Plant/Piping Designers – Process Industries Division ‘Internal Exchange’ - USA
Plant/Piping Designers – Process Industries Division ‘Internal Exchange’ – USA (Appleton WI/ other Southern locations)
EXCHANGE PROGRAM: Process Industries division is offering to its’ employees the possibility to apply for international office-to-office transfers. This exchange program enables our people to
- have international work experience and learn more
- share expertise and work in international team to become a global ambassador of the company network
- the possibility to become a connector of contacts and businesses between home and host organization
- sharing expertise or deepening knowledge of specific competence areas
- expands personal views when people have a possibility to work in a foreign culture.
Office-to-office transfers duration can vary from 3 months to 5 years depending on hosting office needs and applicants availability. Transfers follow groupwide transfer rules but detailed terms and duration is agreed always case by case. During the exchange employee payroll is normally done in the hosting country and after a fixed period, the employee will return to the home country organization.
PID BRIEF: Process Industries Division (PID) is one of ÅF Pöyry's key strategic areas with more than 3000 employees working in 14 locations worldwide. We serve our clients globally by providing high quality project management, engineering and technical consulting services for our clients' investment projects as well as development of their daily operations. Our main focus sectors are pulp & paper, chemicals & biorefining, mining &metals and other process industries.
HOST COMPANY STATUS: Currently PID US’s workload is high with several interesting large-scale pulp projects in early implementation phase. Also with the strategic aim to increase operational phase business with new site offices, this will increase the demand towards our services in all disciplines and competences.
Transferees would be working from/ based at the Appleton, Wisconsin (USA) office, which employs between 70-90 colleagues. The office is located about a three hour drive from Chicago in a urban and suburban area of about 200,000 people.
Currently there are three larger paper mill rebuild and greenfield opportunities in the detailed design phase, hence the need to resource appropriate capability and competence.
POSITION OVERVIEW: These recently won pieces of work in the southern states of the USA, means we are looking for additional experienced Plant and Piping Designersfor medium length (1-3 years) transfers to the USA.
Reporting to the Discipline Lead, you will work at the client site and interface with the client on a project basis as required.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The scope of the role would be in providing drafting and design services for project engineering relating to the application of plant design - mechanical layouts and piping systems.
As Design Specialist - Plant Design, you will provide assistance to the Design Discipline Lead – Plant Design in preliminary planning of projects, in relation to design and drafting.
You would assist in studies and analyses of equipment and mechanical/piping schemes as well as performing field surveys in preparation for design and to assure adherence to specifications.
Further, you would develop plans, specifications, cost estimates, schedules, and related details for projects.
Additionally you will prepare drawings and specifications for equipment and construction materials and then prepare construction documents such as project installation specifications and other bidding documents.
You would also assist in checkout and start‑up of mechanical equipment including pumps, drive assemblies, piping systems and other related mechanical equipment.
REQUIREMENTS: To be considered for these opportunities you must be available to travel early in 2020 and opportunities are subject to visas being able to be obtained for you.
You will have good English skills, both written and verbal and you will have the ability to converse with clients and technical groups.
You will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience for the Plant and Piping Design roles.
Essentially, you will have a good working knowledge of AutoCad and E3D software.
You will be self- motivated and able to work with the minimum of supervision.
COMPENSATION: Transfers follow groupwide transfer rules and detailed terms and duration are agreed separately.
INSTRUCTIONS: Apply online with CV and cover letter PDF files only, Recruiting Manager, Michael Wudi can provide more information.