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Maintenance & Engineering Manager

Date: Apr 2, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA California, US

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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 best and most trusted manufacturer of resilient flooring and our mission is to inspire great spaces.

 

That’s us. That’s Armstrong Flooring.

 

COMMUNITY


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.

 

WORK

 

The Maintenance and Engineering Manager will provide engineering and maintenance leadership to the manufacturing and facility operations. This position is responsible for the effective management and coordination of the hourly maintenance & storeroom teams, plant engineers and the plant capital budget. This includes providing engineering support for safety issues, Lean initiatives, engineering effectiveness and efficiency, daily operations, cost reduction, and new product development.

 

Who you’ll be working with:

  • Reporting directly to the Plant Manager
  • Be a member of the plant leadership team

 

How you’ll contribute to the team:

  • Provide plant engineering and maintenance leadership in projects, storeroom operation, IT/Network operation, and capital budget plan development and execution.
  • Provide leadership in support of the organizations Safety Management Process.  Work closely with the EH&S Manager and other managers to assure that necessary support is given to this process.
  • Support all required internal and external accounting standards. Work closely with the plant controller to ensure all purchasing, maintenance spending and engineering projects meet control standards.
  • Ensure timely repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds and other facilities.
  • Promotes the continual improvement of Plant Reliability, through proper support of Lean events, through capital investment and re-engineering projects that strive to offset maintenance materials inflation and to reduce plant downtime.
  • Responsible for maintaining the efficiency and effectiveness of all manufacturing equipment and processes, ensure we can continue manufacturing a high-quality product in a repeatable and cost effective manner.
  • Be involved in day-to-day plant manufacturing activity to ensure designed and documented processes are delivering the desired results.
  • Drive improvements in all related manufacturing processes, including those related to products, equipment, human interface and product quality.
  • Ensure new parts and optimization projects are completed by the required deadline, at reasonable cost, and with a robust process.
  • Ensure effective operation of the storeroom in support of the plants goals.  This includes inventory / cost control and adherence to internal / external purchasing requirements.
  • Ensure the plant IT/Network is effectively managed in support of the plants goals. This includes working closely with IT/Network liaisons at Corporate to drive improvements and meet required internal standards.  
  • Through partnerships with Operations personnel, will ensure the required technical support for all critical process and product issue resolution is available for all product builds, process operations and facilities management.
  • Approve all tooling, either manufactured or purchased, used in assigned functional area.
  • Transfer of knowledge to all levels of the organization. 
  • Give leadership support to new process improvement projects related to safety, Plant Reliability, process effectiveness, and cost utilizing improvement systems/tools such as Six Sigma, Lean and 5S.
  • Develop departmental goals and strategies consistent with Plant, Corporate, and Operational goals and provides the leadership for the planning process to meet these goals.
  • Provide direction and performance requirements for use of outside contractors and service representatives as it relates to engineering efforts.

 

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • 7+ years of experience in heavy manufacturing industry with 5+ years of supervisory responsibility.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience developing and managing capital improvement budgets and projects.
  • Must understand systems, design of repeatable processes, and utilize SPC when appropriate.
  • Knowledge of Machine Shop Operations, Metal Fabrication, and mechanical assembly processes, plus Continuous Improvement approaches (Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Problem Solving, Kanban, Process Mapping, etc.)
  • Must possess excellent communication skills (both written and oral), and be able to communicate well with all levels of the organization.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to function in a fast paced and semi-autonomous environment.

DEVELOPMENT

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

Certification

On-the-job training

 Tuition reimbursement

 Online learning

 Instructor lead courses

Job shadowing

 

BENEFITS


Competitive medical, dental and vision plans

401k with company match

Health Savings Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts

Ability to purchase additional vacation

Employee discoutn program

Paid holidays

Employee Assistance Program

Mothers Rooms

 

LIFESTYLE

Company celebrations
Family picnics
Department gatherings
Casual work environment

 


 

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


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Maintenance, Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Electrical, Plant, Manufacturing, Engineering

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