Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases; performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable. More than 18,000 employees in over 40 countries supply innovative solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2011, Air Products had sales of approximately $10 billion. Through our presence in over 40 countries, including our European headquarters in Hersham, Surrey, employees have the opportunity to work all over the world.
At Air Products, we are a technically innovative company delivering complex engineering projects. To attract and retain the best employees and gain the most from their talents, we work hard to sustain an environment that visibly demonstrates a commitment to them. We do this through consistent attention to respect, communication, diversity and inclusion. We want every employee to reach their full potential, so we provide a challenging environment for their professional and personal growth. In return for bringing intelligence, creativity and "can do" attitudes to their work, we provide our engineers with the resources, tools and opportunities needed to build a successful career.
Our engineers cover a diverse range of activities from conceptual design to equipment specification, selection and construction through to plant commissioning and start-up. Since new processes are constantly developed and improved, there are significant research & development opportunities. As an owner and operator of process plants on a global scale, we offer challenging careers for engineers of all disciplines in the operation, design, maintenance and optimisation of process plants and associated delivery systems.