Mechanical Engineering - Rotating Equipment

Houston, Texas, United Statesthyssenkrupp Uhde USA LLC

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Engineering & Science
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/09/18
Job number:US_RS_06164
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Your responsibilities


The Rotating Equipment Mechanical Engineer provides leadership for the mechanical engineering department to enable the organization to meet its business objectives. The engineer has overall responsibility for the execution of rotating equipment engineering and design work and assures and monitors budget, schedule and quality.

General Characteristics

  • Provides technical direction to the rotating equipment engineering and design discipline.
  • Monitors engineering, design execution, and deliverables development on a Project Level. Evaluates technical solutions and methods, quality of work product, productivity of engineers, cost vs. budget for procured items, and schedule performance.
  • Ensure all rotating equipment applications, designs, specifications, vendor bids, and vendor documentation satisfies project standards and applicable design standards / codes.
  • Acts on a project level as required to solve technical issues.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive programs and activities of major consequence.
  • Displays good understanding of general PE requirements and needs.
  • Clearly understands company goals and vision, and manages for achievement.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates assignments on a departmental level.
  • Reviews design basis documents and execution plans.
  • Checks complex work and maintains, develops and implements engineering procedures and technical standards and specifications for their discipline.
  • Reviews cost estimates (materials, equipment and Man-hour) within their discipline.
  • Assures work is carried out in accordance with company technical standards and procedures and evaluates/changes procedures based on project specific feedback.
  • Understands engineering discipline interfaces and is able to direct discipline engineers in executing multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Exercises high degree of ingenuity and originality in devising technical solutions to problems.
  • When necessary, supervises engineering work and acts as professional engineer.
  • Develops or provides direction for cost effective engineering for fabrication and construction from the disciplines perspective.

Direction Received

  • Receives general administrative direction from management.
  • Follows schedule priorities set by the project

Communication Skills

  • Routinely interacts with co-workers, suppliers, clients, customers, official contacts, contractors, and others.
  • Provides effective sales support on proposals to clients and customers.
  • Represents the organization in front of clients and customers to gain trust.
  • Proactively interfaces with existing clients to correct actual or perceived engineering deficiencies.
  • Proactively informs management of engineering performance issues on a project and departmental level.
  • Represents the organization and maintains liaison with individuals and organizations to advance technical know-how, market the company, understand the market.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Routinely interacts with other engineering disciplines, suppliers, clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others.
  • Initiates and maintains extensive contacts with key engineers and subject matters experts within the company.
  • Demonstrates skills in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues.

Your profile


  • BS/MS Engineering, Applied Science, or equivalent.


  • PE registration highly desired

Expected Min. Years of Relevant Industry Experience

  • 10+ years

Health, Safety, and Environmental are core values of our company!

You will be expected to actively promote, support, and participate in the INCIDENT FREE philosophy and work in a safe manner at all times.

Your benefits

thyssenkrupp Uhde USA recognizes and appreciates the exceptional quality of its employees. We are proud to offer challenging jobs with competitive benefits. Employees of tkIS USA receive a variety of financial and personal job benefits. The suite of benefits offered is meant as a supplement to your financial package and adds to your total compensation. Below is a brief summary of benefits which are available to all fulltime employees:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Life Insurance - Company Paid
  • STD/LTD - Company Paid
  • FSA & HSA
  • Voluntary Accident
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Critical Illness
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Roth IRA
  • Supplemental Life & ADD
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays


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Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenkrupp Uhde USA is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us at


thyssenkrupp Uhde combines unique technical expertise and decades of global experience in the engineering, procurement, construction and service of chemical plants. We develop innovative chemical processes and products for a more sustainable future and thus contribute to the long-term success of our customers in almost all areas of the chemical industry. Our portfolio includes leading technologies for the production of basic chemicals, fertilizers and polymers as well as value-chains for the energy transition and sustainable chemicals.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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