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Lead Area Machinery Engineer

Company: Messer Americas
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Job Description:



Job Location US-GA-Atlanta - US-TX-Houston

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Lead Area Machinery Engineer

We are a technology and applications leader with the industry knowledge and applications expertise to meet customer needs across industrial, food, medical, chemical and electronics industries. We offer over 120 years of proven experience in the safe and reliable production and delivery of industrial, medical and specialty gases. We re the talented people you know and trust, now with a new name.

Formed in 2019 after our business was acquired from Linde AG by Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners, we draw on a rich heritage of industrial gases expertise to meet customer needs. We know the industries we serve inside and out and we know our customers depend on us for more than just safe and reliable supply.

Today our deep understanding of industry trends and customer requirements allows us to collaborate intensely with customers to identify and develop long-term solutions that deliver competitive advantage. Our in-depth knowledge of customers manufacturing processes enables turn-key engineering with minimal plant downtime, and our technology development capabilities are unrivaled


* Support the Head of Supply in achieving key outcomes in safety, reliability, efficiency, cost and customer service.

* Supports the Regional Reliability and Maintenance team by establishing a culture of safety in working and in the execution of all aspects of the team's role requirements.

* Ensures compliance with all safety, health, environmental and quality standards within the region.

* Provides technical, troubleshooting and maintenance support to all ASU, CO2, ECOVAR, H2, He and HyCO plants within the region for all rotating machinery, including large compressors, turbines, pumps, gearboxes, chillers and associated fixed and auxiliary equipment.

* Ensures the reliable and efficient operation of all rotating machinery within the region

* Assess the technical competency of mechanical contractors and service providers to ensure proper scope is assigned and the expected quality is received.

* Identifies, defines, estimates, budgets, develops, plans and executes rotating machinery turnaround maintenance activities, improvement and relife projects within the region.

* Provides rotating machinery scope, estimation and execution support to the Projects Group for large improvement and relife projects within the region.

* Represent the regions rotating machinery reliability interests in the proposal and project commercialization process, including scope and spares input and new plant acceptance.

* Completes regional rotating machinery reviews of major EMOCs for completeness and consistency with technical standards.

* Leads or supports root cause analysis and ensures timely action item closure.

* Supports the effort for continuous improvement through GAP and Six Sigma programs.

* Working with the Regional Supply Manager, identifies and develops and delivers technical machinery training for the region.

* Demonstrates HPO continuous improvement by sharing best practices employed or developed in RBU NA and adopt best practices identified by global peers.

* Ensures that applicable material procurement and control processes are consistent with Messer NA standards for corporate governance.


Required Skills

Interpersonal skills:

* Excellent leadership skills

* Attention to detail

* Possesses strong communications skills at all levels

* Strong drive to follow through to completion on projects and solutions

* Demonstrated ability to work cohesively in a team environment or independently as required

* Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo and improve existing processes/programs

Managerial skills:

* Knowledgeable in plant operations. Can effectively identify and evaluate technical and business process opportunities and translate to financial terms to support investment and business case development

* Continuous improvement drive and ability to implement change in a geographically diverse organization. Relentless drive to challenge the status quo.

* Management by influence experience delivering results in a highly matrixed organization and the ability to influence others to deliver results.

* Self starter with the ability to manage multiple activities and achieve results with minimal supervision

Additional skills:

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* Proven experience in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of rotating machinery, including large compressors, turbines, pumps, gearboxes, chillers and associated fixed and auxiliary equipment

* Proven experience in Root Cause Analysis, Cause and Effect or FMEA methodologies

* Proven experience and knowledge of predictive maintenance methodologies and technologies

* Proven understanding of regulatory and industry standards and codes

* Level II vibration analysis certification preferred

* Air Separation experience and knowledge preferred

* Experience with CMMS systems required, SAP PM preferred

* Demonstrated exceptional operational safety leadership

Required Education
Bachelor Degree: Engineering required, preferably Mechanical

Required Qualifications
Minimum 7 years of experience with industrial rotating equipment, with at least 5 years in an operational and engineering environment

Other qualifications

* Professional qualifications and licensing preferred

* Six Sigma qualification a plus

Join us and you will be part of a company that values and supports your career. We offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.

Together we value innovation, efficiency and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build a career where your skills are valued and developed.

Apply today @ https://uscareers-messer.icims.com

If you need assistance with the application or would like to request an accommodation, call (877) 243-1030

Messer North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status or any legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable federal, state, or local laws


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