Electrical Engineer

Armstrong Flooring, Inc.
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
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    Full Time
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    1st Shift
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At Armstrong Flooring, our Electrical Engineers provide plant-wide support to our manufacturing operations and collaborate with Maintenance and Production to continuously improve the equipment and system operations. Improve product quality, compliance, safety, equipment reliability and reduced maintenance and unit cost.

Location: 1401 N. Hobbie Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901

Electrical Engineer Salary: Gr. 9/10/11/12 (based on experience)


How you’ll contribute to the team:

  • Design and develop all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery.
  • Performs electrical systems engineering, including electrical power capacity studies, monitoring of the electrical power grid for outages, disturbances, and other emergencies, participating in the resolution of maintenance and warranty issues for electrical equipment, and maintaining the plant-wide as-built electrical system single-line drawings.
  • Work with and support efforts for the development and implementation of the site PLC control systems and variable speed drives.
  • Provides support to Engineering on new projects throughout the facility.
  • Prepares drawing packages, specifications, documentation and equipment-information packets as necessary for job completion.
  • Prepares capital appropriation requests for electrical systems, which include
    • Capital estimates and equipment descriptions,
    • Analysis of project purpose, benefits, and alternatives considered,
    • Project presentations to staff.
  • Specific design responsibilities will cover all classes of standard industrial power distribution up 4160 KV, as well as control, instrumentation, and engineering responsibilities.
  • Maintain and assist in the installation/modification of electrical/electronic control systems by working with process operations, engineering, and vendor personnel.
  • Maintain documentation of the site electrical/electronic drawings and schematics to ensure the integrity of the system.
  • Assist in the pre-commissioning and start up of new equipment/instrumentation.



For over 160 years, our greatest asset has been the resiliency of our people. We are a community of makers and creators. Activators and achievers. Fearless innovators and tireless visionaries whose staunch determination and adaptability continue to fuel everything that we do. We are in search of strong candidates that are prepared to build with integrity, progress together and reimagine what is and what can be. Join us in raising the B.A.R.

That’s us. That’s Armstrong Flooring.

Community & Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing millions of dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, we’re proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations.

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.


At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has a development plan and discussions around career growth. We have many employees with diverse backgrounds and career paths. We offer the following opportunities which promote a growth culture:

  • Certifications
  • On-the-Job training
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Instructor-led & online courses
  • Cross-functional exposure


  • Choice of competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans - effective Day 1 of employment
  • 401k with company match
  • Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Prescription plan with mail-order options
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid vacation with graduated schedule & option to purchase more
  • Paid holidays
  • Product discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program


  • Hybrid working model
  • Celebrations & gatherings
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Recognition program
  • Service awards

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.


What you'll bring to the table:

  • Electrical Engineering degree or 10+ years' experience
  • 5+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Allen Bradley experience
  • PLC & Automation Controls
  • AutoCAD Experience

We'll be excited if you have:

  • Process improvement experience
  • IT experience/ development
  • Project management


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