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Praxair, Inc. Furnace Operator - Production Technician in Indianapolis, Indiana

Furnace Operator - Production Technician


Praxair Surface Technologies (PST), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Furnace Operator (Atomization Furnace) for our Indianapolis, IN plant.

Furnace Operators are responsible for a variety of complex operations and duties in a production environment. The Furnace Operator will perform work related to the manufacture of powders used for heat and wear resistance in the aerospace and additive manufacturing markets. This department is physically and technically challenging and fast paced. Furnace Operators need to have a high degree of interest working in a busy production environment, which requires a sense of urgency and willingness to do whatever it takes to support our customers.

Furnace Operator (Atomization Furnace Technician)

  • Working safely is our number 1 priority!

  • Weigh out heats of metals to be used in the process

  • Operate material handling and manufacturing equipment (e.g. powder blending/sizing equipment, furnaces, overhead cranes, barrel trucks, forklifts)

  • Monitor melting process

  • Clean and inspect equipment

  • Work in a dynamic teamwork environment in a growing area of the business

  • Other duties as assigned

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

  • may be considered an export to the person’s home country and may require authorization from the U.S. Government. Thus, additional information 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 is granted U.S. citizenship, any individual who is granted U.S. permanent residence (i.e., a "green card" holder), or any individual who is granted political asylum or other protected status under applicable law.


  • High School degree or equivalent is required

  • Strong focus on quality with the ability to multi-task

  • Must be able to physically lift up to 40 lbs. with or without accommodation

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and climb stairs repeatedly throughout the day

  • Must be able to wear a respirator - must be clean shaven

  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts (6:00am – 6:00pm or 6:00pm – 6:00am)

  • Training will take place on 1stshift

Praxair Surface Technologies offers full benefits, 401k, and Pension. This position pays $18.00 for working 1stshift. The position will pay $20.00 for working 3rdshift.

PST is a supplier which abides by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, persons considered for this position must be either a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder) or otherwise classifiable as a U.S. Person under relevant ITAR 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.

Job Production Technicians

Primary Location Indiana-Indianapolis

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000343