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Varsity Spirit

Varsity Spirit

Kansas City, KS, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023
JOB DESCRIPTION

HERFF JONES, A VARSITY BRANDS COMPANY - THE MOST TRUSTED NAME IN CELEBRATING STUDENT MILESTONES

For over 100 years, Herff Jones is the leading provider of graduation, class rings and jewelry, yearbooks, as well as motivation and recognition programs designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students.  Focused on building long-term relationships through a nationwide network of over 2,000 employees and sales partners, the professionals at Herff Jones have been helping elevate the student experience throughout the lifelong journey of education.

JOIN THE BEST TEAM ON THE FIELD IN SPORT, SPIRIT & ACHIEVEMENT

At Varsity Brands, we believe every student deserves the opportunity to succeed and every educator wants to make a difference. It takes a team to make a real impact, and through our three distinct brands – BSN SPORTS, Varsity Spirit and Herff Jones – and our network of 9,000+ employees and independent representatives, we are proud to partner with schools, colleges and universities across the country to transform the student journey in SPORT, SPIRIT and ACHIEVEMENT.

Are you looking to play an important role on a winning team? Are you looking for more than “just a job,” but a place where you can truly thrive and have your daily contributions make a real difference in someone’s life? At Varsity Brands, we’re a growing company where you can lend your skills and talents in support of a greater mission. In return, you get to work with great people on challenging assignments that will accelerate your professional growth.

HERFF JONES, Folder Operator – Edwardsville, KS

Your Opportunity: 
The Herff Jones Yearbook team is looking for a Folder Operator to join our team in Edwardsville, KS. 

Peak Season (February - May) Requirements:

  • Shift hours Monday through Friday; 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, or 10pm-6am.
  • Candidates must be available to work 2nd or 3rd shift seasonally.
  • Mandatory overtime which may include some Saturdays and Sundays.

Here's How You’ll Make an Impact:
As a member of the Yearbook Bindery Production Team, you will work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment printing high school and college yearbooks to help our customers celebrate some of their greatest achievements. While you’ll lean heavily on your technical abilities, your greatest asset will be your drive and commitment to quality and safety. We live and work in a team environment and rely heavily on each other to assist across a variety of functions and on various machines so if you have a commitment to quality and a passion for your teammates, we want you!

What We Want You to Accomplish:

First 30 Days:

  • Read detailed work orders to determine setup specifications and efficiently set up your assigned machine.

First 60 days:

  • Initiate trial runs to verify accuracy of machine setup.

First 90 Days:

  • Observe and monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions and to determine whether adjustments are needed.
  • Maintain perfect attendance

What You’ll Be Doing On A Daily Basis:

  • Operate and folding equipment.
  • Complete scheduled maintenance on folding machine during shift.
  • Check for quality.

What You’ll Bring to the Table:

  • High School or GED
  • Experience folding large printed signatures with MBO or Heidelberg folding machines a plus!
  • High mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as tracking sheets, order confirmation sheets and work orders
  • Proven ability to excel in a high production manufacturing environment which focuses on safety, quality control, and organization
  • Previous success maintaining a strong attendance and on time record

THE MOST TRUSTED NAME IN CELEBRATING STUDENT MILESTONES – HERFF JONES
Herff Jones is the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students. Herff Jones' products include class rings and jewelry, caps and gowns, yearbooks, diplomas, frames, announcements, and Greek accessories as well as motivation and recognition programs. Since 1920, our team has worked alongside students, faculty, and staff on campuses nationwide to help build a stronger community and celebrate student milestones. Our continued success relies on hiring extraordinary talent, with a passion for making a difference and eagerness to roll up the sleeves, to help us write the story of our next 100 years.
Varsity Brands companies are equal opportunity employers. 

ABOUT HERFF JONES
Indianapolis-based Herff Jones is the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students. A division of Varsity Brands, Herff Jones’ products include class rings and jewelry, caps and gowns, yearbooks, diplomas and announcements as well as motivation and recognition programs. Focused on building long-term relationships through a nationwide network of over 2,000 employees and sales partners, the professionals at Herff Jones have been helping elevate the student experience throughout the lifelong journey of education for more than 99 years. For more information about Herff Jones or Varsity Brands, please visit www.herffjones.com or www.varsitybrands.com.

Herff Jones, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Herff Jones strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

JOIN THE BEST TEAM ON THE FIELD IN SPORT, SPIRIT & ACHIEVEMENT

At Varsity Brands, we believe every student deserves the opportunity to succeed and every educator wants to make a difference. It takes a team to make a real impact, and through our three distinct brands – BSN SPORTS, Varsity Spirit and Herff Jones – and our network of 9,000+ employees and independent representatives, we are proud to partner with schools, colleges and universities across the country to transform the student journey in SPORT, SPIRIT and ACHIEVEMENT.

OUR VALUES

Service - We lead with heart. We champion community.

Passion - We love what we do. It fuels our purpose.

Integrity - We do what we promise. We own our actions and decisions.

Respect - We earn it by giving it. Because everyone deserves it.

Innovation - We never stop striving to be better. For ourselves and our community.

Transparency - We are committed to openness and honesty in everything we do.

OUR BENEFITS

We are committed to putting you and your families first. For benefits eligible roles, we offer a variety of choices and costs as well as program enhancements that align with our responsibility to elevate the employee experience. Some of our offerings include:

  • Comprehensive Health Care Benefits
  • HSA Employer Contribution/ FSA Opportunities
  • Wellbeing Program
  • 401(k) plan with company matching
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, and Short-Term Disability
  • Generous My Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • St. Jude Partnership & Volunteer Opportunities
  • Employee Perks including discounts on personal apparel and equipment!

Varsity Brands companies are equal opportunity employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.

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