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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. LOGISTICS PROJECT MANAGER in Allentown, Pennsylvania

30723BRReq No.:30723BRJob Description and Qualifications:

This position is responsible for the global logistical support for all projects executed by Global Engineering Manufacturing Technology and Equipment (GEMTE). From time to time, support is provided to other groups. The position encompasses the development of logistics estimates, crafting execution strategies, feasibility studies, logistics risk management (including insurances), and freight forecasting. In addition, sourcing of logistic services, which includes all modes of transport, warehousing, export packing, freight forwarding, and working with our global compliance teams to ensure APCI is CTPAT compliant throughout our supply chain. The Logistics Specialist will be tasked with the execution of the logistics activities. A sense of urgency and ownership are requirements of the position.

Nature and scopeBudgeting, planning, and execution of all logistic activities for each project assigned. The Logistics Project Manager is responsible for the safe delivery of all equipment and materials in accordance with project budget and schedule. The incumbent will use the Material Control work process and associated tools via Smart Plant Materials. Additional responsibilities include creation of shipping invoices, packing lists and other customs related documents.


  • Develop logistics budget per project.

  • Build logistics strategy.

  • Execute in accordance with logistics strategy, delivering all equipment safely, in good condition, on time, on budget.

  • Forecast on monthly basis.

  • Ensure all activities are within compliance of government regulations.

  • Use the Material Control work process and associated tools

  • Utilize Smart Plant system to lead materials from origin to final destination

Critical Competencies

  • Strong commercial awareness and negotiating skills

  • Strong project management and planning skills

  • Ability to interact and work with internal and external customers

  • Strong influencing, communication, and facilitative skills

  • Ability to bring teams together to resolve issues and achieve targets and goals

  • Knowledge of strategic sourcing strategies and procurement work processes and solutions

  • Sense of ownership and vitality


  • Education in a technical or business field

  • B.S. degree ideally in logistics, is helpful

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in international and domestic project logistics

  • Experience leading logistics efforts on EPC capital projects

  • Strong knowledge in project logistics, with expertise in shipping heavy, over-dimensional cargo

  • Strong knowledge of incoterms 2010, and international trade experience

  • Strong communication, project management, problem solving, and negotiation skills.

  • SAP, Microsoft office knowledge, Smart Plant Materials

If you are dedicated and driven to achieve your objectives and company goals; have passion and dedication to get it right; have a never-ending desire to learn, improve, and chip in; then come discover, care, accomplish and thrive at Air Products!

At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.

Air Products thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

Job Title:LOGISTICS PROJECT MANAGEREmployment Status:Full TimeLocation:US-PA-AllentownCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Engrg Mfg Technology & Equipment Business Sector / Division:Equip Sales Plant Support & Global Capital Procurement