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Design Engineer Intern, Summer 2019 Job

Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Innovation/Prod Design/NPD
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%


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!


Armstrong’s Innovation department has an internship opportunity for the summer of 2019, located at our corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA. We are looking for candidates that have the technical savvy to understand our products, processes and test requirements.  We want to hire highly motivated engineering interns with the necessary leadership requirements and qualifications to help create and commercialize innovations that delight our customers. 

Under the supervision and guidance of an experienced scientist or engineer, you will be assigned a project where you will help expand Armstrong’s capability and knowledge of process & product Innovation. As an intern you will be expected to gain proficiency in the operation and application of the latest process innovation, including but not limited to 3D printing technology, by working with several technical groups across our Technology organization. You will be expected to actively participate in project team discussions and develop tangible solutions with the goal of reduced development cycle time and rapid prototyping. The work you will be assigned is integral to business goals and objectives. Technical management will be supportive during your work and interested in your results. You will be responsible for summarizing the project and your results to the leadership team at the end of your internship. Thorough Safety Training will be provided and required. By the end of the internship you will have learned how to translate concepts into specifiable prototypes as well as working on a diverse team.


Education and/or Experience                                                 

  • Must be pursuing an Engineering, Industrial Design or Product Design Degree from an ABET accredited program
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, cumulative and within major
  • Must have completed Junior year prior to starting summer 2019 internship
  • Extensive 3D printing background preferred


Other Skills and Abilities                                                        

  • Create problem solver, with an innate passion for Innovation, possessing a curious mind and is excited by the ambiguity of developing new offerings, yet focused on lowering the uncertainty to bring new products to market.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the specific ability to work in teams
  • Capability to build relationships with other functions, which will be essential with such activities as teaching teams and transferring knowledge
  • Well-developed computer skills in a Windows environment
  • Some demonstrated knowledge of 3D printing technologies
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office with emphasis in Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to work independently and make autonomous decisions when necessary
  • Unlimited authorization to work in the United States


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 we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


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/Veterans



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. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

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