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Production Supervisor- Jackson, MS
at Armstrong Flooring
Jackson, MS

Production Supervisor- Jackson, MS
at Armstrong Flooring
Jackson, MS

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Production Supervisor- Jackson, MS 
Job: Production
Primary Location: Jackson, Mississippi
Other Locations: 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%


Armstrong Flooring, Inc. (AFI) has an opening for a Production Supervisor to be located at our Jackson, MS facility.  The Production Supervisor will be responsible for the coordination of production scheduling, safety, maintenance and repair, quality, discipline, attendance, enforcement of plant rules and other related areas in the efficient operations of the facility.  Additionally, the Production Supervisor will provide leadership and direction on a given shift to a crew of hourly associates engaged in the manufacturing process.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Promoting and ensuring a safe work environment and environmental compliance
  • Leading, training, and managing a crew of approximately 17 employees
  • Ensuring production goals are met or exceeded, including yield, throughput, schedule adherence and quality
  • Identifying and managing process improvement projects, including utilizing 5S, lean manufacturing, and Six Sigma methodology

Safety responsibilities:

  • Set and communicate the safety and health standard for the crew.  Injuries are unacceptable and zero injuries is the standard.
  • Drive safety and health performance improvement in the organization and area supervised.
  • Proactive safety leadership means taking the necessary steps to return every employee home to their loved ones each and every day.  This include: identifying the opportunity, having the courage to act, assessing the situation, formulating a response, responding with conviction, and following up.  Never walk past an unsafe or at risk situation.
  • Drive the permanent elimination of the unsafe actions of people and unsafe conditions by conducting effective touch audits; coaching in the safety aspects of all jobs supervised;  conducting safety crew meetings; establishing safety ownership in all jobs and areas supervised; ensuring that personal risk assessment (TPPP) is continuously practiced by everyone in the organization; ensuring that the hazard identification and elimination system (including the safety work order system) operates effectively; conducting audits and inspections as necessary to ensure safety process effectiveness 
  • Hold employees and others who may enter the area supervised accountable to comply with all safety requirements, including those listed in all Job Safety Analyses.
  • Ensure that employees have the necessary safety skills by ensuring that the required safety training is completed.
  • Ensure that all machine safeguards and other safeguards and exposure controls are in place and functional and that safety equipment (including PPE) and tools are provided.
  • Provide leadership to safety related management of change, including design phase reviews.
  • Conduct safe shift planning; for each and every shift.


Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • 3-5 years of prior manufacturing supervisory experience
  • High school diploma required, with a Bachelor's or Associates degree highly preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety and environmental practices and regulations
  • Ability to work days, evenings, nights and weekends as required


Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a union environment
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, lean principles and process improvement methodologies
  • Solid mechanical knowledge, including machine operation, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance


About the Location (Jackson, MS)


The Jackson, MS Plant is a key strategic player in the manufacturing of resilient tile flooring and is one of six US vinyl flooring plants in the division.  Located in south central Mississippi in the heart of the "Hospitality State", the City of Jackson is home to more than 425,000 people and offers the perfect blend of old and new. Historic sites, galleries, museums, excellent outdoor lifestyle opportunities, sports, and arts and entertainment, there's no shortage of things to see and do in Jackson!


Why Armstrong Flooring?


With a heritage that began more than 150 years ago, Armstrong Flooring, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of flooring products with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong Flooring serves both the residential and commercial markets.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Competitive 401(k) with company match
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. 


Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring’s resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring 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.


Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity


Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplace integrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at www.goscoutgo.com/searchfirmreferral.

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