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Praxair, Inc. Data Scientist in Indianapolis, Indiana

Data Scientist


PraxairSurface Technologies, Inc. (PST), a subsidiary of Linde, Inc, a globalindustrial gas company, offers a comprehensive array of high-performancecoatings and technologies to the aviation, energy and other industries. Bycontinuously advancing coatings technologies, PST helps customers improveenvironmental performance, decrease energy consumption, extend component life,improve productivity, minimize downtime, reduce operating costs and producehigh-quality products. Additional information about PST is available


The Data Scientist will be a member ofthe Linde Digital Advanced Analytics team, part of the larger Linde Digitalorganization. They will be completely dedicated to the Praxair SurfaceTechnology (PST) business. In this role, they will apply analytics, datascience and operations research techniques to solve challenging problems acrossoperations, supply chain management and business.Project opportunities will include but are not limited to visualization,robotic process automation, statistical analysis, data modeling, predictivemodeling, and optimization. The candidate will be asked to combine anunderstanding of business problems with data driven decision making tosignificantly impact PST’s operating profit.

The candidate will be involved in the developmentof analytics applications from proposal through commercialization and beexpected to work closely with the operations, business and IT teams. As aresult, he/she will need to develop credible business cases for new applicationsand lead the product development. He/She will also be expected to continuouslyimprove their skills to take advantage of analytics best practices.


  • Involved in technology developmentfrom concept initiation through commercialization and work closely with the businessorganizations

  • Actively participate in thetechnical development and lead project execution involving multi-disciplinaryteams

  • Support new data science development while maintainingand improving existing applications


(Salary and Job Level Commensurate with Experience)


  • BSin Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Statisticsor Operations Research with a specialization in data science or related area

  • 3 years of relevant industry experience particularly in manufacturingenvironments

  • Demonstratedleadership skills

  • Abilityto collaborate with internal business partners to find new ideas, understandrequirements and develop appropriate technical solutions

  • Exceptionalpresentation skills with the ability to succinctly convey complex solutions tobusiness stakeholders and executive leadership

  • Availabilityto travel up to 30% (domestic and international)


  • MSor higher in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science,Statistics or Operations Research with a specialization in data science orrelated area

  • Ability to develop, implement andsupport data science pipelines in Python or other programming languages

  • Experience designing and leveragingrelational databases

  • Experience with visualizationsoftware, preferably Tableau

  • Experience with developing anddeploying robotic process automation (RPA) solutions

  • Hands-on experience and theoreticalunderstanding of machine learning techniques

PST is a supplier which abides by theInternational Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, personsconsidered for this position must be either a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident(green card holder) or otherwise classifiable as a U.S. person under relevantITAR regulations.

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 Indiana-Indianapolis

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19001470