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Praxair, Inc. Team Leader - PTAL in Indianapolis, Indiana

Team Leader - PTAL


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 seekinga Production Team Leader for our Indianapolis, IN facility.

Exemplifying PST Values and Behaviors, this individual safely performs a variety of tasks, aimed at meeting team goals and customer needs. The primary function for Production Team Leaders is shift supervision, work direction, and development/training of Operations Technicians.

Production Team Leader

  • Performs all value adding steps to customer hardware

  • Operates and maintains process equipment

  • Performs auxiliary and support functions in accordance with required safety and quality standards

  • Provides safety training, and documents same for all team members

  • Monitors safety performance

  • Assigns and schedules work activities to meet requirements

  • Coordinates activities with other departments as needed

  • Schedules vacations and maintains attendance records for all team members

  • Supports Operational Discipline

  • Prepares PMP's for all team members and conducts appraisal/feedback performance reviews

  • Acts as a "working team leader" (as needed) to meet objectives; or to substitute for absent team members

  • Other duties as assigned

Access to export controlled technology/technical data and/or items required to perform this Position are subject to the laws of the United States (including but not limited to the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR"), 15 C.F.R. Parts 730-799, and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR"), 22 C.F.R. Part 120-130) and the company's export control procedures, pursuant to which the release of such technology/technical data and/or items to anyone other than a U.S. Person\

  • may be considered an export to the person’s home country and may require authorization from the U.S. Government. Thus, additional information in this regard may be required from applicants for this Position. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.


  • Pursuant to the EAR and the ITAR, a U.S. Person includes any individual who is granted U.S. citizenship, any individual who is granted U.S. permanent residence (i.e., a "green card" holder), or any individual who is granted political asylum or other protected status under applicable law.


  • High School Diploma / GED Required

  • Effective oral/written communication skills required

  • Previous Industrial Coating Services technical skills preferred

  • Previous experience in a leadership role preferred

  • Ability to work from and follow detailed written instructions

  • Ability to perform basic shop math

  • Ability to operate complex process equipment

  • Must have basic computer skills

  • Able to safely lift 40lbs, stand 8hrs or sit 8hrs with or without accommodation

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 Indiana-Indianapolis

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18003213