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Staff Electrical Project Engineer Job

DATE: Jul 5, 2019

LOCATION: Pensacola, Florida, US, 32505

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: Pensacola, Florida
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 a Staff Electrical Project Engineer to join our Engineering team in Pensacola, FL. The Staff Electrical Project Engineer will mainly be responsible for providing technical services relating to the manufacturing equipment and processes.  These services include: providing daily technical support, identifying and executing process improvement and cost reduction opportunities, in addition to supporting the design, management, and execution of capital projects.


Responsibilities of the Staff Electrical Project Engineer:

  • Plan and safely execute capital projects per agreed cost, schedule, and performance metrics
  • Provide technical assistance to Plant Production and Maintenance on a proactive basis
  • Collaborate with Value Stream Teams to drive resolution of common and special cause issues
  • Investigate manufacturing issues and recommend corrective action
  • Consult with production personnel, gather and analyze data, develop corrective actions, and follow through on recommendations to evaluate their effectiveness and sustainability
  • Identify and execute improvements in plant's engineering systems and procedures
  • Serve as plant contact for AWIT project teams impacting the facility; represent needs of plant to AWIT project teams, and communicate critical issues and resolutions back to the Plant
  • Apply Precision Maintenance concepts and principals to all work performed
  • Transfer technical knowledge to plant personnel to elevate understanding and performance
  • Serve as technical resource to maintenance staff; assist with troubleshooting and training on Power Distribution, PLC's, Drives, HMI's, etc.


Required Qualifications and Education of the Staff Electrical Project Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 7+ years of electrical engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Project Management experience
  • Knowledge of Industrial power including Substations and Motor Control Centers
  • Industrial automation experience: PLC (Allen-Bradley PLC 5 and Control Logix Platforms), HMI (Wonderware & PanelView), Allen- Bradley Variable Frequency Drives, Allen-Bradley Servo Systems, Instrumentation and Controls
  • Previous hands-on work with managing an industrial Ethernet
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs


Preferred Qualifications of the Staff Electrical Project Engineer:

  • Familiarity with Networking and data management systems
  • Experience with SAP, Project System Modules, Minitab, AutoCAD,
  • 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 (Pensacola, FL)

Our Pensacola Plant, one of ten Armstrong plants in North America, employs 200+ people working on rotating shifts, 24/7, in the manufacture and shipment of acoustical ceiling tile to Armstrong's customers worldwide. The Pensacola Plant was originally built in 1929 to produce insulating building material.  

Pensacola is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle. Pensacola is a sea port on Pensacola Bay, which is protected by 52 miles of sugar white barrier islands on the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. A large United States Naval Air Station, the first in the United States, is located southwest of the city and is the home of the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the National Naval Aviation Museum.

Pensacola is nicknamed "The City of Five Flags", due to the five governments that have ruled it during its history. Other nicknames include "World's Whitest Beaches" (due to the white sand of Florida panhandle beaches), "Cradle of Naval Aviation", "Western Gate to the Sunshine State", "America's First Settlement", "Emerald Coast" and "Red Snapper Capital of the World".


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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