Jarden Corporation Bindery Supervisor in Clarksville, Tennessee

About Jostens

Celebrating 118 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.

At Jostens, we help people capture, celebrate and inspire through their stories and accomplishments with uniquely customized and personalized products for students and families, educators and schools, teams, and world class athletes and their fans.

Position Overview

The Supervisor directs and coordinates assigned Bindery departmental operations within the plant, which may include Folding, Repair Table and Bundle Racks. Responsibilities include meeting plant objectives for quality, quantity, cost and delivery. The individual controls the area¿s schedule, quality control, and allocation of materials, personnel and equipment. He/she is responsible for the implementation of the safety program for the area, and is responsible for the training of employees in his/her area to include Hazardous Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and to include emergency spill response procedures, if appropriate. The Supervisor sets area production and performance goals, organizes work, and maintains a productive and motivational climate. Determines priority of jobs; completes preventive Maintenance and ensures 5S procedures.


-Directs, manages and coordinates Bindery aspects of manufacturing in a timely manner.

-Prepares and monitors budgetary process. Meets department objectives for quality, productivity and cost.

-Controls area/department production schedules, quality, materials, and equipment.

-Sets production and performance goals and objectives, develops a diverse workforce, provides coaching and counseling, writes performance reviews.

-Supports 5S and PM for all equipment and systems and ensures employees are properly trained on equipment operation and proper maintenance as applicable.

-Manages safety for the department(s) and ensures that his/her area(s) work within the plant¿s general Safety and work rules.



BA in Business, Manufacturing or equivalent experience.

3 ¿ 5 years of experience in Bindery Operations, and/or industrial production area.

Management experience in a team-based environment.

Good computer skills in MS Office Suite.

Good verbal and written communication skills

Has demonstrated the ability to develop people.

Has served as an effective role model, either internally or externally.

Strong Safety background and experience developing and executing safety plans.


Experience in ¿made to order¿ business/manufacturing.

Basic knowledge of 5S methodologies and Lean Manufacturing.

PUR & High Speed Binder experience.

Why Jostens?

Jostens is comprised of dynamic teams of individuals who support the mission of schools, groups and teams by passionately helping people express themselves, celebrate experiences and traditions, recognize achievements and share their stories. We value innovation, integrity, diversity and exceptional performance and want to make that apparent in every experience we deliver.

Jostens is committed to attracting and retaining the brightest and most talented individuals to our company by offering competitive compensation, a progressive and nurturing culture and growth potential. In addition to our traditional benefit offerings, Jostens offers charitable gift matching programs for employees, scholarships and charitable contributions to the communities we serve. Employees also enjoy tuition reimbursement benefits, progressive career planning as well as comprehensive medical benefits and a 401K matching program. Jostens supports and promotes healthy living through education and incentive programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Jostens participates in the E-Verify process.

**Relocation Assistance Available**


COMPANY: Jostens, Inc.

Requisition Id: 22361

Location: TN- Clarksville