Job type full-time
Full job description
Mechanical engineer, system solutions
Status: exempt (salaried)
The mechanical engineer is a vital team member that supports activities related to the development and continual operation of plug power’s electrolyzer productsThis position is responsible for the specification, analysis, testing, and integration of mechanical and electromechanical components used in hydrogen generating systemsThese components include pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, pressure vessels, filters, valves, instrumentation, piping and fittingsThe mechanical engineer also provides expertise as related to system design, mechanical assemblies, development of drawings, system troubleshooting, documentation, and moreThe role needs a skilled collaborator who is able to engage cross-functionally with various team members in order to align efforts and synergize work activities affecting electrolyzer products.
Core duties and responsibilities
Work to thoroughly understand plug power’s electrolyzer system projects including but not limited to relevant codes & standards, hydrogen production technology, customer site requirements, troubleshooting history, design limitations, and optimal system performance targets.
Read and interpret process and instrumentation diagrams (p&ids) and control strategies as necessary.
Develop engineering drawings and procedures as needed to support h2 generation systems and project work; examples include factory acceptance tests, field installation diagrams, commissioning procedures, and maintenance/troubleshooting guides
Partner closely with process engineering team members while providing input related to component usage, layout/design, performance needs/constraints, and overall system specifications to help optimize design efforts.
Manage the engineering change control process for large equipment, documents, and detailed bills of material (boms).
Build relationships and engage in regular communications with cross-functional colleagues in departments such as: field service, manufacturing, supply chain, and quality in order to understand the functional requirements of electrolyzer products in each.
Analyze and test components used in electrolyzer system design; document findings and provide suggestions for system refinement and improvements.
Lead efforts to integrate components into electrolyzer system designs; partner cross-functionally to ensure seamless communication and execution.
Assist with troubleshooting as needed to maintain system uptime for customers.
Collaborate with internal project teams as necessary for system deployments.
Represent plug power in a professional manner at all times and in all interactions.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Education and experience
Bs degree in mechanical engineering.
A minimum of three (3) years working experience in project-based engineering functions and mechanical assemblies.
Ability to travel as needed in the domestic u.sTo customer sites for infrastructure project work; approximately 10% to 20% of the time.
Mechanical systems expertise and troubleshooting ability.
Experience in any of the following spheres of activity is preferred and highly valued:
Hydrogen and/or fuel cells
High pressure systems (250 bar and up)
Gas processing and/or dispensing equipment
Oil and gas, cng, lng, etc…
Computer and software systems skills as applicable to position including but not limited to: word, powerpoint, excel, and outlook.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Uncompromising dedication to quality.
Demonstrated analytical abilities with strong attention to detail.
Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively.
Must be driven and self-motivated.
Plug power, incIs committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Job type: full-time
Monday to friday
Work location: remote
Application response rate: 72%
Hiring 8 candidates for this role
Employer reviewed job 4 days ago
Posted 30+ days ago