Plant Process Engineer - HyCO (Louisiana)

Air Products
US - Louisiana - Gonzales
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  • Job Reference: 776178
  • Job Type: Full time
  • 20 days ago

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.      We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. Employees are eligible for benefits and are 100% vested in retirement benefits on their first day of employment.    Relocation assistance will be offered for this position!         
Reimagine What’s Possible      Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD), a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, is hiring immediately for a full time    Plant Process Engineer    located onsite in    Norco, LA    (would consider this position to be based in    Gonzalez, LA or Luling, LA   ). This position requires ~10% domestic travel (mainly within LA and TX).      The successful candidate will join the Americas Plant Process Engineering team. They will provide process engineering support as part of an operations organization that pursues outstanding performance for the fleet of Air Products hydrogen plants. The position supports a mix of hydrogen plants located in the Louisiana Gulf Coast. These plants are some of the largest in our global H2 fleet and are a critical component to the success of the HYCO Americas Business. This position will be based out of the Norco site with travel to the other plants within driving distance. We offer flexible remote/onsite work accommodations.      
Responsibilities of the position include:         Primary contact for Plant Process Engineering support of 2-3 hydrogen plants of various production scale. Monitor and/or review their performance (e.g., efficiency, reliability) and proactively identify and troubleshoot operating issues.       Support for plant safety, health, and environmental performance. Responsibilities include adherence to management of change (MOC) procedures, execution of project hazard reviews, engineering support for environmental compliance, and regular participation in safety programs and training.      Identify, evaluate, and implement productivity projects that improve reliability, efficiency, costs, and/or capacity. Define work scope, generate project requests, work orders, MOC’s, etc. as required to execute these projects.      Prepare for and support efforts during plant turnarounds, including project execution, catalyst changeouts, and investigation of inspection discoveries.       Monitor plant efficiency and proactively address variances in performance; including development and analysis of plant efficiency models and use of associated engineering tools.      Assist in the resolution of significant reliability and maintenance issues involving unusual corrosion, steam quality concerns, fouling of heat transfer surfaces, premature catalyst degradation, and other chronic equipment and performance problems as they arise.      As opportunities arise, the individual will be requested to provide support to other HyCO facilities within the US and Canada.         
Qualifications:         B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering strongly preferred; other disciplines will be considered based on experience.      3 – 10 years of experience in an engineering role; operations engineering support and/or operations experience with troubleshooting experience are beneficial.      Experience with large scale hydrogen/syngas production or other high temperature process gas facility is desired.      Project development and execution experience is a plus.      A basic understanding of process engineering related disciplines such as process controls, process safety and equipment/plant design.      The ability to make balanced decisions weighing operability, reliability, capital costs, and operating costs.      The ability to foster an environment of open communication, innovation, trust, personal, and professional growth.      Travel is required, estimated at 10% on average.      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?About Air Products.       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.      #LI-Onsite   #LI-DR1   #INDGIG

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