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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Allentown, PA

Senior Mechanical Engineer - Air Separation Unit

Location442 Hamilton St, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18102
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-07
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Valid Through2023-05-07

Job Description:

38644BRReq No.:38644BRJob Description and Qualifications:

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer – ASU Mechanical Equipment & Pressure Vessel at our Corporate Headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Air Products is a world-leading Industrial Gases company having both Process Gas applications and Gasification Technology and has been in operation for over 75 years. We have multiple product lines, over 750 production facilities in over 50 countries, and serve over 30 different industries, creating broad opportunities for growth and development. And, we are growing!

We pride ourselves on being an innovative technology company that cultivates an environment of collaboration and inclusion. We need and seek out people who are dedicated and driven to create the future. People with passion and commitment to get it right and a never ending desire to innovate, learn, improve and contribute. Sound like you?

The Mechanical Equipment Design team, which is part of our Global Engineering organization, is looking for a senior mechanical engineer to support the design of air separation equipment for both Air Products owned plants and those that are engineered and constructed for others. You will support both in house designed and manufactured equipment as well as items purchased from third-party suppliers.

Principle accountabilities:

  • Detailed mechanical engineering of cryogenic distillation columns, internals and other cryogenic equipment that we fabricate in house.

  • Completing pressure boundary calculations to meet specific codes (e.g. ASME). Detailed analysis of wind, seismic, shipping and support designs are also required.

  • Specification of various non-rotating equipment including brazed aluminum heat exchangers, V-wire screens, demisters.

  • Review and validate supplier calculations and drawing for purchased equipment compliance to codes and specifications.

  • Interaction with Air Products China fabrication facility including occasional shop visits.

  • Vendor inspections and construction/start-up support may be required which include trips to vendors and plant locations worldwide.

  • Support of product development and R&D initiatives is also a requirement.

  • Actively collaborate with internal AP teams and external third-parties to meet project commitments, costs, and schedules. Support equipment and labor estimates for proposed projects and bidding activities.

Minimum proficiencies and qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering

  • Registered Professional Engineer in at least one state of the United States a plus

  • 10-20 years’ experience in engineering/design of pressure vessels or similar. Preferably in Air Separation or related technology

  • Strong technical skills in the design of pressure vessels and heat exchangers

  • Strong working knowledge of pressure vessel and heat exchanger design codes including ASME BPVC Section VIII, TEMA, GB, etc.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability for travel to plant sites, EPC offices, and vendor shops (expected travel up to 10%)

  • Experience with manufacturing design and fabrication drawings

  • Experience with pressure vessel design software such as COMPRESS

  • Experience with stress analysis software such as AutoPIPE, Caesar, FEA etc. is preferred

  • Experience with Fatigue analysis or HTRI heat exchanger design software is a plus

  • Code Committee memberships are desirable

  • EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) experience is preferred.

If you are dedicated and driven to achieve your objectives and company goals, have passion and commitment to get it right, have a never-ending desire to learn, improve, and contribute, then come discover, care, accomplish . . . and thrive at Air Products!

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.

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.

Job Title:Senior Mechanical Engineer - Air Separation UnitEmployment Status:Full TimeLocation:US-PA-AllentownCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Engrg Mfg Technology & Equipment Business Sector / Division:Global Engineering Procurement & Quality CI

Job ID: 6461246637916473877

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