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Electrical Engineer Job

DATE: Jul 8, 2019

LOCATION: Marietta, Pennsylvania, US, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: Yes 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%



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 is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our Engineering team in Marietta, PA. Reporting to the Plant Engineering and Capital Manager, the Electrical Engineer will be responsible for providing technical services relating to manufacturing equipment and processes, including daily production line technical support. The Electrical Engineer will also identify and execute process improvements and cost reduction opportunities, and the design, management, and execution of capital projects for that production line, or value stream.


Responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer:

  • Provide control and instrumentation assistance to manufacturing value stream
  • Serve as technical resource to maintenance staff and assist with troubleshooting and training on programmable logic controllers (PLCs), servos, drives, and human machine interfaces (HMIs)
  • Plan and execute capital projects per agreed cost, schedule, and performance metrics
  • Program and upgrade hardware for production equipment including instrumentation, drives, PLC, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and HMI systems
  • Participate as member of the Plant Value Stream Team to drive resolution of common cause and special cause issues that negatively impact safety, quality, cost, and productivity
  • Investigate manufacturing issues in fabrication, board mill, or maintenance, and recommend corrective action
  • Consult with production personnel, gather and analyze data, develop corrective actions, and follow through on recommendations to evaluate effectiveness and sustainability
  • Serve as plant contact for AWI project teams outside the facility, represent needs of plant to AWI project teams, and communicate critical issues needing resolution back to the plant
  • Apply Precision Maintenance concepts and principals to all work performed
  • Share technical knowledge where appropriate to other plant personnel to elevate the organization’s understanding and performance


Required Qualifications and Education of the Electrical Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in controls engineering, electrical engineering, mechatronics or similar field
  • 2+ years of experience in controls and electrical engineering in manufacturing environment
  • Experience with application programming and support, and project management
  • Previous HMI, Motor control, servo systems, and PLC (Allen-Bradley) experience
  • Knowledge of instrumentation and controls
  • Hands-on experience managing an industrial Ethernet network and knowledge of protocols such as Modbus, DeviceNet, and/or DH+


Preferred Qualifications of the Electrical Engineer:

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) and/or Professional Engineer (PE) certification
  • Lean Practitioner certification
  • Experience with WonderWare and PanelView, and data management systems
  • Experience with SAP, Minitab, and AutoCAD software, and pick-and-place robotic systems
  • Hands-on knowledge of FANUC robot capabilities and programming


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 (Marietta, PA)

Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta is one of nine Armstrong plants and sits on the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River.  It is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. The area 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 an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.


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. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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