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Chemical Process Engineer Development Program Job at Armstrong Ceiling in Lancaster, PA

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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, Inc. (AWI) provide process engineering expertise to our domestic 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.


- 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


- This position is part of AWI'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 location in Hilliard, OH;  Macon, GA; Marietta, PA; Millwood, WV; or Pensacola, FL




- 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

Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

Benefits offered by Armstrong World Industries:

AWI offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance, long term disability coverage, vacation and product discount programs.

About Armstrong World Industries:

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions.  With over 3,700 employees and fiscal 2015 revenues from ceiling operations in excess of $1.2 billion, AWI operates from a global manufacturing network of 24 facilities, including 9 plants dedicated to its WAVE joint venture. 

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.

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.  

How to Apply:
AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. Apply online at http://careers.armstrongceilings.com/
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Job: Innovation/Prod Design/NPD 
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Other Locations:
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 25%

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 position for which the 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.


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