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Armstrong World Industries Reviews

Updated April 17, 2017
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  • Upper management has no clear direction (in 5 reviews)

  • No recognition environment upper management (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Consultant/Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant/Project Manager in Lancaster, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant/Project Manager in Lancaster, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Armstrong World Industries (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Receptive to new ideas and focused on eliminating status quo within the department leadership and business processes to ensure continued growth and competitive advantage.

    Cons

    Use of accronyms to describe meetings which impacts understanding during conversations with other departments and leadership team members not familiar with the term.

    Advice to Management

    Continue focus on Change Management as a way to instill drive toward quality production and asset integrity throughout the organization and critical suppliers.


  2. "Oracle dba experience"

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    Current Contractor - Senior Oracle Database Administrator in Lancaster, PA
    Current Contractor - Senior Oracle Database Administrator in Lancaster, PA

    I have been working at Armstrong World Industries as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    good place to work, very good environment to enjoy & work , support technology and other factors matters a lot, friendly people and good place to work

    Cons

    no concerns do your duty that all what they expected, no high end technology they are using, just keep going with the way what they looking from you.

    Advice to Management

    Company spins to 2 different company,good place for people who like to enjoy the surroundings, peaceful life, keep up the good work.


  3. "Feeding Machine"

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    Current Employee - Feeding Machine in Vicksburg, MS
    Current Employee - Feeding Machine in Vicksburg, MS

    I have been working at Armstrong World Industries part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Its close to my home and the evening shift is awesome for me because I have my daughter seven days own and 7 days off and i am painter in the day time

    Cons

    I have a Painting Business that is growing


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  5. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Lancaster, PA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Lancaster, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Armstrong World Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun crew friendly environment it's like working with a family , lots to learning with room for advancing into the next step in your desired field

    Cons

    Clocking in and out as far as time clocks , sometimes the job is the same over and over unless you are looking to advance


  6. "grader, nester"

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    Former Employee - Grader, Nester in Beverly, WV
    Former Employee - Grader, Nester in Beverly, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Armstrong World Industries full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    pays good, good benefits, and can better your self if you want

    Cons

    hard to get on, really don't have any cons about the place.

    Advice to Management

    hard working


  7. "project sales"

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Executive in Lancaster, PA
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Executive in Lancaster, PA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Armstrong World Industries (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work culture and management support

    Cons

    relocations without proper match of location and employee competencies


  8. "Great company, treats employees right"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lancaster, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lancaster, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Armstrong World Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Management treats their employee right
    Family atmosphere
    Management and teams work together to accomplish goals
    Employees are fairly compensated
    Very liberal sick and vacation policy

    Cons

    Sometimes with a company this big there are to many layers and some teams are silo.
    With the recent split this looks to have been addressed

    Advice to Management

    Basically continue to do what you are doing, the success of Armstrong is there employees commitment to integrity, hard work, and following the founding owner's motto Let the buyer have faith


  9. "HUman Resources & compensation & Benefits"

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    Former Employee - BIS & Human Resources in Strasburg, PA
    Former Employee - BIS & Human Resources in Strasburg, PA

    I worked at Armstrong World Industries (Less than a year)

    Pros

    excellent family oriented company with great benefits

    Cons

    sorry to have been laid off in 1996

    Advice to Management

    Life is too short to be miserable at work, have some fun.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Manufacturing Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Various in Beaver Falls, PA
    Former Employee - Various in Beaver Falls, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Armstrong World Industries full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Support from all levels of the company. Opportunities for growth. Safety is as important as productivity.

    Cons

    Restructuring resulted in plant closure and loss of local opportunity for continued employment.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "archictural flooring representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent product line and good name in the marketplace.

    Cons

    Too much travel due to a large / customer base.


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