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Armstrong World Industries - Lancaster, PA

Press Brake Operator Job



Full Time

On Site


Libertyville, Illinois, United States

Primary location: Libertyville IL
Relocation offered: n/a
Employment status: Full-Time
Travel: n/a
Non-compete: Yes
Pay grade: Hourly Pay

JOB TITLE = Machine Operator

POSITION REPORTS TO = Metal Supervisor

CATEGORY=Nonexempt full time employee

JOB PURPOSE =Set up and operation of assigned fabrication machine to form parts according to manufacturing procedures and scheduling requirements


Set-up and operate Amada Press Brakes/Roll forming machines (HFE-M2, RG100, RG50, Cincinatti, Waldemar Baileigh).

Select, Load and install correct tooling; Maintain tool Inventory; Keep tools clean and orderly

Perform 1st level quality inspections based on Customer drawings or shop prints.

Knowledge of general machining, cur=tting, grinding, and spot welding.

Daily housekeeping in your area of responsibility and Participation on all safety initiatives.

Perform other duties as assigned


5+ Years Press Brake and Operating experience

Previous Metal fabrication background

Dimensional measuring and shop math competence

Ability to read and understand Blueprints

Possess high caliber of quality control; strong skills in observing/inspecting own work

Effective communication skills to discuss and understand work procedures, training, general directions and other issues

Ability to work within a team environment

Must be able to work overtime as required

Must possess a positive “Can Do” attitude

Manage time effectively as to accomplish all tasks within an appropriate timeframe

Knowledge on Calculation of Bend allowance and bend deductions

Ability to lift up to 50lbs.

Assist in efficient flow of inbound and outbound materials and utilize space in an efficient manner

Assist in downstream operations as needed


Equal Opportunity Employer: MRK Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans

Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in the US and Canada.

At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.

Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.

About the Location (Hilliard OH)

Our Hilliard Plant, one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America, employs 100+ people across multiple shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of acoustical ceiling tile. The Hilliard plant prides itself in placing high priority on safety, quality and exceeding customer expectations.

Located 13 miles west of downtown Columbus, the city of Hilliard is a charming blend of old and new. Leisure strolls through historic Weaver Park, football games at OSU, thriving businesses and chic boutiques and shops are just some of the many ways that Hilliard caters to both ends of the generation spectrum.

Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce. As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at [Register to View] style="color:blue">AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!