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Stick Planer at Armstrong Flooring in West Plains, MO

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3rd.  Shift 9:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m.

SKILLS REQUIRED:  Demonstrate mechanical and electrical aptitude in identifying parts type, material, functionality and application.  Desire and ability to interact with and take feedback from production operators, supervisors and managers.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.  Employee is regularly required to stand; reach with hands and arms.  Frequently required to talk or hear.  Occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

 

JOB DUTIES:   Starts saw, positions board against saw guide, and slides board into feed rolls or aligns board on feed rolls.  Verifies accuracy of saw setting and dimensions of lumber stock.  Replaces saw blades and lubricates machine.  Selects, installs, and adjusts saw blades, cutterheads, and conveyor belts in and around planning machines. Performs inspection of machine and coordinates all mechanical and quality related issues with production.  Inspects machine for wears, leaks, and needed repairs on tooling, conveyor operation, electronic eyes, hydraulic hoses, fittings, shafts, and bearings.  Works closely with department personnel, supervisor, maintenance, production manager, and machining personnel in order to ensure planers are in optimal operating condition.  Verifies dimensions of planed planks for adherence to specifications.  Makes adjustments when needed to meet manufacturing specifications.  All other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager. 

 

 

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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