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Production Group Leader (Bilingual) Job

DATE: Mar 15, 2023

LOCATION: Lincoln, California, United States, 95648

Company: Armstrong World Industries

​Primary location: Lincoln, California 
Relocation offered: No
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: Less than 1%
Location:  Lincoln, California 

The estimated hourly base rate for this position is $25/hr - $35/hr per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors (salary may be adjusted based on geographic location)


​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.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 

GC Products, a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, has an opening for a Production Group Leader in our Customs Department. As an industry leader in creating and manufacturing GFRG and GFRC solutions for architectural projects, we partner with our clients to take architectural concepts from design to completion. This role is a working group leader role and is responsible for managing associates who are engaged in the manufacture of cement-based and gypsum-based architectural and non-architectural building products for the building and construction industry.


Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage all custom production department associates

  • Proactively participate in the GC Products Safety Programs and strive for zero injuries

  • Read, interpret and understand production (shop) drawings

  • Maintain inventory of raw materials, equipment & tools

  • Occasionally use electric-powered, air-powered and hand tools. i.e., Saws, Sanders, Nail guns, Screw guns, Wrenches, Various hand tools, etc.

  • Assist the mold fabrication department as needed to perform “set-ups” or adjustments in existing casting molds

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

  • Collaborate with and support other departments to maintain company operations and efficiency

  • Work with various cements, gypsums and casting materials

  • Quality check finished molds and finished pieces for accuracy including pre-assembly verification

  • Occasional travel to customer or other work locations


Required Qualifications:

  • Able to receive and comprehend direction and instruction from the Plant Manager

  • Able to make decisions, meet targets and work under manufacturing timelines

  • Participate in the GC Products manufacturing efficiency program

  • Communicate and work well with other departments: Drafting, Mold Fabrication, Shipping and CNC Routing

  • Expected to strive for excellence and support the success and profitability of the company to the best of their ability

  • Able to work in stationary positions for long periods of time

  • Display professional conduct and adhere to company policies

  • Move up to 50 lbs and transport molds from table-to-floor or floor-to-table

  • Able to work in cold and hot ambient temperatures

  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing others

  • Experience managing a custom architectural manufacturing department

  • Demonstrated qualification in electric and pneumatic powered tools


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 50 pounds and occasionally 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.


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 cold and hot temperatures; uneven walking surfaces with cords, tools, and other obstacles; intermittent loud noises; and dusty or dirty conditions.  Required PPE includes safety glasses, earplugs, steel toe/composite shoes and adherence to all plant safety protocols.



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 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


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.


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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