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Praxair, Inc. Process Engineer in The Woodlands, Texas

Process Engineer

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About Praxair

Praxair, Inc., awholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, is a leading industrial gas company inNorth and South America and one of the largestworldwide.Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialtygases,and high-performancesurfacecoatings. Our products,servicesandtechnologies are making ourplanet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmentalbenefits to a wide variety ofindustries,includingaerospace,chemicals,foodand beverage,electronics,energy,healthcare,manufacturing, primarymetalsandmany others. For more information about the company, please visit our websiteatwww.praxair.com.

JOB PURPOSE & SCOPE: Candidate will work in ProcessSystems Engineering group (PSE) based in Linde Plc. Woodlands, TX office. PSEteam is responsible for monitoring and process support of HyCO plants in Americasregion. This position offers wide variety of assignments such as: (1) HyCOplants efficiency/performance monitoring and troubleshooting; (2) Processoptimization at plant or enclave level to maximize operating profit; (3)Identification of capacity/efficiency improvement projects; (4) Processengineer role for design and implementation of small improvement projects,<$2 MM Capex; (5) Development of plant operations monitoring/troubleshootingtools utilizing process data and support fleet wide implementation. The applicantcan get assignments in several or all of the above areas depending on the candidate slevel of experience and professional development plan.

REPORTINGRELATIONSHIPS: Reports to PSE Manager

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilizeprocess/data analysis, process controls and modeling skills to identifyperformance improvement opportunities and troubleshoot problems in operatingHyCO plants

  • Identify andjustify improvement projects, implement projects and validate project savings

  • Monitor andanalyze plant efficiency for HyCO plants and provide guidance on key operatingparameters, assist regional plants in achieving plant efficiency andperformance KPI targets

  • Provide regulartechnical assistance to other departments within HyCO business includingproduct management, pipeline operating center and business development

  • Gatherinformation from the field; identify trends; disseminate information regardingknown solutions to recurring or common issues

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:BS/MS/PhD in Chemical/Controls/ProcessSystems Engineering

PROFESSIONAL:

  • Must have atleast 3 years of experience in process engineering function in operations orengineering in the industrial gas, chemicals, refining/petrochemical and/orsteam generation industries

  • Proven abilityto assess plant performance and reconcile performance based on process modelingand data analysis

  • Demonstratedstrong analytical and problem-solving skills able to work as individualcontributor as well as part of the team

  • Demonstratedability to generate ideas and develop them into improvement projects

  • Knowledge of processcontrols and optimization and basic familiarity with instrumentation systems ispreferred

  • Proficient inprocess modeling using Unisim or equivalent software package

  • Priorexperience with HyCO plants, Hydrogen and/or Carbon Monoxide, is preferred

  • Ability to effectively communicate acrossmultiple departments within Linde Plc. such as operations, engineering,business development and R&D

Domestic travel is required (< 20% )

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Engineering

Primary Location Texas-The Woodlands

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19001437

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