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Supply Chain Sustainability Manager Job

DATE: Jan 14, 2022

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

​Primary location: LancasterPennsylvania 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: 20% 
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 Supply Chain Sustainability Manager, you will develop and direct a program aimed at enhancing sustainability within the Architectural Specialties supply network.  That includes but is not limited to:  Supply Chains that are resilient to disruptions and consistently meet customer needs; Products that have verified ingredient transparency required for green building standards and are free of Chemicals of Concern; Suppliers and Manufacturing sites that minimize environmental impact and protect employees well-being.  You will be a key subject matter expert within Architectural Specialties, in support of Armstrong’s overall Sustainability vision.


What you'll be doing:

  • Coordinate closely with Product Stewardship Manager and the Corporate Sustainability Team to understand AWI vision and market requirements
  • Identify risks within the supply network and develop supply strategies to mitigate those risks.
  • Lead Supply Chain Projects and work closely with the Director Of Supply Chain & Operations, the Strategic Sourcing Manager, and the Supply Chain Planning Manager.
  • Develop tools and standard work that will assist our suppliers in meeting AWI’s sustainability requirements, such as product transparency and emissions
  • Define and Lead the ongoing effort to ensure product certification statements are audited and maintained
  • Serve as first point of contact within AS for sustainability inquiries from Sales, Construction Services, Techline, etc.
  • Work closely with the Supply Chain Planning Manager on key planning functions.
  • Coordinate with New Product Development Scientist and Sustainability Engineer to facilitate the collection and maintenance of documentation required for launching new products under Armstrong’s Sustain program
  • Manage priority list for legacy products and lead supplier initiatives geared toward certifying products under Sustain (in conjunction with Innovation scientists)
  • Work with Design and AS Quality to ensure specification documents clearly indicate KPI's related to Sustain performance
  • Communicate Sustainability performance requirements to suppliers (including company-owned facilities), report on progress, and develop improvement plans as needed
  • Coordinate with AS Construction Services Project managers to facilitate "custom" sustainability requirements for the largest projects and opportunities
  • Develop and maintain standard work geared toward helping the AS organization field Sustainability inquiries efficiently


What will make you successful:

  • Degree in Logistics, Procurement, Engineering
  • 10+ Years in supply chain management
  • Direct experience managing a complex international supply network
  • Passion for developing suppliers as valued long-term business partners



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.



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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