Senior Project Engineering Manager

at Air Products and Chemicals
Location Allentown, Pennsylvania
Date Posted August 3, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Job Description and Qualifications

Air Products is a world-leading Industrial Gases company that has been in operation for more than 75 years. We have multiple product lines, exceeding 750 production facilities in over 50 countries, and serve 30 different industries creating many opportunities for growth and development. Our goal is to be the safest, most diverse, and most profitable industrial gas company in the world, providing excellent service to our customers. To meet that goal, we need and seek out people who are dedicated and driven to build the future. People with drive and dedication to get it right and a never-ending desire to innovate, learn, improve, and contribute. Sound like you?

In this multi-functional role, you will lead engineering and design activities of complex, sophisticated mega capital projects that Air Products is developing in a number of new technologies. The Project Engineering Manager will be accountable for the development of complex execution strategies to successfully complete the work, including engaging multiple execution centers around the world, third party engineering firms and specialty contractors. You will be expected to expertly translate project goals into engineering plans. The Project Engineering Manager will be responsible for leading the overall Engineering team, including multiple Project Engineering Managers, during the course of project development through to Construction and startup. You will be directly engaged with Project Management, Construction Management, Project Controls Management, and Supply Chain Management key partners in ensuring that Engineering is fully integrated into the overall plan and schedule for the project. You will be expected to drive a collaborative relationship within multi-offices and multi - cultural environment to meet project goals. In addition to leading the Engineering team, you will review and assess performance against the project's engineering schedule, and handle changes to mitigate impact to the scope, budget, or schedule of a project. This role is located in Houston, Texas or Allentown, Pennsylvania. The Senior PEM role requires domestic and international travel 25-30% of the time.

You will:

Develop overall Engineering and Design Execution Strategy and ensure completion of Functional Execution Strategies by lead engineers.
Provide key inputs to the Project Execution Strategies (Modularization, Procurement and Contracting, Construction Pkg, etc.) and make strategic decisions that affect the functional engineering areas of responsibility.
Develop designs for the entire project leading to quantity take offs in support of the major estimates to be prepared.
Be a critical member of the project leadership team along with the Project Manager, Project Controls Manager, Procurement Manager, Contracts Manager, and Construction Manager.
Lead the engineering aspect of project initiation activities and collaborate with the Project Manager on overall activities.
Ensure alignment of engineering activities with the Procurement and Contracts Plan, and the Project Construction Plan.
Develop and ensure functional understanding of regional and multicenter scope splits between FEED and Detailed Engineering Design phases.
Facilitate comprehensive engineering designs by ensuring alignment between groups.
Direct internal and external resources to produce delivery on schedule and on budget, monitoring progress and performance.
Empower the project team to meet critical goals.
Ensure effective technical coordination with clients and third-party representatives.
Resolve issues arising from resource constraints.
Lead subordinate Project Engineering Managers engaged on the project.

Minimum requirements and qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering. Min. 20 years relevant professional experience. Has led min 3 complete EPC projects, one of them valued greater than $1Bn TIC, and at least one project which involves innovative/complex execution strategies due to location, business objectives, new market developments, or new technologies. Proven track record in the management of basic and detailed engineering activities of very large process plants. Ambition to increase responsibility in this role (e.g. more complex projects) or other roles in Engineering. Proven ability and desire to mentor junior Project Engineering Managers and members of the Engineering and Design team to come together for successful execution of mega projects. Strong organizational, communication and facilitation skills. Ability to bring team together to achieve project targets and goals. Good commercial awareness with ability to manage change.

Experience directly coordinating the development of some or all of the following engineering and design deliverables and activities:

Heat and Material Balance
Process Flow Diagram
Equipment List
Materials of Construction Review
Plot Plan Review
HAZOP & HAZOP Close-Out
P&ID Reviews (operability, reliability, scope completeness)
Risk management
Equipment specifications for Procurement and Requisition List
Worldwide sourcing of major commodities such as equipment, modules, and fabricated pipe and steel
Equipment criticality rating Inspection and Test Plans
Vendor Document integration into overall design
Plant Design & Model Reviews (30%, 60% and 90% model review) Module Packages and all critical equipment Packages
Construction execution planning and backwards support planning to support path of construction
Familiarity with the contents of fabrication and construction packages, typically: Piling and Foundation Design, Civil Design (Underground drainage, buildings, road, fencing, etc.), Shop-fabricated Pipe and Steel, Mechanical Design (Pipe & Structural steel), Electrical & Instrument Design, Insulation & Painting, etc.

If you are dedicated to achieving your objectives and company goals, enjoy challenges, have passion and commitment to get it right, have the desire to learn, improve, and contribute, then come discover, care, accomplish . . . and thrive at Air Products!

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.

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