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Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future?Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!
We have terrific career opportunities for entry level process engineers who are energetic, technically savvy, and highly motivated to work and succeed in our team-oriented environment. If you are close to graduating or have recently entered the workforce, our engineering development program might be the perfect next step for you!
Process Engineers at Armstrong World Industries provide process engineering expertise plant locations. As a member of a cross-disciplinary engineering team, you will participate in or lead team efforts involving several technical and manufacturing disciplines. You will be accountable for raw material management, process control, product flow, product quality, process trouble shooting, environmental compliance, implementation of new products and process optimization.
IN THIS POSITION, TYPICAL PROJECTS INCLUDE:
Material substitutions (cost reduction) in both coatings and board formulations
Troubleshooting production problems
Establishing equipment Standard Operating Procedures
Running plant tests to develop new products
Modification of formulations and process settings to increase capacity
Waste water treatment projects
Projects to improve product quality
YOUR TRAINING EXPERIENCE:
This position is part of Armstrong's ceiling technology training program
Your first 3-6 months begin at our Corporate Headquarters in Lancaster, PA learning about our engineering processes and key technologies used to make ceilings
Your next 4-6 months occur at one of our U.S. ceiling manufacturing facilities where you will increase your understanding of the company and ceiling technology
Upon completion of the development program, you will begin a full-time permanent assignment as a plant engineer at a manufacturing locationin Hilliard, OH; Newark, OH; Macon, GA; Marietta, PA;Millwood, WV; or Pensacola, FL
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED IN THIS POSITION:
Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Material Science or Physics with a minimum 2.8 GPA
Applicable work, internship or research experience with Statistical Process Control (SPC), Design of Experiments (DOE) or other statistical methods
Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated leadership skills through work, school or extra-curricular activities
Outstanding interpersonal skills with an ability to work in teams
Capability to build working and professional relationships with other functions
Computer skills in Microsoft Office
Ability to travel and relocate within the United States and internationally
Ability to work independently and make autonomous decisions when necessary
Unlimited authorization to work in the United States
Able to climb ladders and walk catwalks, etc., in order to monitor, direct and validate equipment and installations
Why Armstrong World Industries?
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions.At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We 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 were here to serve our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.
Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
Long term disability coverage
Vacation and sick time
Product discount programs
About the Location (Lancaster, PA):
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets
Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.
AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI 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.
AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the positionfor whichthe resume was submitted.
Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy
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