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Project Coordinator Job

DATE: Jun 28, 2019

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 25%


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 World Industries has a job opportunity for a Project Coordinator to be located in Lancaster, PA.  In this role, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for planning, organizing, scheduling and controlling assigned corporate capital projects at Armstrong’s manufacturing plants. The position will be part of a very ‘hands on’ project team, working with project managers, engineers and plants to ensure the projects are successful in terms of safety, cost, schedule and performance. 

Key Responsibilities of the Project Coordinator:

  • Executing and controlling assigned capital projects on safety, cost, schedule and performance
  • Facilitating the project teams through maintaining the Project Management standards, competencies and methods to support successful project execution
  • Maintaining key competencies, including scheduling and visual management, cost and change control management, performance, risk management, and document control
  • Developing and maintaining the Project Execution Plan
  • Leading the Project Team reporting, structure, roles, responsibilities and definitions
  • Utilizing necessary tools, including project assessment, schedule management, cost and change management, project stage gating, and risk management
  • 25% travel for project and to plant locations


Required Qualifications of the Project Coordinator:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred in engineering or technology field or 5+ year’s experience in Project Management or Construction Management in lieu of degree
  • Proven Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal


Desired Qualifications of the Project Coordinator:

  • Experience in MS Project, Primavera P6 or other scheduling software
  • Experience facilitating team meetings
  • SAP experience in capital cost accounting
  • Experience in Lean methodology


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.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


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 AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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