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Chemical Process Engineering Development Program

We have terrific career opportunities for entry level process engineers who are energetic, technically savvy, and highly motivated to work and succeed in our team-oriented environment. If you are close to graduating or have recently entered the workforce, our engineering development program might be the perfect next step for you!

Process Engineers at Armstrong World Industries provide process engineering expertise to our plant locations. As a member of a cross-disciplinary engineering team, you will participate in or lead team efforts involving several technical and manufacturing disciplines. You will be accountable for raw material management, process control, product flow, product quality, process trouble shooting, environmental compliance, implementation of new products and process optimization.

  • Material substitutions (cost reduction) in both coatings and board formulations
  • Troubleshooting production problems
  • Establishing equipment Standard Operating Procedures
  • Running plant tests to develop new products
  • Modification of formulations and process settings to increase capacity
  • Waste water treatment projects
  • Projects to improve product quality

  • This position is part of Armstrong's ceiling technology training program
  • Your first 3-6 months begin at our Corporate Headquarters in Lancaster, PA learning about our engineering processes and key technologies used to make ceilings
  • Upon completion of the development program, you will begin a full-time permanent assignment as a plant engineer at a manufacturing location in Marietta, PA; Hilliard, OH; Newark, OH; Johnstown, OH; Millwood, WV; Marshfield, MO; Macon, GA; or Pensacola, FL

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Material Science or Physics with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Applicable work, internship or research experience with Statistical Process Control (SPC), Design of Experiments (DOE) or other statistical methods

Skills & Abilities:
  • Demonstrated leadership skills through work, school or extra-curricular activities
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with an ability to work in teams
  • Capability to build working and professional relationships with other functions
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel and relocate within the United States and internationally
  • Ability to work independently and make autonomous decisions when necessary
  • Unlimited authorization to work in the United States
  • Able to climb ladders and walk catwalks, etc., in order to monitor, direct and validate equipment and installations