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Administrative Assistant (Innovation) Job

DATE: Nov 18, 2021

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

​Primary location: LancasterPennsylvania 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: No 
Non-compete: No 


​What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

 

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

  • A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe. 
  • A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 

 

 

As our Administrative Assistant, you will be responsible for providing timely, accurate and efficient administrative support for an assigned functional area or department. Additionally, the Administrative Assistant will need to demonstrate high ethical standards, communication skills and an ability to maintain confidentiality.

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Proving main administrative support for the AWI-Technology group, specifically Innovation, and Procurement group
  • Manage/coordinate R&D standard work to support Portfolio Management, Stage-Gate, and Pilot Plant Gembas
  • Performing routine administrative functions, some of which are of a confidential nature
  • Working closely with the managers under time-sensitive deadlines
  • Preparing presentations, reports and other documents, utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Communicating with various AWI departments and all levels of management
  • Managing calendars and schedules with authority to schedule appointments and meetings
  • Planning and coordinating internal and external meetings
  • Managing travel arrangements and creating expense reports using SAP system
  • Executing required processes for international travel including processing VISA's, letters of invitation, etc.
  • Working on special administrative projects which encompass research and compilation of data
  • Communicating with outside vendors
  • Manage safety performance reporting
  • Assisting with Purchasing requisitions and goods receipts
  • Ordering supplies using corporate credit card and Payment.Net system
  • Researching and manage budget detail on monthly basis
  • Processing paperwork to move, transition, and onboard employees
  • Processing overnight shipments using web-based system
  • Providing back-up for other Administrative Assistants as needed

 

What will make you successful:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1+ years of related administrative support experience or training
  • Strong computer skills with basic proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational and research skills
  • Ability to prioritize, complete multiple tasks and follow through to achieve project goals
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced high-volume work environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in handling and processing confidential information

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of twelve facilities.

 

At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer 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.

 

We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.

 

Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.

 

Location

Lancaster, PA. A great central location 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, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

 

Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!


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