PRINCIPAL PROCESS SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Company: Air Products
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Job Description and QualificationsAir Products and Chemicals,
Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an
immediate opening for a Principal Process Systems Engineer.
The Process Systems Engineering Group provides engineering and
commissioning support for new capital industrial gas plants that
serve all industry including Petrochemical, steel, electronics
industries for example. Some example projects include hydrogen
steam methane reformers, carbon monoxide plants, ammonia plants,
and various large-scale supporting equipment installations like
pipeline compressors, PSA Units and off-gas processing units. The
Process Systems Team also support Large 800 - 2000 TPD) and Very
Large Air Separation plants (2400 - 5000+ TPD) of varying
complexity, both greenfield and brownfield installations. Projects
typically have budgets exceeding 10 million USD with most exceeding
100 million USD. Mega projects in the Gasification space exceed 500
Million USD Detailed engineering support will be required, which
could include supporting an in-house design team or supporting an
outside engineering design firm. We are also asked to support our
Operations Team as well as our after services team.
This open position will be part of North America Engineering Team
as part of Process Engineering. The position will be in Stationed
in our Houston Texas Engineering Office.
The primary responsibilities of the Process Systems Engineer are
- Manage the projects P&ID's, functional logic tables, alarm
and trip settings, critical safety tables and operating
- Participate in the hazard review process and other safety
evaluations (SIL and Fault Tree Experience a plus).
- Coordinate functional issues involving plant reliability,
operability and maintenance, while providing technical liaison
support to Global Operations.
- Manage and provide input into the plant design by reviewing the
3D piping model and overall facility arrangement (Plot Plan).
- Participate in the DCS (Distributed Control System) staging
(SAT, Software Acceptance Test) and field validation.
- Participate and help plan field-commissioning activities
including Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI), Plant Start-up
and assist with the development and implementation of reliability
- Provide feedback and support to our product teams from actual
- Mentor and help train less experience Systems Engineers to
improve our ability to move with speed and
- BS ChE/ME with at 5+ years in new plant engineering or plant
process engineering with a focus on plant operations/startups.
- The applicant should possess a balanced multi-discipline
understanding in process engineering, DCS/PLC controls (Process
Controls knowledge), Process Safety and equipment/plant
- The applicant shall have the ability to make balanced decisions
weighing operability, reliability, capital costs and operating
- The applicant must communicate effectively and seek out
technical expertise as required.
- Engineering experience in high temperature process gas plants
and/or combustion processes is preferred.
- Travel is required, both domestic and international. Travel
will include trips to plant sites, equipment fabricators, outside
engineering firms, and customer locations (estimated at 10 -
15%).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!
At Air Products, we work in an environment where 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 also be
100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of
Air Products thanks 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
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.
Req No.34570BREmployment StatusFull TimeOrganizationGlobal Engrg
Mfg Technology & EquipmentBusiness Sector / DivisionGlobal
Engineering Procurement & Quality CIRegionNorth
Keywords: Air Products, Houston , PRINCIPAL PROCESS SYSTEMS ENGINEER, Other , Houston, Texas
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