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Electrical Engineer Job at Armstrong Ceiling in Marietta, PA

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Electrical Engineer 
Job: Engineering
Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania
Other Locations: 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%

Want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a global 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 global leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that can improve how we all live, work, learn, heal and feel. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) has a job opportunity for an Electrical Engineer in Marietta, PA. Reporting to the Plant Engineering and Capital Manager, the Electrical Engineer will be responsible for providing technical services relating to manufacturing equipment and processes, including daily production line technical support. The Electrical Engineer will also identify and execute process improvements and cost reduction opportunities, and the design, management, and execution of capital projects for that production line, or value stream.


Key Responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer:

· Proactively providing control and instrumentation assistance to the manufacturing value stream in terms of production processes and systems, equipment, and maintenance

· Serving as a technical resource to the maintenance staff and assisting in troubleshooting and training on programmable logic controllers (PLCs), servos, drives, human machine interfaces (HMIs), etc.

· Safely planning and executing capital projects per agreed cost, schedule, and performance metrics

· Software programming and upgrading hardware for production equipment including instrumentation, drives, PLC, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and HMI systems

· Actively participating as a member of the Plant Value Stream Team to drive resolution of common cause and special cause issues that negatively impact safety, quality, cost, and/or productivity

· Investigating manufacturing issues in fabrication, board mill or maintenance and recommending corrective action

· Consulting with production personnel, gathering and analyzing data, developing corrective actions, and following through on recommendations to evaluate their effectiveness and sustainability

· Serving as the plant contact for AWI project teams outside the facility, representing the needs of the plant to AWI project teams and communicating critical issues needing resolution back to the plant

· Applying Precision Maintenance concepts and principals to all work performed

· Sharing technical knowledge where appropriate to other plant personnel to elevate the organization’s understanding and performance


Required Qualifications for the Electrical Engineer:

· Bachelor's degree in controls engineering, electrical engineering, mechatronics or similar field

· 2+ years experience in controls and/or electrical engineering in manufacturing environment

· PLC experience, specifically with the Allen-Bradley platform

· HMI experience

· Motor control (variable-frequency drives, soft starters, and/or wye-delta starters) and servo systems experience

· Knowledge of instrumentation and controls

· Hands-on experience managing an industrial Ethernet network and knowledge of protocols such as Modbus, DeviceNet, and/or DH+

· Experience with Wonderware application programming and support

· Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office programs

· Project management experience


Desired Qualifications for the Electrical Engineer:

· Engineer in Training (EIT) and/or Professional Engineer (PE) certification

· Lean Practitioner certification and/or experience

· Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

· Experience with WonderWare and PanelView

· Data management system experience

· Experience with SAP, Minitab, and AutoCAD software

· Experience with pick-and-place robotic systems

· Hands-on knowledge of FANUC robot capabilities and programming


About the Location (Marietta, PA)


Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta sits on the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River.  It is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. The area offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.


Why Armstrong?


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.

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.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs.


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 Armstrong employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


Armstrong will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong employees, or to Armstrong’s resume database will be considered Armstrong property. Armstrong will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong 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.


Armstrong will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Armstrong 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 Armstrong's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other Armstrong employee is authorized to bind Armstrong to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to Armstrong, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

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