Newark, Delaware

Company presentation
World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide's ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

Entity and activity description
Air Liquide R&D centers, hosting a wide range of competencies, support the Group in achieving the highest level of excellence in the technologies it provides to its customers. The DelawareInnovation Campus (ICD) in Newark, DE provides innovation and technical support to Air Liquide's businesses and markets in the Americas and worldwide.

Our Delaware Innovation Campus, inaugurated in 2007, leads research and technology initiatives in 8 scientific and engineering disciplines. With researchers from 21 different countries, the Campushad the distinction of being named to the 2015 Philly Top Workplaces by the Philadelphia Inquirer and and cited in 2016 by the Delaware Business Times as one of "13 Cool Companies in Delaware." In 2017 we celebrated our 10th anniversary in Delaware and over 3,600 days without a recordable accident! In 2018 we celebrated 10 years of accident-free operations.

Job Responsibilities
Air Liquide's ICD seeks a skilled technician for the Facilities Support Team. This role will focus on support of instrumentation within the site.Work schedule is generally Monday through Friday, days with only occasional evenings or weekend work.Qualified US military veterans are encouraged to apply!

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide technical support at the research center in instrumentation which includes: calibration of gas sensors, transmitters, control valves and devices, pressure relief valves, gauges etc.
  • Installation and troubleshooting of instrumentation on research platforms etc.
  • Perform general repairs from work requests, troubleshoot, repair and Instrument and Control (I & C) equipment, resolve technical and operational issues.
  • Fabrication and Installation of gas tubing systems.
  • Serve as a safety role model; promote a high level of safety awareness; adhere to and support the continuous improvement of all safety practices / procedures.
  • Assist Facilities personnel in other occupations as needed.
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team to support research.
  • Work occasional overtime, on call shifts and fill in on other shifts as needed which may require weekend or evening work

  • Technical AAS Degree in Instrumentation or equivalent military technical training and/or experience
  • 5+ years of experience in plant maintenance, laboratory, process industry, pharmaceutical support or comparable military setting
  • Demonstrates strong process and operational safety behavior at all times.
  • Solution-oriented, with excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge in gas piping systems and O2 clean procedures
  • Knowledge to read drawings and blueprints, P&ID's, layout work, etc.
  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, Federal, State, and Local regulations, etc
  • Availability to respond after hours in emergency situations
  • Ability to use hand and power tools including forklift operation, lifts, etc
  • Knowledge in calibration procedures
  • The functional ability using a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for Work Orders, PM's etc.

  • Familiarity with common laboratory data acquisition systems (e.g. LabView) and PLC's and demonstrated experience in the physical interfacing of instruments with data acquisition systems.
  • Building Automation System navigation experience.

Additional Information
This position is identified as "safety-sensitive" and is subject to random drug testing in accordance with the current Drug and Alcohol Policy and/or state law.

The candidate must have valid unrestricted employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Newark, Delaware

Air Liquide is a global leader, constantly striving to stay on top in a fast paced, high-tech industry. Our careers provide you with an immediate opportunity to contribute. We give you the responsibility to find customer solutions and the autonomy needed to get things done. The diversity of our businesses and our worldwide operations mean a career at Air Liquide can take you almost anywhere you want to go.

Air Liquide Group relies on the skills and commitment of over 43,000 people throughout the world with a broad range of responsibilities in a variety of industries. It is through their efforts that we have become a world leader in industrial and medical gases with a reputation for excellence.

The diversity of our employees is a driving force behind our success. Present in over 75 countries, our people are a mixture or gender, race, culture, nationality, education and professional experience. Their combined competencies allow us to capitalize on fast changing opportunities worldwide.

One of Air Liquide's strategic themes is developing our talents. Recruiting, training, mobility...more competent and motivated teams are and will continue to be one of the foundations of Air Liquide's growth and leadership.

Our Career Philosophy

At Air Liquide we trust in the initiative of our people. We believe our employees are the source of our success and rely on their intelligence, creativity and determination to continuously improve our performance. We give people responsibility and trust them to get the job done. The link between our employees and our success means we must continuously attract the best people. To do so, Air Liquide must be a great place to work. Our mission is to ensure this is the case.

A career at Air Liquide means the opportunity to explore many different types of work all over the world while remaining within the same company. It means being part of a company heavily invested in your development—your success drives ours and we prepare you to succeed. It also means working for a company that believes your success is dependent on a healthy balance between your personal and professional lives.

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