Praxair, Inc. Production Technician in East Chicago, Indiana

Production Technician


Praxair is a Fortune 250 company with products and technology that serve more than 20 different industries. We're one of the world's largest industrial gases businesses and you see our work every day, often without realizing it.

The United States Industrial Gas (USIG) division of Praxair, Inc. is currently seeking Production/Fill Zone Technician in East Chicago, IN.

Under the routine direction of the manager, will be responsible for a variety of complex operations and production duties in anISO/FDA/QA/EPA/OSHAair separation environment where products include oxygen, nitrogen, argon and hydrogen. Monitors equipment performance and makes minor adjustments such as set-ups, calibrations, troubleshooting, and product testing. Must know when to call other specialists when more serious malfunctions occur. Measures and records various data associated with operating equipment. Utilizes standard repair procedures when necessary. Responsibilities/duties are typically focused and routine at this level.ISO/FDA/QA/EPA/OSHA experience preferred

Candidates would be working with rotating and/or process equipment that the technician maintains. Gauges, valves, pressure switches, analyzers, etc. The candidates should have a general background in instrumentation and/or electrical, including PLC's. The candidates will operate plant from computer. Minor repair and diagnostic troubleshooting required.

Job requires working outdoors year round, climbing 150' tall columns, some heavy lifting, using man-lifts, and driving semi-trucks within the plant site. Fluent computer skills required. Must be willing to work overtime as required, and be on call. Some local and overnight travel maybe required.


High School diploma; Associate's Degree in Process Technology Preferred

2 to 6 years Production Operations experience

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.

Job Operations

Primary Location Indiana-East Chicago

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18002794