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Columbus, OH, US

Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Product Development, Engineering, Management, Research

Hilliard, Ohio

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Job Description :

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.


Key Responsibilities of the Process Engineer:

  • 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


Required Qualifications of the Process Engineer:

  • 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


Desired Qualifications of the Process Engineer:

  • 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

Benefits offered by Armstrong World Industries:

Armstrong offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance, long term disability coverage, vacation and product discount programs.

About Armstrong World Industries:

Established in 1860, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is a multi-billion dollar global leader in the design and manufacture of floors and ceilings with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong serves both the residential and commercial markets operating plants and distribution centers in eight countries with over 9,000 employees worldwide.

About the Location (Hilliard, OH):

Our Hilliard Plant, one of six Armstrong ceiling plants in North America, employs approximately 135 associates 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.

How to Apply:

Armstrong is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. Apply online at http://careers.armstrong.com/

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Job: Engineering
Primary Location: Hilliard, Ohio
Other Locations:
Employment Status: Full-Time
Target Grades: 9/10

Travel: 5%

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