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Electrical Engineer Job

Company name
Armstrong World Industries

Newark, OH, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Manufacturing

Posted on
Jan 13,2020

Valid Through
Apr 27,2020

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Job: Facilities/Plant Maintenance

Primary Location: Newark, Ohio

Relocation Offered: No 

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: 5%


TECTUM, a subsidiary of AWI, is seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our Facilities/Plant Maintenance team in Newark, Ohio. The Electrical Engineer will mainly be responsible for effectively providing engineering and technical support to the manufacturing operations.


Additionally, the Electrical Engineer will identify and execute process improvement and cost reduction initiatives, and handle the selection, design, and installation of capital projects.


Responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer:

*Safely execute capital projects, ensuring cost, schedule, and performance goals are met and exceeded *Serve as a technical resource and leader by assisting in troubleshooting plant electrical systems and training on PLC's, VFD's, and HMI's *Investigate manufacturing problems in plant and recommend corrective actions by consulting with production personnel and analyzing supporting data *Develop detailed design specifications and budgetary capital estimates for plant projects and improvements *Perform software programming and hardware upgrades to all site control systems including instrumentation, drives, PLC, and HMI systems *Manage all site licensing for Rockwell and Wonderware products *Participate in Lean efforts, such as kaizen events *Identify and execute improvements in plant's maintenance and engineering systems and procedures *Serve as plant contact for ABPT project teams impacting the facility *Represent needs of plant to ABPT project teams and communicate critical issues *Transfer technical knowledge to other plant personnel to elevate organization understanding and performance

Required Education and Qualifications of the Electrical Engineer:

*Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field *5+ years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment. *Demonstrated project management skills *Industrial process control experience, including: PLC (Allen-Bradley platform experience required, HMI (Wonderware & PanelView), Variable Frequency Drives, and Instrumentation & Controls *Industrial networking and data management experience.

Preferred Qualifications of the Electrical Engineer:

*Experience with 480 VAC power distribution systems *Experience with Rockwell RSLogix 5, 500, 5000 Logix designer PLC software, Rockwell FactoryTalk View Machine Studio software, FactoryTalk Linx Gateway, AB PLC 5, Micrologix, Compactlogix and ControlLogix PLCs, Wonderware suite of programs (Data Historian, InTouch, Archestra, system platform) *Experience with DeviceNet (RSNetworx) and Ethernet communications, tension control systems, *Web guiding control systems, Servo Systems, Mixing and batching operations, Vision Systems, and Instrument loop diagrams *Demonstrated experience with design and layout of control panels and MCC panel schematics *SAP experience, AutoCAD *EIT, FE, or Professional Engineer (PE) certifications

About the Location (Newark, OH)

Tectum, Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI), is one of eleven Armstrong plants in North America. Our Tectum manufacturing plant employs many people across 2 shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of our Tectum product.  With over 60 years of innovation and experience in reducing noise worldwide, our Tectum plant has the right product for your noise problem.


This position is located in beautiful and historical Newark, Ohio, the county seat of Licking County, 40 miles northeast of Columbus.  We also have another location in nearby Hebron. Licking County has lots to offer.  We have an abundance of parks including Newark Earthworks, the National Historic Landmark where visitors can explore 2,000-year-old geometric earthworks that served as both cathedral and astronomical observatories for the Hopewell Culture.   If you want to stay indoors, The Midland Theatre is a beautiful 1,200-seat theatre offers exciting and affordable family-friendly shows, legendary artists, world-class dance, and intimate stage-door performances.




Equal Opportunity Employer: Tectum, Inc. 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.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI 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 AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.

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