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Praxair, Inc. Team Leader - Slurry in Ellisville, Mississippi

Team Leader - Slurry


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 Team Leader - Coating Services for our Ellisville, MS plant.

Team Leader - Coating Services

  • Participates in the interviewing process of OpTechs

  • Orientation of New Hires

  • Sets new hires up with Oracle access, Airwaves, Employee ID's, vending machine access, and benefits

  • Direct reporting responsibilities for the first 90 days of new hires (ending with their 90 day review)

  • Manages performance and attendance of new hires for first 90 days

  • Develops, coordinates and maintains training programs for Coating Services

  • Administers Peer-to-Peer training program

  • Shift training as required for Quality, Safety, Production Process "Reminders", and other problems that arise

  • Yearly recurring training including NCR, Back-to-Basics and General Knowledge test

  • Designs and develops training courses to meet the business unit's safety and business goals

  • Reviews, evaluates and selects material to supplement training

  • Maintains all department training records including a training matrix

  • Reviews, updates, and maintains JSA's, and other operational documentation

  • Participates in Lean / Six Sigma / Quality / Safety efforts as necessary or directed

  • Occasional Shipping/ Receiving duties as needed

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 5 years production experience

  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience desired

  • Able and willing to work any shift as required by the job

  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint desired

  • Willing to Work extended hours and/or weekends and holidays as required

  • Must be proficient in Basic Math

  • Ability to communicate and work well in a diverse environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Experience designing and developing training courses preferred

  • Previous demonstrated training skills/experience preferred

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 Operations

Primary Location Mississippi-Ellisville

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18002690