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Praxair Reviews

Updated August 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Flexibility for a work/ life balance is a plus (in 27 reviews)

  • Good benefits to support a healthy lifestyle (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Praxair full-time

    Pros

    good people and company culture

    Cons

    limited vacation and benefit, not good mentoring


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Praxair full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people are a huge part of the success of the company and the company recognizes this.

    Cons

    A bit unorganized in structure but the company is aware and trying to improve.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the current focus and continue to move forward.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Satisfactory"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer in Des Moines, IA
    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer in Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Praxair full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility for a work/ life balance is a plus. Good benefits to support a healthy lifestyle. High safety practices.

    Cons

    A bit too lean all around. Employees are not reviewed as individuals during performance judgment. All are equal leading to under achievement and lack of integrity they sell to the public.

    Advice to Management

    leadership needs training on how to recognize achievers vs slackers.


  4. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Praxair full-time

    Pros

    Great team and always willing to help

    Cons

    So far so good no cons


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Praxair full-time

    Pros

    Good learning environment, good salary, opportunities for career development

    Cons

    lack of academic or breakthrough research

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Driver"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Praxair full-time

    Pros

    Good workplace and far management

    Cons

    Pay goes up and down like it more level


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Praxair Air Separation"

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    Former Employee - Technician
    Former Employee - Technician
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Praxair full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good people, Good training, Top end technology in Industrial Gases

    Cons

    Lower pay, Very Political, Its not ok to think outside the box

    Advice to Management

    Listen, Trust the Techs

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    "Planner"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Praxair full-time

    Pros

    Benefits including a pension and free dental

    Cons

    Can be very tough if you are not an engineer by training. Little room for advancement.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Danbury, CT
    Former Employee - Manager in Danbury, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Praxair full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice work environment, good business model and prudent conservative management style

    Cons

    Lacking career development advancement opportunities. As the firm is growing globally, the geopolitical balance has hindered employees reaching their full potentials.

    Advice to Management

    Mindset shift from product focused to human capital focused. Break the geopolitical barriers. Recognize and reward the talents and hard work of employees other than their geopolitical identity. Reward and promote only those excellent global resources.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Data Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Praxair full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Managers were understanding of family needs

    Plenty of 'parties' through the year with food and snacks

    Weekly causal days (jeans and t shirts)

    Benefits are nice.

    Cons

    Pay isn't great

    Often given a lot to do and expected to be done within a few hours

    Advice to Management

    Better pay. I received my Associate's and was expecting a little something. Nothing major, but I got nothing. Just a card saying 'Congrats'. That card doesn't feed my three kids.


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