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Fabrication Production Supervisor Job

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Macon, Georgia, US, 31213

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Manufacturing
Primary Location: Macon, Georgia
Relocation Offered: Yes 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%


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!


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) has a job opportunity for a Fabrication Production Supervisor to be located at our plant in Macon, GA. Reporting to the Value Stream Manager, the Fabrication Production Supervisor will in charge of supervising a team that produces our high-quality ceiling products. Additionally, the Fabrication Production Supervisor will work closely with a multi-functional team in implementing process improvement and cost reduction initiatives using innovative tools such as Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and equipment optimization.  Night Shift (12 hours - 7:00pm - 7:00am)


Key Responsibilities of the Fabrication Production Supervisor:

  • Leading, managing, hiring, and training a production crew of about 20 employees
  • Promoting and ensuring a safe work environment, including training the crew and adhering to Company and governmental policies and regulations
  • Ensuring production goals are met or exceeded, including yield, throughput, and quality
  • Participating in continuous improvement initiatives using tools such as Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and other process improvement techniques
  • Meeting objectives for Plant Reliability measures (% uptime, % line rate, % scrap rate)
  • Ensuring equipment maintenance and optimization, providing training for the crew and handling equipment troubleshooting
  • Preparing daily production schedules and ensuring schedule adherence
  • Ensuring environmental compliance
  • Working with maintenance and engineering to optimize the equipment performance and reliability


Required Qualifications for the Fabrication Production Supervisor:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Highly effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and successfully execute tasks in accordance with business objectives
  • Proven ability to implement change in manufacturing and/or maintenance systems
  • Basic computer proficiency with email and with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Basic knowledge of key OSHA regulations (such as Confined Spaces, Electrical Safety, Energy Isolation and Machine Safeguarding)
  • Proven incident investigation skills and familiarity with structured tools (such as Root Cause Failure Analysis or 5 Why)
  • Ability to and willingness to work different shifts


Desired Qualifications for the Fabrication Production Supervisor:

  • 3+ years of full-time production supervision experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree in business, technical or related field
  • Experience working with a unionized workforce
  • Knowledge, understanding and implementation of process improvement methodologies


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 (Macon, GA)

Our Macon Plant, one of nine Armstrong plants, employs hundreds of people working on rotating shifts, 24/7, in the manufacture and shipment of acoustical ceiling tile to Armstrong's customers.  Located approximately 85 miles south of Atlanta, the Macon facility has 33 acres under one roof, or 1.5 million square feet of floor space.  It is the largest ceiling tile factory in the world.  The operations are complex, automated, use the latest modern management technology, and manufacture a wide range of commercial and residential ceiling products.


Macon, also known as the "Cherry Blossom Capital of the World", is in the heart of Georgia and marks a historical crossroads in the south. The city carries with it a rich cultural heritage while creating a strong vision for the future. Macon offers the amenities of a small friendly city with the advantages of a growing community.



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 an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.


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. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

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