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Air Products
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Nov 18, 2023
Dec 05, 2023
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Title: PRINCIPAL PROCESS ENGINEERJob Description and Qualifications:At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine whats possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the worlds 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.
Reimagine Whats Possible
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opening for a Senior or Principal Process Engineer.
The successful candidate will work in the North America Process Engineering team. We are primarily responsible for the process design and execution of large air separation units, hydrocarbon processing plants, liquid H2, helium production and liquefaction, CO/Syngas and large-scale steam methane reformers. The technologies supported are split between both high temperature processes and cryogenic processes.
Our team completes designs that span all Industrial Gases for the varying markets that Air Products serves. We support both Product Teams (Process Gas and ASU) in development of new products as well as implementing mature technology offerings.
We also support our internal customers: Americas Operations, Equipment Sales and Plant Support (ESPS) and the Pipeline group.
The successful candidate will assume a Process engineering role with the initial focus on either completing cryogenic plant designs or high temperature plant designs like SMR/HyCO and other related high temperature processes if the abilities is appropriate.
The successful candidate may be asked to support work in our other engineering offices in Hersham (UK), Shanghai (China), and Pune (India).

Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

Generate/refine Heat & Material Balances (HMBs) using ASPEN+ process simulator.
Develop/refine plant Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)
Perform detailed equipment design calculations and specifications for front-end adsorption purification systems, cryogenic heat exchangers, and distillation columns for engineer-to-order opportunities.
Perform/refine calculations and write duty specifications for machinery, vessels, control valves, relief devices, and other instruments.
Support P&ID development, operability reviews and hazard reviews
Support model reviews, complete callbox inspections
Work with third party SMR equipment supplier
Support plant start-up and lead plant performance testing
Support Operations and ESPS with evaluations, calculations, studies as requested.
Domestic and international travel to customer locations and to plant sites is encouraged about 15 percent of the time.

To be successful as part of the North America Process Engineering team, candidates must:
Be self-motivated and have good interpersonal and communication skills.
Support a variety of projects within budgeted hours and to schedule.
Have a strong understanding of thermodynamics and be able to adapt knowledge to new applications.
Develop a working relationship with The Product Line Teams as well as other groups within the Central Engineering Teams (Controls, Systems, Machinery, etc.)
Have good commercial and fiscal awareness and actively seek the lowest cost alternatives.
Empower and supervise fewer expert engineers.
B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering (preferred) or Mechanical Engineering
5 to 15 years prior experience in Process, Operations, Process Systems, or Controls is helpful.
We are the worlds 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 and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and 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.
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