Mechanical Engineer

Air Products
Saint Louis, Missouri
Nov 18, 2023
Nov 23, 2023
Engineering, Mechanical
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
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

The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for identifying suitable partners and suppliers for technology solutions and managing the execution of capital projects for implementation. They will be required to engage external partners to accelerate adoption and deployment of new technology and provide specific recommendations for automation solutions for safety, quality, cost reduction, capacity, and capability improvements to include in business unit strategic and annual plans.
This individual will play a key role in determining existing automation capabilities and future opportunities, as well as creating detailed project road maps for process improvement projects that support our business objectives.


We at Air Products Membrane Solutions pride ourselves on being an innovative technology company that champions an environment of collaboration and inclusion. We seek out people who are dedicated and driven to build the future. People with passion and dedication to get it right and a never-ending desire to innovate, learn, improve, and supply.

Air Products Membrane Solutions specializes in the development of hollow fiber membrane separators and systems for onsite gas generation. We commercialized gas membrane separation in the 1970s. Today, we design, engineer, manufacture, and market a full portfolio of PRISM Membrane Separators, Marine Systems, and Engineered-to-Order Systems. We protect lives and goods at sea, on land, and in the air; create more sustainable energy sources; and raise productivity across a variety of industries and applications.


This position is accountable for the following end results:
Individual will recommend capital expenditures to improve the processes and be responsible for tracking product cost against standards. They will be responsible for driving Operational Excellence within the manufacturing organization into fixtures to ensure cost-effective manufacturing and customer satisfaction.
Create detailed project timelines to guide process improvement projects from conception to final implementation
Conduct design reviews and risk analyses with specific vendors for new equipment
Experience with Automation Manufacturing Equipment is desired. Those have general understanding of HMIs, Controls, and PLCs is helpful
Lead collaborative discussions between leadership and key machine builders to determine production capabilities and deliverables
Provide support for all integration equipment and services, as well as assisting with development of new technology, or breakthroughs, on existing equipment. This includes aiding in the creation of any required documentation to support the production process including drawings, work instructions, check lists, etc.
Support existing automation technology with component and process upgrades
Supports the Engineering Team by leading continuous improvement projects to improve operational efficiencies

Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering / Manufacturing Engineering / Computer Science with at least 5 years of experience working in customized high speed automation facilities.
Has exceptional project management skills in managing project timelines, interaction with machine builders, contractors, and implementation of automation equipment into the plant.
Experience working in and supporting Manufacturing Facilities on day to day basis.
Experience with the design and implementation of various customized high speed automated systems, especially related to manufacturing and assembly of.
Superb communication and organizational skills and must be detail oriented, show initiative, and work in a fast-paced environment. This individual must be capable of working in a team environment with shared responsibilities.
Candidates should also possess demonstrated troubleshooting skills, a logical and systematic approach to problem-solving, and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

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, visitAbout 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 also 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.

Air Products is committed to working with and providing a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail us at (e-mail removed) General application status inquiries are not answered by this mailbox rather youll receive an e-mail directly from our Career Center and/or the Talent Acquisition Specialist.