Industrial Controls Specialist
Company: Armstrong World Industries
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Primary Location: Macon, Georgia
Relocation offered: Yes
Employment status: Full-Time
The estimated base salary range for this role is "$84,560.00 to
$126,840.00" per year.
Individual pay is based on location, skills and expertise,
experience, and other relevant factors
What does it mean to work at Armstrong?
It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you
as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with
a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with
leadership and your colleagues across the company.
By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your
potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will
A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug,
life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation
and sick time, and many more.
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your
strengths and interests.
A working culture that balances individual achievement with
teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and
allow for different work styles to build engagement and
satisfaction to deliver results.
As an Industrial Control Specialist based at our manufacturing
facility in Macon, GA, you will be accountable for providing
control & instrumentation assistance to the manufacturing team in
terms of equipment, maintenance, and production processes and
- Upgrading hardware and software programming to all site control
systems including PLC, instrumentation, drives, SCADA, and HMI
systems to replace obsolete equipment, improve performance and
drive down the total cost of ownership.
- Identifying and resolving the common cause and special cause
issues that impact plant reliability and performance.
- Investigating manufacturing problems and recommending
corrective actions such as consulting with production personnel,
analyzing the supporting data, and following through on
recommendations to evaluate their effectiveness.
- Developing detailed designs, specifications, and budgetary
capital estimates for control system projects.
- Participating in any acceptance testing and commissioning
- Executing capital projects, ensuring cost, schedule, and
performance goals are met or exceeded.
- Ensuring local craftsmen are trained on new and existing
control systems throughout the plant by either delivering training
personally or coordinating the requirements.
- Participating in Lean efforts, such as kaizen events, where an
emphasis is placed on creativity before capital investment.
- Providing leadership and technical support regarding machinery
safety systems, in particular the safety-related parts of the
control system. (Design, Verification, Modification, Fault fining
on Interlocked guarding, safe torque off, safe speed etc.)
- Bachelor's degree in Controls related field (Electrical
Engineering, Controls Engineering, Mechatronics etc.) or relevant
experience in lieu of a degree
- 3+ years of control experience in a manufacturing
- PLC and HMI programming experience with Rockwell suite of
products, Allen Bradly
- Experience with Wonderware application programming and
- Demonstrated Project Management skills
- Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and
- Database systems, i.e. SQL Server 2012
- Networked system design and configuration
- 480 VAC power distribution
- 4160V motors and controls
Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?
Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and
manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall
and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately
$1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing
network of fifteen facilities in North America.
At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or
restaurants, we offer 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.
We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling
solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a
positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and
play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're
committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of
our stakeholders. We hope you join us.
Our Sustainability Ambition
"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the
design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:
- Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
- Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into
structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of
people and planet;
- Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we
live, work, learn heal and play;
- Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders;
- Making a positive difference in the environments and
communities we impact.
About the location (Macon GA)
Our Macon Plant, one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America,
employs over 400 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
Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven
workforce. As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed
to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants
receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex,
color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran
status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or
religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and
disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need
assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact
us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature
of your request and your contact information. Requests for
accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please
note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable
accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Come and build your future with us and apply today!
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