Analytical Project Engineer-TX
Business Unit: Process Automation
Requisition Number: 230110
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%
Siemens Digital Factory offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly-integrated hardware software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide. Siemens PLM Software, a Plano, Texas-based business unit of the Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over nine million licensed seats and more than 77,000 customers worldwide.
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Are you ready to join a team that is the leader in analytical process gas chromatography / analytical solutions? In this role the Analytical Project Engineer will design instrumentation and analytical equipment systems for petrochemical / refining & related industry applications.
This position supports the business by providing technical support to Sales, reviewing customer requirements, specifications, and providing sound process analytical solution that meets customer requirements. The primary focus for this position is the Siemens Gas Chromatograph, but may extend into other related area such as sample system design or related small scale system integration. This position will report to the Production Engineering Manager within the Analytical Products & Solutions Business Segment.
Work directly with the project team (Chemist / System Integration Eng.) to develop the proper analytical solution – as defined by customer specifications, customer analyzer data sheets, drawing and/or other data provided.
Evaluation / selection of equipment to ensure the solution meet / exceed the customer requirements.
Develop the project Bill of Material.
Create material requisitions for purchase of buyout equipment.
Create text files, Modbus maps, and custom Maxbasic software to ensure the instrument configuration meets customer requirements.
Support crafts people and final test personnel during the production phase of the project.
Responsible for direct customer interface; internal & external. Acts as the primary customer interface throughout the project life cycle.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Education (a or b)
(a) Candidate must have a BS Degree (ME, EE, ChE, Chemistry, Physics) and 3+ years’ on-line process chromatography experience. Strong preference given to ChE candidates.
(b) AS Technology Degree and 5+ years’ on-line process chromatography experience with at least 1 of those acting as Project Engineer or Project Lead.
Candidate must be able to work independently or in a team environment.
Candidate must have a working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Candidate must have a firm understanding of modular equipment concepts.
Candidate must be organized and able manage / prioritize multiple tasks.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
It is preferred the candidate has an understanding of hazardous area classifications: Class I Division 1, Class I Division 2, ATEX Zone 1, and ATEX Zone 2 electrical areas.
It is preferred the candidate have an understanding of applicable industry codes & standards: NEC, IEC, API, NFPA, ISA
It is preferred the candidate have an understanding of Lean manufacturing concepts and practical application for process improvement.
It is preferred the candidate has a working knowledge of the following software: SAP, AutoCAD, Visual Basic, ChemCAD.
Working knowledge of signal communications protocol: Modbus, OPC, TCP/IP Ethernet.