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Production Team Manager, Rotating Shift Job

Date: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania, US, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Process Improvement
Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
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 (AWI) is seeking a Production Team Manager to join our Production team in Marietta, PA. The Production Team Manager will mainly be responsible for the design and implementation of raw material and manufacturing systems that enables continuous process improvement within the Flexline Operation.  Additionally, the Production Team Manager will be responsible for initiating and leading significant process improvement activities, including, but not limited to, changes involving raw material utilization, mechanical, electrical, chemical and human elements. 


As Production Team Manager, your assignments are of significant scope and complexity and frequently involve production machinery, processes, procedures, systems, and policies that have a significant impact on plant profitability. While driving change, you will interact with Plant Supervisors, including Maintenance, Production, QA, Engineering and the Lab. 


 Responsibilities of the Production Team Manager:

  • Display a commitment to all parts of the AWI Safety System
  • Keep yourself and your crew 100% compliant in all required safety training
  • Execute the Accident and Environmental Reporting Procedure as needed
  • Notify appropriate management personnel regarding any incidents and accidents
  • Develop and administer action plans for high risk employees
  • Ensure all material shipped to customers meets quality specifications
  • Identify and implement maintenance and process improvement ideas
  • Ensure standard settings and standard operating procedures are being used and followed
  • Oversee completion of process checks, board inspections, and whiteboard and manufacturing system entries
  • Follow-up on scrap RCFA's (root cause failure analysis) and quality hold events to ensure they are complete
  • Ensure timeliness of operator maintenance and follow-up on downtime RCFA's to ensure they are complete
  • Schedule your crew to minimize overall cost to the department.
  • Manage crew training and ensure cross training and skill depth of associates.
  • Track employee incidents and issues, coach/mentor your employees, follow-up on and resolve issues that your people identify to you.
  • Establish periodic one-on-one feedback sessions with the operators


Required Qualifications and Education of the Production Team Manager:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical field (Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering), business, or related field or commensurate experience
  • Ability to work rotating shift work including night and weekends


Preferred Qualifications of the Production Team Manager:

  • 3+ years of relevant technical, manufacturing, or operation experience in ceilings manufacturing industry or similar continuous manufacturing operation
  • Knowledge and practical experience applying Lean Manufacturing or process improvement principles to enable organizational transformation
  • Proven ability to implement and audit systems to achieve manufacturing results
  • Prior supervisory experience in a union environment


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 (Marietta, PA)

Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta is one of nine Armstrong plants and 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/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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