Compressor Specialist

at Air Liquide USA LLC in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Company presentation

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

Air Liquide is helping to draw the contours of the energies of tomorrow and seeks to introduce scientific and technological innovations into society that will open up new markets while addressing today’s economic and environmental challenges.

In a world where energy needs and sources are changing rapidly, the ability to transform organic resources into renewable and totally carbon-free energy is poised to become part of the new energy mix. The energy produced in this way offers the advantage of being easy to store and responsive to the need for sustainable heating and clean transportation in modern societies.

To this end, the Air Liquide Biogas team embodies the ambition of the Air Liquide group, developing global solutions for biomethane upgrading. We are present across the biomethane supply chain: production from organic and farm wastes, purification, liquefaction, packaging, transportation and distribution. Using Air Liquide’s innovative membrane technology, we are able to separate methane and carbon dioxide to generate high quality biomethane.

With over 50 biogas sites worldwide and more than 100 years of experience in gas separation, Air Liquide is in a position to provide clean energy solutions for power and transportation to our customers and the community.

Candidate must have valid 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

+ Demonstrate leadership in process and operational safety at all times, and demand that of others, including colleagues, plant personnel, visitors, contractors

+ Develop standard rotating / compressor equipment specifications to meet the requires for biogas processing while in compliance with regulatory requirements, industry codes, and Air Liquide Group policy and Standards

+ Act as the primary point of contact within the SOE Engineering group for compressor support

+ Assist GM&TA Procurement personnel in evaluating suitable suppliers to meet Air Liquide’s requirements

+ Provide leadership and guidance to drive continuous improvement in reliability and efficiency of rotating / compression equipment, supporting 3rd party customers and AL’s OTF operations

+ Serve as a design authority associated with rotating / compression equipment

+ Provide technical and operational support of 3rd party customers and AL’s OTF operations

Qualifications & Competencies

+ BS Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 3 years rotating machinery / compressor experience

+ Solution-oriented, with excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills

+ Good verbal and written communication skills

+ Comfortable in both corporate and plant environments

+ Demonstrates strong process and operational safety behavior at all times

+ Excellent communication skills to be utilized not only with external customers, but also internally with other groups (eg., Management, Systems Execution, OTF, Advanced Technology, Systems Engineering, other Air Liquide engineering organizations, etc.)

+ Demonstrated business acumen

+ Must be willing to take the initiative and be strongly self-directed


+ Experience with reciprocating compression

Additional Information

Working Conditions

+ Office and Field Environments

+ Expected 20% to 30% travel, with higher % at points in time

This position is identified as “safety-sensitive” and is subject to random drug testing in accordance with the current Drug and Alcohol Policy and/or state law.

The candidate must have valid unrestricted employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future.

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Job Posting: JC229048324

Posted On: Nov 21, 2022

Updated On: Feb 01, 2023

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