Armstrong World Industries Capital Engineering Manager Job in Marietta, Pennsylvania

Job: Engineering

Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Relocation Offered: Yes

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: 10%

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!


As Capital Engineering Manager you will provide strong leadership, project execution, and engineering support to our Marietta ceiling manufacturing facility. In this highly visible role, you will be accountable for our overall capital planning process and work collaboratively with senior leaders to identify and allocate strategic capital spending to create capacity and capability across our global platform. You will lead a team of 8-12 engineers and process specialists responsible for executing capital projects and providing engineering/technical services.

*Key Areas of Responsibility:*

Global Capital Management

  • Execute the

  • capital planning process for capital spending ranging between $8M to $20M

  • Partner with business leaders to allocate and optimize plant spending on high-value investments

  • Develop a portfolio of potential opportunities to lower cost or improve/add capacity

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in developing project objectives, business cases, capital cost estimates and timelines for investment in new initiatives and technologies

Leadership & Organizational Development

  • Identify skill gaps and proactively lead the hiring and onboarding of new engineering talent

  • Actively engage in coaching and career development discussions and coaching

  • Prioritize capital engineering resources to optimize utilization while stretching and developing talent

  • Provide technical leadership and recommendations to project teams, peers and senior leaders

Process Management

  • Establish the required management systems to ensure the effective performance of engineering work

  • Create standard work and implement best practices

  • Build metric dashboards and review processes

  • Sponsor or champion kaizen events to drive rapid process improvement

*Required Qualifications and Skills*

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • Minimum of least 5 years in an engineering or operations leadership role

  • Background in capital project management

  • Experience with reliability techniques, such as Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and/or Predictive/Preventive Maintenance

  • Able to travel up to 10%

*Desired Qualifications and Skills*

  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma

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 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.