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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Senior Mechanical Engineer – Project Lead (Static Equipment) in Buffalo, US, New York

41773BRReq No.:41773BRJob Description and Qualifications:

At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine what’s possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the world’s most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.

Reimagine What’s Possible

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer – Project Lead for Static Equipment at our new Buffalo, NY office.

Air Products is a world-leading Industrial Gases company having both Process Gas applications and Gasification Technology and has been in operation for over 75 years. We have multiple product lines, over 750 production facilities in over 50 countries, and serve over 30 different industries, creating broad opportunities for growth and development. And, we are growing!

We pride ourselves on being an innovative technology company that cultivates an environment of collaboration and inclusion. We need and seek out people who are dedicated and driven to create the future. People with passion and commitment to get it right and a never-ending desire to innovate, learn, improve and contribute. Sound like you?

The Mechanical Equipment Design team, which is part of our Global Engineering organization, is looking for a senior mechanical engineer to help lead some of the largest and most complex projects in the history of Air Products in our efforts to be fully engaged in finding solutions to the world's environmental and sustainability challenges.

Take action with us! Help us reimagine what is possible through developing technologies and making real investments in real projects that will make a meaningful difference in the global energy transition. Watch this video and visit our YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/AirProducts) and website (http://www.airproducts.com/) for more information: Moving Humanity Forward With Hydrogen (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MUHF6UI40U&ab_channel=AirProducts)

In this Mechanical Engineer role, you will be part of the Mechanical Equipment Design (MED) team responsible for the engineering and design activities of our large capital projects. These projects range in sizes from $100MM to $6BN+; include technologies such as Gasification, CO2 sequestration, air separation, and gray, blue, and green H2; and have execution sites that span across North America. Reporting location is either Allentown, Pennsylvania or Buffalo, New York.

Principle accountabilities:

  • Understanding of overall project engineering and design execution strategy as it pertains to static equipment.

  • Understanding of project specific instructions and procedures (if required)

  • Coordination with internal engineering and design resources to produce engineering deliverables on schedule and within budget.

  • Resolution of conflicts between disciplines and facilitation of smooth flow of information

  • Effective technical coordination with Clients or third-party representatives (as needed)

  • Preparation of various project reports and presentations as guided by PEM / PM

  • Compliance to project procedures and effective change management; raises flags for non-compliances.

  • Clearly identify, record, and communicate lessons learned for engineering.

  • Tracking of open actions / TQs etc. and co-ordinates for their close out

  • Preparation of Engineering Close Out Specification of various non-rotating equipment including brazed aluminum heat exchangers, V-wire screens, demisters.

  • Review and validate supplier calculations and drawing for purchased equipment compliance to codes and specifications.

  • Vendor inspections and construction/start-up support may be required which include trips to vendors and plant locations worldwide.

  • Support of product development and R&D initiatives is also a requirement.

  • Actively collaborate with internal AP teams and external third parties to meet project commitments, costs, and schedules. Support equipment and labor estimates for proposed projects and bidding activities.

    Minimum proficiencies and qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the design of pressure vessels.

  • Registered Professional Engineer in at least one state of the United States is a plus.

  • Strong technical skills in the design of pressure vessels and heat exchangers

  • Strong working knowledge of pressure vessel and heat exchanger design codes including ASME BPVC Section VIII, TEMA, GB, etc.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability for travel to plant sites, EPC offices, and vendor shops (expected travel up to 10%)

  • Experience with manufacturing design and fabrication drawings

  • Experience with pressure vessel design software such as COMPRESS

  • Experience with stress analysis software such as AutoPIPE, Caesar, FEA etc. is preferred.

  • Experience with Fatigue analysis or HTRI heat exchanger design software is a plus.

  • Code Committee memberships are desirable.

  • EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) experience is preferred.

    If you are dedicated and driven to achieve your objectives and company goals, have passion and commitment to get it right, have a never-ending desire to learn, improve, and contribute, then come discover, care, accomplish and thrive at Air Products!

    ​​​​​​ We are the world’s largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.

    At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit   About Air Products. (https://www.airproducts.com/company)

    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.

    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.

    Air Products is committed to working with and providing a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail us at talent@airproducts.com . General application status inquiries are not answered by this mailbox rather you’ll receive an e-mail directly from our Career Center and/or the Talent Acquisition Specialist.


Job Title:Senior Mechanical Engineer – Project Lead (Static Equipment)Employment Status:Full TimeLocation:US-NY-Buffalo, US-PA-Allentown, US-TX-HoustonCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Engrg Mfg Technology & Equipment Business Sector / Division:Americas EPC