Armstrong Flooring Inc. Process Engineer in Stillwater, Oklahoma

Process Engineer

Date: Dec 26, 2018

Location: Stillwater, OK Oklahoma, US, 74075

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Process Engineer

Job: Engineering

Primary Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma

Other Locations:

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: 10%

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. (AFI), has an opportunity for a Process Engineer located at our plant in Stillwater, OK. This position will provide technical services for the production and distribution operations. These services include process improvement work, daily process support, cost reduction activities, and project management. This position plays a critical role in our Lean and continuous improvement activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Proactively providing engineering and technical assistance to the operations in terms of equipment, maintenance, production processes and systems, and facility maintenance

  • Identifying and resolving common cause and special cause issues that impact line reliability and performance

  • Investigating manufacturing problems with the line and recommending corrective actions. This includes consulting with production and maintenance personnel, analyzing the supporting data, recommending corrective actions, and following through on recommendations to evaluate their effectiveness.

  • Executing capital projects, ensuring cost, schedule, and performance goals are met or exceeded. This may vary from owning portions of a large project to sole ownership of a project.

  • Educating plant personnel on engineering and technical issues to ensure their knowledge and understanding

  • Coordinating training and start up activities of new equipment and processes

  • Participating in Lean efforts, such as kaizen events, where an emphasis is placed on creativity

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None; however, may be required to provide technical guidance and direction to other personnel within the facility

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering degree is strongly preferred)

  • Minimum of 3-5 years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong change management skills and experience

  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, and presentation skills

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude (welding, machining, alignment, rigging, hydraulics, pneumatics)

  • Ability to read, verify and edit drawings

  • Capital project management

  • CAD

  • Previous experience with the application of Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing methodologies, Statistical Process Control and Team Facilitation


  • Moderate travel expected, less than 5%

  • Occasional travel for conferences, vendor meetings or similar activities may be required (<10%)

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Able to utilize Project Management, SPC, designed experiments, and other appropriate techniques to evaluate process capabilities, define necessary improvements, and monitor results

  • Ability to work in a semi-autonomous environment without technical direction

  • Strong communication and organization skills

  • Ability to transfer knowledge to all levels of the organization

  • Computer skills; ability to effectively use information systems


  • Technical / Professional Knowledge Skills

  • Adaptability

  • Communication

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Contributing to Team Success

  • Customer Focus

  • Initiating Action

  • Managing Work

About the Location (Stillwater, OK)

Our Stillwater Plant employs approximately 150 people and operates 24 hours a day, up to 7 days a week. Production teams work a 12 hour rotating shift. The plant manufactures and ships vinyl sheet flooring products.

Located 50 miles North Northeast of Oklahoma City, OK the city of Stillwater is consistently ranked among the nation's top small cities for quality of life. Stillwater is the state's premier education community and it offers a unique lifestyle, business opportunities, education and training resources, recreation and many other points of interest.

Why Armstrong Flooring?

With a heritage that began more than 150 years ago, Armstrong Flooring, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of flooring products with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong Flooring serves both the residential and commercial markets.

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance

  • Competitive 401(k) with company match

  • Long term disability coverage

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Product discount programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

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

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Nearest Major Market: Tulsa

Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Hydraulics, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Drafting, Engineering

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