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Production Associate - Rotating Shifts Job

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania, US, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Production Associate - Rotating Shifts

Ceiling Tile Manufacturing Plant - Marietta, PA

$21.72 per hour


Armstrong World Industries has openings for Production Associates at our ceiling tile manufacturing plant in Marietta, PA. We are a global leader in the design, manufacture and delivery of innovative ceiling solutions. We are a strong business with excellent brand recognition and solid performance history. We provide our customers with a solution for every space. This is an exciting time to join our growing organization.


Our Production Associates are trained to safely operate highly automated manufacturing equipment.  The Marietta Plant runs continuously 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Associates can expect to work 12 hour 4 crew rotating shifts and are eligible for shift differential 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 excellent benefits including 401(k), paid time-off for vacations and holidays, and career advancement opportunities. 


We are seeking highly motivated associates who are capable of assuming ownership of their work area and equipment, have a continuous improvement mindset and thrive on working in a fast paced work environment.

We celebrate safety as our core value and 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.
  • Full engagement in your work duties.
  • Personal ownership for your work and product quality.
  • Team first attitude and drive for success.
  • Willingness to continuously improve processes and reduce costs.
  • Ability to work 12 hr 4 crew rotating shifts and overtime.


Overview of the Work

  • Safely start up, operate and shutdown production equipment and perform 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
  • Troubleshoot production and/or equipment issues. Take ownership of the process by working collaboratively and proactively with maintenance and other support operations
  • Utilize standard work and standard settings and provide recommendations for improvements as needed
  • 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 adherence to established 5S standards by keeping assigned work areas, equipment and tools 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.


 Four (4) Crew, 12 hour shift rotation schedule  

  • 2 days on – 2 days off
  • 3 nights on – 2 days off
  • 2 days on – 3 days off
  • 2 nights on –  2 days off
  • 3 days on – 2 days off
  • 2 nights on – 3 days off
  • Then repeats the cycle


Background Requirements

  • High school degree or a GED, or equivalent work experience in lieu of diploma
  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment. Additional education will be considered in lieu of work experience.
  • Work record of solid job performance including good attendance, ability to work on teams and a strong focus on safety
  • Ability to safely operate forklift trucks / tow motors, and be able to lift up to 50 Ibs, on a regular, daily basis.
  • Experience working in a warehouse distribution environment, knowledge/use of RF scanner and WMS a plus.
  • You will not be able to leave multiple answers to the application questions, so pick the best answer to the question for you.


NOTE: You will not be able to leave multiple answers to the application questions, so pick the best answer to the question for you.


We will only consider submissions of employment interest via a completed online application and resume (if available). No resumes or paper applications will be accepted at the plant.  Incomplete online applications will not be accepted. To be considered for employment, selected candidates will 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:

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions.  With over 3,700 employees and fiscal 2015 revenues from ceiling operations in excess of $1.2 billion, AWI operates from a global manufacturing network of 24 facilities, including 9 plants dedicated to its WAVE joint venture. 

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.

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.


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.


Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets


How to Apply:

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

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

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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