Mechanical Engineer

Airgas Incorporated   •  

Cheshire, CT

Industry: Manufacturing

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 68 days ago

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Description

Job Description:

Airgas is looking for a Mechanical Engineer with extensive experience designing, building, and testing complex industrial mechanical / chemical systems. The candidate will work directly with multi-disciplinary engineering and manufacturing teams, and will be responsible for the full life cycle of systems from requirement gathering through commercialization. The candidate must be highly self-motivated and capable of working in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Designs automated, high-pressure gas and liquid systems, comprising cylinders, compressors, valves, manifolds, instrumentation, etc.

  • Works as part of multi-disciplinary teams to design, build, test, and document integrated industrial automation and control systems from conceptualization through commercialization.

  • Performs and documents calculations supporting system designs.

  • Interacts on a frequent basis with fabricators / technicians.

  • Prepares P&IDs, detailed drawings, and bills of material that meet project and code requirements.

  • Design prototypes, test stands, and / or pilot plants as needed to facilitate Stage-Gate® process.

  • Ensures system and product quality by designing testing methods and apparatus; testing finished product and system capabilities; and optimizing fabrication, assembly, and installation processes.

  • Prepares project status and directs the work of others in areas related to Mechanical Engineering.

  • Deliver systems on time and on budget.

  • Develops and documents test procedures and system user and technical manuals.

  • Conducts system functional tests, and trouble-shoot equipment as required.

  • Provides technical assistance to manufacturing during system integration.

  • Assists with project planning, management, and scheduling.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • BS / MS in Mechanical Engineering.

  • 8+ years of mechanical design experience including experience designing, building, and testing complex industrial mechanical / chemical systems. Will consider exceptional candidates with less than 8 years of experience.

  • Strong working knowledge, both practical and theoretical, of high-pressure gas and liquid systems, comprising cylinders, compressors, valves, manifolds, instrumentation, etc.

  • Strong working knowledge of CAD design package (SolidWorks preferred). Experience with PDM systems a plus.

  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment and guide others in a safe manner.

  • Expert knowledge of mechanical codes and standards such as ASME, NFPA, ANSI, API, etc. Knowledge of ASTM G93 and ASTM G94 a plus.

  • Full Life Cycle Experience - must be able to present substantive examples of taking complex automated systems or products through all phases of requirement gathering, design, prototyping, development, manufacturing, installation, maintenance and lifecycle management.

  • Ability to work on multiple, simultaneous projects at various levels of support and responsibility, including as the lead engineer.

  • Must have a proven history of working with multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Strong problem-solving abilities, including root cause analysis.

  • Knowledge of the Stage-Gate® process a plus.

  • Must be able to travel up to 25 percent annually, and up to 50 percent for short durations

Personal Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Team player able to work well both independently and with others in a demanding, fast-paced environment.

  • Self-starter who consistently demonstrates accountability and dedication to all team members.

  • Strong work ethic with a desire to get things done, and a willingness to work overtime to meet deadlines.

  • Detail oriented.

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