Lead Production Technician

Praxair, Inc. Muscatine , IA 52761

Posted 2 months ago

Praxair is a Fortune 300 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. We offer attractive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package in an environment that encourages professional growth

The United States Industrial Gas (USIG) division of Praxair, Inc. is currently seeking a Lead Production Technician in Muscatine, IA. The production technician will be responsible for a safe, reliable, and efficiently operating Cryogenic Air Separation plants. The role will include but not limited to performing routine operating, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs. The candidate must have demonstrated ability to work across departmental lines. Candidate needs to be able to travel up to 25% of the time in order to support a remote plant located at Sterling, IL. Candidate must be able to adjust the work schedule based on the facility activities, be able to work overtime as required, and be on call. Must be willing and have the ability to interpret manufacturers' manuals and apply hands-on skills in repairing certain mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic systems. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reading and interpreting Electrical Schematics, Process Diagrams , and Electrical One Line Diagrams

  • Perform calibration of analyzers and have the ability to troubleshoot control systems.

  • Have a working knowledge of computers and typical computer programs (i.e. Excel, Word, Power Point)

  • Monitors process performance and makes appropriate adjustments to remedy deviations and align to the specified norm.

  • Operates units to continuously supply products in quantities and qualities safely and economically, complying with all environmental regulations, quality standards and daily customer requirements

  • Safely troubleshoot, and maintain all rotating equipment and associated mechanical systems including compressors, pumps, fans, blowers, gas burner systems, and valves.

  • Operating forklifts/man-lifts

  • Working outdoors in various weather conditions.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Associates in Applied Sciences Degree or equivalent apprenticeship preferred.

  • 10 or more years Production Operations experience in an industrial environment.

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Lead Production Technician

Praxair, Inc.