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Material Handler Job

DATE: Mar 15, 2023

LOCATION: Newark, Ohio, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Newark, Ohio
Relocation offered: 
Employment status: Full-Time
Non-compete: [[req_noncompete]] 
Pay grade: nc

Tectum, a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries and one of eleven North American plants, is looking for reliable Material Handlers & Industrial Cleaning Techinicans to join our 1st (7am-3pm) and 2nd (3pm-11pm) shift teams. Tectum is proud to have over 70 years of experience producing wall, roof and ceiling tiles.  We currently employ ~100 people who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of our Tectum product. 


We are looking for creators and enthusiasts who demonstrate pride in their work and are interested in a career in manufacturing. Job duties include:

  • Working safely in a manufacturing environment and adhering to all company and OSHA safety standards.
  • Ensuring that the standards for product quality and output, etc. are adhered to and improved upon.
  • Participating in team work, hitting and exceeding goals and focusing on customer satisfaction.
  • Performing heavy duty work, such as removing and stacking finished board, product assembly and packaging.
  • Attending required company training programs including training to become a certified forklift driver.
  • Maintaining good housekeeping and adherence to 5S standards.



  • Industrial or manufacturing experience desired but not required
  • Be reliable and punctual, and be able to work flexible day time hours, including overtime and some weekends, as needed.
  • Language proficiency to read & write in English
  • Able to follow work instructions, willingness to learn and be part of a winning team


Preferred Qualification

  • HS diploma or GED


Work Environment
Plant Environment – This position operates in a manufacturing setting and can be subject to extreme cold and hot temperatures; uneven walking surfaces with cords, tools and other obstacles; intermittent loud noises; and dusty or dirty conditions.  Basic PPE required: safety glasses, earplugs, and steel toe/composite boots. Specific PPE & training will be provided for activities requiring additional accommodations.


Physical Demands
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Tectum Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants receive consideration for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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