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Sr. Project Engineer - Manufacturing

Company: Armstrong World Industries
Location: Warner Robins
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Location: Macon, Georgia
Relocation Offered: No
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!

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 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of twelve facilities.

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.

    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.

    Armstrong World Industries (AWI) has a job opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Project Engineer in Macon, GA. The Senior Project Engineer will be responsible for leading and executing projects relating to manufacturing equipment and processes. Additionally, the Senior Project Engineer will have the opportunity to work closely with various teams within the organization, including AWI's manufacturing, Innovation, New Product Development, plant and operations staff, along with outside suppliers. This position will require up to 25% travel depending on the scope and phases of ongoing projects.

    What you'll be doing:
    • Leading and executing major capital projects per agreed cost, schedule, and performance
    • Specifying equipment, working with vendors, designing, procuring, and installing assets to build new production lines within existing facilities or new facilities
    • Investigating problems with process and equipment and recommending corrective action
    • Applying sound mechanical principles to all work performed
    • Actively participating as a member of multifunctional project teams executing a variety of capital projects from concept to asset installation and start-up
    • Participating in Lean events to drive rapid process improvements
    • Participating, mentoring, and developing engineers and maintenance personnel on technical and engineering best practices and precision maintenance
    • Supervise contractors and craftsman activates for safe work practices and follow AWI engineering and precision maintenance standards including off shift, weekends, and holidays

      • Ability to Travel - Up to 25%

        Required Qualifications:
        • Bachelor's Degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
        • 5+ years' experience in technical engineering or manufacturing roles
          • Must include 3 years leading capital construction projects
          • Proven ability to communicate and integrate well across organizational functions
          • Experience with Precision and Preventative maintenance, ITPS, and FATs
          • Hands on installation and construction skills
          • Demonstrated presentation skills

            Desired Qualifications
            • Project Management and PMP process experience
            • Supervision skills for technical resources, contractors, and craftspeople
            • SAP experience
            • Direct experience with project planning and execution in a manufacturing environment
            • Engineer in Training (EIT) and/or Professional Engineer (PE) certification
            • Lean Practitioner certification or experience utilizing Lean tools

              About the Location (Macon, GA)

              Our Macon Plant, one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America, employs over 400 people working on rotating shifts, 24/7, in the manufacture and shipment of acoustical ceiling tile to Armstrong's customers. Located approximately 85 miles south of Atlanta, the Macon facility has 33 acres under one roof, or 1.5 million square feet of floor space. It is the largest ceiling tile factory in the world. The operations are complex, automated, use the latest modern management technology, and manufacture a wide range of commercial and residential ceiling products.

              Macon, also known as the "Cherry Blossom Capital of the World", is in the heart of Georgia and marks a historical crossroads in the south. The city carries with it a rich cultural heritage while creating a strong vision for the future. Macon offers the amenities of a small friendly city with the advantages of a growing community.

              Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans

              Job Segment: Project Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, ERP, Construction, Engineering, Technology

Keywords: Armstrong World Industries, Warner Robins , Sr. Project Engineer - Manufacturing, Engineering , Warner Robins, Georgia

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