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Supply Chain Analyst Job

DATE: Nov 17, 2022

LOCATION: Pensacola, Florida, United States, 32505

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary Location: Pensacola, Florida 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: 5% 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is “$55,950.00 to $83,930.00” per year.  
Individual pay is based on location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors


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, and many more. 
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • 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 Supply Chain Analyst, under the direction of the Logistics Manager, this position will directly impact plant results for Manufacturing and Logistics operations  This position will analyze manufacturing process capability, product flow, product, and raw material costs, raw materials management, work design systems, specials planning and pricing, The successful applicant will provide integrated solutions to achieve effective utilization of materials, personnel, equipment, and financial resources.  Technical accuracy, timeliness, and economic soundness of recommendations are expected


What you will be doing:


  • Pursues projects and solves problems of very broad and significant importance, scope, and/or complexity involving activities such as:  identifying the problem, designing the approach, gathering data, arriving at conclusions, recommending action, implementing the action, following up on procedures, and administering control and reporting phases.
  • Employs mathematical optimization methods, work measurement or standard data, methods analysis, and other industrial engineering methodology to analyze or design production systems.  Develops and recommends installation or improvement of methods and procedures that will result in effective production, cost reduction, and control, capacity increase, scrap reduction, and quality improvement.  Develops and prepares estimates of anticipated savings.  As required, follows through on details of implementation.
  • Develops and maintains a variety of labor and expense cost standards and budgets and submits to appropriate personnel for approval; detects, by means of appropriate techniques, changing conditions that affect the basis of the standards; prepares a proposal and after approval, issues revisions necessary to keep standards current.
  • Conducts various phases of formal cost reduction programs, installation of special cost control procedures, and similar cost improvements.  Investigates all aspects; consult with others concerned or potentially affected; develop recommendations for actions; and follow through as appropriate.
  • Undertakes and executes studies and projects related to new products or processes; product modifications, modernization of existing processes, etc.; makes appropriate studies and consultations; analyzes and evaluates findings; contributes own constructive ideas; investigates new processing equipment possibilities; evaluates economic aspects of the project; develops recommendations accordingly.  On approved projects, participates in operations planning and layout, and follows through during installation.
  • Conducts or participates in statistical process studies to determine the extent and cause of process variation.  Establishes the need for process control and identifies appropriate manual, statistical, or computer-assisted methods for control. Monitors process performance for continued adequacy. 
  • Develop estimated costs to manufacture special items requested by Marketing. Determine the method of fabrication for special orders.  Develop estimated costs and processing sheets for special production orders.  Update specials program and other duties as required.




  • Well-developed computer skills including Windows, Minitab, and process modeling applications
  • Willingness to work off-shift hours in support of plant initiatives
  • Team player with proven execution in all phases of projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 3+ years in manufacturing a plus
  • Six Sigma and/or Lean experience is desirable but not required.  However, the desire to acquire these skills are a must.


Education and/or Experience


  • Bachelors Degree required; Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Business degree preferred.



Other Skills and Abilities                                                         


In order to monitor, direct and validate equipment and installations, the incumbent in this position must be able to climb ladders, walk catwalks, etc.  Other business skills required are well-developed speaking and listening skills, proficiency in writing, and the ability to teach teams and transfer knowledge.  The individuals selected will have demonstrated leadership skills and be motivated self-starters and quick thinkers.




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 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


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.


About the location (Pensacola FL)

Our Pensacola Plant, one of twelve 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 seaport 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".

Armstrong World Industries was named #5 in the 2019 top 20 Most Generous Workplaces by the United Way of West Florida.



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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