favorites star
Pensacola, FL, US

Curriculum, ERP, HR, Database, Information Systems, Technology, Education, Human Resources


Apply For This Job Using Your Social Profile or Manually use a Quick Apply

Job Description :

Job: Human Resources
Primary Location: Pensacola, Florida
Relocation Offered: No 
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, Inc. has a job opportunity for a Human Resources Specialist to be located in Pensacola, FL.  The Human Resources Specialist reports to the site Human Resources Manager and is responsible for overseeing employee training, the skill certification process and labor contract administration.


Key Responsibilities of the Human Resources Specialist:

  • Responsible for site compliance for federal, state and local employment law including ADA, FMLA, AAP and EEO
  • Managing Training-Certification process and continued improvement of the process
  • Identifying local, state, federal grants for training 
  • Coordinating proper and consistent application of the negotiated labor agreement including;
    • Assist in the investigation and proper disposition of grievances
    • Improvement of labor relations through the effective management of the labor relations issues list (small issues to medium scope projects)
  • Continuously improving the hiring process for both hourly and salary positions
    • Development of successful orientation and assimilation of all new employees.
    • Own the probationary process for hourly employees
    • Assist managers in on-boarding processes for new salaried employees       
  • Assisting in the case management of work related injury cases to ensure proper care is provided through the plants' Nurse Case Manager and coordinating all Workers Comp payments through 3rd party administrator
  • Assisting in the supervision of the plant security workforce
  • Leading the Plant Wellness Committee - developing, coordinating, and executing yearly Wellness Operating Plan
  • Salaried and hourly timekeeping site administrator
  • Event planning as needed


Required Qualifications for the Human Resources Specialist:

  • College degree in business related curriculum or Certification in Professional Human Resource Management
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Effective facilitation of teams or groups
  • Basic project management and execution
  • Ability to use computer programs and processes (Excel, Word, SAP, etc.)
  • Basic data collection and analysis capabilities


Desired Qualifications for the Human Resources Specialist:

  • 3+ years of HR experience
  • 3+ years manufacturing experience
  • Basic Process Improvement Awareness required; Trailblazing, Lean Manufacturing, Green Belt experience desired
  • HRIS or IT related experience
  • Collective bargaining experience


Please Note:                                                           


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Hot in the factory in the summer months; cold in the winter months. 
  • Moving equipment, conveyors, presses
  • Fork trucks moving around the factory floor
  • Platforms, stairs and ladders on and around equipment. 
  • At times, hours need to be adjusted to support the needs of the operations to resolve problems, conduct investigations, and support process improvement efforts




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/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 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.

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola

Job Segment: Curriculum, ERP, HR, Database, Information Systems, Technology, Education, Human Resources

Job Map View