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Sr. Project Manager Job

Job: Information Technology
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: Yes 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 15%


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 has a job opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to be located in the Lancaster, PA area. The Senior Project Manager will be primarily responsible for coordinating, aggregating and analyzing the project portfolio in conjunction with the IT Governance process, creating standards for project management execution and providing overall project management for enterprise IT projects.  Additionally, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for completing projects by documenting, scheduling, budgeting, implementing, testing and reporting on multiple concurrent projects.  


Key Responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager:

  • Managing the stage gate process, in conjunction with project sponsors, for the evaluation, selection, execution and monitoring of the IT portfolio
  • Providing support and facilitation for end-to-end IT Governance process by serving as point of integration to coordinate communications, manage workflow between committees and provide consistent reporting
  • Establishing and supporting a consistent methodology for resource management across IT and projects impacting the business
  • Driving best practice standardization and adoption for project management across the portfolio of IT related projects
  • Developing and managing relationships with vendors in support of staff augmentation and systems support in concert with Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) process
  • Engaging in all aspects of project management, including project planning, leadership and management of internal and external resources, management of project execution, risk management, prioritization, schedule and cost control, communication, issue resolution, and contingency planning
  • Serving as a point of escalation for team member’s issues requiring a higher degree of expertise or discretion to resolve and ensure timely resolution of issues by focusing on root cause analysis and implementing corrective action plans
  • Developing knowledge of emerging and new technologies to meet new business requirements, add value to business, and help accomplish strategic and operating plans


Required Qualifications of the Senior Project Manager:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in Management or Business Analysis
  • Working knowledge of technologies commonly utilized in a manufacturing environment
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to translate technical details in business language and relate technical concepts to a business impact
  • A demonstrated ability to leverage existing resources to maximize technology investments while


Desired Qualifications of the Senior Project Manager:

  • SAP or similar ERP system experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Certification in either a process discipline (ITIL, PMI, Six Sigma) or technical discipline (SAP, Data Warehousing)


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.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


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/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 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 an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI 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.


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. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

Full time
Lancaster, PA 17573, US