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Praxair, Inc. Distribution Superintendent in Pittsburg, California

Distribution Superintendent


We are currently seeking a Distribution Superintendent to be based at our Pittsburg, CA location. This position will report to the Northern CA Area Manager. The Distribution Superintendent is primarily responsible for the day to day management of distribution operations at Pittsburg CA, Benicia CA, and Galt CA which includes a team of 27 drivers, 3 maintenance technicians, and 3 fillzone technicians. Responsibilities include implementing safety programs, training, meeting fixed and variable cost commitments, compliance with quality system and government regulations. This position requires a combination of office work and field work. Accessibility during off-hours (laptop and cell phone) is required.

Key responsibilities:  

  • Day to day management of all distribution activities 

  • Coaches team on safety and delivery performance. 

  • Ensures reliable supply to over 150 customers.  

  • Takes actions to improve efficiency of the fleet by reviewing KPI’s.  

  • Resolves customer delivery issues communicated by drivers.  

  • Communicate daily with logistics regarding driver availability, over the road issues, etc. 

Must have a positive attitude, be willing to quickly adapt to changing situations, have strong communications skills, and a strong willingness to build and maintain productive relationships across departmental lines.


  • Distribution and Transportation experience a must. 

  • CDL licence a plus. 

  • Excellent communication, team interaction and presentation skills.  

  • Self-starter, who is comfortable working independently, effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision.


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.

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Primary Location California-Pittsburg

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18002376