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Value Stream Owner Job

DATE: Jul 26, 2022

LOCATION: Hilliard, Ohio, United States, 43026

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary Location: Hilliard, Ohio
Relocation Offered: Yes 
Employment Status: Full Time
Travel: 10%

Salary Range: $72,020- $141,350

 

Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!

 

 

Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of twelve facilities.

At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.

 

 

Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.

We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.

 

 

What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

 

 

As our Value Stream Improvement Champion, you will be responsible for initiating and overseeing lean process improvement activities and changes involving mechanical, electrical, chemical, and human elements with a goal of meeting all KPIs.

 

You will be expected to assist the Value Stream Manager in acting as an effective catalyst and leader for significant organizational transformation initiatives, including but not limited to improving uptime, rate, and yield, and creating and executing of value stream roadmaps for improvement.

 

What you'll be doing

  • Utilizing technical expertise and leadership skills to identify, initiate, and implement significant process improvement activities
  • Collaborating with Value Stream Managers, Technical Resources, and Maintenance to develop value stream roadmaps for process improvement 
  • Identifying and executing projects in the Value Stream including identifying improvement opportunities, understanding current projects, and forecasting and procuring resources
  • Aligning the A3/kaizen events and hoshin projects with Value Stream and plant results
  • Overseeing Kaizen events, including identifying team members, preparing agendas, conducting trainings, implementing improvements, and creating/tracking measures
  • Curating and analyzing data sets that outline systematic improvement opportunities
  • Driving proactive problem solving and root-cause elimination at plant levels
  • Employing continuous improvement tools and lean methodologies (5S, TPM, AM/PM, Value Stream Mapping, Poka-Yoke, Standard Work, and Kaizen) to identify value stream improvement opportunities

 

What will make you successful

  • Expertise with influential leadership, facilitation, and meeting management
  • Project management skills and the ability to leverage relationships to drive results
  • Experience with process improvement execution and facilitation
  • Proficiency with Minitab, Infinity, or similar statistical software applications
  • Ability to gather and analyze data sets from multiple sources including Data Historian, Infinity, Access, SAP, and other plant or ABP systems in order to identify opportunities and accurately assess situations

 

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of plant manufacturing, maintenance, or engineering experience
  • Capacity to address conflicts, resolve upset conditions, and facilitate behavioral change
  • Willingness to learn Lean methodologies and employ those skills across the plant value stream

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Six Sigma Certifications (Green Belt, Black Belt) or other Lean Certifications

 

 

 

 

Why Armstrong World Industries?

 

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

 

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match

 

About the Location (Hilliard, OH)

Our Hilliard Plant, one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America, employs 100+ people across multiple shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of acoustical ceiling tile.  The Hilliard plant prides itself in placing high priority on safety, quality and exceeding customer expectations.

 

Located 13 miles west of downtown Columbus, the city of Hilliard is a charming blend of old and new.  Leisure strolls through historic Weaver Park, football games at OSU, thriving businesses and chic boutiques and shops are just some of the many ways that Hilliard caters to both ends of the generation spectrum.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans

 

 

 

 


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