MBS Textbook Exchange Looking to Hire 125 People Right Away

6 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, November 27 2012 Nov 27, 2012 Tuesday, November 27, 2012 9:32:00 AM CST November 27, 2012 in News
By: Chloe Alexander
loading

COLUMBIA - If you are looking for a job, a local company is looking for some help. MBS Textbook Exchange Inc. is looking to hire about 125 people to work over the winter break, but it also has career options available as well. Vice President of Human Resources, Jerome Rader, said the time in between school semesters is one of the busiest for his corporation. MBS wants to hire seasonal applicants and full or part time postions.  Rader said the corporation needs as many people as possible to reach customer satisfaction.

"We will be bringing in several temporary [employees] just to work over the winter break," said Rader. "It is a busy time for us so we will be recruiting mostly college students just to work over the winter."

Vice President of Distribution, Mark Pulliam, said that in November MBS hired 35 new warehouse employees to help with the rush. 

There are also professional positions open as well which makes more job openings. MBS is recruiting in departments such as customer support and customer service function. These will be candidates that deal with customers head on, provide support and technical support to customers. 

Warehouse positions are hourly positions. The pay varies depending on the shift you choose to work. There are three different shifts:

  • 1st shift: 7am- 3pm
  • 2nd shift: 3pm- 11pm
  • 3rd shift: 11pm- 7am
Rader said MBS will pay a premuim if you are working on the second and third shift. The warehouse currently has about 450 employees. It is open 24 hours a day, five days a week. The professional positions that are opening will pay between $30,000 and $60,000 a year depending on an applicants experience. 
MBS Textbook Exchange traces its roots back to 1909 in Columbia. It was originally called the Missouri Store Company before it got the name MBS Textbook Exchange. It is a college textbook wholesale center that provides college textbooks to campus bookstores throughout the United States and Canada. Rader said a little over 600 campuses use the applications MBS provide making it the largest provide of textbooks. 
MBS is comprised of four different divisions:
  • Wholesale Division- providing books to campus bookstores
  • MBS System Division- provide operating systems to bookstores and develop software that bookstores operate with
  • MBS Direct Division- distribute course products throughout the country
  • Internet Commerce Division- buying, selling, and renting books online
"MBS has been a stable employeer in Columbia and had grown locally in the community," said Rader. "It is a great opportunity to come in and get started and get a chance to advance in higher positions."
To fill out an application and see the job listings click here.

More News

Grid
List
COLUMBIA — A Rolla man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for a 2017 shooting that killed two people.... More >>
8 hours ago Friday, July 19 2019 Jul 19, 2019 Friday, July 19, 2019 7:45:00 PM CDT July 19, 2019 in News
HOLTS SUMMIT - Police found explosives and an unknown substance in the back of a stolen van on Friday. ... More >>
8 hours ago Friday, July 19 2019 Jul 19, 2019 Friday, July 19, 2019 7:29:00 PM CDT July 19, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - With excessive heat fixed over Mid-Missouri, senior citizens looked for a place to escape the heat on Friday.... More >>
14 hours ago Friday, July 19 2019 Jul 19, 2019 Friday, July 19, 2019 1:45:00 PM CDT July 19, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The Show-Me State games kicked off Friday morning at 11 AM with a Torch Run at the... More >>
14 hours ago Friday, July 19 2019 Jul 19, 2019 Friday, July 19, 2019 1:44:00 PM CDT July 19, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Police arrested a man Thursday night after he allegedly went into a woman's apartment and sexually abused her.... More >>
19 hours ago Friday, July 19 2019 Jul 19, 2019 Friday, July 19, 2019 9:06:01 AM CDT July 19, 2019 in News
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors filed reckless homicide charges on Thursday against a Missouri semi driver for a highway construction zone... More >>
20 hours ago Friday, July 19 2019 Jul 19, 2019 Friday, July 19, 2019 8:12:49 AM CDT July 19, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA — A Versailles man previously convicted of child molestation has been charged with possession of and promoting child pornography.... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 7:47:00 PM CDT July 18, 2019 in News
INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA heard Missouri's appeal on Thursday after the school was handed a handful of penalties back in... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:49:00 PM CDT July 18, 2019 in Top Stories
BRANSON - One year ago Friday, 17 were killed when a duck boat sank during a thunderstorm on Table Rock... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:01:00 PM CDT July 18, 2019 in News
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors filed reckless homicide charges on Thursday against a Missouri semi driver for a highway construction zone... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 4:09:00 PM CDT July 18, 2019 in Top Stories
COLUMBIA - The new AI face editing app FaceApp has become an instant hit with iPhone users. However, there are... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 3:45:00 PM CDT July 18, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - An excessive heat warning is still in effect through Saturday and families should take precautions when playing on... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 1:55:00 PM CDT July 18, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY- Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick announced Thursday the creation of a new program to help small businesses and farmers after... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:37:00 PM CDT July 18, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - The 35th anniversary of the annual Show-Me State Games kicks off Friday. Director, Dave Fox, said the... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:31:00 PM CDT July 18, 2019 in News
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:38:19 AM CDT July 18, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Cooling centers are opening around Missouri as high temperatures and humidity create dangerous conditions. The... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:22:02 AM CDT July 18, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - State Auditor Nicole Galloway released her audit of the Lieutenant Governor's office while now-Governor Mike Parson was... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:43:00 AM CDT July 18, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Police Department is asking the public to help identify three individuals. Officers believe... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:15:00 AM CDT July 18, 2019 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 76°
5am 78°
6am 78°
7am 77°
8am 82°