Production Supervisor

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. - Jackson, MS3.6

Full-time$56,000 - $87,000 a year
We have a great opportunity for a Production Supervisor who can effectively motivate and manage a team of employees responsible for producing tile flooring products. Production Supervisors achieve excellent results through coaching, team development, and identification and implementation of new and improved processes. Production Supervisors work closely with a team in driving process improvement and cost reduction initiatives.

Location: 1085 Hwy 80 West, Jackson, MS 39204
Production Supervisor Salary: $56,000 – $87,000 + bonus, based on experience (Gr. 9/10)

How you’ll contribute to the team:
Under the guidance of the Operations Manager, the individual in this position will be accountable for providing effective leadership for the daily production of a commercial tile manufacturing operation. The Jackson plant currently operates three 8-hr shifts, and the successful candidate will have flexibility in working a day, evening or night shift assignment, as well as for working weekends when necessary. Measured accountability for safety, quality, service and cost.

Promote and ensure a safe work environment and environmental compliance.
Lead, train, and manage a team of approximately 17 employees.
Ensure production goals are met or exceeded, including yield, throughput, schedule adherence and quality.
Identify and manage 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.

What you'll bring to the table:
3+ 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

We'll be excited if you have:
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

You’ll see it in the vibrant colors of your school hallway, doctors and nurses will walk it while caring for your loved ones, your family will gather on it while creating everlasting memories. We are North America’s #1 producer of resilient flooring products and our mission is to inspire great spaces.

That’s us. That’s Armstrong Flooring.

Community & Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing millions of dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, we’re proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations.

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.

At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has a development plan and discussions around career growth. We have many employees with diverse backgrounds and career paths. We offer the following opportunities which promote a growth culture:

On-the-Job training
Tuition reimbursement
Instructor-led & online courses
Job shadowing
Cross-functional team projects

Choice of competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
Prescription plan with mail-order options
401k with company match
Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
Paid vacation with graduated schedule & option to purchase more
Paid holidays
Annual incentive plan
Product discounts
Employee Assistance Program
Free coffee

Company celebrations & department gatherings
Family picnics
Recognition program
Service awards
Casual work environment

In addition, our world headquarters office offers:
Campus-like environment
3-mile wooded walking path
Fitness Center
Lunchtime Café
Disc golf, volleyball, bocce ball

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