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Lead Production Technician - Gary, Indiana

Company: Praxair, Inc.
Location: Gary
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

About Linde

Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2019 sales of $28 billion (25 billion). We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet.

The company serves a variety of end markets including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions.

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The United States Industrial Gas (USIG) division of Linde, Inc. is currently seeking a Lead Production Technician in Gary, IN. The production technician will be responsible for safely, reliably, and efficiently operating Cryogenic Air Separation plants. The role will include but not be 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 to support remote plants located at Sterling, IL and Muscatine, IA. Must be willing to work rotating shift schedule at times, and adjust the schedule based on the facility activities. 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, Outlook)
  • 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 operate, troubleshoot, and maintain all rotating equipment and associated mechanical systems including compressors, pumps, fans, blowers, boiler systems, and valves.
  • Operating forklifts/man-lifts
  • Working outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Responsibly leading and training a team of production technicians in daily activities, assignments, and operational needs of the 3 facilities.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Associates in Applied Sciences Degree or equivalent apprenticeship preferred.
  • 7 or more years Production Operations experience in an industrial environment.

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