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Commissioning Engineer- Anywhere in the US in Tampa, Florida at Pall

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: PAL003158

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

To learn more about Pall, please visit https://www.pall.com/en/about-pall.html.



Description

  • Provide the commissioning activities to qualify new applications and / or demonstrate with established application the performance of PALL systems with customer products and site specifics. Responsible for developing and implementation of analytical and performance testing, qualification reports as base for scale up of systems to industrial size. 
  • Provide standard commissioning activities according to the contracts requirements to satisfy PALLs customers with On Time and On Quality performance to satisfy the customer’s needs, Responsible for independently performing testing, commissioning, and service of Pall’s Filtration and Separation Systems.  Will be assigned to multiple projects. Will act as “Lead” for Commissioning and Service providing technical advice and solutions to mechanical and electrical contractors. Systems are generally integrated into a complete process system utilizing tanks, pumps, compressors, drives, automated valves, process + analytical instrumentation interfaced to a PLC based control system with a graphical user interface front end.
Essential Job Functions: 
  • 75 % Responsible for piloting of new applications and for standard commissioning, testing and troubleshooting all systems hardware including mechanical, electrical and instrumentation. Must implement design modifications in agreement with the Project Engineering Team and Change Control procedures
  • 20 % Responsibility for definition of the system logic work closely with the design engineering team.
  • 5% To participate in the project risk assessments and project kick off meetings. 

Job Requirements



Qualifications

Essential Qualifications/Education:
  • Relevant Background in Food & Beverage Industry as process engineer or equivalent is preferred (e.g.chemical process engineer, brew master, winemaker)
  • Relevant technical apprenticeship or craft equivalent is preferred
  • Technical Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Cross trained in electrical / instrumentation / mechanical / process disciplines.
Knowledge & Key Skills:
  • Knowledge of filtration or similar process equipment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum back-up when necessary
  • Ability to manage commissioning activities and the customer to complete activities at time
  • Resourceful and quick to learn new processes.
  • Well educated English language skills
Essential Previous Experience:
  • A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience.
  • Technical experience in a design office or similar environment.
  • Site work experience including installation, start-up, faultfinding, supervision, acceptance testing.
  • Multi-discipline work and supervision.
  • Highly Welcome: Knowledge in Siemens S7/TIA Portal or Allen Bradley-Rockwell Studio/RS-Logix Programming / Troubleshooting
  • Ability and willingness to work in a multinational and interdisciplinary team with a high degree on travelling, potentially on short notice
  • Must be prepared to work unsociable hours when required eg, overtime, shift work, weekend and holiday working.
  • Current driving license
  • Passport holder
  • Ability to travel at short notice – home country and abroad.
  • Able to work away from home for extended durations (up to 8 weeks).
  • Work well alone or as part of a team.
  • Ability to integrate into international teams (Pall and customer), including understanding of cultural differences.
  • Very computer literate. Abilities include: email, office applications, drawing software. Project planning software.
  • Prepared to work in dirty or unpleasant environments.
  • Assignments will involve travel to specified sites (both domestic and international) to perform commissioning and service activities.  Travel may take place on evenings or weekends as required to meet the customer’s need.  Travel schedules will be arranged as directed by the line manager and will be in accordance with the Pall Technology Services Group Travel Policy.
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive relationship with customer. While performing service, the engineer must make sound technical decisions to meet customer requirements while maintaining Pall’s commercial interests.  Independently resolves adverse situations constructively.



Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.