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Macon, GA, US

Manufacturing Engineer, Electrical, Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Facilities, Engineering, Operations

 Macon, Georgia

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Job Description :

Electrical Engineer 
Job: Engineering
Primary Location: Macon, Georgia
Other Locations: 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%

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 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, Inc. (AWI) has a job opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to be located at our Ceilings plant in Macon, GA. The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering and technical services to support the manufacturing equipment, maintenance systems, and production processes. Additionally, they will play a critical role in our lean efforts as we continuously strive to improve our processes and reduce waste. In our fast paced and dynamic environment, you will take on and execute electrical projects and studies of significant importance, scope, and complexity.


Key Responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer:

  • Providing electrical engineering and technical assistance to the manufacturing plant in terms of equipment, maintenance, and production processes and systems
  • Managing the plant capital budget
  • Participating in identifying and resolving common cause and special cause electrical issues that impact plant reliability and performance
  • Investigating manufacturing problems in the plant and recommending corrective actions
  • Developing preliminary concepts and budgetary capital estimates for new electrical products, projects, and improvements
  • Assisting in and/or developing vendor bid packages and final vendor selection for purchased parts and services
  • Executing capital projects, ensuring cost, schedule, and performance goals are met or exceeded
  • Applying Precision Maintenance concepts and principals
  • Educating plant personnel on electrical engineering and technical issues to ensure their knowledge and understanding
  • Coordinating training and start-up activities of new equipment and processes
  • Participating in Lean efforts, such as kaizen events, where an emphasis is placed on creativity before capital investment
  • Providing status updates on project progress and issues


Required Qualifications of the Electrical Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 2+ years of electrical engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation
  • PLC and HMI programming experience with the Rockwell suite of products
  • Experience with Wonderware application programming and support

About the Location (Macon, GA):

Our Macon Plant, one of six Armstrong ceiling plants, employs approximately 435 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.


Why AWI?


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.

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: AWI 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. 


Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Armstrong's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other Armstrong employee is authorized to bind Armstrong to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to Armstrong, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.


Nearest Major Market: Macon

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