Senior Principal Process Systems Engineer Job Description
At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine what’s possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the world’s most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse, and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.
Reimagine What’s Possible
Senior Principal Process Systems Engineer Roles and Responsibilities:
We are seeking a Senior Principal Process Systems Engineer
within our department team located all over the US. This position requires 10 - 15% domestic / global travel.
The Process Systems Engineering Group provides engineering and commissioning support for new capital industrial gas plants that serve all industry including; Petrochemical, steel, electronics industries for example. Some example projects include hydrogen steam methane reformers, carbon monoxide plants, ammonia plants, and various large-scale supporting equipment installations like pipeline compressors, PSA Units and off-gas processing units. The Process Systems Team also support Large 800 – 2000 TPD) and Very Large Air Separation plants (2400 – 5000+ TPD) of varying complexity, both greenfield and brownfield installations. Projects typically have budgets exceeding 10 million USD with most exceeding 100 million USD. Mega projects in the Gasification space exceed 500 Million USD Detailed engineering support will be required, which could include supporting an in-house design team or supporting an outside engineering design firm. We are also asked to support our Operations Team as well as our after services team.
Required Skills / Abilities:
Manage the projects P&ID’s, functional logic tables, alarm and trip settings, critical safety tables and operating procedures/training manuals.
Participate in the hazard review process and other safety evaluations (SIL and Fault Tree Experience a plus).
Coordinate functional issues involving plant reliability, operability and maintenance, while providing technical liaison support to Global Operations.
Manage and provide input into the plant design by reviewing the 3D piping model and overall facility arrangement (Plot Plan).
Participate in the DCS (Distributed Control System) staging (SAT, Software Acceptance Test) and field validation.
Participate and help plan field-commissioning activities including Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI), Plant Start-up and assist with the development and implementation of reliability test plans.
Provide feedback and support to our product teams from actual project experience.
Mentor and help train less experience Systems Engineers to improve our ability to move with speed and self-confidence.
Education and Licensing Requirements:
BS ChE/ME with at 10+ years in new plant engineering or plant process engineering with a focus on plant operations/startups. The applicant should possess a balanced multi-discipline understanding in process engineering, DCS/PLC controls (Process Controls knowledge), Process Safety and equipment/plant design. The applicant shall have the ability to make balanced decisions weighing operability, reliability, capital costs and operating costs. The applicant must communicate effectively and seek out technical expertise as required. Engineering experience in high temperature process gas plants and/or combustion processes is preferred.
We are the world’s largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.
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We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, retirement plans/401(k), and sick time. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.).? You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.
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The expected pay range is $104,400 - $156,600 plus bonus. This is the range that we reasonably expect to pay for this position as individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.
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