Project Development Engineer

Job Details

Division: Universal Industrial Gases, LLC

Location: Bethlehem, PA, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

Universal Industrial Gases, LLC. (UIG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nucor and a well-established, global engineer, constructor, supplier and operator of air separation plants and related equipment and services, based in Bethlehem, PA.  UIG owns and operates production plants across the USA which supply both Nucor steel sites and third-party clients 24/7 with tonnage quantities of oxygen, nitrogen and argon as well as exporting liquid cryogenic products by road tanker.

UIG is currently seeking a Project Development Engineer. This position will be primarily responsible for developing project scope, cost estimates, financial evaluations, and sales proposals.  Specific responsibilities include:

•    Work with the customer, sales, and engineer to understand opportunities to develop technical and commercial offers. 
•    Work with the business and engineering team to assess/rate opportunities to pursue from budgetary to firm bid stage.
•    Main liaison between business area and engineering functions to gather necessary info on opportunities to analyze customer data and scope requirements, including participating in sales calls and site reviews as needed.
•    Lead the development of opportunity specific performance specifications, cost estimates, power requirements, schedule, and scope documents.
•    Prepare and analyze the costs and benefits of alternative offerings where appropriate.
•    Understand and evaluate commercial deals using financial models based on Capital Investment, Net Present Value, Cash Flow, ROI, Payback criteria.
•    Work with sales team to prepare, issue, and present detailed technical and commercial proposals and customer presentations.
•    Develop and maintain scope and estimating tools to streamline the project development process.
•    Participate in project kick-off/handovers and ongoing follow-ups to facilitate successful project execution.
•    Lead the project development effort for new product offerings
•    Contribute to various UIG marketing efforts to help build the sales pipeline.
Safety is an important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead and uphold safety practices, policies, procedures and housekeeping standards to make safety a priority at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably Mech or Chem
•    5 years experience with industrial capital equipment or technical sales, strong preference within the industrial gas industry
•    Willingness to travel domestically approximately 20% of the time  

Preferred Qualifications:

1.    Industrial gas industry engineering experience and commercial / business exposure
2.    Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project

Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

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