2018-07-13

Development Specialist - Chemical - Structural - B
Job Opportunity at ChemSource Recruiting, Inc.

Posted on Jul 13

http://www.chemsourcerecruiting.com    708-602-7744

Location: Buffalo, NY
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4161636

Development Specialist - Project Management - Chemical - Structural - Equipment - R&D - Buffalo

Our client, a Fortune 300 global manufacturer of industrial gas and chemicals is seeking a dynamic and driven Development Specialist based out of their R&D facility in upstate NY.  This individual contributor role will be a member of the plant design and construction team that will provide innovation and leadership in driving the future in the design of Air Separation Units.  This position will be responsible for identifying and leading programs to drive improvements in the electrical, mechanical and civil design, impacting the capital cost and schedule of an ASU. The candidate will apply their experience in the design and construction of industrial facilities to identify, evaluate and deploy new technologies, create new tools and update internal standards. This role is highly collaborative with counterparts in the Engineering and Construction organization in all the regions.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in engineering design, experience using relevant tools from Bentley and/or Autodesk, with emphasis on Electrical and Mechanical Engineering aspects of plant design. Field experience in the construction phase of capital projects will be a big plus. The candidate must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, project management skills and an ability communicate well at all levels within the organization. The position provides an opportunity to champion new technologies and own innovation projects from initial ideation to field deployment.
 
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Identify, evaluate and champion the deployment of new solutions that target improvements in cost, schedule, quality and safety in capital projects while working closely with partners in Global Engineering and Regional Project Execution groups. Focus will be on driving simplification and standardization of mechanical and electrical installations, and increasing constructability.
  • Develop new tools and methods using your knowledge Electrical and Mechanical design of Air Separation Units to evaluate various options early on in the design phase, resulting in an optimized design
  • Manage cost and schedule of development programs, assess manufacturability and constructability of new ideas, and perform cost/benefits analysis
  • Build support for new programs by engaging with stakeholders in senior management as part of Stage-Gate process, establish collaborative relationship with other organizations
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BS or MS degree in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering
  • 5 or more years of relevant industry experience, with 2 or more years leading projects, working with cross functional teams
  • Background in mechanical, structural and/or electrical design for industrial plants, preferably in the chemicals industry
  • Experience in field construction of chemical facilities (industrial gases industry experience will be a plus)
  • Experience with cryogenic equipment and systems will be a plus
  • Knowledge of industrial codes and standards of practice
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time (domestic and international)
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Strong presentation and collaboration skills

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