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Praxair, Inc. Production Technician - Grinder in Charlotte, North Carolina

Production Technician - Grinder


Praxair Surface Technologies (PST), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that suppliesatmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Machine Operator/Grinder in Charlotte, NC (8501 Old Statesville Road).

This position will train on 1stshift (6:00 am to 2:30 pm) and then most likely be moved to 2ndshift (2:00 pm to 10:30 pm) Monday through Friday with occasional overtime

Machine Operator

  • Application of basic machining principles in the finishing of materials

  • Responsible for reading and interpreting customer and supplier drawings and specifications

  • Will use digital and non- digital measurement tools with an emphasis on dimensional accuracy and precision

  • Turning and Grinding cylindrical shaped parts

  • Other duties as assigned

Machines to be Operated:

  • Computer Controlled Surface Grinder that requires operator to input offsets, this machine does not run on programs

  • Manual OD Grinders that have automatic feed and speed, this machine requires operators to adjust offsets manually, and then engage an auto feed/speed function

Gages to be Used:

  • OD Mics

  • Height Gages

  • Dial Indicators

  • Custom Tri Mic Gage Block


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience operating manual machining equipment

  • Experience with the use of micrometers or calipers for measuring

  • Experience reading and understanding mechanical drawings

  • Strongcommunication and organizational skills

  • Strong mathematic skills

  • Mechanically inclined

  • Basic computer skill

  • Must be able to work 2ndShift

Preferred Experience & Education:

  • Technical school degree

  • Certification from a nationally accredited metalworking organization

  • Ability to work 2ndshift

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 Operations

Primary Location North Carolina-Charlotte

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18002945