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Praxair, Inc. Operation Technician - Production Technician in New Castle, Pennsylvania

Operation Technician - Production Technician


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 Production Technician - Operation Technician in our New Castle, PA plant.

Production Technician - Operation Technicians perform a wide variety of tasks in the areas of part preparation, part handling, shipping/receiving, maintenance, and general housekeeping with the expectation of meeting customer needs and expectations.

Production Technician – Operation Technician

  • Working safely is our number 1 priority!!

  • Workingundermoderate supervision, theincumbentperforms the following duties.Theseinclude but are not limited to:

  • Performs all aspects of part preparation including cleaning processes, maskingtechniques,stripping processes and grit blastinginaccordance with job instructions,standard cards and customerspecifications

  • Responsible for handling customerparts throughouttheproduction process.Thiswould include using cranes,forklifts and carts to load/unload cubicles and totransferparts to and from the various work areas

  • Performs aspectsof post coating finishinginvolvingbut not limited tobrushingtechniques on screws, blades,disperser rolls,shrouds etc.

  • Recognizes faulty operationof equipment by sight and sound, makes minorrepairsand adjustments,performs routine preventive maintenanceand cleans equipment as required (IE: grit Blasting, stripping, and brush finishing equipment)

  • Performs a variety of tasks in shippingand receiving.These include but are notlimited to: unloading and unpacking parts and materials, verifying counts andinspecting items for damage,adequatelypacking partsand loading for shipment

  • Maintainsaclean and orderly work area and practices good generalhousekeeping at all times

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School degree or GED is required

  • 2 years’ experience working in a production/manufacturing and/or plant environment preferred

  • Ability to complete training in the use of cranes and forklifts for moving customer parts and fixtures as well as formal training and certificationin electrolytic stripping

  • Ability to work from written instructions

  • Strong focus on quality with the ability to multi-task

  • Must be able to work overtime and the shift outlined in the posting

Praxair offers full benefits and competitive pay!

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 Pennsylvania-New Castle

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18002728