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Electrical Systems Manager Job at Armstrong Ceiling in Pensacola, FL

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Electrical Systems Manager 
Job: Facilities/Plant Maintenance
Primary Location: Pensacola, Florida
Other Locations: 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%

Want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a global 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 global leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that can improve how we all live, work, learn, heal and feel. 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 an Electrical Systems Engineer to be located in Pensacola, FL. The Electrical Systems Engineer will be responsible for managing the power distribution systems throughout the facility, developing and maintaining the electrical systems for process equipment associated with maintenance work to include programming changes and adherence to the National Electrical Code, power distribution – both high and low voltage. Additionally, the Electrical Systems Engineer will be responsible for leading and managing the effective day to day activities along with the training and development of electrical maintenance employees.


Key Responsibilities of the Electrical Systems Engineer:

  • Leading an effective and efficient maintenance function to achieve operational performance objectives
  • Developing and leading the training of electrical technicians as applicable to ensure continuous improvement of craftsmen skills
  • Increasing Plant Reliability by the effective application of maintenance systems and processes
  • Leading the application of maintenance and engineering “best practices” and fundamentals throughout the facility
  • Developing and leading the application of Precision, Predictive, and Preventive Maintenance concepts in maintenance systems
  • Leading maintenance process improvement activities to drive results
  • Increasing effectiveness and productivity of maintenance craftsman
  • Understanding performance requirements of the plant and its impact on financial performance
  • Understanding the maintenance budgeting process and providing performance data to budgeting process
  • Leading, developing and executing a living 5 year plan around the plant’s electrical infrastructure and future electrical needs by participating in Value Stream Mapping sessions, interacting with the Capital Manager and the engineering team, and working with the corporate Energy Management team
  • Applying Root Cause Failure Analysis to ensure proper solutions to maintenance issues are implemented
  • Applying Lean tools and strategies to drive uptime and the health of the process through daily participation in Gemba walks, Maintenance Blitzes, and Kaizen events


Required Qualifications for the Electrical Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with 3+ years experience in a manufacturing environemnt  or high school diploma with 7+ years of field experience
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Demonstrated ability in leading teams or improvement projects
  • Industrial automation experience required, including:
    • PLC
    • HMI
    • Variable Frequency Drives
    • Servo Systems
    • Instrumentation & Controls


Desired Qualifications for the Electrical Systems Engineer:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a process manufacturing environment in an electrical engineering or technical craftsman position
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • SAP experience
  • Familiarity with Robotics and Plant Power Distribution
  • Understanding of the National Electrical Code with emphasis on NFPA 70e



About the Location (Pensacola, FL)


Our Pensacola Plant, one of six Armstrong ceiling plants, employs approximately 280 people working on rotating shifts, 24/7, in the manufacture and shipment of acoustical ceiling tile to Armstrong's customers worldwide. The Pensacola Plant was originally built in 1929 to produce insulating building material.  Pensacola was the first European-inhabited settlement in United States. Rich in culture and history, Pensacola is a sun drenched destination offering outdoor activities and adventure and 52 miles of untouched beaches.


Why Armstrong?

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions.  With over 3,700 employees and fiscal 2015 revenues from ceiling operations in excess of $1.2 billion, AWI operates from a global manufacturing network of 24 facilities, including 9 plants dedicated to its WAVE joint venture. 

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.

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.


Benefits Package

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


Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong World Industries 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 Armstrong employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


Armstrong will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong employees, or to Armstrong’s resume database will be considered Armstrong property. Armstrong will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong 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.


Armstrong will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Armstrong 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 Armstrong's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other Armstrong employee is authorized to bind Armstrong to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to Armstrong, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.


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