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Armstrong Flooring | Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Job Description

Plant Manager- Stillwater, OK 
Job: Manufacturing
Primary Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
Other Locations: 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. (AFI) is seeking to fill a high profile Plant Manager role within our resilient flooring business unit at our Stillwater, OK facility.  The ideal candidate will be energetic, passionate, and results-oriented with a proven track record in driving safety, productivity, quality and service improvements.  We are looking for an experienced, credible leader with a history of leading plant performance to new levels and who has demonstrated the ability to build a talented and highly effective manufacturing leadership team. 


You will lead a 3-shift operation of roughly 120 salary production employees and 8 direct reports.  All plant administration and manufacturing departments fall within your scope of responsibilities including materials and distribution, manufacturing, quality, environmental health and safety, maintenance and engineering, finance, and human resources. 


This is an exciting opportunity to work in a highly visible leadership position with career advancement opportunities within manufacturing, Operations Excellence (Lean) or Corporate for the right candidate.


Key Responsibilities

  • Promoting and ensuring a safe and environmentally compliant work environment. 
  • Actively engaging the entire workforce in your Lean transformation journey.
  • Leading the plant to meet or exceed production goals, including throughput, yield, cost, and quality.    
  • Managing the plant against the established operational and capital budgets, ensuring financial goals are met or exceeded.  
  • Directing maintenance/engineering to optimize the equipment performance, quality, customer satisfaction, and reliability.
  • Overseeing all hiring, employee relations, and employee development activities, ensuring an effective and productive workforce. 
  • Develop a highly capable leadership team through ongoing coaching, development opportunities and accountability.


Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or a related field.     
  • 8 - 10 years plant leadership experience in a multi-shift environment, with at least 5 years in a plant manager role.
  • Manufacturing lean transformation experience required.
  • Experience managing within a non-union environment required.
  • Strong technical aptitude with demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Working knowledge of safety, environmental practices and regulations, including OSHA compliance.
  • Past experience leading a diverse group of functions, including operations/production, engineering, materials and distribution, maintenance/reliability, quality, human resources, environmental health and safety, and finance. 
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to effectively manage a diverse group of employees and build a team culture. 
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of P&L, EBITDA, and other key financial measures.
  • Experience managing operating costs and capital and maintenance budgets. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships at all levels within the organization.


Desired Qualifications and Skills

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification desirable.

About the Location (Stillwater, OK)


Our Stillwater Plant employs approximately 150 people and operates 24 hours a day, up to 7 days a week. Production teams work a 12 hour rotating shift. The plant manufactures and ships vinyl sheet flooring products.


Located 50 miles North Northeast of Oklahoma City, OK the city of Stillwater is consistently ranked among the nation's top small cities for quality of life.  Stillwater is the state's premier education community and it offers a unique lifestyle, business opportunities, education and training resources, recreation and many other points of interest.


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 will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Armstrong Flooring contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. 


Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Armstrong Flooring's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other Armstrong Flooring employee is authorized to bind Armstrong Flooring to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to Armstrong Flooring, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

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