Principal IT Specialist
Why did you join Air Products?
Air Products provide you with an environment where you can grow personally and professionally, Air Products also has a goal to be the most diverse industrial gases company in the world.
Why do you love working at Air Products? What is it that keeps you working at Air Products?
- Respected as a valued member of the company
- Challenging and interesting work
- Rewarded for your achievements
- Air products fosters a diversity driven workforce
Please describe your career at Air Products to date.
I joined the company as a flowsheet Technician and was quickly promoted to a soft developer position in the flowsheet group.
Each of my assignments gave me the opportunity to interface with our customers and impact change within the organization.
Since joining the company more that 27 years ago I have taken multiple IT positions in both our Engineering and Global IT Departments with increasing levels of responsibilities.
Tell me about the most intriguing/satisfying thing(s) you’ve been involved in since you’ve been at Air Products.
The most satisfying experience was to be able to successfully install and support Engineering’s Materials Management application and see it improved the efficiency of the business globally.
What career advice would you give to those just starting out in their engineering careers?
- Find a good mentor
- Don’t be afraid to accept new challenges they are offered to you.
- Always ask questions.
- Always keep a positive outlook.
Please explain what you do (in your current and/or previous job) contributes to sustainability?
I am a member of The Black Employee Resource Group (BERG) which actively supports the recruitment, development, advancement and retention of Black Employees, for the mutual success of the employee and the company.
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