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R&D Engineer - Campus 2018-19

at Praxair

Posted: 3/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 18001872
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Job Description

Praxair, Inc. is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide.  With market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 2017 sales of $11 billion, the company employs over 26,000 people globally and has been named to the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index for 15 consecutive years.  Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings.
 
Our products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by brining efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. 
 
R&D OVERVIEW:
Praxair is a technology-driven, R&D intensive organization with a leading role in all aspects of gas separation, purification and applications technology.  The R&D team consists of over 300 scientists, engineers, technologists and business professionals from various cultures and educational backgrounds.  With over 4,000 active and pending patents, Praxair provides a creative platform for you to achieve your personal and professional goals.
 
While continuing work on conventional separation and purification technologies, we also pride ourselves on our applications development which serves various industries such as energy, water, waste water, food, healthcare, metals, metal fabrication and electronics.  R&D personnel research, plan and design new application technologies from concept through commercialization that make customer manufacturing facilities more productive, efficient and environmentally compliant.  State-of-the-art R&D facilities in Tonawanda, NY, and Burr Ridge, IL, provide an extensive infrastructure for exploring emerging technologies.
 
SCOPE:
We are currently looking for Engineers and Scientists to work in the following areas: 
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Applications
  • Electronics & Specialty Gas Applications
  • Machinery Development (compressors, turbines, pumps)
  • Materials Development (ceramics, adsorbents, polymeric membranes)
  • Separations Process Development
  • Semiconductor Materials
  • Process Development
  • Combustion and Metals Technology/Fabrication
  • Reaction Engineering
  • Operations Research
  • Process Equipment
  • Process Chemistry
  • Heat Transfer
  • Food/Beverage and Water Applications
  • Cryogenic Air Separation
  • Hydrogen and Energy Supply Systems
  • Advanced Analytics, IoT


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Exceptional technical skills and the ability to apply those skills in an industrial environment
  • Highly creative with initiative and drive
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven track record of personal accountability and success throughout their academic and professional career
  • Willingness to take step-change products and processes from conception through to global commercialization
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time (domestic and international) 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Pursuing OR recently obtained a:
Thesis/Research Based Master's Degree OR PhD/Doctorate degree in one of the following majors:
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Material Science or Ceramics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Operations Research
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry