Apply operations research techniques to solve challenging supply chain, 
logistics and network optimization problems. 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 involved 
in technology development programs from concept initiation through 
commercialization, and be expected to work closely with the Operations and 
Business organizations globally. As a result, they will need to develop 
credible business cases for new technology programs, actively participate 
in the technical development, and lead multi-disciplinary project 
execution teams. They will also be expected to stay abreast of new 
technology developments in their field of expertise, and actively 
contribute ideas for new R&D programs.  

The ideal candidate will have a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering, 
Industrial Engineering, Operations Research or a related field while 
specializing in optimization, supply chain and logistics analysis. 
Priority will be given to those with previous industrial experience. 
Related background in data mining, statistical process control, and other 
modeling techniques is also valuable.  The candidate should not only 
exhibit technical excellence, but will be willing and able to champion new 
ideas and technology within Praxair. To do this effectively, 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 should 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 
www.praxair.com, job ID 1000772.