PGT Indy Team Lead at Linde

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Praxair Surface Technologies (PST), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Team Leader for our Indianapolis, Indiana location.

The Platinum Aluminide Cell Leader will directly supervise hourly skilled team members in a fast-paced manufacturing environment and will be directly responsible for production in the Platinum Aluminide and/or Slurry cells.

Team Leader
  • Lead and maintain the overall activities of the Production area during the shift, including prioritizing, assigning and optimizing work assignments, overtime, and administrative duties, as well as monitoring personnel issues with guidance from Production Manager and Human Resources.
  • Ensure that shift Operators comply with all safety, quality, schedule and housekeeping standards, while leading by example.
  • Responsible for emergency response when Production Supervisor or Manager is not available.
  • Responsible for schedule adherence, flow of material and supplies and simple problem solving, with direction and guidance from the Production Manager and Quality department.
  • Responsible for the team following all safety regulations during the shift.
  • Assist with the effective training and continual development of Production Operators including maintaining documentation/certifications.
  • Respond to calls; manage hot spots for quick, efficient resolution
  • Ongoing development of standardized work methods/processes, ensure that standardized work is followed
  • Conduct cycle counts and effectively use Oracle.
  • Responsible for dispensing and controlling Powder and supplied materials
  • Foster good working relations, teamwork and communication among operators and other departments.
  • Meet and work with other shift leads to ensure all shifts operate as a single production unit.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of all processes and equipment.
  • Report all process, equipment, safety, quality problems and suggest continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Assign work and oversee activities of manufacturing employees with safety, quality, delivery, and cost as primary goals including shift hand overs
  • Lead continuous improvement via lean initiatives, and facilitate the implementation of ideas; complete advanced Lean Principles training
  • Drive performance objectives in the areas of delivery, cost, quality, and safety, and assist team members in consistently achieving their specific goals
  • Build positive employee relationships based on defined measurable goals, open communication, and participative management
  • Operate and/or oversee the operation of technical processes and equipment
  • Monitor equipment and processes and ensure recording of process parameters
  • Requirement for Stop Cards and Go Cards for self and team each month
  • Other Duties Assigned


  • High School Diploma / GED Required
  • Effective oral/written communication skills required
  • Previous Industrial Coating Services technical skills preferred
  • Previous experience in a leadership role preferred
  • Ability to work from and follow detailed written instructions
  • Ability to perform basic shop math
  • Ability to operate complex process equipment
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Able to safely lift 40lbs, stand 8hrs or sit 8hrs with or without accommodation
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law

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.

Access to export controlled technology/technical data and/or items required to perform this Position are subject to the laws of the United States (including but not limited to the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR"), 15 C.F.R. Parts 730-799, and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR"), 22 C.F.R. Part 120-130) and the company's export control procedures, pursuant to which the release of such technology/technical data and/or items to anyone other than a U.S. Person* may be considered an export to the person's home country and may require authorization from the U.S. Government. Thus, additional information in this regard may be required from applicants for this Position. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

*Pursuant to the EAR and the ITAR, a U.S. Person includes any individual who is granted U.S. citizenship, any individual who is granted U.S. permanent residence (i.e., a "green card" holder), or any individual who is granted political asylum or other protected status under applicable law.
More Information on Linde
Linde operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Danbury, CT. Linde was founded in 2022. It has 33554 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 10 open jobs at Linde, click here.
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