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Logistics Transportation Analyst - Supply Chain

Company: Armstrong World Industries
Location: Macon
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Primary Location: Macon, Georgia
Relocation offered: Yes
Employment status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%
Non-compete: No

The estimated base salary range for this role is "$92,380 to $138,580" 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 receive:

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.

Job Summary:

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) has a job opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to be located at our Ceilings plant in Macon, GA. As the Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for providing engineering and technical services to support the manufacturing equipment, maintenance systems, and production processes. Additionally, you 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:
    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
    • 5+ years of electrical engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
    • PLC or HMI programming experience with the Rockwell suite of products ( Allen- Bradly)
    • Demonstrated Project Management skills
    • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Database systems, i.e. SQL Server 2012
      • Networked system design and configuration
      • 480 VAC power distribution
      • 4160V motors and controls
      • AutoCAD
      • Experience with Wonderware application programming and support

        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; and
        • 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 community.

          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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Keywords: Armstrong World Industries, Macon , Logistics Transportation Analyst - Supply Chain, Professions , Macon, Georgia

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