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Production Associate (Rotating Shifts) Job

DATE: Mar 17, 2023

LOCATION: Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries


Production Associate - Rotating Shifts 

Ceiling Tile Manufacturing Plant - Marietta, PA

Pay rate: $23-$26 per hour 


Armstrong Building Products has openings for Production Associates at our ceiling tile manufacturing plant in Marietta, Pennsylvania.


Our Production Associates are trained to safely operate highly automated manufacturing equipment.  The plant runs continuously 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Associates can expect to work 12 hour 4 crew rotating shifts or 8 hour 2 crew rotating shifts. Associates are eligible for shift pay, weekend premiums and overtime pay.   New associates will enter into a 90 day probationary period, and upon successful completion, are able to bid on open positions.  We offer good benefits, paid time-off for vacations and holidays and career advancement.


The ceiling tile manufacturing process includes mixing raw materials, running and monitoring machines that form, shape, dry, cut, size and paint the ceiling tiles and finally packaging, storing and shipping finished products to customers. Everyone must work at keeping his or her work areas and the plant, orderly, clean and safe. We celebrate safety as our most important work standard.  We have well defined safety start up and shutdown operations for all equipment and we train all operators on these crucial processes.


What We Expect from Our Employees

  • Total focus on safety.
  • Ability to work 12 hr or 8 hr rotating shifts and overtime.
  • Willingness to continuously improve processes and reduce costs.
  • Full engagement in your work duties.
  • Personal ownership for work and product quality.


Overview of the Work

  • Safely start up, operate and shutdown production equipment and periodic lockout / tag-outs to clear line jams or machine repairs.
  • Perform basic operator maintenance checks on production equipment to make sure the production line is able to make quality product, safely.
  • Perform quality inspections of products to achieve quality standards, minimize rework and contain non-conforming materials
  • Read, understand and adhere to daily production schedules.
  • Make production entries into computer systems
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards by keeping assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly manner
  • Perform  material handling of raw materials, Goods In Process and finished goods, safely
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the production lead or supervision.



  • High school degree or a GED, or equivalent work experience
  • At least 1 year of work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Know how to safely operate forklift trucks / tow motors
  • Be able to lift up to 50 Ibs, on a regular, daily basis
  • Have a work record of solid job performance including good attendance, ability to work on teams and a strong focus on safety.


We will only consider online submissions of employment interest via your application being submitted on our career website at No resumes or applications will be accepted at the plant.  To be considered for employment, selected candidates may be asked to complete the ACT “WorkKeys” assessment.


We offer competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, long and short term disability coverage, 401k plan, paid time off, and product discount programs.

About the Company:

Established in 1860, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is a multi-billion dollar global leader in the design and manufacture of floors and ceilings with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong serves both the residential and commercial markets operating plants and distribution centers in eight countries with over 9,000 employees worldwide.

About the Location:

Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta sits on the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River.  It is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. The area offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

How to Apply:

Armstrong is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. Apply online at

Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania
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Employment Status: Full-Time

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