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Operations Supervisor, Manufacturing

Date: Mar 13, 2019

Location: Stillwater, OK Oklahoma, US, 74075

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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 largest 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.




Armstrong Flooring, Inc. (AFI), has an opportunity for a Production Supervisor at our Stillwater, OK facility.  The Production Supervisor provides leadership and direction to assigned crews and production associates.  This position reports to the Operations Manager.

Who you’ll be working with:

  • Directly report to the Operatoins Manager
  • Supervise approximately 50 production associates
  • Maintenance team


How you’ll contribute to the team:

  • Lead your team by coordinating production scheduling, keeping safety as top priority, quality understood, and team members engaged and prepared to operate effeciently.
  • Coordinate with the maintenance team to keep the manufacturing line running smoothly.
  • Provide creative leadership in improving operating efficiencies and trouble shooting of down equipment and process problems.
  • Efficiently utilize people, responsibilities, cross-training and schedules to prevent unscheduled downtime.
  • Regularly hold team to keep everyone up-to-date and focused on safety.
  • Assist Safety Focus Teams as needed with accident investigations, near miss analysises and ideas on how to continuously improve safety.
  • Partner with the Operations Manager and Plant Manager any people or performance problems/concerns.
  • Prepares production reports and data for management.
  • Provide performance feedback and advocate training for employees.
  • Coordinate improvements activities with other departments.
  • May occassionally need to temporarily fill-in on crews when short-handed to fulfill production requirements.
  • Occasional travel for conferences, vendor meetings or similar activities may be needed (<10%).


What you’ll bring to the table:

  • 3+ years manufacturing experience with 2+ years in a leadership or leadership support role
  • Continuous process type manufacturing experience and mindset
  • Experience in cost reduction, production efficiency improvements and continuous improvement activities are also very desirable such as Six Sigma, 5S, TPM, SMED and Standard Work
  • Shift flexibility is essential with rotating schedules required


We’ll be excited if you have:

  • College degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Experienced with LEAN manufacturing practices
  • Past experience supervising others


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:


On-the-job training

 Tuition reimbursement

 Online learning

 Instructor lead courses

Job shadowing



Competitive medical, dental and vision plans

401k with company match

Health Savings Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts

Ability to purchase additional vacation

Employee discount program

Paid holidays

Employee Assistance Program

Mothers Rooms



Company celebrations
Family picnics
Department gatherings
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


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

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Industrial, Database, Plant, Machinist, Manufacturing, Technology

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