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Senior Electrical Project Engineer Job at Armstrong Ceiling in Lancaster, PA

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Senior Electrical Project Engineer 
Job: Engineering
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Other Locations: 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 50%

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 a Senior Electrical Project Engineer in Lancaster, PA. The Senior Electrical Project Engineer will be responsible for providing technical services relating to manufacturing equipment and processes. Additionally, the Senior Electrical Project Engineer will have the opportunity to work closely with various teams within the organization, including AWI’s global manufacturing, Innovation, New Product Development, plant and operations staff, along with outside suppliers. This position will require up to 50% travel depending on the scope and phases of ongoing projects.


Key Responsibilities of the Senior Electrical Project Engineer:

  • Leading and executing major capital projects per agreed cost, schedule, and performance
  • Applying sound process control and power concepts and principles to all work performed
  • Actively participating as a member of a multifunctional project team executing a variety of capital projects from concept to asset installation and start-up
  • Investigating problems with process and equipment and recommending corrective action
  • Specifying equipment, working with vendors, and designing, procuring and installing controls and power to control new production lines within existing facilities or new facilities
  • Participating in Lean events to drive rapid process improvements
  • Mentoring and developing junior electrical engineers and maintenance personnel on technical and engineering best practices and precision maintenance


Required Qualifications for the Senior Electrical Project Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • 8+ years of direct experience with project planning and execution in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous project management experience
  • Experience within industrial automation technologies such as Allen-Bradley PLC, human-machine interfaces (HMIs), variable frequency drives, servo systems, and instrumentation and controls
  • Industrial networking experience, including hands-on experience managing an industrial Ethernet network
  • Hands on installation and construction skills
  • Proven ability to communicate and integrate well across organizational functions/units
  • Demonstrated presentation skills


Desired Qualifications for the Senior Electrical Project Engineer:

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) and/or Professional Engineer (PE) certification
  • Lean Practitioner certification or experience utilizing Lean tools

Why AWI? 

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: Armstrong World Industries 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 Armstrong, 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 Armstrong 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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