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Plant Quality Manager

Plant Quality Manager¬ 
Job:¬ Quality
Primary Location:¬ Lancaster,¬ Pennsylvania
Other Locations:¬ 
Employment Status:¬ Full-Time
Travel:¬ 5%


Armstrong Flooring, Inc. (AFI) has a job opportunity for a Plant Quality Manager to be located in Lancaster, PA. The Plant Quality Manager will help drive the plant's goal to deliver superior customer value through best in class products and services. Additionally, the Plant Quality Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing quality systems to improve operational practices, create customer satisfaction, and reduce costs while leading the engineering team at the plant to drive safety, operational, and infrastructure improvements.¬  You will have the opportunity to lead and participate on process improvement initiatives using Lean tools and methodologies.¬ ¬ 


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Key Responsibilities of the Plant Quality Manager:¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬  ¬ ¬ 



  • Using general knowledge of a broad range of quality assurance tools to draw from and apply the most appropriate tool set for the purpose of driving quality systems and improvements

  • Providing technical leadership for the engineering team that drives safety, operational, and infrastructure improvements

  • Supporting and helping lead the plant's strategic plans

  • Providing leadership for plant quality and engineering efforts in support of plant goals and divisional initiatives

  • Owning the Plant ISO system and leading the project for ISO certification on the new LVT line

  • Assuring technical and professional development of the engineering team

  • Initiating and implementing significant productivity improvements that are developed in the annual and monthly business cadence

  • Managing the overall plant capital spend and budgeting process and providing guidance to the plant project management systems


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Required Qualifications of the Plant Quality Manager:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related field

  • 5+ years Quality Assurance and Process Improvement experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal as well as the ability to present to multiple levels of the organization

  • Self-starter with a strong analytical mindset

  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office


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Desired Qualifications of the Plant Quality Manager:



  • Previous experience leading an engineering team

  • Lean Practitioner Training


About the Location (Lancaster, PA)


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Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.¬ ¬ 


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Why Armstrong Flooring?


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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.


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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.


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Equal Opportunity Employer:¬ Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets.¬ 


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Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


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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.


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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.


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Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity.¬ 


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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.




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