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
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance, work scheduling, spare parts management and completion of projects as assigned. The role is a key part of our maintenance team supporting the gas separation membrane manufacturing operations in Newport, DE. Responsibilities involve multi-craft aspects including routine process and facilities equipment and systems maintenance and troubleshooting in areas of electrical, mechanical and general plant operations. Highly-skilled military veterans are invited to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Actively engage in safety improvement and awareness efforts
  • Provide maintenance support for the manufacturing and support teams
  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain mechanical equipment including HVAC, boilers, air compressors, pumps, water treatment systems, machine tools, mixing systems, winding systems, etc.
  • Perform general repairs from work requests, troubleshooting, repair of equipment, and resolution of operational issues.
  • Schedule maintenance tasks based on established prioritization process
  • Effectively support and manage spare parts inventory.
  • Assist in the development of cost estimates and economic justifications for maintenance projects.
  • Create and manage parts and services purchase requisitions to support maintenance activities.
  • Assist other maintenance personnel during repair and maintenance activities as needed.
  • Be available to work overtime, on call shifts, and fill in on other shifts as needed which may require weekend or evening work.
  • Participate actively in LEAN manufacturing projects and initiatives
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications & Competencies
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • 5 years+ documented industrial maintenance experience - preferably in the chemical, pharma or engineered materials processing industries
  • Strong command of English language, both verbal and written
  • Competent in computer based communications and applications
  • Knowledge of electrical repair and maintenance
  • Knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic system troubleshooting and repair
  • Machine shop experience
  • Metal fabrication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Electrical journeyman qualification
  • Experience in chemical industry
  • Experience in maintenance and repair of both building systems and manufacturing equipment

Additional Information
This position is identified by Air Liquide as "safety-sensitive" and as such is subject to random drug testing in accordance with the current Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Candidate must have valid unrestricted employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future. This position is not open for non-immigrant visa sponsorship.

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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