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Praxair, Inc. Engineering Technician-1st in Ellisville, Mississippi

Engineering Technician-1st


Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. (PST), a subsidiary ofPraxair, Inc., a global industrial gas company, offers a comprehensive array ofhigh-performance coatings and technologies to the aviation, energy and otherindustries. By continuously advancing coatings technologies, PST helpscustomers improve environmental performance, decrease energy consumption,extend component life, improve productivity, minimize downtime, reduceoperating costs and produce high-quality products. Additional information aboutPST is available

Engineering Tech

  • Works with Quality and Engineering organizations to reduce Cost ofPoor Quality (COPQ) and achieve acceptable first pass yield

  • Supportscreation of documentation necessary for new applications, including jobinstructions, job routers, job safety analyses, standard operating procedures,etc.

  • Analyzesthe reasons for equipment failure and leads Reliability Centered Maintenance(RCM) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) efforts

  • Participatesin reliability related incident investigations; prioritizes action items, andfollows-up on their implementation

  • SupportsTotal Preventive Maintenance (TPM) efforts to increase machine utilization, asdefined by facility targets

  • Analyzeprocess data and lead improvement projects

  • Worksas integral team member on productivity projects utilizing Lean Manufacturingand Six Sigma practices

  • Supports the design and modify tooling / fixturing for new product introduction and improvementof existing processes

  • Supportsthe completion of First Article Inspection (FAI) and SPS data for new productintroduction and improvement of existing processes

  • Supportsdesign reviews with safety and ergonomics focus on plant systems and productionequipment changes

  • Collaborates with Engineering to resolve tooling related qualityissues



  • Associatesdegree or greater required

  • 3 years of manufacturing experience required

  • Provenability to combine theoretical training with practical experience in a"hands-on" environment required

  • Musthave effective project management skills with the ability to complete multipleprojects independently

  • Leansix sigma experience preferred

  • Mustbe able to work closely with Quality / Engineering / Operationson assigned tasks

  • Mustbe reliable to achieve assigned duties in a timely manner

  • Working extendedhours and/or weekends and holidays may be required

Access to export controlledtechnology/technical data and/or items required to perform this Position aresubject to the laws of the United States (including but not limited to theExport Administration Regulations ("EAR"), 15 C.F.R. Parts 730-799,and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR"), 22C.F.R. Part 120-130) and the company's export control procedures, pursuant towhich the release of such technology/technical data and/or items to anyoneother than a U.S. Person\

  • may be considered an export to the person’s home countryand may require authorization from the U.S. Government. Thus, additionalinformation in this regard may be required from applicants for this Position.Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.


  • Pursuant to the EAR and the ITAR, a U.S. Person includes any individual who isgranted U.S. citizenship, any individual who is granted U.S. permanentresidence (i.e., a "green card" holder), or any individual who isgranted political asylum or other protected status under applicable law.

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 Mississippi-Ellisville

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19001185