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Company: Air Products and Chemicals
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description and Qualifications

Founded in 1940, Air Products has built a reputation for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. Our passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products' higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world.

We have an immediate opening for a Fabrication and Modularization Lead at our headquarters in Allentown, PA. You will provide engineering and construction planning as it pertains to modularization and to support continuous improvement of fabrication and modularization processes. You will also be responsible for overseeing both domestic and international module fabricators and will report through the Modularization Center of Excellence.

Air Products has maintained a strong focus on increased profitability and innovation. As we build a portfolio and expand into numerous mega projects, we are committed to growing modularization capabilities and offering competitive EPC solutions to deliver on its global project workload. Effective modularization planning, execution, and implementation have a significant influence on a project's success and mitigate risks associated with safety, labor availability, site duration, and quality of work through utilization of controlled module yard environments. We are committed to growing our modularization expertise through a development program and onboarding of experience in fabrication and construction.

Principal accountabilities

  • Develop modular execution strategy into plant designs
  • Provide expertise and guidance for optimal modular solutions
  • Ensure that modularization is developed and executed on projects early and establish standard methodologies to avoid execution risk on schedule or budget
  • Coordinate and working with engineering teams during phases of basic design, detail design, fabrication, constructability, and logistics planning during project execution
  • Stay abreast of new developments and trends in the field of modularization through Community of Practices in Modularization and the Construction Industry Institute
  • Work in collaboration with the project team to support the deployment of the modularization concepts
  • Develop the fabrication execution plan including monitoring and managing fabrication suppliers and developed inspection and test plans.
  • Establish world-class supplier qualification and inspection processes for new or existing module yards to ensure accountability of safety, quality, cost, and schedule performance.
  • Monitor global module suppliers' performance in support of continual global project execution

Critical Proficiencies

  • Execution experience in modularization design and construction for large/mega projects in the EPC industry
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing large process unit modules and pipe rack modules throughout stages of conceptual planning, detail engineering, fabrication, logistics, heavy lift, and setting at site.
  • Has led a team of modularization and construction professionals and/or managed a fabrication / module yard
  • Experience working with engineers and designers during modularization concept and planning
  • Knowledge of modularization sourcing and suppliers
  • Strong influencing, communication (written and verbal) and facilitative skills, including cross cultures and geographies
  • Ability to bring teams together to achieve targets and goals
  • Desire to work on challenging opportunities and tasked with varying responsibilities
  • Thorough understanding of modularization related market and industry development

Preferred qualifications

  • B.S in engineering, construction management, or business management.
  • 10-15 years of experience in module and construction execution in the fields of Oil, Gas, Chemicals or Energy industries is required.
  • Has led and negotiated strategic agreements with various suppliers
  • Led a large team of commercial professionals
  • Has a broad knowledge of suppliers involved with the EPC, Petrochemical, and Industrial Gas Business
  • Experience during organizational transformation and strategic improvement
  • Strategic sourcing and supply chain leadership experience in a Fortune 500 company or Large consulting firm

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.

Keywords: Air Products and Chemicals, Allentown , FABRICATION and MODULARIZATION LEAD, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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