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Millwood, WV, US

Equipment Operator, QC, Machinist, Manufacturing, Quality

Millwood, West Virginia

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Job Description :

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is seeking experienced Finishing Operators perform their work tasks in a safe manner following all safety, operating, and quality guidelines while ensuring that the Finishing operation keeps up with the demand of the product being produced and brought to the area on the conveyor. Reporting directly to the Production Supervisor, this position will have the following responsibilities:



Performs inspections of the PLO work area, including all equipment, the lift truck, and conveyor belts - looking for equipment malfunctions and potential problem areas.  (i.e. oil leaks, loud motors, loose bolts, broken belts, etc.)

  • Operate the Balers, Packaging machine, and Stretch Wrap machine following proper operating procedures and producing a quality product.
  • Perform Start Up and Shutdown of the fiber line/packaging equipment ensuring that the equipment is functioning correctly, safely, productively and effectively -ensuring minimum starts and stops of the packaging equipment while running and performing the proper tasks and documenting completion on the Start Up and Shutdown task lists.
  • Properly wrap the finished product at the Stretch Wrap machine ensuring finished bale meets quality and customer requirements.
  • Perform work tasks in order to respond and meet the requirements of the company:
    • Required products are packed appropriately
    • All tools, packaging materials are: appropriate, acceptable and used correctly.
  • Properly package the finished product in accordance with Customer requirements and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Report (verbally and/or in writing) irregularities, off-spec products, safety or security risk situations, accidents, breakdown of equipment and defective raw materials to the Production Superior.
  • Properly load bales into the proper trailer using the lift truck.
  • If producing bags, affix the proper labels onto each skid.
  • Complete required Packaging paperwork (i.e. Quality Control report for bales/bags).
  • Periodically conduct Quality testing along fiber line following Quality procedures.
  • Trouble-shoot and problem solve when issues arise on the line.
  • Suggest modifications to production equipment to produce in a consistent manner so that finished products meet the requirements of the company, safety, quality and environmental standards.
  • Participate in all stages of the operation of packing equipment and routing correctly to the appropriate storage location.
  • Continuous observation of the product and process to ensure production of quality product and that equipment is running properly.
  • Train new Finishing Operators teaching the new operator the various work tasks of this position and following the established Certification & Training process (completing proper certification documentation.)
  • As necessary, Finishing Operator will be called upon to perform other tasks depending on availability/according to the requirements for production, quality, safety and environment.  For example. Bagging the end product or any other related tasks


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

Benefits offered by Armstrong World Industries:

Armstrong offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance, long term disability coverage, vacation and product discount programs.

About Armstrong World Industries:

Established in 1860, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is a multi-billion dollar global leader in the design and manufacture of floors and ceilings with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong serves both the residential and commercial markets operating plants and distribution centers in eight countries with over 9,000 employees worldwide.

About the Location:

The city of Millwood runs along the Ohio River about 50 miles north of Charleston, WV.  The area offers an abundance of festivals, cultural events, scenic train rides, golf courses, shopping, and unique dining.  Millwood residents savor the spectacular mountain views, waterfalls, pristine lakes, rushing rivers, and scenic parks for hiking, biking and camping.

How to Apply:

Armstrong is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. Apply online at http://careers.armstrong.com/

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Job: Production
Primary Location: Millwood, West Virginia
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Employment Status: Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: West Virginia

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, QC, Machinist, Manufacturing, Quality

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