Praxair
3.3 of 5 131 reviews
www.praxair.com Danbury, CT 5000+ Employees

Praxair Reviews

Updated Mar 6, 2014
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3.3 131 reviews

                             

81% Approve of the CEO

Praxair President, and CEO Steve Angel

Steve Angel

(88 ratings)

67% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Wonderful company to work for, great co-workers, management had it going on...great pay. This was in Concord, NH

Leadership Development Program Associate (Former Employee)
Concord, NH

I worked at Praxair full-time for more than 10 years

Prospay, benefits, people, work ethic of co workers, safety, flex time is available which was great, yearly bonuses and awards

Conscommunication or lack of, management needs to communicate with employees more, I really have no other cons to relay to you.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Decent place to work but better pay elsewhere

Sourcing Manager (Former Employee)
Tonawanda, NY

I worked at Praxair full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGood people, Challenging Environment, Career Growth

ConsChip away annually at employees benefits

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A perfect company to start your career

Logistics Planner (Current Employee)

I have been working at Praxair full-time for less than a year

Pros* The training is phenomenal, they give you all the pieces you need to be successful.
* The starting salary and benefits are much better than any other company I looked at.
* We are given the power to make decisions when it comes to the Planning side

Cons* To get a good understanding of their system it is necessary you start in the 2nd or 3rd shift.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Summer Internship

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Praxair

ProsI worked at GTS-Welco, a Praxair joint venture, one summer during college. The management was great and very accessible.

ConsThe pay was low, which is average for an internship

Advice to Senior ManagementCome up with something other than cold calling for interns to do

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company -- strong financials and leadership

Vice President, Operations (Current Employee)
Danbury, CT

I have been working at Praxair full-time for more than 8 years

ProsPraxair has a long history of solid performance in the industrial gas segment. It is well grounded on business acumen and well-disciplined in business financials.

ConsTechnology changes go through lengthy process of approval, development and execution.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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a very nice company

Development Specialist (Current Employee)
Tonawanda, NY

I have been working at Praxair full-time for more than 3 years

Prosnice environment and nice projects

Consi can't think of any cons.

Advice to Senior ManagementI have no advice for the management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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R&D Engineer (Current Employee)
Tonawanda, NY

I have been working at Praxair full-time for less than a year

ProsGood people, good group, one can make really impact from the first day of working

ConsThe small city is a little bored. Less chances to get promoted. Not easy to publish and network with others.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Praxair was a summer of fun !

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Praxair as an intern for less than a year

ProsEverything that is done at praxair is done as a team to get the best product with the fewest errors and fastest time.

ConsThere are not really any cons for Praxair. The entire summer was an anjoyable one.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Educational and safe

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Praxair

ProsValue, challenging field, growth opportunities, opportunityto learn from those experienced in the field.

ConsOur industry is very complex and the learning curves for new employees and those new tonthe industry is steep and very complex.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Tonawanda, NY

I worked at Praxair

Prosstable industry, job security, Tonawanda site has easy access from anywhere in Buffalo, variety of career opportunities, onsite cafeteria/ credit union/ dry cleaning, sports clubs, standard workday ends at 4:45

Consculture varies by departments, minimal cross training opportunities, lots of travel for some individuals, communication across departments is sometimes minimal

Advice to Senior Managementhire more so overtime is needed less, have better communication about the state of different areas of the business, create more opportunites for cross departmental job changes

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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