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Pensacola, FL, US

Maintenance, Engineer, ERP, Plant, Manager, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology, Management

 Pensacola, Florida

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Job Description :

Maintenance Manager 
Job: Facilities/Plant Maintenance
Primary Location: Pensacola, Florida
Other Locations: 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%

Want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a global 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 global leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that can improve how we all live, work, learn, heal and feel. 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, Inc., has a job opportunity for a Maintenance Manager to be located in Pensacola, FL. The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for providing effective oversight, coordination and leadership of the maintenance department at the Pensacola plant, which includes all matters relating to the efficient and effective maintenance of plant machinery, equipment and facilities.


Key Responsibilities of the Maintenance Manager:

  • Leading and coordinating the safety program for the maintenance department; promotes safety personally and ensures safe work practices are followed in accordance with legal requirements and plant/corporate EHS policies
  • Managing daily maintenance activities and improvement efforts
  • Managing maintenance costs within budgeted spending levels
  • Providing direction to maintenance supervisors and planners to achieve effective planning and execution of maintenance activities
  • Establishing effective partnerships with the plant Leadership Team and production teams to improve plant reliability and performance
  • Advising and assisting the plant manager on improvements regarding maintenance practices, designs, schedules, size and structure of organization, compensation, financial budgets, cost variances and personnel issues
  • Collaborating closely with the plant engineering staff on all aspects of maintenance or production challenges and opportunities
  • Coordinating with Leadership Team peers to discuss problems and execute work
  • Working with maintenance supervisors, HR and others to reconcile employee issues and provide recognition as appropriate
  • Administering the disciplinary process as required consistent with plant and corporate guidelines
  • Establishing effective communications with Union representatives; handles grievances within the maintenance department up to and including step 2
  • Managing storeroom personnel to balance inventory cost and spare parts availability
  • Reviewing and evaluating performance of direct reports; delegates work to them as appropriate
  • Improving overall skills, knowledge and capabilities of maintenance personnel through training
  • Analyzing financial and process data to identify areas for improvement


 Required Qualifications for the Maintenance Manager:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering or a related technical field and at 7+ years of prior work experience in manufacturing or HS diploma with 14+ years of maintenance leadership experience is required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven leadership skills necessary to facilitate a safe work environment


Desired Qualifications for the Maintenance Manager:

  • Prior maintenance experience
  • Familiarity with precision maintenance concepts and methods
  • Familiarity with preventative and predictive maintenance concepts and methods
  • Basic working knowledge of SAP


About the Location (Pensacola, FL)


Our Pensacola Plant, one of six Armstrong ceiling plants, employs approximately 280 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.


Why Armstrong?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions.  With over 3,700 employees and fiscal 2015 revenues from ceiling operations in excess of $1.2 billion, AWI operates from a global manufacturing network of 24 facilities, including 9 plants dedicated to its WAVE joint venture. 

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.

For more than 150 years, we have 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.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong World Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. 


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 Armstrong employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


Armstrong will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong employees, or to Armstrong’s resume database will be considered Armstrong property. Armstrong will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong 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.


Armstrong will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Armstrong 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 Armstrong's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other Armstrong employee is authorized to bind Armstrong to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to Armstrong, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola

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