Industrial Maintenance Supervisor Job

Job: Manufacturing
Primary Location: Macon, Georgia
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%
Relocation Offered: Yes


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!


Armstrong Building Products (ABP), a division of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has a job opportunity for an Industrial Maintenance Supervisor at our ceilings manufacturing plant in Macon, GA. We are immediately seeking a roll up your sleeves Industrial Maintenance Supervisor with strengths in balancing maintenance work with the needs of a high-speed industrial manufacturing operation. The Industrial Maintenance Supervisor provides sound direction and leadership to the maintenance team and delivering effective supervision of maintenance department resources to ensure a safe, responsible and cost-effective manufacturing operation. As the Industrial Maintenance Supervisor, you will also have the opportunity to participate in process improvement initiatives, using innovative tools such as Lean manufacturing and equipment optimization.


Key Responsibilities of the Industrial Maintenance Supervisor:


  • Managing and improving equipment performance, reliability, and uptime
  • Supervise and direct unionized maintenance staff
  • Direct work of outside contractors
  • Plan and coordinate plant shut downs and major maintenance projects
  • Ensuring a safe work environment and promoting an environment of continuous improvement
  • Developing and implementing preventive maintenance programs, establish and assign appropriate PM tasks to improve equipment uptime
  • Staffing responsibilities include corrective disciplinary actions as well as hiring of new employees
  • Participating in capital improvement projects and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Analyzing equipment and maintenance data, using tools such as failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), root cause analysis, etc.


Required Qualifications for the Industrial Maintenance Supervisor:


  • Technical degree or previous industrial maintenance supervisory experience desired or high School Diploma with appropriate experience
  • 5+ years industrial maintenance and optimization experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven record of developing and implementing preventive and predictive maintenance and reliability programs and systems
  • Experience with continuous improvement processes and best practices
  • Experience with pumps, rotating equipment, piping and conveyors
  • Experience with equipment maintenance techniques, such as Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and Predictive/Preventive Maintenance Techniques
  • Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), such as SAP, is a benefit
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong employee management skills, and solid project management skills


Desired Qualifications for the Industrial Maintenance Supervisor:


  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • Experience managing outside contractors
  • Experience in ceiling, paper, plastics, or similar manufacturing industry


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 (Macon, GA):

Our Macon Plant, one of six Armstrong ceiling plants, employs approximately 435 people working on rotating shifts, 24/7, in the manufacture and shipment of acoustical ceiling tile to Armstrong's customers.  Located approximately 85 miles south of Atlanta, the Macon facility has 33 acres under one roof, or 1.5 million square feet of floor space.  It is the largest ceiling tile factory in the world.  The operations are complex, automated, use the latest modern management technology, and manufacture a wide range of commercial and residential ceiling products.

Macon, also known as the "Cherry Blossom Capital of the World", is in the heart of Georgia and marks a historical crossroads in the south. The city carries with it a rich cultural heritage while creating a strong vision for the future. Macon offers the amenities of a small friendly city with the advantages of a growing community.


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


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.


Full time
Macon, GA 31213, US