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Tue, 8 Jun 2010 10:48:27 -0400
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Manage an R&D group of 5-8 people applying operations research technology 
to supply chain and network optimization. The project portfolio will
impact all aspects of Praxair’s product supply modes, including on-site,
liquid and packaged gases. Project opportunities will include but are not
limited to supply chain network analysis, planning and scheduling,
inventory management, and vehicle routing. The candidate will be
responsible for project portfolio development and prioritization,
overseeing project execution, and managing employee performance and
development. They will be expected to interface with a diverse set of
customers across the organization, including our Global Operations
Excellence (GOE) organization as well as senior management responsible for
supply and distribution in each of our global regions. They will be
required to understand the needs of their client base, translate those
needs into technology programs, and work with the businesses to prioritize
and resource them. The will also be required to manage external
relationships with suppliers and academia.

The ideal candidate will have MS or PhD degree in Chemical Engineering,
Industrial Engineering or Operations Research with at least 5 years
industrial experience in solving supply chain problems using advanced
analytical techniques. Candidates with existing technology management
experience are preferred. They should be able to effectively partner with
internal business customers to develop and articulate value propositions
and business cases for technology programs. The candidate should
demonstrate high levels of enthusiasm and leadership capability, strong
verbal and written communication skills, a team-oriented focus, and an
ability to find innovative technical solutions that best meet the needs of
the customer. The candidate needs to be willing to travel globally, and be
comfortable in interfacing with people from a variety of cultures and
business backgrounds.

Interested candidates can apply under the "Careers" section at, job ID 1000774.