Senior Mechanical Engineer

Manpower Inc
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  • Post Date: Aug 19, 2019
  • Start Date: 8/19/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a world-leading Industrial Gases company, has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer within our Instrumentation and Equipment Technology (IET) Group at our Corporate Headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania The IET Group plays a key role in the development of new technology offerings through the design and fabrication of novel process equipment and controls. This functional team combines multiple design, engineering, and fabrication capabilities to quickly move first of their kind process systems from initial concept to full operation. The Senior Mechanical Engineer supports technology development by providing process design, pressure equipment design, and project execution leadership across a broad array of projects. You will report to the IET Manager and will typically manage multiple projects in parallel with budgets ranging from $20,000 to more than $1,000,000. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of achieving measurable results with strong leadership, communication, interpersonal, and organization skills.


  • Leads solution development for complex process and pressure equipment design challenges
  • Leads the design of new processes through the development of detailed process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Prepares project proposals including scope description, cost estimate, conceptual drawings, and detailed schedule
  • Designs pressure equipment (piping and vessels), including stress analysis
  • Manages project execution through engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, commissioning, and start-up. Prepares written status updates that include progress, budget, and forecast
  • Ensures safe design and operation of new systems through leadership of Design Hazard Reviews (DHRs) and definition of system safety requirements
  • Sizes and specifies pressure relief devices
  • Specifies process heat exchangers, pumps, heaters, and coolers
  • Specifies process instrumentation and controls, including automatic control valves, manual valves, flow meters, flow controllers, pressure transmitters, level transmitters, and other various instrumentation
  • Completes fluid system pressure drop and heat transfer calculations
  • Actively collaborates with internal Mechanical and Electrical fabrication technicians and third-party fabricators throughout project design and execution phases
  • Develops 2D and 3D CAD drawings

Background and Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of pressure equipment design, process design, and project management experience
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel and Piping Codes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple high priority deliverables in parallel
  • Knowledge of COMPRESS software for pressure vessel design calculations
  • Knowledge of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software

Contact Details

Name: Manpower Inc
Ph: 7348465265

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