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Pensacola, FL, US

Maintenance, Hydraulics, Welding, ERP, Electrical, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology

 Pensacola, Florida

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Job Description :

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Job: Facilities/Plant Maintenance
Primary Location: Pensacola, Florida
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Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay Grade: 7.5 

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!

Process Job Description

Job Output

Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position will provide shift support for all mechanical technical problems that might arise with equipment as well as completing predictive and preventive maintenance work as determined by our SAP work order system. This position also acts as a subject matter expert regarding mechanical components of plant equipment for Kaizen events.


Key Responsibilities

•       Follow all safe work practices and procedures. Wear all prescribed personal protective equipment. Ensure all proper lockout/tag out procedures are followed.

•       Conduct daily safety risk assessments on routine and non-routine job tasks.

•       Install, remove, maintain, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair a wide variety of mechanical equipment and components related to the facilities and equipment used in manufacturing process.

•       Work from blueprints, sketches, samples, and written or verbal instructions to disassemble, assemble, install, adjust, or repair machinery and equipment.

•       Detect & report faulty material, improper operations and unusual conditions to supervision.

•       Perform preventive and predictive maintenance on equipment.

•       Perform other duties as required to maintain or improve plant reliability.

•       Participate on Lean Manufacturing teams as opportunities arise.

•       Maintain personal work tools.

•       Operate company vehicles as required.

Required Qualifications

•       Possess High School Diploma or GED equivalency

•       5 or more years of experience working as a mechanic in a fast-paced, continuous manufacturing environment

•       Demonstrated experience using control and regulating devices to adjust and maintain industrial equipment

•       Welding, fabrication, and carpentry skills

•       Demonstrated skill in working with pumps, hydraulics, and pneumatics

•       Must be able to safely operate mobile equipment

•       Ability to use hand tools

•       Must be able to work in non-heated and non-air conditioned environments

•       Must possess basic computer skills for email & required reports

•       Ability to pass basic mathematics, reading, locating information and technology comprehension assessments

•       Ability to work rotating shifts

•       Ability to work weekends

•       Self-starter who can function in a semi-autonomous environment

Preferred Qualifications:

•       Previous work experience in the pulp and paper industry

•       Licensed journeyman millwright

•       Previous experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and SAP

Education and/or Experience   

•       Possess High School Diploma or GED equivalency           

•       Five years of mechanical experience in a manufacturing environment

•       Ability to pass required mechanical assessments

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job:

•       Must be able to climb in, on and around industrial machinery (conveyors, catwalks, dryers, etc.)

•       The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb or balance, with the ability to hear and verbally communicate.

•       Must be able to use body to work, move or carry objects or materials up to 50 lbs.

•       Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

•       Move up and down flights of stairs

Selected candidates must also: Have good written and verbal communication skills. Maintain good housekeeping.  Work safely.  Perform other miscellaneous duties as required or requested.


About the Location (Pensacola, FL):


Our Pensacola Plant, one of five 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.


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

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola

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