at Air Liquide USA LLC in Newport, Delaware, United States
Located in Newport, DE.
World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide's ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.
Entity and activity description
The GM&T WBU delivers technological solutions (molecules, equipment and services) to support the new markets of energy transition, maritime logistics and scientific exploration, in order to accelerate Air Liquide sustainable growth.
To support the energy transition, GM&T brings environmentally friendly solutions to the clean energy market with hydrogen energy and Bio-Natural Gas for vehicles, refrigerated transport using nitrogen, but also the treatment and injection of Biogas into the energy grid as a local power source.
As a player of the deep tech sector, GM&T commercializes technologies dedicated to Space, Aerospace and scientific exploration. GM&T also supplies gases for players in of the maritime sector and provides logistics for cryogenic transportation by sea of value added molecules, such as helium.
GM&T employs 1,800 people world-wide and generated a 2017 revenue of 372 million.
The Process Engineer works independently or in conjunction with others to analyze performance, identify key improvement opportunities, develop action plans, and execute improvement in support of achieving the organization's objectives in safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
Duties and Responsibilities
Be a participant and a role model in the plant safety management processes
Be a role model for a culture of continuous improvement, results ownership, urgency, operational discipline, engagement, and collaboration
Monitor and analyze selected performance data
Identify hidden opportunities for prevention and for improvement through analyses, study, observation, and operator interactions
Execute on assigned continuous improvement projects that drive safety, quality, delivery, or cost objectives. Develop and own action plans to deliver performance results that exceed objectives.
Lead problem solving for issues escalated from the operators. Analyze to determine possible causes, act to verify the cause, provide immediate solutions, and implement preventive actions to make the problem disappear forever.
Ensure compliance with applicable engineering standards and quality system requirements
Own selected work instructions, ensuring clarity and effectiveness.
Assist in the training of operators, enabling them to generate improvement ideas and to sustain the improvements.
Participate in the design, debug, and commissioning of capital projects.
In conjunction with the ATS (Advanced Technical Solutions) function, launch new products and commission new equipment.
Expose the organization to best-in-class manufacturing practices and principles, staying abreast of the latest applicable technologies
Participate in strategic planning (capacity, technology, etc.)
Interface and maintain relationships with the Operations, Maintenance, Technology,, HSE, ATS, and R&D functions
Qualifications & Competencies
Minimum of B.S. Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
Minimum of 2 years manufacturing experience
Working knowledge of 8D problem solving methodology
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work effectively in teams and individually
Strong command of English language - verbal and written
Experience in hollow membrane manufacturing or textile industry
Ability to walk / stand for long periods of time, on occasion
Some physical work activity above ground level or in tight areas, on occasion
Candidate must have valid unrestricted employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future. This position is not open for non-immigrant visa sponsorship.
This position is identified by Air Liquide as "safety-sensitive" and as such is subject to random drug testing in accordance with the current Drug and Alcohol Policy.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Everyone will be considered for employment, promotions, transfers, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental handicap, age, Vietnam era veteran status, disabled veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.