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Praxair, Inc. Development Specialist I in Tonawanda, New York

Development Specialist I




Development Specialist I


Praxair, Inc.


Tonawanda, NY


Conduct research focused on development of novel storage and delivery systems for high purity, high pressure compressed gas and cryogenics applications. Work closely with customers and Praxair's business and operations specialist to identify specific performance requirements in order to establish design specifications. Prepare and analyze conceptual designs to identify the optimized design approach for meeting function, safety, reliability and cost targets. Perform mechanical and industrial design of components based on developed design specifications. Prepare and conduct experiments to evaluate functional performance and reliability of the product and its subcomponents. Conduct knowledge transfer to operating sites in order to facilitate implementation of these developed technologies on a commercial scale.



Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, or a related field plus one (1) year of experience in the job offered or as Development Associate or a related position. Must have one (1) year of experience with: SolidWorks; Finite Element Analysis; 3D CAD modeling and developing engineering drawings; Minitab; Microsoft Visio; Microsoft Project; high pressure compressed gas equipment and systems; Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and Energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX) for material and failure analysis; material selection; quality control; Failure Mode & Effect Analysis and Root Cause Analysis tools; metal fabrication and plastic molding technologies; product design; and design optimization.


40 hours per week

EEO - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment w/out regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Praxair, Inc. invites applicants to apply by sending resume to Attn: Shawneva White, 175 East Park Drive, Tonawanda, NY 14150. Must Specify Ref Code9GP294.

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 Research & Development

Primary Location New York-Tonawanda

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000046