Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a world-leading manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opportunity for an experienced MACHINERY ENGINEER for its Americas Operations Engineering group.
This position will be based in Houston, TX.
You will be responsible for providing machinery support for operating plants in the North and South America regions.
Travel requirement is at least 50%.
Responsible for troubleshooting, maintenance support and optimizations of rotating machinery. The machinery includes centrifugal, reciprocating and screw compressors, steam turbines, expanders, blowers, gearboxes, cooling towers, fin-fans and all types of pumps including cryogenic pumps.
Initiate and implement reliability and/or efficiency improvement initiatives and best practices on operating machinery.
Provide technical support and supervision in the overhaul of large rotating machinery [ mainly compressors, blowers, turbines].
Provide machinery training to operation and maintenance personnel.
Provide technical support in re-rate of existing machinery for plant optimization initiatives.
Qualifications / Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering
Minimum of 3 years of experience in rotating equipment machinery design, application, engineering and maintenance preferred.
Familiar with machinery vibration diagnostics skills and machinery troubleshooting skills.
Well versed with root cause analysis techniques.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and make sound decisions required.
Strong organizational, planning, interpersonal, and communication skills are essential.
Travel to sites throughout the regions is required.
To learn more, visit About Air Products.
Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.
Air Products is 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.