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Production Supervisor Job

DATE: Dec 31, 2021

LOCATION: Pensacola, Florida, United States, 32505

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary Location: Pensacola, Florida
Relocation Offered: Yes 
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 currently seeking a Boardmill Production Supervisor to join our manufacturing team in Pensacola, FL.


As our Boardmill Production Supervisor, you will provide management, coordination, and continuous improvement for all aspects of the manufacturing process, including cost targets, schedule adherence, quality processes, manufacturing process capability, manpower, maintenance integration, and product development initiatives. 


What you’ll be doing:

  • Executing the Managing Daily Improvement process
  • Providing employee training and development
  • Utilizing problem-solving tools and methodologies to improve operational results
  • Executing projects from Value Stream teams
  • Providing countermeasure follow-up and completion of special causes
  • Coordinating daily maintenance activities for manufacturing operation and activities around major shutdowns and holiday periods
  • Integrating maintenance and production work around down-days, including prioritizing the 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, and maintenance
  • Coordinating new product development (NPD) activities
  • Developing, improving, documenting, and deploying coordination processes and performance metrics
  • Developing and improving internal plant communication processes between operations, maintenance, lab, logistics, and ABPT
  • Developing and improving manpower utilization processes
  • Driving improvements in operations through effective down-day planning and execution
  • Managing completion of RCFAs within manufacturing operation


What will make you successful:

  • Bachelor's degree, technical degree, or equivalent experience in first-line supervision with an emphasis on process improvement
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience with software such as Excel, Word, SAP, Access, Clarity, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of plant business system processes, such as work order process, raw material flow, project planning, production, down-day planning, work rules, union contract
  • Working knowledge of process improvement methods
  • Ability to act as shift Relief Supervisor and Relief Team Manager


Desired qualifications:

  • Technical knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, DMAIC, Six Sigma, Kaizen, and 8 Step Problem-Solving
  • Previous experience with Minitab


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 twelve Armstrong plants in North America, employs 200+ 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 is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle. Pensacola is a sea port on Pensacola Bay, which is protected by 52 miles of sugar white barrier islands on the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. A large United States Naval Air Station, the first in the United States, is located southwest of the city and is the home of the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the National Naval Aviation Museum.

Pensacola is nicknamed "The City of Five Flags", due to the five governments that have ruled it during its history. Other nicknames include "World's Whitest Beaches" (due to the white sand of Florida panhandle beaches), "Cradle of Naval Aviation", "Western Gate to the Sunshine State", "America's First Settlement", "Emerald Coast" and "Red Snapper Capital of the World".

Armstrong World Industries was named #5 in the 2019 top 20 Most Generous Workplaces by the United Way of West Florida.


Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans




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