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Lancaster, PA, US

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Job Description :

Job: Innovation/Prod Design/NPD
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%


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 World Industries, Inc. (AWI) has a job opportunity for a Product Compliance Technician to be located at our Corporate Headquarters in Lancaster, PA. This position will be responsible in supporting the organization’s Product Compliance & Sustainability programs as well as more general Innovation projects.  Currently, the allocation will be approximately 50/50 between the roles; however, business conditions will ultimately dictate the precise workload allocation.


Key Responsibilities of the Product Compliance Technician:

  • Populating Toxnot database with product raw materials and chemical breakdowns using working knowledge of Armstrong GSM and SDS management system
  • Conducting annual audit of all SUSTAIN products to ensure compliance with certifications
  • Working with various raw material vendors for all businesses (Core, AS, WAVE, etc.) to obtain material ingredient information needed for GREEN GENIE while conducting annual audits of all GREEN GENIE information to ensure validity
  • Compiling plant operations data quarterly for Armstrong Sustainability reporting
  • Working with corporate EHS to ensure compliance with Technology SDS requirements
  • Providing support to R&D teams for both sourced and internal new product development projects
  • Creating samples, run tests (bench, pilot, or plant) and collect data in a safe and accurate manner using sound technical and data analysis principles
  • Conducting and/or supports manufacturing process qualification trials at vendor locations
  • Recommending process changes necessary to optimize product results (cost, performance, or manufacturing effectiveness)
  • Participating in LEAN events to improve the overall effectiveness of assigned activities


Required Qualifications for the Product Compliance Technician:

  • High School Diploma or 2+ years applicable experience
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a laboratory or manufacturing environment preferably in papermaking, coatings technology, woodworking or architectural structures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel 


Desired Qualifications for the Product Compliance Technician:

  • Associate’s Degree in Chemistry, Mechanics, Engineering or related technical field
  • Experience in Sustainability Program Initiatives


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.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


About the Location (Lancaster, PA):

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.



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 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 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 AWI 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: Lancaster

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