Machinery Field Engineer

Machinery Field Engineer

Air Products

Gent or Rotterdam

Job Requirements:

As Machinery Field Engineer you will ensure the safe, reliable and efficient operation of process rotating equipment in Air Products facilities in the Benelux region. Main equipment includes centrifugal compressors, turbo-expanders, recip compressors, cryogenic pumps, and also some hot equipment such as steam-turbines and boiler-feed water pumps. The role requires a ‘hands on’ mentality and understanding of key engineering principles.

Role and Responsibilities:

The Field Engineer must be able to demonstrate the necessary mechanical & troubleshooting skills to resolve a broad range of problems with minimum input from engineering. At the same time, he/she needs to be able to quickly identify problems that represent a design shortfall or improvement opportunity, and in these situations gets engineering involved early in the process. The Field Engineer must demonstrate the communication and interpersonal skills necessary to deal successfully with these requirements, i.e. effective written and oral communication with engineering, operations, maintenance, suppliers, etc.

  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the area maintenance teams to ensure effective planning and execution of major machinery maintenance activities.
  • Develop work scopes for major machinery repairs & overhauls and provide costs updates.
  • Contribute to the planning and preparation of major machinery activities to ensure proper manpower, materials, and methods are selected. So that the work can be executed in a safe working environment, with a good quality, and in the most cost effective manner.
  • Provide field supervision during major maintenance / breakdown activities, act as the AP responsible person to make sure work is executed safely, efficient and with high quality.
  • Interface closely with the area Maintenance Supervisor(s) & Machinery Engineering to ensure that work priorities reflect equipment criticality and equipment condition.
  • Providing assistance to the operating groups to determine acceptable equipment operation, escalate to the Machinery engineers when applicable.
  • Review and analyze the rotating equipment to find opportunities for improvement of reliability and efficiency.
  • Review critical machinery spare parts in order to determine availability, part condition, quantity and listing of parts in SAP.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • HBO degree, or similar in a mechanical discipline.
  • Experience working in the field of rotating equipment in industries such as power, chemical, steel, oil & gas.
  • The right candidate has a ‘hands on’ mentality, and takes ownership of the problem.
  • A good working knowledge of the design, construction, and maintenance of process machinery in process plant operations.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel multiple times a year to Rotterdam, or Gent to support field activities for periods ranging from 2 days to ~3 weeks for larger activities.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.
  • Able to use MS Office programs such as Excel & Word to write procedures, reports, work scopes etc. SAP experience is an advantage.

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