Production Associate Job

DATE: May 26, 2024

LOCATION: Johnstown, Ohio, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Johnstown, OH
Relocation offered: No
Employment status: Full-Time
Travel: N/A


Primary Duty:  

Manufacture, assemble and package Steel Ceilings products to produce needed items in the pursuit of customers’ orders as directed by the team lead and/or supervisor. Additional responsibilities include material handling, crating and machine helper duties. We have opportunities on day shift (5:30am - 3:30pm) and evening shift (3:30pm - 1:30am). Evening shift receives an additional $1/hr shift differential. 



General Duties:  Maintain a clean safe working area including sweeping, opening scrap, emptying dumpsters, trash cans, etc. Observe all safety precautions and plant regulations to prevent injury to self and others or damage to material or equipment.  


Upon training & qualification, perform miscellaneous duties as required including machine operation (turrets, brakes, presses, panel benders, tube benders, etc), final panel assembly, infill pad creation, crating, forklift operation, inventory counting, and assisting others.  


Working Responsibilities: 

  • Follow all Company and OSHA Safety Policies. 

  • Assemble materials and package finished products for transport to customers. 

  • Operate machinery or stations as instructed by the Team Leader to meet scheduled demands. 

  • Ensure that the standards for quality, output, safety etc. are adhered to and improved upon. 

  • Keep accurate records of production, waste, quality checks undertaken. 

  • Properly maintain equipment. 

  • Maintain a high level of customer focus in producing quality products and services that do not sacrifice the safety of others, oneself, nor the environment. 

  • Commit to and follow the facility Mission, Vision and Values that support the AWI Operating Principles as an individual and team. 

  • Attend and participate in all required company training programs. 

  • Conform to all company policies and procedures. 

  • Maintain clean and organized work area. 

  • Sweep floors and empty trash containers daily and maintain a clean working environment. 


Education and Experience 

  1. Prior manufacturing, assembly, material movement, or machine operator experience preferred. 

  1. Knowledge of metal manufacturing materials, fabrication processes and machinery preferred. 

  1. Ability to learn how to operate a forklift and other company vehicles. 


Work Environment 
Plant Environment – This position operates in a manufacturing setting and can be subject to extreme cold and hot temperatures; uneven walking surfaces with cords, tools and other obstacles; intermittent loud noises; and dusty or dirty conditions.  Basic PPE required: safety glasses, earplugs, and steel toe/composite boots. Specific PPE & training will be provided for activities requiring additional accomodations 


Physical Demands 
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 



Competitive Wage Rates Based on Experience and Abilities 

  • $1,000 signing bonus available for continuous employment ($500 paid at 90 days, $500 paid at 6mo) 


Steel Ceilings, a subsidiary of AWI, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants receive consideration for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

Job Segment: Machinist, Industrial, Equipment Operator, Forklift, Warehouse, Manufacturing