Jobs near Pittsburg, CA

“All Jobs” Pittsburg, CA
Jobs near Pittsburg, CA “All Jobs” Pittsburg, CA

About Praxair

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. 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 bringing 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. For more information about the company, please visit our website at

Work with plant management, Regional management, and other Productivity organizations to identify, develop, lead, and complete a portfolio of six to ten Lean Six Sigma and/or Cost Reduction Productivity projects of varying complexity and size per year across all aspects of Praxair’s industrial gas business. Develop and complete General Productivity project validation and Procurement Productivity initiatives. Conduct value stream mapping of current operational processes, identify defects, and implement process improvements. Utilize Lean Six Sigma and overall Productivity methodology and processes to improve plant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), understand electricity and natural gas tariffs and how to optimize them, identify cost reduction and capital project opportunities, and increase plant profitability. Learn and demonstrate how Praxair develops cost/benefit analyses, acquires capital, and executes projects. Responsible for the leadership of black belt projects and oversight of green belt projects which are broad in nature, often across multiple sites. Facilitate idea generation through collaborative efforts including brainstorming, lean events, and stakeholder engagement. Implement action plans to meet the needs of the business and key stakeholders.

Scope: This position requires a self-motivated individual who is expected to function at a high level with limited supervision. Learn and demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Productivity methodology and processes. Achieve productivity benefit goals by implementing those learnings and skillfully implementing productivity projects. Act as a resource for the application of advanced productivity tools and discipline. Overcome resistance to change. Work well with and learn from stakeholders at various levels, in particular, Senior Engineering and Operations Directors/Managers to align and drive initiatives, developing exposure and connections for future career opportunities.

Reporting Relationships: This position reports to the Director of Capital and Productivity and is primarily an individual contributor role. Will train and coach junior level productivity professionals and green belts on smaller projects. Will lead project teams.


  • Typical annual Productivity Savings Target portfolio of $2.5 million or more.

  • Provides productivity support to portfolio of plants within USIG West Region, Sales, and Customer Service

  • Solves complex problems; takes broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.

  • Develops conclusions from analyses, applies results, and presents findings.

  • Continuously builds and demonstrates technical proficiency in Operations and Distribution processes and is able to apply these skills to identify and execute productivity opportunities.

  • Facilitates idea generation through collaborative efforts (e.g. brainstorming, Lean events, and stakeholder engagement).

  • Understands strategic direction of business unit or division and implements action plans to meet the needs of the business and key stakeholders

  • Establishes a strong leadership presence with project team(s).


  • Bachelor's degree required (preferably chemical or mechanical engineering).

  • 2-5+ years Air Separation or project management experience, and demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Strong analytical skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to influence required.

  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Excel, use of statistical principles via Minitab software or equivalent preferred.

  • Green Belt training or certification preferred.

  • Must be willing to travel at least 25% - 35%.

  • Must work out of an Area Plant in the West Region, options include Tacoma WA, Hillsboro OR, Pittsburg CA, Wilmington CA, Ontario CA, Magna UT, or Loveland CO.

Primary Location California-Pittsburg

Other Locations California-Wilmington, Colorado-Loveland

Schedule Full-time

Job - Productivity Professionals

Unposting Date Ongoing

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

See full job description

Join our team and experience Workday!

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.

Job Description

The Workday Analytics design team modernizes how humans and computers work together. Our analytics products sit at the junction of inspiring design problems: data visualization, complex workflows, cross-team collaboration. Our designers enjoy the fun and challenge of applying design practice to these rich problem spaces, making cloud data interactive, accessible, and beautiful. A strong design ethos is at the core of our product development. Our team is growing and we need another designer who can find the right balance between familiar workflows and compelling innovation.

About you

  • You care about the way users develop and share knowledge and want to build the next great information tools.

  • You have a strong product sense and understand how to ship a well-crafted product experience.

  • You have a strong intellectual curiosity and seek to frame problems in new ways to drive your process.

  • You enjoy working with a world-class cross-disciplinary team of designers, engineers, and product managers.

  • You are willing to bring your whole self to work and find ways to have fun.


  • Develop concepts and details for new Workday products and features, documenting design decisions along the way

  • Create prototypes to share and validate with team and users

  • Closely collaborate with product management and engineering as a member of the development team

  • Ensure consistency of interactions, visual language, and interface components across the product

  • Maintain familiarity with interaction patterns and related software applications


  • Fluent in Interaction Design with a clear aptitude towards one or more related skill sets: research, writing, visual design, or programming

  • Demonstrable success shipping great experiences in an Agile process

  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and presentation skills

  • 3+ years of industry experience in enterprise software

You get bonus points for...

  • Strong understanding of information architecture

  • Master's degree in Interaction Design, Human Computer Interaction, or a related field

  • Domain expertise within Data Visualization, Business Intelligence or data products

  • Mobile design experience

See full job description
Receive Product Designer jobs in Washington, DC in your inbox.
Receive jobs in your inbox

I agree to Localwise’s Terms & Privacy