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Newark, OH, US

Process Engineer, Quality Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Engineering, Quality


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Job Description :

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? 

We 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 (AWI) has a job opportunity for a Process Engineer to be located in Newark, OH. .  Under the direction of the Value Stream Manager, the Process/Quality Engineer will be responsible for providing focused technical support and leadership to the operations located in Newark, OH and Columbus, OH.


Key Responsibilities of the Process Engineer:

  • Supporting plant safety with active participation in safety audits and risk assessments
  • Ensuring compliance of product attributes to technical specifications and requirements
  • Leading process optimization, root cause analysis and driving scientific and engineering principles into a rapidly changing industrial manufacturing facility
  • Planning and conducting factory tests to follow through on any of the preceding activities
  • Writing the test plans, observing the test runs, directing experimental process adjustments during tests, evaluating test results, writing reports, and recommending and initiating subsequent action to be taken
  • Working with production operators, production leaders 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
  • Investigating improvement opportunities and initiating critical manufacturing process improvement projects
  • Continually coaching production operators in the use of process control techniques
  • Creating, refining, educating, and implementing standard work and process adherence throughout the workforce
  • Leading the plant quality assurance processes
  • Creating, maintaining, and ensuring compliance of product attributes, technical specifications and requirements
  • Working with sales and customers to resolve any product quality issues
  • Implementing product quality improvements by completing root cause analysis leveraging scientific and engineering principles
  • Creating and maintaining data collection systems
  • Determining and following through on immediate corrective measures where possible


Required Qualifications for the Process Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 1+ years of technical experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Well-developed computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and statistical analysis programs such as Minitab
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with a strong ability to multi-task and juggle multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to work in an industrial environment (i.e. Ability to wear required PPE, work in a dusty, hot, non-climate controlled environment; with stairs, frequent walking, standing and occasional lifting of material)
  • Ability to work off shift hours in support of plant initiatives


Desired Qualifications for the Process Engineer:

  • 3+ years technical experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience with the application of Six Sigma, DMAIC and/or Lean methodologies
  • Customer interaction experience including customer visits, customer complaints, claims
  • Experience leading a Quality Management System

About the Location (Newark, OH):

Our Tectum manufacturing plant, one of seven Armstrong Ceilings Solutions plants in North America, employs approximately 100 people across 2 shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of our Tectum product.   With over 60 years of innovation and experience in reducing noise worldwide, our Tectum plant has the right product for your noise problem.


This position is located in beautiful and historical Newark, Ohio, the county seat of Licking County, 40 miles northeast of Columbus.  Licking County has lots to offer.  We have an abundance of parks including Newark Earthworks, the National Historic Landmark where visitors can explore 2,000-year-old geometric earthworks that served as both cathedral and astronomical observatories for the Hopewell Culture.   If you want to stay indoors, The Midland Theatre is a beautiful 1,200-seat theatre offers exciting and affordable family-friendly shows, legendary artists, world-class dance, and intimate stage-door performances.  


Why AWI? 

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: Tectum, Inc. 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 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 Armstrong, 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 Armstrong 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.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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