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Production Supervisor - Secondary Operations Job

DATE: Feb 3, 2021

LOCATION: Newark, Ohio, US

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Production
Primary Location: Newark, Ohio
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: No


As our Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for leading and managing the daily production of the secondary process operations for our TECTUM plant in Newark, OH. This position manages the completion of customer orders from both production and inventory.  It also oversees all shift operations in a manner that enhances the plant’s safety, engagement, cost, productivity, efficiency, quality, and customer service. Shift rotation and weekend work may be required based on scheduling and business need.


What you'll be doing:

  • Overseeing paint line order completion to meet target ship dates
  • Ensuring material shipped to customers meets quality specifications and hold crew accountable
  • Making sure paint materials are available when needed and in the right quantity
  • Collaborating with the Fabrication Supervisor and CNC Operator to confirm board is available for secondary processing on schedule
  • Optimizing equipment performance and reliability and assisting with process improvements
  • Maintaining hourly overtime process and schedule in compliance with union contract
  • Driving workgroup to proactively achieve zero injuries and safety incidents
  • Maximizing controllable costs and quality and quantity of product delivered to warehouse
  • Sustaining high levels of product quality, with a target of zero quality defects or complaints
  • Communicating expectations and holding team members accountable
  • Managing crew training and ensure cross-training and skill depth of associates
  • Reviewing, tracking, and modifying individual training plans based on individual and shift needs
  • Leading execution of monthly team safety requirements
  • Educating and coaching team members on safe operating procedures and behaviors
  • Communicating company’s stand on safety throughout the Operations Department
  • Reporting and investigating all safety incidents, driving to root cause and permanent resolution
  • Ensuring operational procedures are followed to product specifications, and quality metrics meet customers’ needs
  • Performing root cause analysis on all quality issues towards a resolution
  • Leading and building effective work teams to increase plant performance and drive continuous improvement initiatives
  • Developing and implementing productivity projects and programs to enhance processes
  • Driving waste out of operation
  • Gathering input from and engaging all team members in productivity initiatives
  • Executing administrative processes and verifying timecard records and attendance scorecards
  • Verifying operational data in production tracking systems (Excel, Epicor, etc.)


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3+ years of experience in industrial manufacturing/supervision 
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience in change management


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree
  • Shipping operations experience
  • Union environment experience


About the Location (Newark, OH)

Tectum, Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI), is one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America. Our Tectum manufacturing plant employs many people across 2 shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of our Tectum product.  With over 60 years of innovation and experience in reducing noise worldwide, our Tectum plant has the right product for your noise problem.


This position is located in beautiful and historical Newark, Ohio, the county seat of Licking County, 40 miles northeast of Columbus.  We also have another location in nearby Hebron. Licking County has lots to offer.  We have an abundance of parks including Newark Earthworks, the National Historic Landmark where visitors can explore 2,000-year-old geometric earthworks that served as both cathedral and astronomical observatories for the Hopewell Culture.   If you want to stay indoors, The Midland Theatre is a beautiful 1,200-seat theatre offers exciting and affordable family-friendly shows, legendary artists, world-class dance, and intimate stage-door performances.




Equal Opportunity Employer: Tectum, Inc. 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 AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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