Plant Process Engineer

Job Description
Job Description

Join Linde, the world’s leading global gases and engineering organization. Linde manufactures, supplies, and distributes industrial, medical, and specialty gases. We are recognized as a leader in the development of new gas–related technologies and applications for the electronics alternative fuels and energy, glass, food, metals, and chemical industries.
Linde has evolved into a truly global company, offering its employees a culturally diverse, challenging and stimulating work environment along with international travel opportunities and robust training and development programs. Today, Linde is a $17 billion multinational company with about 52,000 employees in around 100 countries -- and a number one or two leadership position in 55 of those countries. Linde’s North America region is comprised of the US, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean with an employee population of approximately 5,000 people.

At Linde we believe that people create our success. Our primary goal is to hire and retain the best, most talented employees who are leaders in their own right, and provide them with a growth environment that is focused on adding value for the customer.

We strongly believe that the diversity of our employees and their ongoing growth and development, combined with our global footprint and broad range of business activities, provide us with the ingredients required to maintain and grow our leading market positions around the world.

Linde is currently seeking a Plant Process Engineer to join the team in Alpha, New Jersey.

Job Responsibilities:

• Improving production plant performance by driving process improvements. These improvements will include tracking and eliminating downtime, equipment reliability and integrity, improving maintenance, improving first pass yield, increasing production rates.

• Design and develop project plans (new systems, upgrades, efficiency improvements, and maintenance projects) and execute the plan, using available resources, while maintaining strong timeline and cost controls in order to achieve safety, quality, and business requirements

• Manage project budgets, up to $250,000.00 US, with a cumulative budget of $1MM-$2MM.

• Auditable compliance with OSHA PSM, EPA RMP and NJTCPA standards and policies, plus proactive collaboration with operators and plant management to address safety and quality concerns.

• Responsible to transfer projects from the Engineering Phase to Operations. Including completion of project specific documentation, including installation drawings, SOP’s, risk assessment/HAZOPs, PSSR/commissioning procedures, customer presentations/progress reports, turnover manual, Lessons Learned/project close-out reports, etc.

• Collaborative and proactive attitude towards safety and quality standards.

• Supervise contractors and vendors as part of any project, complying with all Linde Golden Rule and appropriate safety requirements

• Focus on best practices related to capital equipment cost savings, reduced maintenance costs, and enhanced system reliability.

• Support the implementation of LeadSite and Lean projects at the Alpha, NJ plant.

• Implement, without delay, necessary changes to achieve desired results in compliance with all quality and safety guidelines.

Additional Accountabilities:

• Excellent organizational and project management skills.

• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

• Authorize plant and maintenance purchases on the Alpha budget up to $2,500.00.

• Commercial Awareness.

• Identifies opportunities for standardization. Creates opportunities for sharing best practices, and leverages knowledge within and between the RBU N.A. and BA Electronics through development of fully documented standard designs. Key contributor to the department’s standardization (e.g. IMSS) objectives for electronics bulk gas installation practices.

• Support corporate and division goals for GAP/HPO and productivity gains.

• Identify potential GAP/HPO projects at E&SG plants which have the ability to create cost savings and/or increases in productivity.

• Develop project I/O’s in accordance with company accounting procedures. Track project
budget throughout project and close in accordance with company accounting procedures.

• Perform and/or support the design of gas systems, including development of Process Flow Diagrams, P&IDs, BOM’s, and fabrication drawings.

• Manage assigned projects, involving multiple team members, where opportunities for improvement exist in efficiency, capacities, safety, yield, etc.

• Implement, without delay, necessary changes to achieve desired results in compliance with all quality and safety guidelines.

• Provide engineering and operational support to the plant, including the production, manufacturing, analytical, and cylinder preparation departments.

Minimum Qualifications:

• BS in chemical or mechanical engineering or equivalent

• 5-7 years experience in an engineering or operations management environment.

• Previous experience with industrial gases and cryogenics; purification, storage, vaporization, distribution systems and ancillary equipment, especially experience working with hazardous, toxic, or flammable gases is highly desired.

• Effective written and verbal communication skills.

• Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Project, Power Point).

• Proficiency with AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks software is highly desired.

• Experience with PLC programming and HMI interfacing is highly desired.

• Experience with process equipment engineering; P&IDs, process piping, pressure vessels, instrumentation/controls, and process safety reviews (HAZOP).

• Hands-on engineering approach

• Organized with attention to detail

• Analytical and conceptual thinking

• Exemplary leadership

• Flexibility

• Capex budget management

• High personnel interaction skills

• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Linde offers excellent salaries, world-class benefits, and unparalleled opportunities for development – all to create an invigorating and satisfying environment.

Join a World Leading Team Today!

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Linde Elec & Specialty Gasses

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