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Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Pressure Vessel Cyclic Service) Job Highlights

Title Sr. Mechanical Engineer – Pressure Vessel Cyclic Service
Type Full Time
Experience 10+ Years
Function Engineering/IT
Location Allentown, PA, United States
Company Air Products

Company Profile

Air Products is an industrial gases company with a focus on serving energy, the environment, and emerging markets. The company provides essential industrial gases, related equipment, and applications expertise to industries like refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer who will support the design and fabrication of equipment including equipment in cyclic service.

The position will support the design execution of our world-leading process gas facilities (e.g., hydrocarbons, helium, hydrogen, CO, ammonia) for both Air Products-owned plants and those that are engineered and constructed for others.

Candidates will support the Global Operations Engineering team and will work with a diverse group of design and engineering personnel.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have passed either Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from a university or college.

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 10+ years of professional experience performing detailed engineering and stress analysis of pressurized equipment and piping in cyclic service


  • Design and analysis of pressurized equipment and piping in cyclic service such as pressure swing adsorption vessels.
  • Design and specification of static equipment such as pressure vessels and heat exchangers.
  • Investigate causes of equipment failure. Develop repair methods and design changes to improve equipment reliability.
  • Mentor and train junior mechanical engineers.
  • Prepare technical specifications and conduct bid tab reviews.
  • Providing operating plant support for the Process Gas business. This support requires interacting with Operations personnel to solve plant problems with equipment and piping.
  • Reviewing customer technical requirements and specifications and incorporating them into project designs.
  • Travel to supplier and operating plant sites both domestically and internationally is required. The amount of travel is normally 15%.


  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work with global team members to closure on technical issues.
  • Experience in applying engineering principles in a field environment is beneficial.
  • Experience in welding engineering and quality control is required.
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis is a plus
  • Experience with Pressure Vessels design programs such as Compress and PV Elite is beneficial.
  • Solid understanding of fatigue design of pressure components.
  • Strong working knowledge of design codes including ASME B31.1, B31.3, and Section VIII, Div. 1 and 2, TEMA standards, and API standards. Experience with European codes and the Chinese GB code would be beneficial.


  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, and retirement plans.

Employer’s Statement

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

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