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General Laborer - 1st Shift Job

DATE: Jun 10, 2021

LOCATION: Libertyville, Illinois, US, 60048

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Production 

Primary Location: Libertyville , Illinois 

Relocation Offered:  

Employment Status: Full-Time 



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!


We are looking for team oriented individuals who are interested in working at our growing facility in Libertyville, Illinois. The plant fabricates custom ornamental metal ceilings for commercial application. We have openings for first and second shifts. 


JOB TITLE - General Laborer


Reporting to the production supervisor or area team leader, this position is responsible for performing light industrial manufacturing tasks at our plant in Libertyville, Illinois.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Report to your workstation on time and ready to work
  • Perform cutting, assembling and packaging of standard products as outlined in Work Orders
  • Maintain continuous daily good housekeeping of the area you are working in
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Follow all protocols as outlined in our Safety Program



  • Written and oral communication skills, can understand and follow direction
  • Manage time affectively as to accomplish all tasks within an appropriate timeframe
  • Work well in a small group environment with a cooperative attitude
  • Ability to use various hand and small power tools
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time


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 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


Plant Environment – This position operates in a manufacturing setting and can be subject to occasional hot temperatures; uneven walking surfaces with cords, tools and other obstacles; intermittent loud noises; and dusty or dirty conditions.  Required PPE at this time, includes: Safety glasses.  Other PPE available upon request.


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.



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



Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.

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