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Cost Reduction Engineering Manager-Tonawanda, NY

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

About Linde:Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2023 sales of $33 billion. We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet.The company serves a variety of end markets including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, and primary metals. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions.For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit www.linde.com.Job Overview:Linde Gases US (LGUS) business is in search of a manager for its Cost Reduction Engineering (CRE) group. The manager will lead a team of cost reduction engineers as they scope, seek approval, and execute cost reduction projects for the regional businesses. In this role, the successful candidate will help their reports to develop creative technical solutions to improve plant efficiencies, increase capacity, and improve reliability. Candidate will interact with the regional operations and capital directors to gain alignment on cost reduction priorities, support, and project funding. This position is highly visible within the organization and success depends on the individual's ability to develop strong working relationships with business management, operations personnel, engineering teams, and project execution to get projects authorized and meet productivity goals.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assisting team members in developing ideas and concepts into financially and technically feasible projects.
  • Critically examining the benefits analysis and financial justification for proposed projects to make sure the proposals hold up to scrutiny.
  • Interfacing w/ region business management on opportunities and securing project funding.
  • Working with project execution teams to ensure resources are available and prioritized correctly.
  • Setting priorities and cost reduction goals for individuals on the CRE team.
  • For the portfolio of smaller projects that CRE executes (with the support of operations personnel), ensuring the project is executed safe, within budget, and hits it's financial payback goal.
  • Reporting monthly on the portfolio of projects and monthly productivity benefitsDesired Experience / Characteristics
    • Ideal candidate will have strong technical knowledge in Air Separation equipment and process.
    • Must have proven ability to support team members, navigate the operations and engineering organizations, and eliminate roadblocks to proposal development and project execution.
    • Comfortable interacting with senior region management including RVPs
    • Must be able to manage their own project and also supervise/influence the portfolio of projects and priorities of their team.
    • Experience with project scoping, cost estimating, project management, team management desired.
    • Excellent technical and communications skills are a must.
    • 15% Domestic Travel.Qualifications:
      • Education requirements- BS in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
      • Experience requirements- 15+ years engineering experience in equipment design, reliability, maintenance, production, or projects associated with the chemical, industrial gas or refining industries.At Linde, we strive to create a work environment that treats all employees with respect, supports new thoughts and ideas, encourages growth and development, celebrates our differences, and embraces inclusion. Linde is committed to remaining an employer of choice for the diverse, ever-increasing pool of global talent. To learn more, visit About LindeWe offer a comprehensive competitive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, health, dental, disability, life insurance, 401(k) (with matching), and pension benefits.Linde thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

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