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Ward/Kraft, Inc. is an independent manufacturer that has been in business for 40 plus years and is well known for outstanding Customer Service and Quality. We offer a competitive salary and a substantial benefits package to our members.

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Ward/Kraft, Inc - Kansas
2401 Cooper St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701
800/821-4021
jobs@wardkraft.com

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Current Job Openings

Title: Printing Press Operator (Offset or Flexo)
Job Description:

Ward Kraft, Inc. – Located in Ft. Scott, KS, is one of the top, most innovative print manufacturers in the Industry.  Ft. Scott is a friendly, small town, yet close to Kansas City, Joplin, and Lake of the Ozarks. Surrounding country has premier whitetail and turkey hunting and fishing.  Ft. Scott has approximately 14 miles of native brick streets and numerous restored Victorian homes with the average house costing less than $70K.

 

Position Summary: Ward/Kraft is seeking highly motivated, career focused, printing press operators. Members are responsible for operating a flexographic press, rotary offset printing press or other production equipment while producing superior quality products. They will perform routine machine maintenance, maintain quality standards facilitating quick turn times and achieve top production goals.

   

Key Qualifications:

 

  • Good mechanical ability
  • Superior trouble shooting skills
  • Quick learner
  • Strong math skills (measurements, percentages, figure footage etc)
  • Detail oriented
  • Problem solver
  • Self-starter
  • Good working knowledge of computers and windows based software a plus

 

Schedule and Compensation

  • Three rotating monthly shifts
  • Possible Saturday overtime
  • Shift premiums
  • “Pay For Performance”

 

Ideal candidate will be a team player who is goal oriented, possesses a strong work ethic, able to lift 50 lbs. several times per work day and simultaneously manage multiple tasks.

 

If you have an interest in this position, please contact Brad Matkin, Director of Recruiting, at recruiting@wardkraft.com or 877-281-2485 ext. 4017.  Applications may be obtained at www.wardkraft.com under the Employment link, or in person at our Fort Scott location: 2401 Cooper St., Fort Scott KS, 66701.

 

Ward Kraft, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Schedule/Shift: Rotating Shift
Location: Fort Scott, KS
Compensation: Varies
Positions Available: 1
Post Date: 11/5/2014
Email about Info: jobs@wardkraft.com

Title: Production Member
Job Description:

Ward Kraft, Inc. – Located in Ft. Scott, KS, is one of the top, most innovative print manufacturers in the Industry. Ft. Scott is a friendly, small town, yet close to Kansas City, Joplin, and Lake of the Ozarks. Surrounding country has premier whitetail and turkey hunting and fishing.  Ft. Scott has approximately 14 miles of native brick streets and numerous restored Victorian homes with the average house costing less than $70K.

 

Position Summary: Ward/Kraft is seeking highly motivated, career focused, production members. Responsible for operating production machinery, producing superior quality products and performing routine machine maintenance.   Responsible for maintaining quality standards, facilitating turn times and achieving top production goals. 

   

Key Qualifications:

 

  • Good mechanical ability
  • Superior trouble shooting skills
  • Ability to perform routine machine maintenance
  • Quick learner
  • Problem solver
  • Strong math skills (measurements, percentages, figure footage etc)
  • Detail oriented
  • Self starter
  • Good working knowledge of computers and windows based software a plus

 

Schedule and Compensation

  • Three rotating monthly shifts
  • Possible Saturday overtime
  • Shift premiums
  • “Pay For Performance”

 

The ideal candidate will be a team player who is goal oriented, possesses a strong work ethic, and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. 

 

If you have an interest in this position, please contact Brad Matkin, Director of Recruiting at recruiting@wardkraft.com or 877-281-2485 ext. 4017.  Applications may be obtained at www.wardkraft.com under the Employment link, or in person at our Fort Scott location:  2401 Cooper St., Fort Scott KS, 66701.

 

Ward Kraft, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Schedule/Shift: Rotating Shift
Location: Fort Scott, KS
Compensation: Varies
Positions Available: 1
Post Date: 11/5/2014
Email about Info: jobs@wardkraft.com

Title: Experienced Sales/Business Development Representative
Job Description:

Position Summary: Ward/Kraft is seeking experienced, professional Sales/Business Development Representatives with a strong desire to succeed. In this role, you will prospect for new business, set appointments and meet in with decision makers, identify and pursue businesses for specific markets and products. You will be expected to close sales and, build and maintain distributor relationships. If you have a history of successful outside sales and a willingness to learn the print industry we want to talk to you

Key Qualifications:

• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Must five years of proven successful sales experience
• Enthusiasm and flexibility
• Strong and persuasive communication skills
• Works well alone as well as with a team
• Presentation skills
• Basic computer skills
• Self-confidence and self-motivated
• Competitive and results-driven 
• Knowledge of printing processes and materials is a plus

Schedule and Compensation 
• Travel required – some overnights 
• Salary 
• Commission 
• 401K, Healthcare, Onsite Chiropractor

The ideal candidate will be a goal oriented team player, a self-starter, energetic, possesses a strong work ethic, highly positive, has the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and would like to grow and advance with the company.

If you have an interest in this position, please contact Brad Matkin, Director of Recruiting at 877-281-2485 ext. 4017. Applications may be obtained at www.wardkraft.com under the Employment link, or in person at our Fort Scott location; 2401 Cooper St., Fort Scott KS, 66701.

Ward Kraft, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Schedule/Shift: N/A
Location: Fort Scott, KS
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Positions Available: 1
Post Date: 1/16/2015
Email about Info: jobs@wardkraft.com

Title: Sales/Business Development Rep
Job Description:

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Schedule/Shift: Rotating Shift
Location: Fort Scott, KS
Compensation: Varies
Positions Available: 1
Post Date: 6/4/2018
Email about Info: jobs@wardkraft.com

Ward/Kraft Benefits

  • Vacation Benefits:

        1st year = 5 days

        2nd year = 10 days

        11th-15th years = increase one day per year for a maximum of 15 days

  • Paid Holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • Insurance Benefits: Health insurance is effective the beginning of the month after 60 days. All other insurance is the beginning of the month after the 90-day probationary period.

        Health: Family Coverage and Single Coverage available.

        Group Term Life

        Short-term disability

        Long-term disability

·         Wellness & Healthy Lifestyles Promotion:  Ward/Kraft encourages healthy lifestyles and is dedicated to helping enable members to maximize wellness through education, awareness, and wellness programs.

        Healthcare concierge services and a Healthcare Benefit Consultant on campus.

        2,700 sqft workout facility featuring a Universal Gym, free-weights, a rowing machine, treadmills, step-climbers, and heavy-duty body bag.

        Vending machines stocked with healthy snacks (dried fruits, nuts and whole-grain energy bars).

        Ergonomic and safe workstations provided.

        Insurance premium discounts available for participating in Wellness Initiatives.

        Yearly no cost health fairs and biometric screenings available.

        Chiropractor on site two days a week for members and their family.   

  •  401(k) Program
  • Shift Premiums/Shift Rotation: We operate three shifts. Night Shift: 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.; Dayshift: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Evening Shift: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Shifts rotate every four weeks. We pay premiums for evening and night shifts.
  • Tobacco: Ward/Kraft maintains tobacco free campuses.
  • Culture: We expect honesty, caring and a positive attitude when dealing with fellow team members at Ward/Kraft. Foul and/or abusive language isn’t compatible with Ward/Kraft’s culture.
  • Performance: Ward/Kraft utilizes a “Pay for Performance” system which measures and tracks all aspects of an individual’s performance. Pay raises are based in large part on these measurements. Metrics may vary by division, department and/or position.
  • Pay Raises: Wage reviews are conducted every six months, January and July. Ward/Kraft has wage schedules for each position within Ward/Kraft.

Safety: Ward/Kraft members’ safety can never be compromised. If you see an unsafe condition, please notify your immediate supervisor as soon as possible