Job Description and Qualifications
This position will be responsible for providing machinery support for operating plants and commissioning support for new plants in Air Products Sanfu, Taiwan.
Nature and Scope
Responsible for all aspects of Machinery selection, installation, commissioning, troubleshooting, maintenance and optimizations of machinery in Taiwan.
The machinery includes all types of compressors, expanders, blowers, gearboxes, cooling towers, and all types of pumps including cryogenic pumps.
Provide machinery diagnostics services in troubleshooting and resolving machinery issues using vibration diagnostics tools and failure analysis techniques.
Facilitate root cause failure analysis investigations on machinery and provide RCA reports and follow-up on RCA recommendations till closure
Carry out compressor performance and health assessment and provide assessment reports to IG-Production teams on a monthly / quarterly basis depending on compressor business criticality and reliability.
Lead in Equipment Condition Monitoring (ECM) in Taiwan. Use ProcessMD ( AP ECM Tool ) for ECM alert diagnostics and resolution.
ECM includes new model creating, optimization of models and alarms and provide ECM reports to Asia ECM Reliability Engineer.
Use ECM to drive maintenance PM programs and reduce maintenance cost by focusing on conditioned-based overhauls and repairs.
Develop machinery job-packs for critical machinery overhauls.
Initiate and implement reliability and / or efficiency improvement initiatives and best practices on operating machinery.
Lead the bad actor resolution program in Taiwan to resolve machinery bad actors, for increasing reliability and machinery availability.
Provide technical support and supervision in the overhaul of large rotating machinery mainly compressors, blowers,
Provide mentoring and technical guidance to maintenance engineers.
Timely completion and review of Critical Machinery Performance & Health Assessments with Line and Plant Managers
SPOC for ECM ( ProcessMD ) in Taiwan, and accountable of ECM alert resolution and optimization and all activities related to ECM in Taiwan.
Providing timely machinery troubleshooting and diagnostics support to AP-Sanfu. When required, support rest of Asia AP Plants ( on a case-
by-case basis as determined by Machinery Manager ).
Provide vibration diagnostic support using portable vibration analyzer.
Provide technical support in critical machinery job-pack development. Responsible for developing technical capabilities in the country maintenance organizations at the maintenance engineering level to allow for local support for large turbo-machinery overhauls
Provide field technical support during critical machinery overhaul and follow-up with overhaul reports.
Facilitate and drive machinery-related RCA and follow-up till closure.
As required, escalate reoccurring machinery issues to Machinery Manager, Operation Excellence Machinery Manager or OEM and follow-
up till there is resolution.
Provide field support in machinery commissioning include centrifugal compressor surge testing.
Drive machinery related reliability & productive CI Initiatives till closure together with report CI savings
Accountable for machinery training for both Maintenance and Operation Teams. Drive Machinery Basic Care Program and Ownership.
Drive Machinery Bad Actor Resolution Program in Taiwan.
Drive Global Machinery Best Practices in Taiwan.
Possess a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized university.
Ten or more years of experience in rotating equipment machinery engineering and maintenance. Having machinery design and application knowledge is advantageous.
Technical knowledge and experience in design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of large rotating equipment eg.
centrifugal compressors, reciprocating compressors, is useful.
Familiar with American Petroleum Institute Standards pertaining machinery API610 Centrifugal Pumps, API682 Mechanical Seals, API618 Reciprocating Compressor, API686 Machinery Installation.
Familiar with CGA-G4.7 Liquid Oxygen Pump, EIGA O2 Centrifugal Compressor and EIGA O2 Reciprocating Compressors.
Experience in centrifugal compressor operation, maintenance and troubleshooting is essential.
Experienced in rotating equipment installation, support start-up and lead machinery commissioning.
Familiar and well verse with machinery vibration diagnostics skills and machinery troubleshooting skills.
Well verse with root cause analysis techniques.
Familiar with Equipment Conditioning Monitoring programs.
Strong verbal and written communications skills a must with the ability to work across culturally.
Able to communicate in English ( spoken & written ) is essential.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and make sound decisions required.
Strong organizational, planning, interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Good consultation skills to influence others on machinery recommendations
Willingness to travel within Taiwan to provide machinery support to existing and new plants.