Newport, 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
The GM&T WBU delivers technological solutions (molecules, equipment and services) to support the new markets of energy transition, maritime logistics and scientific exploration, in order to accelerate Air Liquide sustainable growth.

To support the energy transition, GM&T brings environmentally friendly solutions to the clean energy market with hydrogen energy and Bio-Natural Gas for vehicles, refrigerated transport using nitrogen, but also the treatment and injection of Biogas into the energy grid as a local power source.

As a player of the deep tech sector, GM&T commercializes technologies dedicated to Space, Aerospace and scientific exploration. GM&T also supplies gases for players in of the maritime sector and provides logistics for cryogenic transportation by sea of value added molecules, such as helium.

GM&T employs 1,800 people world-wide and generated a 2017 revenue of €372 million.

Job Responsibilities
This role provides technical expertise and hands-on support of factory automation systems - hardware and software - for a continuous-shift (24-7) gas separation membrane manufacturing operation. This role will develop additional depth to our PLC support capabilities.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • While performing the duties and responsibilities of this position, 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
  • Perform routine calibrations for all production equipment. Ensuring all instruments are completed on time.
  • Maintain all calibration equipment to have current NIST status.
  • Maintain, and troubleshoot existing production systems including instrumentation, motors, valves, variable speed drives, PLC's.
  • Work with Process Control Engineer and Manufacturing personnel to ensure reliable operation of equipment and control systems for polymer solution preparation, fiber spinning, washing, dehydration, and coating, bundle/cartridge forming, winding, and casting, bundle/cartridge post-treatment, bundle/cartridge testing.
  • Interact w/ other members of the Technology Group, R&D, Manufacturing and Maintenance to accomplish the tasks
  • Support operation with on-call responsibilities after-hours and weekends
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications & Competencies
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years hands-on experience in instrumentation required (such as Rosemount Transmitters, Allen-Bradley Variable frequency drives, Endress & Hauser Flow Meters )
  • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting process control systems
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and problem-solving capability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English language
  • Demonstrates strong process and operational safety behavior at all times.
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic environment with changing priorities
  • Ability to interact collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels including vendors

Additional Information
Working Conditions
  • Typical 24/7 operational manufacturing facility

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.

Newport, 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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