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Final Inspector at Armstrong Flooring in West Plains, MO

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Final Inspector


3rd. Shift (9:30 p.m. - 5:30 a.m.)


SKILLS REQUIRED:  Requires high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Ability to read, write, and comprehend instructions and correspondence.  Must be able to maintain score of 90% or better on grade rules test.  Employee is required to stand and reach with hands and arms.  Occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.  Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


JOB DUTIES:  Retrieves empty carton from carton rack.  Examines flooring on moving belt for defects such as knots, stains, decay, splits, faulty edges, pitch pockets, wormholes, and defective milling.  Positions lumber to indicate grade and further processing instructions.  Determines cuts to be made to obtain highest marketable value from material.  Removes unsatisfactory pieces from conveyor or table and places pieces on stacks, in bins, or on carts.  Places boards in cartons according to manufacturer’s specifications, ensuring desired footage for each carton.  Places inspection identification marking on full cartons and pushes carton onto conveyor belt for strapping.  Other duties as assigned.


Preference given to applicants with experience and/or consistent work history.


Benefits offered by Armstrong World Industries:

Armstrng 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 (West Plains, MO):

Our West Plains Plant employs approximately 290 people working multiple shifts. The plant manufactures ¾" solid hardwood flooring and is the third largest manufacturer in the area.

West Plains, located in the "Heart of the Ozarks", is where you'll find breathtaking scenery, abundance of outdoor activities, big city conveniences, entertainment and amenities, all with the appeal of small town values and charms. A thriving job market, affordable housing and quality educational institutions like the Missouri State University branch at West Plains makes West Plains ideal.  Recreational opportunities include outdoor activities in the Mark Twain National Forest, over 300 miles of floatable streams, 125  miles of hiking trails, and many gristmills.  West Plains is also within easy access to lakes Bull Shoals, Norfork and Lake of the Ozarks for water recreation.

How to Apply:

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

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