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Praxair Reviews

Updated February 24, 2017
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  • Amazing work-life balance with managers that actually take the time to invest in their employees well-being (in 25 reviews)

  • There are good benefits if you are a full-time employee (in 18 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Administrative Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in The Woodlands, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in The Woodlands, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Praxair (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Learning, flexibility, work/life balance, liked colleagues

    Cons

    Boring job, terrible managers, negative environment in my department


  2. "Excellent opportunity to engage in all aspects of design engineering from conceptual phase to implementation."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Praxair full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and experience. Opportunity for advancement is high depending on location or willingness to relocate. Benefits are satisfactory. Work is challenging but rewarding.

    Cons

    Expect up to 50% travel or more depending on position. Company operates lean so expect to work more than 40 hours a week.


  3. "Praxair growth"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Praxair full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great internal training and leadership programs.

    Cons

    Sometimes very slow in recognizing new approaches to problem solving or product design

    Advice to Management

    Listen closer to seasoned, well rounded employees


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  5. "Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Solid company to work for

    Cons

    No negative to say about praxair

    Advice to Management

    no advice to management at this time


  6. "Marketing Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good company culture, friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Challenging & competitive market. Homogeneous products


  7. "Great place to work!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Specialist II in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Engineering Specialist II in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of career opportunities with focus on technology and innovation.

    Cons

    Praxair is a great place to work and I can't think of any negatives

    Advice to Management

    Streamline internal systems and better connect global regions. Invest more in knowledge management.


  8. "Growing company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in League City, TX
    Current Employee - Technician in League City, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Praxair full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Never worried about layoffs or downturns
    Clean environment for a "Chemical Plant"

    Cons

    Slightly lower pay than other plants in area.
    Need to spend more money to update older plants.

    Advice to Management

    Reward exceptional employees more in order to keep them satisfied. More opportunity for growth.


  9. "COLP Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - COLP Associate in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - COLP Associate in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Praxair provides a year-long program for recent graduates to learn about the company and develop their leadership skills.

    Cons

    Must be a self-started to succeed. Your role is to learn and sometimes that requires thinking outside of the box.

    Advice to Management

    Place COLP Associate where they can truly thrive in the program. This would be in a location with plenty of exposure to all aspects of the business as well as expose to senior leadership.


  10. "none"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    nothing bad to say about this company


  11. "Business Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Ankeny, IA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Ankeny, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Praxair (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very family oriented company. Flexible.

    Cons

    Lack of training, and knowledge of process by employees.



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