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Production Supervisor Job

DATE: Sep 21, 2021

LOCATION: Macon, Georgia, United States, 31213

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary Location: Macon, Georgia
Relocation Offered: Yes 

Employment Status: full-time
Travel: 5%
Pay Grade: 9/10 


Armstrong World Industries Inc., has a job opportunity available for a Boardmill Production Supervisor to be located at our plant in Macon, GA. Reporting to the Value Stream Manager, the Boardmill Production Supervisor is responsible for leading and managing the daily production of one of our manufacturing lines. This position will be working on a schedule that rotates and would require overtime and weekend work.


What you'll be doing:

  • Leading, managing, and training a crew of approximately 15 production workers
  • Ensuring production goals are met or exceeded, including yield, throughput, and quality
  • Promoting and ensuring a safe work environment and environmental compliance
  • Preparing daily production schedules and ensuring schedule adherence
  • Applying lean manufacturing best practices and driving continuous improvement with people and processes
  • Effectively managing operations while meeting budgetary goals
  • Partnering effectively with maintenance and engineering to optimize equipment performance and reliability and assisting with Lean projects
  • Administrative duties to include, but not limited to, employee schedule maintenance, time keeping, accountability and discipline for performance, and participating in the hiring process if necessary


What will make you successful:

  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • 3 to 5 years of effectively leading and motivating a diverse group of employees
  • Excellent working knowledge of safety and environmental practices and regulations, including OSHA compliance
  • Ability to effectively communication, both written and verbally, with various levels of the organization


Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or technical degree
  • Industrial manufacturing experience


About the Location (Macon, GA)

Our Macon Plant, one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America, employs over 400 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




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