GEMTE (Global Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology, and Equipment) is part of the global Air Products business that executes capital projects for Air Separation, Gasification and Process Gas production facilities (including hydrocarbons, helium, hydrogen, CO, ammonia, sulphur) for both Air Products owned plants and those that are engineered and constructed for our customers.
Aligned to our growth strategy, our Mechanical Engineering group is offering an outstanding opportunity for a Mechanical / Pressure Vessel Engineer to join a high performing team at our European Technology headquarters in Hersham, Surrey. The successful candidate will get the chance to showcase their technical and leadership skills in providing pressure equipment expertise in support of a variety of capital projects.
Candidates will work with a diverse group of design and engineering personnel both internal to Air Products and supporting work contracted to 3rd party companies on an E, EP or EPC basis.
Leading mechanical execution of projects for the above-mentioned technologies.
Design and analysis of pressurized equipment, particularly applying experience in Process Gas or Gasification plant such as furnaces, boilers, heat exchangers, etc.
Reviewing customer technical requirements and specifications and incorporating into project designs.
Preparing datasheets, technical specifications, requests for quotation and conducting bid tab reviews.
Technical review of vendor documentation submittals.
Review and resolution of client comments and clarifications.
Specification of Technical requirements / Basis of Design for work scope contracted to 3rd party Contractors.
Review of Contractor’s technical documentation in Owner’s Engineer role for Air Products.
May be required to provide operating plant support for the Process Gas business to help investigate and resolve equipment issues.
Development of execution strategies and definition /planning of mechanical scope of work.
Coordination of workload to meet schedule, quality and budget requirements together with timely reporting on status and progress.
Estimation of manhours and support to proposal activities.
Travel to supplier and operating plant sites globally may be required.
Mentor and train junior mechanical engineers.
Qualifications & experience:
Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent and a Chartered Engineer.
excellent knowledge of working as a Mechanical / Pressure Vessel engineer.
proven ability as lead specialist engineer on projects.
experience coordinating workload and resources including interfacing with other design offices.
strong working knowledge of Pressure Vessel Codes – particularly ASME BPV Code Section VIII, TEMA standards and API standards. Experience with European Codes and Pressure Equipment Directive, Russian and the Chinese GB code would be beneficial.
experience in welding engineering, material selection, and quality control would be beneficial.
relevant design experience of ammonia, sulphur, gasification, hydrocarbons, hydrogen would be an advantage.
familiarity with MathCad, Compress, HTRI, ANSYS would be advantageous.
experience with the fabrication of high temperature equipment and piping is desired.
effective communication skills and the ability to lead global team members to closure on technical issues.