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The Air Products Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Product Line designs and manufactures specialized Coil Wound Heat Exchanger liquefaction equipment. The equipment is designed by our engineering organization and fabricated at our manufacturing facility in Port Manatee, FL. Our customers use this equipment to liquefy extracted natural gas, massively improving its transportability as an energy source to end users around the world.
The Manufacturing Engineer is primarily responsible for support of manufacturing activities associated with the production and shipment of Liquified Natural Gas Coil Wound Heat Exchangers (LNG CWHE’s) and other miscellaneous equipment at the Port Manatee Manufacturing Plant. Specifically, the support activities expected of this position center on the safe manufacturing, assembly, transportation, specialty tooling necessary to build large LNG CWHE’s. This includes managing schedules and budgets that meet requirements of the project and plant.
Required Skills / Abilities:
Support the production team by providing engineering drawings of the setup, transportation, assembly of LNG CWHE’s and miscellaneous equipment. Specify the use of special tools, fixtures and fabricating equipment required for manufacturing.
Ensure all tooling and related work processes are safe for the intended use/application.
Manage the tooling activities and budgets associated with each manufacturing project. This includes performing project budget forecasting, issuing production orders, controlling spending within budget, and ensuring activities happen according to schedule.
Develop work instructions and training information for any new tooling or processes introduced to the production area. This includes ensuring all safety requirements are met.
Work with LNG and other applicable engineering functions prior to release of designs and throughout the manufacturing process to improve overall efficiencies and ensure manufacturability of the equipment design.
Support the Plant Maintenance and Special Projects with building/facility projects as needed.
Lead or participate in CI activities directed at cost reductions and/or cycle time reductions.
Engage in occasional domestic and international travel to our customer LNG sites. Serving as a mechanical engineering lead on equipment offloading, supervising aftermarket field service teams, equipment inspections and repairs.
Education and Licensing Requirements:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or similar (manufacturing, civil, structural) engineering degree required.
3+ years of experience as a manufacturing and/or mechanical engineer. Recent CDP roll offs are encouraged to apply.
Proficiency with 3D CAD programs and MS Office required.
Must be able to manage workload for multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
Motivated self-starter who can work with limited supervision.
Ability to lead “hands on” work with welders & skilled trades. Working in a positive and professional manner to accomplish scheduled tasks.
Demonstrated ability to lead and work within multifunctional teams.
Effective communication skills – written & verbal.
Aptitude for developing creative and practical engineering solutions to the challenges associated with manufacturing large engineer-to-order equipment.
Proficiency with SolidWorks.
Working knowledge and experience with the following:
Overhead cranes, mobile cranes, lifting, rigging, safe working practices.
Hydraulic jacking, Goldhofer or SPMT heavy transport.
Metal machining, manual or CNC (milling / turning / drilling).
CNC plasma cutting and programming.
Metal forming operations (plate rolling, press-brake forming, bump forming).
CI Yellow or Green Belt training.
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