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MATHESON Tri-Gas Inc Senior Design Engineer in Longmont, Colorado

Position Summary

Open position for a Senior Design Engineer of an engineering team within the UEQ Equipment division of Matheson. The Senior Design Engineer plans, organizes and directs engineering activities to meet company objectives for equipment design, new product development, and improvement of existing product lines by performing the following duties personally and through engineer support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Reviews and analyzes proposals submitted to determine if benefits derived and possible applications justify expenditures.

  • Manages new product integration programs and change control board within the business unit.

  • Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones.

  • Plans and formulates aspects of research and development proposals such as objective or purpose of project, applications that can be used from findings, costs of project, and equipment and human resource requirements.

  • Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis. Plans documentation system.

  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department

  • Delegate engineering tasks to key personnel (design, controls, software, and mechanical, engineers) to complete engineering projects on time and on budget with progress reports throughout the project.

  • Working with the manufacturing, operations and quality managers, reviews and monitors quality and process improvements and new product development.

  • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures.

  • Coordinate and manage projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and delegate the integration of technical activities.

  • Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.

  • Direct, review, and approve product design and changes.

  • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing engineering guidelines, and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services.

  • Review and recommend or approve contracts and cost estimates.

  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications by completing scope of work agreements

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


  • Ability to proficiently display computer software skills with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, 3D CAD (Pro-E preferred), PLC, drawing vaults, ERP/MRP systems.

  • Experience with design of ultra high purity gas handling equipment, testing protocols for such equipment, meeting SEMI standards

  • In depth knowledge of micro contamination, semi processes, gas handling, fluid dynamics, ultra high purity components

  • Working knowledge of design for Six Sigma, engineering change control boards, part number databases


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, employees, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals and processes.

  • Ability to conduct or participate in root cause and 8D analysis of internal and external complaints.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, vendors, employees, clients, customers, and the general public.


  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline from a four-year college or university

  • Five to Ten years related experience and/or training in gas handling equipment design/management, preferably in ultra high purity equipment

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Matheson is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth under EEOC.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, Religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, or disability

EOE AA M/F/VET/Disability

Requisition ID: 2020-3801

External Company Name: MATHESON

External Company URL:

Street: 1861 Lefthand Circle