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
At Air Products we provide essential industrial gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in dozens of industries. We are the world leader in hydrogen production and a first mover developing and executing low carbon hydrogen megaprojects driving the energy transition. We are also the global leader in creating technology solutions for capturing CO? from fossil fuel conversion before it reaches the atmosphere. Furthermore, the gases we produce and distribute are helping reduce food waste, are supplied to hospitals and are used in many other markets. In short: you probably use our products every day, you just don’t realise it!
With an 80-year track record and first-mover ambitions, our 20,000 strong team have made us world-leaders in areas such as carbon capture and hydrogen. Our core competency is an ability to develop, execute, own, and operate some of the world’s largest and most complex industrial gas projects, including one of the world’s largest green hydrogen projects: NEOM.
Our higher purpose is to bring people around the world together, so that they can, in an open environment, collaborate and innovate solutions to some of the most significant energy and environmental challenges we all face.
We have an immediate opening for the position of Principal Process Systems Engineer in the Green Hydrogen Product Line in Allentown, PA.
The Team: The Process Systems Engineers in the Green Hydrogen Product Line are a key role for the project that ensures the facility will be fully operational under all scenarios for the life of the plant. The process systems engineers provide engineering expertise and commissioning support for new green hydrogen generation opportunities and products. The backbone of the role starts with developing an understanding of process and operational requirements for the facility. This is accomplished by development and stewardship of P&ID's, leading operability reviews, development of plant operational logic, participation in hazard reviews and Participation in 3D model reviews. The process systems engineer is a key member of a project team and is responsible for driving the work process with a multi-disciplined project team. The Principal Process Systems Engineer is an experienced individual contributor role. The successful candidate needs to have strong engineering fundamentals. The successful candidate will be comfortable with or have strong previous background in P&ID development, with a good understanding of process engineering, controls systems, operations, and process safety as well. They should be conscientious, detail-oriented, and effective problem solvers.
As our Principal Process Systems Engineer, you will:
Develop and manage project P&ID’s, Shutdown Tables, and critical safety systems for bids, projects, and products
Participate in development of plant operational logic
Support front end bid development and scope definition
Participate in PFD reviews
Lead P&ID review meetings (Operability, Hazard Reviews, etc.) and manage the resolution of technical issues raised by the project team
Participate in hazard reviews and other safety evaluations (SIL, Fault Tree Analysis, etc.)
Drive the work process within a multi-disciplined project team to produce a project specific P&ID ensuring that plant reliability, operability and maintenance capabilities are considered
Ensure that P&IDs are produced in accordance with company standards/procedures and any customer specific requirements
Coordinate and lead the resolution of functional issues involving plant reliability, operability, and maintenance.
Develop P&ID execution strategy and engineering hours estimate for bids
Participate in 3D model reviews
Participate in plot plan development activities
Manage interfaces and tie ins with customer and other plants within the facilities
Opportunity to participate in field commissioning activities
Opportunity to participate in DCS staging and field validation
Expected travel (domestic and international) up to 20% of the time
Bachelor’s degree or higher in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or electrical engineering
A minimum of 5 years’ work experience for an industrial gas company or an EPC firm, with a strong focus on P&ID development during feasibility studies, conceptual design, and detail design
Demonstrated experience in new plant engineering or plant process engineering with a focus on plant operations and start-ups
Demonstrated ability to make balanced decisions weighing operability, reliability, capital costs and operating costs
Previous experience with green hydrogen production facilities is a plus
A balanced multi-discipline understanding in Process Engineering, DCS/PLC Controls, Process Safety, and equipment/plant design is a plus
Use of tools such as Bluebeam, Smart Plant PID, Smart Plant 3D Review, and Adobe is a strong plus.
Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated and a team player
Interested in joining our seriously smart and passionate team? Growing through experience and on the job learning, as well as training? Contribute to building a better Planet?
We are looking forward to your application.
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.
At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit?
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We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. 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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