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Mechanical Project Engineer Job

DATE: Jun 8, 2021

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Engineering 

Primary location: LancasterPennsylvania 

Relocation offered: Yes 

Employment status: Full-Time 

Travel: 25%  



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 World Industries, Inc. has a job opportunity for a Mechanical Project Engineer to be located at our office in Lancaster, PA.


As the Mechanical Project Engineer you will support, design and install a variety of capital equipment and systems in our global ceilings manufacturing locations across the globe. Reporting into our Senior Engineer, as a Mechanical Project Engineer you will join our engineering team that plays a critical, strategic role in planning and executing projects of varying commitments between $1 and $10 million in our facilities across the globe including Asia, Europe and North America.



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.



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. 


What you’ll be doing as a Mechanical Project Engineer:

  • Applying Precision Maintenance concepts and principles to all work performed
  • Investigating problems with the process and equipment and recommend corrective action to be taken
  • Specifying equipment and work with vendors
  • Designing, procuring and installing assets to build new production lines within facilities
  • Participating in Lean events to drive rapid process improvements
  • Partnering with the Senior Engineer to learn technology of ceiling design and develop career potential for growth opportunities
  • This position requires up to 50% travel


What will make you successful:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or an Associate's Degree and 7+ years of experience
  • 5+ years Mechanical Project Engineering experience
  • Outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Hands-on installation and construction management skills
  • Willingness to travel to local and international locations
  • Project Management, Precision Management, and Construction Management skills


Preferred Qualifications for the Mechanical Project Engineer:

  • Lean or other process improvement experience
  • Project and Manufacturing Experience Preferred 
  • Leadership skills
  • APMP knowledge



Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and we value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodation statement: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us 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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