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Process Engineer - Rotating Parts

Praxair-PST Ellisville Full-Time
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The Process Engineer will manage all aspects of the Process Engineering functions for assigned part numbers and manufacturing processes. This individual will be responsible for new product introduction as assigned. In addition, the Process Engineer will work closely with Customer, Plant Manager, Sales, Production Manager, Engineers, Maintenance Manager, Quality Assurance & Technology Director, and HSE Manager to drive Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost Improvements that satisfy our customers.

Process Engineer

  • Design and modify tooling / fixturing for new product introduction and improvement of existing processes
  • Utilize skills to program coating equipment for new product introduction and engineering changes
  • Review of non-conforming hardware through the MRB process and communications with the customer
  • Analyze data and lead improvement projects
  • Prepare appropriate documentation, reports and summaries to communicate project progress or results
  • Interface with internal and external customers/suppliers professionally
  • Actively participate in project team meetings and project decisions
  • Lead applications development activities necessary to provide services/products to customers
  • Quickly learn and apply new concepts, skills and knowledge to assigned tasks
  • Provide technical leadership on new product introductions
  • Organize and create documentation necessary for new applications, including job instructions, job routers, and standard operating procedures
  • Responsible for interpretation of customer specification and blueprints associated with new and existing applications
  • Work with applicable organizations to complete first article inspection and achieve acceptable first pass yield
  • Maintain an expertise with the process equipment in operations
  • Review customer purchase orders, specification and prints to ensure processing meets all requirements
  • Analyze possible solutions using standard procedures
  • Identify, prioritize and implement process improvement methods, utilizing Lean principles and interacts with entire supply chain (supplier to customer)
  • Perform Quality Go Cards and Internal Audits




Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering strongly preferred (relevant production operation or project management experience in lieu of an engineering degree will be considered)

  • Experience coatings operations and processes/equipment typically used in a coatings-manufacturing environment required
  • Proficiency in robot programming (ABB or Fanuc) and CAD software (Solidworks or Autodesk)
  • Project management experience a plus
  • Proven ability to combine theoretical training with practical experience in a "hands-on" environment
  • Must be a self-starter able to manage projects with minimal supervision
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Experience in tooling design, process design, and programming a plus
  • LEAN/ Six Sigma green belt or black belt is a plus
  • Strong communication skills required
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.

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    For more than 100 years, Praxair (NYSE: PX) has taken something as fundamental as air and turned it in to ways to make plants operate cleaner and more productive, food taste better, breathing easier and manufacturing processes more efficient – in short, to make all our lives better. 

    Praxair is a Fortune 300 company with products and technology that serve more than 20 different industries. We’re one of the world’s largest industrial gases businesses and you see our products and services at work every day, often without realizing it. 

    As a growing company, Praxair is always looking for talented, energetic and ambitious people to join our high-performing team of 27,000 employees working in more than 50 countries. 

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