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Engineering Manager-EG&SP

Engineering Manager-EG&SP

# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-NC-RESEARCH TRIANGLE PA
Category 
Engineering/Technicians
ID 
2018-6968

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Overview

The Engineering Manager, located in Research Triangle Park, NC, is a key production & maintenance plant based technical resource with focus on world leading high purity gas manufacture, purification, and packaging. This individual provides project engineering and project execution knowledge and skills to address issues relating to process performance, product quality, productivity, new process start-up, process improvement, operations support and safety. The Engineering Manager also provides project execution on internal capital projects based at the local manufacturing site. This individual will also over-see all maintenance activities at the facility. This role interfaces with EG&SP Commercial Development and Engineering, and EG&SP SHEQ as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Direct Supervision and management of plant Maintenance employees, engineering staff, and contract engineers verifying compliance to Linde standards.
  • Improving production plant performance by driving process improvements. These improvements will include tracking and eliminating downtime, equipment reliability and integrity, improving maintenance, improving first pass yield, increasing production rates. 
  • Design and develop project plans (new systems, upgrades, efficiency improvements, and maintenance projects) and execute the plan, using available resources, while maintaining strong timeline and cost controls in order to achieve safety, quality, and business requirements
  • Manage project budgets
  • Auditable compliance with OSHA PSM, and EPA RMP standards and policies, plus proactive collaboration with operators and plant management to address safety and quality concerns.
  • Provide expertise and ensure compliance to applicable building, electrical, and fire prevention codes, as well as alignment to industry standards (e.g. CGA, ISO).
  • Responsible to transfer projects from the Engineering Phase to Operations. Including completion of project specific documentation, including installation drawings, SOP’s, risk assessment/HAZOPs, PSSR/commissioning procedures, customer presentations/progress reports, turnover manual, Lessons Learned/project close-out reports, etc.
  • Collaborative and proactive attitude towards safety and quality standards. 
  • Supervise contractors and vendors complying with all Linde Golden Rule and appropriate safety requirements
  • Focus on best practices related to capital equipment cost savings, reduced maintenance costs, and enhanced system reliability. 

Qualifications

 

Basic:

  • BS Engineering – Chemical or Mechanical
  • Minimum 5 years in Engineering or Operations Management environment
  • Previous experience in industrial gases and cryogenics; purification, storage, vaporization, distribution systems and ancillary equipment, especially experience working with hazardous, toxic, or flammable gases is highly desired.

Other:

  • Hands-on engineering approach
  • Organized with attention to detail
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking
  • Exemplary leadership
  • Flexibility
  • Capex budget management
  • High personnel interaction skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Project, Power Point)
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD. Experience with PLC programming and HMI interfacing is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with process equipment engineering; P&IDs, process piping, pressure vessels, instrumentation controls, and process safety reviews (HAZOPS)