Senior Machinery Engineer
Job Description and Qualifications
Role & Responsibilities
We are looking for a Rotating Equipment Engineer with significant industry experience to join the successful Machinery Engineering team in India. You will play a critical role in the development of competitive proposals for new business opportunities and be the Lead Machinery Engineer on small sized projects, leading 1-2 other engineers (as appropriate) to deliver the assigned project scope.
Types of equipment that you will work with are broad ranging and depend on the project scope; examples include centrifugal, reciprocating and screw compression, process pumps, cryogenic pumps, fans, gas turbines, steam turbines and associated auxiliary equipment.
As a Senior Machinery Engineer, you will:
Work with the proposal team (including third party engineering firms) to develop a competitive basis for the rotating equipment scope and its integration into the process cycle, represent the Machinery Engineering function in project planning activities and prepare the functional execution strategy and manhours estimate aligned to the project scope, overall execution strategy and schedule in Pre-FEED and PDP phases
Lead the execution for technical elements of critical rotating equipment on assigned projects during BED and DED phases with responsibility for delivering committed work on-schedule and on-budget
Represent the Machinery Engineering function in cross-functional project meetings including P&ID review, HAZOP, layout review and model review
Prepare technical specification packages for enquiry/purchase for critical rotating equipment and undertake technical evaluation, development and technical risk assessment (including development of associated risk mitigation plans) of supplier proposals
Lead kick-off and design review meetings with suppliers of purchased critical rotating equipment
Liaise with the other engineering functions and coordinate cross-functional review of supplier drawings to facilitate integration of purchased equipment into the overall plant design compliant with Air Products engineering standards, supplier requirements and the project scope requirements
Witness inspections and testing of purchased critical rotating equipment
Provide technical support throughout the project construction and commissioning phases retaining overall technical responsibility for equipment until successful handover to the customer. Perform site inspections to ensure installation in accordance with Air Products and supplier requirements
Provide feedback to continuously improve the competitiveness of internal global engineering standards and work processes
The role will require international travel to suppliers and project sites. Approximately 20% of your time may be spent travelling with some extended durations at project job sites to support construction, commissioning and start-up of rotating equipment.
The role will be primarily focused on air separation facilities and process gases.
Background & Experience
As a Senior Machinery Engineer, you will have:
Minimum of degree level qualification in Mechanical Engineering with more than 13 years of experience.
Demonstrable experience in the selection and application of critical rotating equipment during proposal development including process cycle integration
Should have Experience in Air Separation (ASU), process gases industry and oil and gas , Ammonia, Methanol, and SRU unit experience would be an be an advantage.
Demonstrable experience in the specification, evaluation, engineering and inspection of rotating equipment for industries mentioned above in an EPC project environment. Experience in both Specifying Engineer and Owner’s Engineer roles would be an advantage
Demonstrable experience in planning and leading the execution of critical rotating equipment with schedule and budget responsibility
Demonstrable experience in application of internationally recognised codes (API, ASME, TEMA, IEC etc.)
A dedicated and driven approach with a strong grasp of technical principals, excellent communication skills, ability to build strong working relationships, attention to detail and desire to continually learn, improve and contribute