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Project Coordinator Job

DATE: Apr 1, 2021

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Engineering 

Primary location: LancasterPennsylvania 

Relocation offered: No 

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.



As our Capital Project Coordinator, you will be responsible for assisting the Project Managers with pre-planning, organizing, scheduling and the controlling responsibilities of assigned capital projects. You will work closely with the Project Managers, Project Teams, external contractors, and consultants to ensure that assigned projects are successful in terms of safety, cost, schedule, and performance. You will also lead the execution of the Standard Work processes on assigned projects.


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. 


Note: Up to 25% travel may be required


What you'll be doing:

  • Supporting project manager and project team
  • Driving the use of standard work to manage key measures of success – Safety, Cost, Schedule and Performance
  • Driving teams to complete work, while also being a trusted team member
  • Facilitating project team meetings throughout lifecycle of projects
  • Supporting PM and teams during process improvement kaizen events, working sessions & project shaping events
  • Participating in onboarding and mentoring of new employees in standard project management processes
  • Setting up project team workspaces and manage logistics for team and vendor-related events throughout life of the project


What will make you successful:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred in engineering, technology, finance or business field
    • Or 5+ year’s experience in Project Management or Construction Management
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly organized, self-directed with initiative and attention to detail
  • Facilitation ability with strong communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office, including SharePoint, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Agile and Lean Experience
  • Proficient with virtual tools – Teams / Zoom / Miro or others
  • Microsoft Project or other scheduling software experience highly desirable
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • SAP experience in capital cost accounting



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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