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Process Combustion Corporation (PCC) is growing. Fast. So are the opportunities in our fast-track project, combustion equipment company. PCC’s success is directly related to our team-oriented approach, and commitment to hire and recognize quality individuals. We take pride in our most important asset: Our employees.

PCC is looking for highly motivated, talented and dependable individuals to lead the way in the combustion and thermal oxidation field. Current open positions are listed below.

PCC is a highly reputable and respected company in the combustion/oxidation engineering and pollution control field servicing several industries including the global chemicals, petrochemicals, pharmaceutical, and engineered wood products. All projects, large and small, are based on high engineering standards, strict quality control, firm delivery schedules, stringent environmental regulations, and overall project management. PCC’s mission is to apply their know-how, with confidence, to design, engineer, install and service high-tech, energy-efficient, dependable combustion/oxidation and pollution control systems that provide cost effective environmental solutions for their global customers. They work hard to achieve mutually rewarding, long-term relationships with their clients and suppliers and continuously develop new technologies to meet emerging market needs.

Project Manager

General Duties: Serves as the internal PCC project lead and the customer’s primary interface for the design, procurement, and installation of PCC systems in support of our customers’ Capital Equipment Projects. Engages with the customer throughout the project life cycle to manage post-purchase order scope modifications, overcome execution challenges, and broadly communicate project status and delivery risks. Working directly with an assigned Project Engineer, the Project Manager coordinates core project engineering tasks and integrates PCC technical and support staff capabilities in accordance with established procedures to ensure safety, consistency, efficiency, and quality. Operates as a committed member of the PCC team dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. Performs other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager.

Specific Responsibilities: Drives project delivery and effectively communicates progress through the 3 major phases of the PCC Project Management process: Design, Procurement, and Installation.

  • Acts as the Single Point of Entry into PCC for the project customer.
  • Masters project requirements to include customer specifications.
  • Develops a Project Management Plan appropriate for the project scope.
  • Maintains regular and recurring customer contact
  • Secures "out-sourced" engineering disciplines from external resources as necessary.
  • Quickly elevates disputes to the appropriate level for quick resolution
  • Executes Change Management process.Reports project progress and milestones in accordance with established procedures
  • Utilizes the Technology Group's "Design Memo" as a guideline to manage performance of mechanical design including thermal calculations, refractory selection, structural design, and development of general arrangement drawings, P&ID's, nozzle schedules, fabrication drawings, pipe skid drawings, installation drawings, and installation and operation manuals.
  • Integrates Process, IC&E, CAD. Engineering, and Procurement groups to orchestrate design and project delivery.
  • Incorporates project specifications into comprehensive scope of work documents that combine both the technical and "flow down" commercial requirements for major equipment contracts.
  • Coordinates with Project Engineering for the development of mechanical designs including thermal calculations, refractory selection, structural design, and development of general arrangement drawings, P&ID's, nozzle schedules, fabrication drawings, pipe skid drawings, installation drawings, and installation and operation manuals.
  • Receives, reviews, and approves vendor documentation.
  • Reviews vendor quotes for technical acceptability and provides feedback to Purchasing.
  • Works with Vendors to ensure timely flow of all Quality Documentation to the customer.
  • Navigates projects deliverables through required Quality Control events.
  • Leads After Action Reviews after equipment shipping and upon project completion.
  • Gathers customer feedback after equipment shipping and upon project completion.
  • Performs logistical and administrative duties as required to deliver the project on schedule.
  • Maintains and closes out Project Files for historical reference.
  • Team Player who - during project lulls - selflessly contributes time, talents, and expertise to support colleagues.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of Project Engineering on multidisciplinary Capital Projects.
  • 3 years of Project Management experience working for or with large Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) firms.
  • Academic background in Engineering
  • Previous experience with Combustion equipment.
  • Basic understanding of Industrial Control systems.
  • Professional Engineer License (preferred).
  • Project Management Professional certification (preferred)

Contact Chris Riemer, Operations Manager.

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Buyer

Job Description/Overview: The Buyer position at PCC is responsible for supporting the Vice President, Procurement in regards to all procurement activities for the North American market and international markets as required.  The Buyer will represent PCC in the acquisition of goods and services required to assure on-time project deliveries and customer satisfaction.  In addition, this position will communicate with PCC’s China Office (Beijing) and India Office as required and help to support the PCC Asian Market and Operations.  The Buyer may also support the Vice President, Procurement in regards to coordination and oversight of shipping and logistics of equipment to customer sites (both domestic and international projects), while maintaining project schedules. Position is located in Whitehall/Pittsburgh.

Reports to:  Vice President, Procurement

Essential Job Functions:
Accounts Receivable:

  • Receive and review Purchase Requisitions and prepare and issue Request for Quotations
  • Prepare Commercial Bid Evaluations for assigned commodities utilizing appropriate and accepted procurement analysis
  • Negotiate contracts/purchase orders with Suppliers as required with emphasis on price, payment terms, quality and schedule compliance
  • Create and execute commodity management strategies for assigned commodities including flowing down client contract requirements to suppliers
  • Issue purchase orders for assigned commodities as outlined in PCC Bills of Material and ISA Data Sheets
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a qualified supply chain for assigned commodities
  • Understand Project Schedules and coordinate with Project Management/Project Engineering to make on time deliveries for all projects
  • Maintain budget targets for assigned commodities
  • Assure compliance with all PCC policies and administrative requirements (including ISO requirements)
  • Coordinate and schedule deliveries to meet client and project requirements, negotiate with transportation companies and freight forwarders as required
  • Responsible for coordinating all equipment returns for non-compliant equipment and customer warranty issues and arranging all small package shipments
  • Prepare shipping documents as required (domestic and international)
  • Expediting duties consisting of follow-up on all purchase orders for every active project on a weekly basis, doing receiving in PCC's system and publishing results in expediting status reports
  • Assist PCC Service Engineers in resolving field emergencies as required
  • Manage the "purchase to pay" cycle and work with accounting to resolve invoice disputes
  • The Buyer shall be trained and knowledgeable about all functions and capabilities of PCC's on-line Bill of Material/Procurement Software

Position Requirements:

Education/Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Supply Chain, Materials Management, Business Management/Administration or a reasonable equivalent
  • Understanding of project budgets and project schedules
  • Team player with ability to work well with cross functional partners
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Demonstrate a "can do" attitude (and ability to think outside the box)
  • Computer skills necessary to meet the requirements of the position.

Experience: 

  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive procurement experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment
  • Previous purchasing experience with industrial equipment in a related industry is preferred but not required
  • A basic understanding of customs procedures/Incoterms is preferred but not required
  • Transportation experience preferred

Contact HR - Buyer Position.

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AR/AP Accounting Specialist

Job Description/Overview: Responsible for processing accounts payable, accounts receivable and sales & use tax returns. Maintaining accurate records of both AR/AP functions. Will also perform some HR duties as required. Position is located in Whitehall/Pittsburgh.

Reports to:  Vice President, Finance

Essential Job Functions:
Accounts Receivable:

  • Primary responsibility to ensure collections are times
  • Deposit checks mailed to the office
  • Apply cash to customer accounts
  • Research and resolve cash remittance discrepancies
  • Reconcile AR aging on a monthly basis
  • Maintain up to date aging
  • Update invoicing forecast with payments
  • Maintain customer files
  • Correspond with customers and respond to inquiries

Accounts Payable:

  • Sort, accurately code to proper G/L account and match invoices to purchasing system
  • Input invoices for payment
  • Track and process expense reports
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries

Other duties required include:

  • Sales & use tax returns
  • Sales by location analysis
  • Ad Hoc reporting
  • Maintain HR records

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field

Contact HR - Accounting Position.

 

 

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About PCC

Since its founding in 1969, PCC has been providing its global customers with combustion heat transfer and pollution control system expertise from its headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA).  PCC designs, engineers, and supplies thermal oxidizers, afterburners, incineration systems, specialty combustion systems and bio-oxidation technologies that provide environmental treatment of gaseous and liquid waste streams generated from a wide range of industrial and municipal processes.

PCC’s engineers are experienced in process design, process engineering, material selection, refractory design, instrumentation and controls, commissioning and start up service, and project management.  PCC has custom designed systems ranging from $5,000 to over $15 million.  There’s no combustion application PCC cannot handle.

PCC excels in providing fully integrated solutions to meet our customers’ toughest air pollution control challenges.  Our expertise and experience in gaseous & liquid waste incineration, VOC destruction, and acid gas systems is complemented by knowledge, understanding and practical know-how of heat recovery boilers, heat exchangers, wet scrubbers, baghouses, and electrostatic precipitators.

We serve industries including Chemical, Petrochemical, refining, automobile, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, textile, rubber, metals, wood products, sulfur, carbon, and the pulp and paper industries.

Benefits

PCC offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, dental and vision insurance, and 401(k).

PCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Process Combustion Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. PCC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

PCC expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of PCC’ employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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For over 50 years...

Process Combustion Corporation (PCC) has designed, supplied combustion, heat transfer & pollution control systems worldwide. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, USA; with offices in Beijing, China; London, England; and Mumbai, India. PCC is recognized as a global leader in pollution control systems. Our creative designs minimize system costs, especially energy consumption, while meeting environmental regulations.

About PCC

Since its founding in 1969, PCC has been providing its global customers with combustion heat transfer and pollution control system expertise from its headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA). PCC designs, engineers, and supplies thermal oxidizers, afterburners, incineration systems, specialty combustion systems and bio-oxidation technologies that provide environmental treatment of gaseous and liquid waste streams generated from a wide range of industrial and municipal processes.

PCC’s engineers are experienced in process design, process engineering, material selection, refractory design, instrumentation and controls, commissioning and start-up service, and project management. PCC has custom designed systems ranging from $5,000 to over $15 million. There’s no combustion application PCC cannot handle.

PCC excels in providing fully integrated solutions to meet our customers’ toughest air pollution control challenges. Our expertise and experience in gaseous & liquid waste incineration, VOC destruction, and acid gas systems is complemented by knowledge, understanding and practical know-how of heat recovery boilers, heat exchangers, wet scrubbers, baghouses, and electrostatic precipitators.

We serve industries including Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining, Automobile, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Textile, Rubber, Metals, Wood Products, Sulfur, Carbon, and the Pulp and Paper industries.

LocationSituated in the South Hills area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, approximately 45 minutes from Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, PCC offers challenging technical work in a small company atmosphere. We encourage personal growth, yet emphasize “team.”

 

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