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Job Description :

Job: Production
Primary Location: Johnstown, Ohio
Relocation Offered:  
Employment Status: Full-Time


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!


Production Associate


Primary Duty: 

Manufacture, assemble and package Steel Ceilings products to produce needed items in the pursuit of customers’ orders as directed by Manufacturing Manager.


Working Responsibilities:

Follow all Company and OSHA Safety Policies.

Assemble materials and package finished products for transport to customers.

Operate machinery or stations as instructed by the Team Leader to meet scheduled demands.

Ensure that the standards for quality, output, safety etc. are adhered to and improved upon.

Keep accurate records of production, waste, quality checks undertaken.

Properly maintain equipment.

Maintain a high level of customer focus in producing quality products and services that do not sacrifice the safety of others, one’s self, nor the environment.

Commit to and follow the facility Mission, Vision and Values that support the AWI Operating Principles as an individual and team.

Attend and participate in all required company training programs.

Conform to all company policies and procedures.

Maintain clean and organized work area.

Sweep floors and empty trash containers daily, and maintain a clean working environment.


Education and Experience

  1. Prior manufacturing, assembly, material movement or machine operator experience preferred.
  2. Knowledge of metal manufacturing materials, fabrication processes and machinery preferred.
  3. Ability to learn how to operate a forklift and other company vehicles.
  4. Ability to obtain a commercial driver’s license if required.


Work Environment
Plant Environment – This position operates in a manufacturing setting and can be subject to extreme cold and hot temperatures; uneven walking surfaces with cords, tools and other obstacles; intermittent loud noises; and dusty or dirty conditions.  Required PPE includes: Hard hat (when required), safety glasses, earplugs, steel toe/composite boots, and fall protection.


Physical Demands
The physical requirements 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



General:  Report inventory discrepancies.  Record any scrap on scrap sheet.  Maintain a clean safe working area including sweeping, opening scrap, emptying dumpsters, poly box, paper box, trash cans, etc.  Train crew members.   Observe all safety precautions and plant regulations to prevent injury to self and others or damage to material or equipment.  Participate in plant safety process.  Perform miscellaneous duties as required or requested by Supervisor


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 (Johnstown, OH)

Our Johnstown manufacturing plant, one of nine Armstrong ceiling plants in North America, employs approximately 25 people across 1 shift who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of our Steel Ceilings products.   



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



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: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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