Messer Americas

Engineer Principal, Hydrogen

Job Location US-NJ-Bridgewater
# of Openings


Hydrogen Conceptual Engineering Manager


We are a technology and applications leader with the industry knowledge and applications expertise to meet customer needs across industrial, food, medical, chemical and electronics industries. We offer over 120 years of proven experience in the safe and reliable production and delivery of industrial, medical and specialty gases. We’re the talented people you know and trust, now with a new name. 


Today our deep understanding of industry trends and customer requirements allows us to collaborate intensely with customers to identify and develop long-term solutions that deliver competitive advantage. Our in-depth knowledge of customers’ manufacturing processes enables turn-key engineering with minimal plant downtime, and our technology development capabilities are unrivaled.


  • Lead development of technical solutions for hydrogen production and supply including but not limited to:
  • Developing competitive hydrogen production schemes to secure new business.
  • Developing specifications for production plants and/or plant components.
  • Assessing plant/equipment quotes for technical soundness, accuracy, and competitiveness
  • Interfacing with other departments to provide support for ongoing proposals/projects.
  • Benchmark vendor and competitor plant products to be competitive in the marketplace
  • Work with Business Development resources to develop a comprehensive hydrogen strategy and provide successful commercial offerings
  • Provide technical solutions
  • Develop pricing strategies and financial models
  • Help position the deal commercially with contract review and benchmarking feedback
  • Provide technical support at customer meetings
  • Work with Project Execution resources to support ongoing projects



  • BS or higher degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent field
  • 10 + years of experience hydrogen generation technology or demonstrated ability to take on new areas of technical responsibility.
  • Bridgewater, New Jeresey location preferred, but this position will accept candidates to work from other parts of the U.S.A. (Houston, Chicago, San Franciso, NYC, etc... or possibly from a home office).


Functional Skills:


  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Expert knowledge of hydrogen products including:
    • PEM membrane systems
    • Electrolytic systems, pressurized and atmospheric
    • Hydrogen product compression
    • Alternative hydrogen generation methods such as steam methane reforming, methanol reforming, H2 PSA systems, etc.
    • Hydrogen backup systems including. Liquid, gaseous tube trailer, and “in-situ” storage

Managerial Skills:

  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.


Interpersonal Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with business development, project management, and operations as needed.
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups to obtain desired information and outcomes.

Join us

and you will be part of a company that values and supports your career. We offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work

and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.


Together we value innovation, efficiency and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build

a career where your skills are valued and developed.


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If you need assistance with the application or would like to request an accommodation, call (877) 243-1030.



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