Messer North America, Inc.

  • Area Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer

    Job Location US-IN-LA PORTE
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Area Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer



    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.


    Formed in 2019 after our business was acquired from Linde AG by Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners, we draw on a rich heritage of industrial gases expertise to meet customer needs. We know the industries we serve inside and out – and we know our customers depend on us for more than just safe and reliable supply.


    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.


    What you will enjoy doing:

    As one of our Area Electrical and Instrumentation Engineers, you will provide electrical and instrumentation technical expertise for increasing plant reliability. You will recommend and implement technical solutions for extending equipment life, troubleshoot and problem solve instrument and electrical issues, develop preventative maintenance plans, and provide technical input for relife and new capital projects for the Central Region Supply plants and facilities. You will:

    • Provide technical, troubleshooting and maintenance support to all ASU, CO2, ECOVAR, H2, He and HyCO plants within the region for all electrical equipment and instrumentation, including low / medium / high voltage substations, switchgear, transformers, motors, distribution systems and associated protection and support equipment
    • Proactively review and ensure up to date electrical equipment and instrument condition based data and equipment reports to ensure reliable operation
    • Ensure that agreed electrical equipment and instrumentation maintenance strategies are fully implemented at all sites
    • Lead the rectification of failed electrical equipment and instrumentation, including EMOC, plant/equipment outage decision making and root cause analysis
    • Assess the technical competency of electrical and instrumentation contractors and service providers to ensure proper scope is assigned and the expected quality is received
    • Provides electrical equipment and instrumentation scope, estimation and execution support to the Projects Group for large improvement and relife projects within the reqion.
    • Lead and execute electrical equipment and instrumentation programs and projects within each area in support of high performance supply chain operations and continuous improvement within the region
    • Represent the region's electrical equipment and instrumentation reliability interests in the proposal and project commercialization process, including scope and spares input and new plant acceptance 
    • Ability to travel an average of 30-40%



    Do you have what it takes?

    Required Education:

    • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering


    Required Qualifications:

    • Minimum of ten years’ experience in electrical and instrumentation
    • Minimum of five years’ experience in operational and engineering environment.


    Required Skills:

    • Excellent leadership
    • Strong communication skills at all levels
    • Attention to detail
    • Demonstrated ability to follow through to completion on projects and solutions.
    • Demonstrated ability to work cohesively in a team environment or independently as required.  
    • Knowledgeable in plant operations. Can effectively identify and evaluate technical and business process opportunities and translate to financial terms to support investment and business case development
    • Self starter with the ability to manage multiple activities and achieve results with minimal supervision
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills


    In return:

    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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    Messer North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status or any legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable federal, state, or local laws



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