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Electrical Engineer Job

DATE: Aug 24, 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!


Reporting to the Plant Engineering Manager, this position is 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, and the design, management, and execution of capital projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Planning & executing capital projects.
  • Provides leadership to hourly maintenance with regards to troubleshooting of plant electrical systems.
  • Providing technical assistance to the Plant Production and Maintenance on a proactive basis. 
  • Actively participating as a member of  Value Stream Teams to drive resolution of common cause and special cause issues that negatively impact Safety, Quality, Cost, and/or Productivity.
  • Investigating manufacturing issues in Fabrication, Board Mill or Maintenance and recommending corrective action.  This includes consulting with production personnel, gathering and analyzing data, developing corrective actions, and following through on recommendations to evaluate their effectiveness and sustainability.
  • Identifying & executing improvements in the plant's engineering systems and procedures.
  • Serving as the plant contact for AWIT project teams impacting the facility.  Responsible for representing the needs of the plant to AWIT project teams and communicating critical issues needing resolution back to the Plant.
  • Safely executing capital projects per agreed cost, schedule, and performance metrics.
  • Applying Precision Maintenance concepts and principals to all work performed.
  • Transferring of technical knowledge where appropriate to other plant personnel to elevate organization understanding and performance.
  • Serves as a technical resource to the maintenance staff to assist in troubleshooting and training on Power Distribution, PLC's, Drives, HMI's, etc.


Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required.
  • Minimum of 3 years electrical engineering experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Project Management experience required.
  • Industrial power experience required, including:
    • Substations
    • Motor Control Centers
  • Industrial automation experience required, including:
    • PLC (Allen-Bradley PLC 5 and Control Logix Platforms)
    • HMI (WonderWare & PanelView)
    • Allen- Bradley Variable Frequency Drives
    • Allen-Bradley Servo Systems
    • Instrumentation & Controls
  • Industrial networking experience.  Hands-on experience managing an industrial Ethernet network required.


Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Professional Engineer desired
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office programs required.
  • Networking and data management system experience.
  • SAP Experience
    • Plant Maintenance
    • Project System Modules
  • Minitab
  • AutoCAD
  • Hands-on knowledge of FANUC robot capabilities and programming preferred.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola

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