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Praxair, Inc. Reliability Engineer in East Chicago, Indiana

Reliability Engineer


About Praxair

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largestworldwide. 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

Position Summary:

Global HyCO (GHYCO) has an immediate opening for a position in the Reliability group to support Global US based HYCO’s operating plants. This role will require experience with predictive systems, fixed and rotating equipment. This is a critical role for ensuring early detection of failure, replication of lesson’s learned, and implementation of processes, procedures or improvements to secure reliable operations.

Job Overview:

  • Drive standard practices around preventative and predictive maintenance process.

  • Maintain high level of effectiveness around CMMS and Spare parts availability

  • Ensure equipment maintenance strategies and reliability standards are in place across all US HyCO facilities

  • Enable leveraging of adopted reliability and maintenance best practices and transparency of those practices in H-SMP procedures, HyCO Business Rules and Guidelines and other key tools (i.e. EAM, HyCO Tracker)

  • Drive reduction in unplanned down time, discovery work and repeat events (incidents and near miss) therefore reducing overall life cycle cost and increasing operating profit for the US HyCO business

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leverage site specific best in class PM’s and incorporate into appropriate H-SMPs; Overall PM optimization by equipment class

  • Develop and implement equipment maintenance strategies working with Subject Matter Experts

  • Initiate new vibration routes and maintain the HyCO MHM database

  • Responsible for driving EAM effectiveness in operations and maintenance; publish key metrics which show progress; Includes EAM asset loading

  • Responsible for Spare part availability by equipment class; development and ownership of spare part annual budget

  • Analysis of bad actors and repeat corrective maintenance; Maintain bad actor list and scope lead for projects that eliminate bad actors

  • Execution of Key Reliability Initiatives (i.e. FMEA, Procal)

  • Ownership of monthly Reliability team meetings, metric and focal point for maintenance best practices.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Global perspective

  • Ability to travel 30% of the time

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in Hydrogen Producing Facility or extensive experience with maintaining rotating equipment

  • Vibration Institute Certification

  • MHM database training

  • RAMP, Winrock and VDL analysis training

  • Influencing peers, SME’s and managers

  • International Council for Machinery Lubrication Level 1

  • Infrared Training

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 Engineering

Primary Location Indiana-East Chicago

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000364