Armstrong Flooring Inc. Production Attendant Extra in Jackson, Mississippi

Production Attendant Extra

Date: May 11, 2018

Location: Jackson, MS Mississippi, US, 39204

Production Attendant Extra

Job: Production

Primary Location: Jackson, Mississippi

Other Locations:

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel:

PRIMARY PURPOSE :

The purpose of the Production Attendant Extra is to rotate to various jobs within the Mottle, Furnish, Tile Lines, Shipping crews as needed to provide backup assistance or coverage of other operators during needed or voluntary absences. A Production Attendant Extra performs the duties of the missing associate as directed by the supervisor.

Examples:

  • Mottle and Tile Line Line – weigh material, charge material into mixers, control blanket gauge, clean out jams on line, inspect blanket for proper shade or other detected defect, control speed of mill and conveyor to maintain proper gauge and blanket conditions, monitor level of furnish in the surge hopper, clean waxing discs, clean heater feeder and surge hopper area at the end of shift, inspect tile for proper shade, dispose of defective pieces of tile, check gauge of tile, check glue heads.

  • Shipping – operate Logisticon system, run off manifests, keep log of shipments and UPS pickups, print pallet tags and place on appropriate pallets, organize orders into separate shipments and stops, receive raw materials.

  • If training is needed for an associate and the production attendant extra is proficient in that area, the attendant extra will be used to train that employee.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions of the Job: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Must possess shift and schedule flexibility of regular time (any shift that may include off-hours and/or weekends), and overtime, as needed

  • Be able to work with others in a team environment

  • Train on and learn all non-leadership production jobs as required or requested

  • Ability to lift 65 pounds floor to waist

  • Must possess the ability to perform basic math and operate a calculator

  • Operate mobile equipment from 10% to 90% of scheduled shift depending on work assignment

  • Fill-in for other operators as needed

  • Monitor equipment which includes monitoring gauges, operation of controls, visual inspections, make adjustments, call in assistance, clear jams, maintain cleanliness of equipment

  • Inspect tile product visually for defect, measure and document to quality specifications to ensure compliance, record results, place bad tile or scrap onto scrap conveyor or into bin, documentation/recordkeeping (computer and handwritten)

  • Transfer materials manually or mobile equipment. Raw materials measurement and placement: maintain levels of raw materials, place materials into appropriate bins, set scales.

  • General Cleaning: Sweep, general pick-up around work area, clean up jammed tile; remove paper from bad tile to prepare for recycling, blow down equipment, trash removal, painting equipment

  • Tile Rework/Scrap: Relabeling of cartons, open boxes of tile and place tile on scrap conveyor, remove paper from back side of scrap tile, stick to another tile, place on scrap conveyor, manually transfer boxes between pallets (weight of a box of tile is approximately 35lbs to 65lbs)

  • Must possess the ability to perform basic math and operate a calculator

  • Participate in safety training and receive instruction through hands-on demonstration and/or classroom lecture, as required

  • Maintain a clean work area

  • Candidates are required to pass a written assessment

  • •Candidates must be willing to submit to a pre-employment screening.

Non-Essential Functions of the Job : The following duties are considered secondary to the essential duties listed above:

  • Tile Rework/Scrap

TRAVEL:

  • None

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • H. S. Diploma / General Equivalency Degree (G.E.D.)

  • 1 year of manufacturing experience in a related environment or equivalent training and/or education preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Basic computer skills with the ability to communicate effectively,

  • Demonstrate problem solving using arithmetic, and measuring devises for the ordinary operation problems encountered

  • Demonstrated ability to operate mobile equipment

  • General understanding and ability to operate forklift, sweeper or mobile equipment

  • Able to identify various materials and finished projects

  • Able to operate gauges, refill supplies, and monitor video images

  • Able to read, comprehend and comply with Job Safety Analysis and related safety requirements

Starting pay will be 13.81/hr and upon completion of a satifactory probationary period pay will increase to 19.71/hr

While we would love to respond to every applicant regarding their status, please no phone calls.

About the Location (Jackson, MS)

The Jackson, MS Plant is a key strategic player in the manufacturing of resilient tile flooring and is one of six US vinyl flooring plants in the division. Located in south central Mississippi in the heart of the "Hospitality State", the City of Jackson is home to more than 425,000 people and offers the perfect blend of old and new. Historic sites, galleries, museums, excellent outdoor lifestyle opportunities, sports, and arts and entertainment, there's no shortage of things to see and do in Jackson!

Why Armstrong Flooring?

With a heritage that began 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 .

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 marketplance intergrated 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: Jackson Mississippi

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