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Praxair, Inc. Production Lead in Long Beach, California

Production Lead


Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largestworldwide. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialtygases, and high-performancesurface coatings. Our products,servicesand technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety ofindustries, includingaerospace,chemicals,food and beverage,electronics,energy,healthcare, manufacturing, primarymetalsand many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website

Praxair Distribution, Inc. is seeking a Production Lead to join our team locatedin Long Beach, CA.

The Production Lead is responsible for managing the production activities of the facility to ensure that all internal and external customer demands are met for cylinder gases.

Production Lead

  • Ensure plant maintenance is conducted in a safe and environmentally responsible manner

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

  • Maintain stocking levels of raw materials to ensure production requirements and lead times are achieved

  • Monitor and schedule raw material deliveries as needed

Responsible for ensuring the proper appearance, image, and security of the facility and equipment

  • Timely and accurate completion of all required reports, which may include product inventory, cylinder inventory, expense reports, financial reports, KPI reports, payroll, ACMS Work Orders, etc.

  • Monitor asset usage and recommend cylinder purchases and/or increases to inventory as business demands change

  • Perform all preventive and corrective maintenance as needed

  • Ensure Contractors Program meets Praxair Safety Requirements

  • Perform Hazardous Work Permits and Lock Out / Tag Outs as needed for work being performed

  • Maintain the facilities PRV Program

  • Assist with facilities Industrial Hygiene Program

  • QA Review and/or COA Review documentation as needed

  • Assist with Cylinder Reclamation and Yard Cleanup as needed

  • Purchase supplies and materials as needed for the facility

  • Assist with Facility Hazardous Waste management and shipment

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor of Science preferred; high school diploma/GED required

  • Production/distribution experience required; industrial gas industry or equivalent experience preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of cylinder gases and processes of each

  • Knowledge of all regulatory agencies including, but not limited to, FDA, DOT, OSHA, and EPA

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft applications, Lotus Notes and CU

  • Strong organization skills

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 California-Long Beach

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19001165