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Praxair, Inc. Region Materials Manager in Cleveland, Ohio

Region Materials Manager


Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 companyis a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largestworldwide. With market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 2017 sales of $11 billion, the company employs over 26,000 people globally and has been named to the Dow Jones®World Sustainability Index for 16 consecutive years. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialtygases, and high-performancesurface coatings. Our products,servicesand technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety ofindustries, includingaerospace,chemicals,food and beverage,electronics,energy,healthcare, manufacturing, primarymetalsand many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website

Praxair Distribution, Inc. is seeking a Region Materials Manager to join our team located within the East region (location is flexible).

The Region Materials Manageris responsible forproviding the direction to the Region relating to materials and inventory supply chain.

Region Materials Manager

  • Responsible for material management-related work processes: requisitioning, purchasing, expediting, transportation, receiving within the Region.

  • Generates reports, documents, spreadsheets, databases, graphs to report to the branches on inventory performance.

  • Works with occasional supervisory review of progress and results.

  • Has some influence on whether new policies should be developed/applied.

  • Applies in-depth professional knowledge to solve moderate and complex supply chain problems.

  • Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices.

  • Develops models to address specific business needs and problems.

  • If working on a team, often coordinates, schedules and/or assigns work to materials associates.

  • May be responsible for writing performance evaluations, recruiting, coaching and training lower level incumbents.

  • Acquisition stream lead.

  • Pursues learning and knowledge within and outside current skill set.

  • Investigates problems, develops contingencies and is innovative in developing, selecting and implementing appropriate solutions.

  • Frequently interfaces with location personnel, sub region management and sales staff, as well as, across many different departments throughout the organization.

  • Manage the progressive payment projects for the Region.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 5 years inventory management, logistics, procurement

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • Ability to operate with minimal supervision in a complex environment

  • Ability to travel up to 30%

  • Industry experience preferred

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Primary Location Ohio-Cleveland

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18003180