Chemical Engineer Intern Job
Pensacola, FL
Job Description

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: Pensacola, Florida
Relocation Offered: No
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: No

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!

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is seeking a Chemical Engineering Intern from May through mid-August, 2020 at our Ceiling Tile Manufacturing facility in Pensacola, FL. We are looking for candidates that have the technical savvy to understand our products, processes and test requirements.

Under the supervision and guidance of the Technical Services Manager or Production Value Stream Manager, projects will be focused on improvements to plant safety systems. Project work may be completed during your internship and/or will contribute to a larger ongoing project. The work assigned will be integral to plant goals and objectives. Plant management will be supportive during the internship and interested in results achieved. You will be responsible for summarizing the project and your results to the leadership team at the plant at the end of your internship. Thorough Safety Training will be provided and required.

Minimum Requirements & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, cumulative and within major
  • Must have completed 1 year of a 4 year degree prior to the internship

Skills & Abilities

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the specific ability to work in teams
  • Ability to complete work autonomously throughout the day
  • Capability to build relationships with other functions, which will be essential with such activities as teaching teams and transferring knowledge
  • Well-developed computer skills in a Windows environment.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office with emphasis in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to work independently and make autonomous decisions when necessary
  • Unlimited authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be able to climb ladders and walk catwalks, etc., in order to monitor, direct and validate equipment and installations

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.

About the Location (Pensacola, FL)

Our Pensacola Plant, one of eleven Armstrong plants in North America, employs 200+ 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 is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle. Pensacola is a sea port on Pensacola Bay, which is protected by 52 miles of sugar white barrier islands on the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. A large United States Naval Air Station, the first in the United States, is located southwest of the city and is the home of the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the National Naval Aviation Museum.

Pensacola is nicknamed "The City of Five Flags", due to the five governments that have ruled it during its history. Other nicknames include "World's Whitest Beaches" (due to the white sand of Florida panhandle beaches), "Cradle of Naval Aviation", "Western Gate to the Sunshine State", "America's First Settlement", "Emerald Coast" and "Red Snapper Capital of the World".

Armstrong World Industries was named #5 in the 2019 top 20 Most Generous Workplaces by the United Way of West Florida.

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.

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.

Job Type Internship