Manager Process Controls and Instrument Engineering

Air Products
US - Texas - Houston
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  • Job Reference: 775673
  • Job Type: Full time
  • 30+ days ago

Job Description

Manager, Process Controls and Instrument Engineering         
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      

Roles and Responsibilities:   
    We are seeking a Manager Process Controls and Instrument Engineering within our Global Engineering team located at our Houston TX office.

This position requires 30% domestic / global travel.      

As Manager of Process Control and Instrumentation Engineer, ASU: you will lead team of engineers responsible for the execution of Air Separation Unit projects.      

Technical mentoring of team members that works in a multi-center engineering team to deliver successful Air Separation Units, participating in Estimating, Design, FAT and SAT, Commissioning, and startup of the plants.      

Lead team to Meet project requirements managing schedule and budget in a project using a multicenter execution team.      

Serves as a consultant in multiple areas of technical expertise.      
Develop Staffing plans for project execution.      

Recruit new engineers.      

Your team is responsible for:      

Working with our offices in India, China, and Europe to deliver successful projects that a safe meeting schedule and budget.      

Develop process controls execution strategies in conjunction with overall project development team (both locally and with remote engineering centers)      

Participation in P&ID development and Operability and Hazard Reviews      

Author, check or approve specifications of process control equipment including control valves, relief valves, flow measurement devices, process instrumentation, analytical systems, and DCS, PLC, and SCADA systems      

Identify and manage process controls technical risk items      

Manage your functional project teams schedule, budget, and quality. This team may be a local in-house design team, geographically remote engineering and design center, or an outside engineering EPC.      

Review SIL assessments and author SIL verifications      

Participate in Control System Design reviews      

Responsible for Cyber Security aspects of their scope of supply.      

Lead and Participate in Design, Programming, Factory Acceptance Testing of Process Automation equipment (DCS, Analyzers, PDC)      

Lead and participate in plant commissioning, BPCS / SIS validations, SAT, and startups.      

Production and maintenance of instrument summaries      

Manage deliverables and report to project management about progress.      

May participate in preparing cost estimates for valves, instrumentation, analytical equipment, DCS equipment, SIS equipment and labor      

Startup and commissioning activities related to the delivered control system.      

Required Skills / Abilities:      

Relevant practical site commissioning experience while not essential would be of benefit.      

Able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the design and implementation of control and instrumentation systems for process plants      

Experience in industrial gas projects and ASU project execution.      

Must be able to demonstrate technical competence, leadership skills, communicate effectively.      

Instrumentation specification authoring in Smart-Plant Instrumentation toolset      

Must be able to lead and direct the work of engineers assigned to projects.      

Must be a strong team player with a willingness to accept responsibility.      

Have good problem-solving abilities, be ambitious, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills enabling you to work well within a multi-disciplinary design team located in multiple geographies and to liaise directly with suppliers and clients.         

Education and Licensing Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree in chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering      

15 years of applicable work experience      
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, 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.   
Air Products is committed to working with and providing a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail us at [email protected]. General application status inquiries are not answered by this mailbox rather you’ll receive an e-mail directly from our Career Center and/or the Talent Acquisition Specialist.

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