Armstrong World Industries Manufacturing Process Engineer Job in Marietta, Pennsylvania

*Manufacturing Process Engineer *

Job: Science

Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania

Other Locations:

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: 5%

Want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a global 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 global leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that can improve how we all live, work, learn, heal and feel. 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 has a job opportunity for a Manufacturing Process Engineer to be located in the Marietta, PA area. In this role, the Manufacturing Process Engineer will provide hands-on technical support, project management and process improvement leadership so that the plant meets its manufacturing goals and continuously improves beyond best practice in safety, quality, cost, and effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Process Engineer:

  • Serving as Project leader of medium to large scope projects including cost reduction, new product development, and process improvement

  • Driving practical knowledge of the use of science and technology into all levels of the manufacturing organization for improved plant performance

  • Assisting with and at times leading RCFA investigations to determine the root cause of process failures related to material usage or process control

  • Providing technical expertise and leadership in applying process improvement tools such as Lean, Six Sigma, design of experiments and statistical process control and use these tools to identify and improve plant performance

  • Monitoring and audit key process control initiatives

  • Continuously coach the production operators in the use of process control techniques, methodologies, and equipment capabilities

  • Supporting plant safety process by actively participating in safety audits and risk assessments

Required Qualifications of the Manufacturing Process Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in any science

  • 2+ years’ experience process engineering / technical experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Well-developed computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and statistical analysis programs such as Minitab

  • Ability to work off shift hours in support of plant initiatives

  • Be willing to work in a manufacturing environment

Desired Qualifications of the Manufacturing Process Engineer:

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean and/or other process improvement methodologies

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience in ceiling tile or paper industry

  • Experience in Waste Water Treatment

  • Functional expertise in board formation and manufacturing materials

  • Experience in a unionized environment

  • Process, manufacturing or project engineer experience

  • Raw materials and/or paint experience

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.

Why Armstrong?

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. With over 3,700 employees and fiscal 2015 revenues from ceiling operations in excess of $1.2 billion, AWI operates from a global manufacturing network of 24 facilities, including 9 plants dedicated to its WAVE joint venture.

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.

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.

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance

  • Long term disability coverage

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Product discount programs.

*Equal Opportunity Employer: *Armstrong World Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets.

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 Armstrong employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong employees, or to Armstrong’s resume database will be considered Armstrong property. Armstrong will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong 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.

Armstrong will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Armstrong contract in place specific to the position* for which** the resume was submitted. *

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