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Bilingual (Spanish/English) Production Supervisor, 2nd Shift Job

DATE: Nov 9, 2021

LOCATION: Libertyville, Illinois, United States, 60048

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary Location: Libertyville, Illinois
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: full-time
Travel: No


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!



As a Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for effective coordination and supervision of production activities at the MRK Libertyville plant. This includes promoting employee safety, effective and efficient utilization of equipment, materials, and people. You will be accountable for meeting budgeted objectives in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, and cost (SQDC).


What you’ll be doing

  • Monitoring hourly SQDC boards and redirecting resources to improve throughput and production efficiencies
  • Providing overall supervision for MRK’s manufacturing processes
  • Managing daily scheduling and sequencing of product workflow for assigned production line
  • Maintaining safety awareness through active supervision
  • Driving 5S and good housekeeping to ensure a clean and safe work environment
  • Managing performance of production employees by providing training, guidance, and hands-on support 
  • Ensuring accurate cost management (time and inventory reporting)
  • Recommending quality and efficiency operational improvements
  • Using Lean manufacturing principles throughout supervision and management
  • Ensuring quality and compliance of product to technical specifications and requirements
  • Collaborating with Facility and Maintenance Supervisor to develop and improve preventive maintenance on machinery


What will make you successful

  • Ability to assess capabilities and needs to determine full time work needs
  • Strong knowledge of Standard Product manufacturing


Required Qualifications

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • High School Diploma OR GED
  • 3+ years supervising in a manufacturing environment  


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or post-secondary technical training, or related



About the Location (Libertyville, IL)

MRK Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI), is one of twelve AWI plants in North America. Our Libertyville plant in northern Illinois is located 1 hour northwest of Chicago, and 1 hour south of Milwaukee, WI. It is also a short, 7 mile drive to beautiful Lake Michigan.  Visit Libertyville’s historic downtown shopping and dining district, with nearly 100 restaurants, cafes and pubs. Stop by the Dunn Museum. Take your friends and family to the Libertyville Sports Complex. Check out their calendar of events for festivals, wine tastings, community bike rides, classic car shows and other activities that are hosted year-round.  Libertyville provides a hometown feel, while being close to the 3rd and 31st largest cities in the US!


Equal Opportunity Employer: MRK Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans



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