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Advanced Control Engineer - Americas PPE

Company: Air Products
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description and QualificationsAir Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opportunity for an Advanced Control Engineer. This role will ideally be based at our global headquarters in Allentown, PA, but there is flexibility on location.Position Summary:The Advanced Control Engineer is responsible for building, implementing, and maintaining the Advanced Control applications for our Hydrogen/CO/Syngas (HyCO), ASU and Liquid Hydrogen facilities in North America. These applications are used to perform on-line optimization of our operating facilities and are implemented using a combination of Regulatory and Model Predictive Control techniques.Primary Responsibilities:Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to identify optimization strategies for new and existing facilities.Build Advanced Control applications which perform on-line plant optimization based on the established optimization strategy for the plant.Monitor the applications to ensure optimal plant operation going forward.Perform routine maintenance for the applications as necessary: updating the plant models, implementing modifications to the optimization strategy, incorporating standard methodologies, and installing software updates.Provide support to Plant Process Engineering and Plant Operations teams to solve and resolve process operating problems including product quality, plant efficiency, reliability and operability issues.Work with the global Advanced Control team to develop and deploy standard practices.Other Position Details:Geography: Supports facilities located predominantly in North AmericaTravel: Approximately 25% Travel to Operating Facilities primarily in North AmericaMinimum QualificationsB.S. in Chemical Engineering.Ability to work collaboratively with plant operators, process control engineers, production engineers, plant process engineers and plant management.Desire to identify, develop and implement performance improvements for Air Products' plants.5-15 years of Process Engineering, Operations Process Engineering and/or Advanced Process Controls Engineering experience.Preferred Skills and ExperienceUnderstanding of HyCO or ASU Plant Operation.Experience developing and implementing plant optimization strategies.Experience implementing performance improvements in operating plants.Experience using Aspen DMCplus or DMC3 Software to build and deploy Advanced Control applicationsExperience using Matlab and Simulink to develop and test control strategies.Experience using commercially available steady state flowsheet simulation and process modeling software.Working here you will discover: Rewards for your achievements and respect as a valued member of the team. Challenging and exciting work that makes a difference. A collaborative environment where you are encouraged to build lasting relationships. Broad opportunities for growth and development in a global company. Colleagues who are caring and driven to win!At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.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!Air Products thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.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.Req No.38550BREmployment StatusFull TimeOrganizationGlobal Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / DivisionIndustrial Gases AmericasRegionNorth AmericaCountryUnited States

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