Machinery Engineer Job Description
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We are seeking a Machinery Engineer at our Rotoflow, an Air Products Business, turbomachinery service center in Houston, Texas, responsible for providing engineering support for spares, repairs, upgrades, reverse engineering, and field service of all types of turbomachinery.
Rotoflow is a full-service turbomachinery OEM - providing a wide-range of new equipment solutions and aftermarket services to our customers globally in market segments such as industrial gases, petrochemicals, and hydrocarbons. Worldwide aftermarket services are provided from regional service centers for all types of rotating OEM and non-OEM equipment. Visit www.rotoflow.com for more information.
Being part of an engineering and service organization; giving the candidate the ability to apply and learn about theoretical machinery design and its practical, hands-on applications,
Collaborating with regional support facilities and Air Products staff located in Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
Being part of a growing, dynamic organization composed of highly motivated professionals.
Required Skills / Abilities:
Develop, update, and/or implement procedures and processes for servicing a variety of turbomachinery products including other OEM equipment,
Reverse engineer turbomachinery components to quickly build replacement part detailed engineering and manufacturing drawings from scanned data cloud,
Support machinery refurbishment, upgrade, and rerate activity by developing technical scope for service activity in both the field and the company’s service centers and then working with the service team to implement said scope, including performing detailed design engineering of mechanical and aerodynamic systems,
Participate in Root Cause Analyses and developing technical reports and summaries for customers,
Act as a primary technical point of contact to internal and external customers, including fixing and redirecting requests promptly when appropriate,
Provide on-site support when vital; the general expectation for travel is around 25%, however, this can vary and will involve both planned and unplanned activities,
Support the proposal team in developing and reviewing technical scope and cost for repairs and field services
Work closely with senior product engineers to allow for effective and efficient transfer of product and technical knowledge,
Provide input on staffing and resourcing to ensure customers are accurately supported,
Ensure individuals supporting field activities are qualified, providing training, and helping build training programs as necessary,
Support continuous improvement efforts focused on improving reliability and customer value,
Demonstrate exceptional responsiveness and work ethic in supporting customers to meet deadlines and expectations,
Develop the engineering capability of the aftermarket service business, including RCA, FEA, CFD, rotordynamics, redesigns, upgrades, etc.
Education and Licensing Requirements:
Technical Degree (BA/BS/BEng) Mechanical Engineering or related
A minimum of 10 yrs experience with reverse engineering of turbomachinery components or related technologies,
Experience with 3D laser scanning and CMM inspection methods,
Detailed, hands-on knowledge of turbomachinery, accessory systems, and related technologies,
Thorough understanding of Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), how equipment is assembled, operated, and maintained, general machinery commissioning, fixing and servicing standard processes, control systems and instrumentation for the successful commissioning and solving turbomachinery,
Familiarity with ASME, ASTM, API, and other codes.
Experience with SAP ERP system,
Hands-on experience with turbomachinery maintenance,
Familiarity with drafting and modeling applications such as Solidworks or AutoCAD.
Excellent communication, documentation, and technical writing skills,excellent problem solving and decision-making skills; including an understanding of when to escalate both technical and administrative decisions,
A minimum of 5 years f experience with turbomachinery or related technologies,
Detailed engineering experience with Rotoflow™ or similar OEM equipment,
Knowledge of how to design for manufacturability and GD&T,
Capabilities associated with the aerodynamic design of components, gas dynamics, CFD, FEA of centrifugal impellers,
Controls experience with design, programming, and commissioning of PLC and/or DCS systems.
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!
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