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Sustainability Director Job

DATE: Jul 2, 2019

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 0

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Legal
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: Yes 
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 (AWI) is currently seeking a Sustainability Director to join our Legal team at our facility in Lancaster, PA. The Sustainability Director will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining a Corporate Social Responsibility/Sustainability program. In addition, you will work collaboratively across all disciplines to develop, drive, monitor, promote and lead the company’s ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) initiatives.


Moderate travel expected, approximately 25%


Responsibilities of the Sustainability Director:

  • Designing and deploying a Corporate Social Responsibility strategic plan, including a vision statement aligned with the company’s strategic priorities and mission statement
  • Cultivating ESG awareness and engagement throughout the organization, including all business lines and support functions
  • Communicating, educating and promoting the company’s ESG mission and vision to internal and external stakeholders, including employees, customers, shareholders and communities
  • Defining, in partnership with internal stakeholders and executive management, ESG priorities and objectives
  • Creating plans and programs to educate employees about ESG programs and motivate their engagement with and through participation and recognition
  • Working with business units and support functions to align on the selection of measurement and reporting standards and frameworks for ESG goals and reporting
  • Providing regular reporting of ESG program goals and performance to senior management and, on occasion, the Board of Directors and/or its Committees
  • Collaborating with communication teams to promote ESG and sustainability initiatives to stakeholders, including potential and current employees, customers, investors, analysts press and social media


Required Qualifications and Education of the Sustainability Director:

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, or Sustainability
  • 10+ years of experience executing corporate social responsiblity and sustainability programs
  • Experience in leading, motivating and directing cross-functional teams to achieve results


Preferred Qualifications and Education of the Sustainability Director:

  • Previous experience with corporate philanthropy
  • Previous experience with ESG initiatives  
  • Previous experience in manufacturing, operations and/or product design
  • LEED Certification




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.

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