Surface Designer

Due to our continued growth, York Wallcoverings, Inc., a leader in the manufacture and design of wallcoverings, is seeking a Colorist to join our highly talented and creative design department in York, PA.

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of wallcovering collections and special projects by carrying out design and coloring functions associated with collection development.
  • Lead the development of presentation / tradeshow materials.
  • Organize, prepare and lead sales and design / color meetings.
  • Prepare detailed information for manufacturing (Greenbar).

Requirements:

  • Photoshop / AVA coloring and separation knowledge. Experience in wallpaper or fabric design / color helpful.
  • Thorough understanding of print separations and ability to develop design pattern in repeat.
  • At least 2 years of experience in the design field.
  • Working knowledge of artistic definitions. Acumen for color.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Advanced organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects.
  • Carry out assignments independently.
  • Proactive worker - anticipate what the team needs before they need it.
  • Ability to adapt to change (Flexible).
  • Creative, reliable, responsible, focused.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and achieve goals / deadlines.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=16827552

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International Customer Service Supervisor

Due to continuing sales overseas, York Wallcoverings, Inc., a leader in the manufacture and design of wallcovering, is seeking a full time International Customer Service Supervisor. The successful candidate will have experience in providing a high level of customer service, while leading the international customer service staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for work flow of International accounts with consistent evaluation of work loads
  • Work with International Sales Directors on account needs and updates
  • Utilize sales tools to determine product availability in specific territories
  • Conduct all goal setting and performance appraisal activities for Intl. Customer Service rep team
  • Work with Customer Service Reps on elevated issues and high-attention customers and orders

Requirements:

  • At least a high school diploma, with preference for additional college-level training
  • A minimum of three years of customer service experience in a call center-type environment
  • The successful candidate will have an outgoing personality and be able to handle a fast paced environment, multi-task, and have the ability to interact with employees of all levels in the organization (including Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, Studio, Finance, and Shipping)
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent communication and organization skills are needed, along with general computer knowledge
  • Experience in working with International customers, documents and terms of trade and shipping regulations would be a plus
  • Candidates must be comfortable working directly with Senior Management, the International Sales Team, and be willing to travel overseas for an annual International Textile show

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=16731492

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Jr. Graphic Designer

RoomMates, a division of York Wallcoverings specializing in the creation of wall decals and other fun, fast and affordable room decor products, is looking for a talented, creative and prolific Jr. Designer to assist with the development and execution of its product lines.

The candidate will assist with the designing and lay out of product and packaging. At times, the candidate may also be required to assist in designing merchandiser and other marketing materials.

This position reports to our Studio & Graphics Directors. A strong design sense is a must - combined with a solid acumen for home decorating trends and today's consumer expectations.

Candidate must be able to handle several design projects at a time and needs to strive in a fast pace environment.

Education / Skills / Experience sought:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Graphic Design
  • Computer graphics experience in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Pre-press, proofing and printing knowledge necessary to complete jobs is preferred
  • 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
  • A strong sense of design is a must; illustration skills are a plus

In a nutshell, we are looking for a Designer who's eager to work fast while bringing extra value to our products by creating exceptional designs that sell.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15510432

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HR Generalist/Recruiter

York Wallcoverings, America's oldest and largest manufacturer of wallcoverings, is adding 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. In addition, the entire work allocation of the department will be evaluated, and balanced across the existing roles. The Recruiter will take on additional generalist, administrative, payroll, and business partner responsibilities.

Staffing 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

Other Responsibilities:

  • Learn HRIS system; assist with enrolling new hires including benefits enrollment
  • Train in the Accounting group to serve as back-up to Payroll Coordinator
  • Participate on company committees as the HR representative (for ex., safety committees, Fun committee, newsletter committee, wellness committee)
  • Assist with employee relations, answering inquiries and supporting workforce
  • Collaborate on employee events and communication processes

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of recruitment/staffing experience, mixed between manufacturing/warehouse hires and traditional salaried positions
  • Some college coursework; bachelors degree preferred
  • Preference toward a locally-based candidate well networked in the greater York area
  • Experience with recruiting software applications (we use ADP Screening)
  • Experience in other areas of HR for a small to medium-sized company, very preferably in a manufacturing organization
  • Not afraid to roll the sleeves up, and work at all levels of the HR spectrum, from administrative to strategic.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=16537892

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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.