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Production Supervisor Job

DATE: Aug 26, 2021

LOCATION: Pensacola, Florida, United States, 32505

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary Location: Pensacola, Florida
Relocation Offered: Yes 

Employment Status: full-time
Travel: 5%
Pay Grade: 8/9/10 


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) has a job opportunity for a Production Supervisor to be located in Pensacola, FL. Reporting to the Value Stream Manager, the Production Supervisor is responsible for providing management, coordination and continuous improvement of all aspects of the manufacturing process including cost targets, schedule adherence, quality processes, manufacturing process capability, manpower, maintenance integration, and product development initiatives. This position is primarily responsible for the value-adding process.


What you'll be doing:

  • Ensuring efficient and effective operation of production equipment and processes
  • Employee training and development on roles, responsibilities and accountability
  • Executing projects from Value Stream teams
  • Countermeasure follow-up and completing special causes
  • Coordinating activities around major shutdowns and holiday periods
  • Coordinating daily maintenance activities
  • Integrating maintenance work and production work around down days, including prioritizing work and scheduling production activities
  • Integrating operations with production planning, raw material flow, inventory, packaging, quality of material, and GIP
  • Identifying and planning for manpower requirements, overtime, maintenance required to complete standard and critical work
  • Coordinating new product development (NPD) activities in the operation
  • Providing for any necessary outside resources to drive results in operations
  • Developing, improving, documenting and deploying coordination processes and associated performance metrics
  • Developing and improving internal plant communication processes between operations, maintenance, lab, logistics, and the Armstrong Building Products Technology team
  • Developing and improving manpower utilization processes
  • Driving improvements in operations through effective down day planning and execution
  • Coordinating maintenance activities and improvement projects
  • Managing the completion of Root Cause Failure Analyses


What will make you successful:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 5 years of industrial related experience
  • Practical working knowledge of process improvement methods
  • Project management and/or organizational skills
  • Integration skills to leverage operations, maintenance staff support, internal and external suppliers
  • Proficiency with computer software and systems


Desired Qualifications:

  • College degree and/or Technical Degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in first-line supervision in a manufacturing environment with an emphasis on process improvement in one of the following manufacturing technologies: Lean Manufacturing, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC), Six Sigma and/or Kaizen
  • Thorough knowledge of plant business system processes such as work order process, raw material flow, project planning, production, down day planning, work rules, and union contracts



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 (Pensacola, FL)

Our Pensacola Plant, one of six Armstrong ceiling plants, employs approximately 230 people working on rotating shifts, 24/7, in the manufacture and shipment of acoustical ceiling tile to Armstrong's customers worldwide. The Pensacola Plant was originally built in 1929 to produce insulating building material.  Pensacola was the first European-inhabited settlement in United States. Rich in culture and history, Pensacola is a sun drenched destination offering outdoor activities and adventure and 52 miles of untouched beaches.


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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