Armstrong Flooring Inc. Manufacturing Production Supervisor- Kankakee, IL in Kankakee, Illinois

Manufacturing Production Supervisor- Kankakee, IL

Date: Nov 8, 2018

Location: Kankakee, IL Illinois, US, 60901

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Manufacturing Production Supervisor- Kankakee, IL

Job: Manufacturing

Primary Location: Kankakee, Illinois

Other Locations:

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: 5%

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. (AFI) has an opportunity for a Manufacturing Supervisor in our largest resilient flooring plant, located in Kankakee, IL. Manufacturing Supervisors lead the production crews who take pride in their jobs and are the front line of management for manufacturing process of our American-made flooring products. They provide leadership in safety, coordinate scheduling, maintenance and repair, quality, discipline, attendance and ensure adherence of plant rules.

Key Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Supervisor:

  • Lead a non-union production crew, ranging in size from 8 to 14 hourly associates

  • Maintain safe and efficient operations

  • Lead safety activities of production associates and facilitate improvement ideas

  • Coordinate repairs and maintenance activities with maintenance department to maximize uptime

  • Lead and facilitate troubleshooting of down equipment and process problems

  • Conduct accident investigations

  • Provide ongoing and creative shift leadership to ensure safety, quality and delivery performance while improving operating efficiencies

  • Provide counseling, leadership and direction to the hourly associates on production issues

  • Provide direction on production schedules, unscheduled downtime and the efficient utilization of resources

  • Enforce plant rules, reward employees, monitor attendance and provide corrective action

  • Prepare production reports and data for management

  • Conduct regular pre-shift meetings

  • Coordinate training of hourly associates and improvement activities with other departments

  • Identify improvement opportunities and facilitate action implementation on the shift

Required Qualifications for the Manufacturing Supervisor:

  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience

  • 2+ years of experience in a leadership role

  • Shift flexibility in working a rotational type work schedule, must be available to work all shifts and days

  • Strong communication, facilitation, teamwork and management skills

Desired Qualifications for the Manufacturing Supervisor:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Continuous process manufacturing experience

  • Experience with cost reduction, production efficiency improvements or continuous improvement activities such as Six Sigma, 5S, TPM, SMED or Standard Work

About the Location (Kankakee, IL)

Kankakee, Illinois is located along I-57 approximately 60 miles south of Chicago. With our close proximity to Chicago we can offer all of the cultural, sports, and educational opportunities of a major urban city but with all of the benefits offered by a smaller town environment. The beautiful Kankakee River winds through town serving as a backdrop for year-round recreation and relaxation activities.

Why Armstrong Flooring?

With a heritage that begain 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.

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Nearest Major Market: Kankakee

Nearest Secondary Market: Bradley

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