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Praxair, Inc. Production Supervisor - Industrial - Afternoon/Evening - Delta in Delta, British Columbia

Production Supervisor - Industrial - Afternoon/Evening - Delta


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Praxair Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with 2016 sales of $11 billion, a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largestworldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialtygases. Praxair products,servicesand technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including,chemicals,food and beverage,healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others.

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Production Supervisor - Delta, BC

Afternoon/Evening Shift

The Production Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing daily operations and assisting plant management in the areas of customer service, production, manufacturing, quality, safety, compliance, training and maintenance.

Production Supervisor

  • Ensure plant operations are conducted in a safe and environmentally responsible manner

  • Maintain compliance with all external regulatory agencies including FDA, DOT, EPA, OSHA, DHS, as well as all Praxair policies and procedures

  • Effectively schedule production of cylinder gases to meet internal and external requirements

  • Drive productivity throughout the operation to maximize plant capabilities and operational efficiency

  • Ensure the proper appearance, image, and security of the facility and equipment

  • Supervise personnel on a fair and consistent basis in order to help foster an atmosphere where employees are motivated, informed, and empowered to do their jobs

  • Manage employee activities in conjunction with company policies and procedures

  • Timely and accurately complete all required reports, which may include product inventory, cylinder inventory, expense reports, financial reports KPI reports, ACMS (Advanced Compliance Monitoring System) Work Orders, etc.

  • Assist in implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) as required or as revisions or changes are made

  • Respond to after hour and weekend 24/7 emergency calls for plant alarms, employees, etc.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Provide leadership and direction for day-to-day operation over a team of employees to meet demand of both external and internal customers

  • Lead reliability, compliance, quality and safety programs for assigned area; ensure required government and/or environmental regulations are met

  • Ensure team is fully trained in, committed to, and conducts their activities in accordance with all aspects of Praxair Safety and Quality systems and requirements

  • Coordinate all quality and safety training for market area employees and maintains required records

  • Monitor production/manpower levels within area of responsibility to ensure continued efficiency while anticipating problems and assisting plant management with development contingencies

  • Identify issues and leads improvement plans in production processes, shift schedules, overtime levels, training, etc., reporting all activities to plant management

  • Manage and escalate equipment and product quality issues

  • Maintain adequate inventory of production supplies

  • Identify ways to reduce plant operating costs through the incorporation of Operational Excellence strategies

  • Handle routine personnel issues including training, coaching, and counseling subordinates


  • High School Diploma/GED required, Bachelor Degree preferred

  • 5 years’ experience in an industrial manufacturing plant environment

  • 2 years’ experience in managing and developing employees

  • 5 years’ working with compressed gases preferred

  • 3 years’ working with specialty gases preferred

Job Operations

Primary Location British Columbia-Delta

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18003128