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Principal Process Controls Engineer

Company: Air Products
Location: Allentown
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description and QualificationsPOSITION SUMMARYAir Products and Chemicals, Inc., is a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opening for the position for a Principal Process Controls Engineer in the Process Engineering group of our Process Gases Product Line Department at our US Headquarters in Allentown, PA. with experience in Hydrogen Production plants, Ammonia and cryogenic applications.Air Products is a world leader in industrial gas production and supply chain as well as energy transition. We have enjoyed a long and successful history of complex gas synthesis, separation, purification, liquefaction, and delivery using a variety of technologies, including steam methane reforming, gasification, autothermal reforming, ammonia, CO2 capture, hydrocarbon cryogenic distillation, hydrogen and helium liquefiers, etc. The Process Technology group of the Process Gases Product Line is responsible for selecting the most appropriate technologies, designing the process cycles, and developing preliminary process duties and high-level equipment specifications, P&IDs, and control schemes meeting customer or project requirements. Our work is an important factor contributing to winning bids which eventually lead to executed projects.The Principal Process Controls Engineer is an experienced individual contributor role. We are looking for an energetic person with a positive attitude and a strong initiative and a sense of project ownership. The individual will support the development of proposal activities to lead in the successful hand over to Engineering for the execution of Projects worldwide. The candidate will be responsible for supporting an in-house design team or supporting an external engineering design company. The candidate will provide support for upgrading/modifying and maintaining existing Blue and Gray Hydrogen products and plant assets.PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIESThis position is accountable for the following end results:Delivery of all objectives safely and achieve 100% compliance with safety requirements.Develop process controls execution strategies in conjunction with overall project development team during the bid phase.Responsible and accountable for process controls project scope of hours and cost estimates, specifying control valves, instrumentation, analytical equipment, DCS equipment and SIS equipment.Participate in P&ID development, operability and hazard reviews and define control systems reliability, operability and availability plans as required.Develop process control systems, instrumentation, and analyzer requirements for project execution, develop technical risk matrix, support reliability/availability studies, contribute to risk mitigation and project execution plans.Develop control equipment functional requirement and detailed design specifications including Instrument, valve, and analytical systems.Develop & review control system designs, architecture, and programming & integration specifications and plansAbility to execute and support SIL assessments and verifications in line with functional safety requirements described within IEC61508 and 61511.Support product development activities where your goal will be demonstrating a competitiveness by reducing installed capital cost or optimizing the project engineering hours within the Process Controls offers.Domestic and international travel to other Air Products facilities, customer locations and plant sites is estimated to be up to 20% of the time.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONSBS in Chemical, Control and Instrumentation Engineering, or a closely-related field with at least 10 years of applicable work experience.Experience in Functional safety applicationsExperience developing control applications with Siemens PCS7Additional experience with other controls platforms is a plus.Detailed experience in Control and Instrumentation applications.You will need to demonstrate technical competence, effective communication, and be a self-motivated team player with a willingness to accept responsibility.Demonstrating experience in Green and or Blue Hydrogen, Ammonia and Electrolyser systems would beWe thank 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 contacted.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 employment.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 contacted.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.41701BREmployment StatusFull TimeOrganizationGlobal Engrg Mfg Technology & EquipmentBusiness Sector / DivisionProcess Gases Product LineRegionNorth AmericaCountryUnited States

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