Primary Location: Hilliard, Ohio
Relocation Offered: Yes
Employment Status: Full-Time
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!
Armstrong Building Products (ABP), a division of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI), has a job opportunity for a Process Engineer to be located at our plant in Hilliard, OH. Under the direction of the Value Stream Manager, the Process Engineer will be responsible for providing focused technical support and leadership to the plant Value Streams for the development and implementation of effective systems and continuous process improvement activities that ensure the manufacturing processes perform to their maximum capacity in a safe and cost-effective manner.
What you'll be doing:
Investigating improvement opportunities and initiating critical manufacturing process improvement projects
Ensuring compliance of product attributes to technical specifications and requirements
Process optimization, root cause analysis and driving scientific and engineering principles into a fast-paced industrial manufacturing facility
Using data to analyze and investigate processing difficulties as well as making at-the-line observations to detect and analyze sources of trouble
Determining and following through on immediate corrective measures where possible
Planning and conducting factory tests to follow through on any of the preceding activities
Writing the test requests, observing the test runs, directing experimental process adjustments during tests, evaluating test results, writing reports, and recommending and initiating subsequent action to be taken
Serving as project leader, manager and 'doer' of medium to large scope projects including cost reduction, new product development, energy utilization, and process improvement
Serving as a technical leader for a focused production area of the plant, ensuring sound science and engineering principles are in use
Driving practical knowledge of science and technology into all levels of the manufacturing organization for improved plant performance
Leading cross functional teams to achieve improvement objectives, and monitor daily operations to find improvement opportunities
Working with production operators, Team Leads, VSS, VST and other technical support staff in hands on troubleshooting of technical problems
Providing technical expertise and leadership in applying process improvement tools such as Lean Manufacturing principles, Six Sigma, design of experiments and statistical process control and use these tools to identify and improve plant performance
What will make you successful:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Self-starter with a strong ability to multi-task and juggle multiple responsibilities
Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office
3+ years of relevant process engineering work experience in a manufacturing environment
Previous experience with Minitab
Microsoft Access knowledge
Lean Manufacturing Experience
Green Belt or Six Sigma certification
Prior Paint or Coatings Experience
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.
Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
Long term disability coverage
Vacation and sick time
Product discount programs
About the Location (Hilliard, OH)
Our Hilliard Plant, one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America, employs 100+ people across multiple shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of acoustical ceiling tile. The Hilliard plant prides itself in placing high priority on safety, quality and exceeding customer expectations.
Located 13 miles west of downtown Columbus, the city of Hilliard is a charming blend of old and new. Leisure strolls through historic Weaver Park, football games at OSU, thriving businesses and chic boutiques and shops are just some of the many ways that Hilliard caters to both ends of the generation spectrum.
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans