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Production Line Leader Job

DATE: Jul 24, 2022

LOCATION: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Relocation Offered:  
Employment Status: Full-Time


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!


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Incentive Bonus. Must meet eligibility requirements. See separate plan guidelines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead daily production activities, including but not limited to:        

  • Employee guidiance
    1. Daily sequencing of product workflow to meet customers’ needs.
  • Support and mentor employees’ work & effectiveness
  • Quality best practice application.
  • Maintain awareness & supervision of safety issues.
  • Guiding and advising the team in interpretation of Plant and Company policies
  • Ensuring the integration of new employees 
  • Ensure back-up training for all positions principally for key positions

Leadership & Results management:

  • Focus on key performance results achievement
  • Elaborate targets in correlation with plant standards.
  • Determining manpower requirements to meet production schedules
  • Maintaining high level of customer awareness throughout the business units and focus on delivering material that meets requirements
  • Identify and implement strong team leaders, support groups & back-up plans
  • Ensure proper and effective communication both within the team as well as with other groups.

Improvements Strategies & Tactics management:

  • Use Lean principles to help guide the team to higher standards.
  • With his team and peers, determine root cause & improve on SQDC results.
  • Improves upon workplace organization & warehousing as per 5S Standards.
  • As a member of the plant staff, this person provides active leadership toward achieving the overall plant objectives of safety, business excellence, customer service, and commitment to our employees.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in a related technical discipline from an accredited college or university
  • manufacturing management leadership experience
  • Experience in Occupational Safety, Health & Environmental Management.
  • Effective communication skills (verbal, presentation, data organization).in English 
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and other improvement tools and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities to meet established deadlines
  • Demonstrated track record in driving continuous improvement
  • Strong leadership, influence/interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook)


  • Casting, cement, gypsum, and construction Working knowledge
  • Degree or diploma in a related technical discipline from an accredited college or university
  • 3-5+ years of supervision/management experience in a manufacturing environment



AWI is committed to providing an environment free of discrimination and harassment on the applicable prohibited grounds under applicable human rights legislation, where individuals are treated with respect, have equal opportunities in accordance with applicable human rights legislation, and can contribute meaningfully in the workplace once employed.

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