Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: Yes
Employment Status: Full-Time
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!
Our Engineering team is currently seeking a Project Manager at our headquarters in Lancaster, PA. As Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing cross-functional project teams on capital investments and productivity projects to meet safety, cost, schedule, and performance commitments while demonstrating a high degree of project management rigor. Projects will typically range from $1 to $10 million.
This is a highly visible role where you will report to the Senior Manager of Mechanical Engineering and Capital Project Management and collaborate heavily with senior leadership to provide updates on project deliverables and act as the project's primary point of contact.
Note: Relocation assistance is available to the Lancaster area for this position. Up to 50% travel will be required.
Responsibilities of the Project Manager:
Lead development of business cases for capital projects & process improvement initiatives
Execute and own assigned capital projects on safety, cost, schedule, and performance
Lead project teams by utilizing Project Management standard work, competencies, and tools to support successful project execution
Lead development of the project charter for scope, deliverables, resource requirements, and milestones
Project Requirements - Complete and meet project requirements
Resource Planning - Develop well-defined roles, resources and structure
Communication and Reporting - Develop impactful, concise project communication and Stage Gates
Costs Management - Oversee capital and expense according to budget
Schedule Management - Manage project timeline; ensure clear definition of milestone deliverables and visibility to critical path and high risk items
Performance Management - Establish and enforce clear and quantifiable performance standards
Issues/ Risk Management - Anticipate, identify and resolve project risks/issues
Scope and Change Management - Effectively manage scope and change management
Procurement/Contract Management - Utilize appropriate procurement and contract management tools and techniques to minimize costs and risks
Project Governance - Oversee and assess project health through assessments to mitigate risks
Project Closure - Close out projects with effective transition to operations and business unit
Required Qualifications and Education of the Project Manager:
Bachelor's degree, preferred in engineering or technology field with 5+ years of project management experience
7+ years of combined project management, project coordinator, capital project engineering, and manufacturing leadership experience
Preferred Qualifications of the Project Manager:
MBA degree or other advanced degree
Construction management experience
Experience using with utilizing external engineering firms and consultants
Procurement and contract management experience
Project Management certification from an accredited institution or organization
Experience with lean methodologies and lean manufacturing environments
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.
Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
Long term disability coverage
Vacation and sick time
Product discount programs
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/Veterans
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 AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.
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