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Distribution Superintendent

Company: Praxair, Inc - a Linde Company
Location: Garland
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

About Linde: Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2021 sales of $31 billion. We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet. The company serves a variety of end markets including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions. For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit www.linde.com . Job Overview: We are currently seeking a Distribution Superintendent for our Air Separation Facility located in Garland, TX and Carbon Dioxide Facility in Fort Worth, TX. This position will report to the Plant Manager. The Distribution Superintendent will be responsible for ensuring distribution requirements are met, and all equipment is operated in a safe, efficient, and DOT compliant manner. In conjunction with the Facilities manager, this role manages about 3 mechanics and 42+ drivers between the Garland and Fort Worth locations. This is a front-line role that will respond to unplanned events, work independently, and make technical decisions and recommendations to ensure the reliable and efficient operation of distribution equipment. An understanding of DOT requirements, and truck maintenance procedures are required. Primary Responsibilities: Day-to-day leadership of drivers, and mechanics. Partner with Facilities Manager on production and distribution for both plants to maintain a high level of productivity and safety Compliance with and leadership in all applicable safety, regulatory, policy, and internal engineering standards Maximize efficiency and operating capacity of the distribution fleet at both facilities Working alongside Logistics to effectively manage fleet distribution operations Help troubleshoot equipment problems and implement solutions Facilitate customer, corporate, and 3 rd party audits Manage fleet maintenance schedules to minimize impact on operations, while maintaining the material condition of the equipment Contribute to Linde productivity initiatives by finding and implementing cost reduction/lean/six sigma projects ideas in Distribution Ensure training and DOT compliance records are kept on all employees and all necessary training is scheduled, attended and completed Ensure proper housekeeping in distribution areas of the facilities. Along with Facilities Manager interview and hire new drivers/mechanics as needed. Qualifications: Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and minimum 2 years of distribution management experience or 10+ years of relevant management/industry experience. Working knowledge of Hazardous Work Permits, Lock out Tag out, and Management of Change. Working knowledge of DOT requirements for Drivers and Fleet Maintenance Excellent communication, team interaction and presentation skills. Self-starter who is comfortable working independently, effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision. Must have a positive attitude, be willing to quickly adapt to changing situations, have strong communications skills, and a strong will to build and maintain productive relationships across departmental lines. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint At Linde, we strive to create a work environment that treats all employees with respect, supports new thoughts and ideas, encourages growth and development, celebrates our differences, and embraces inclusion. Linde is committed to remaining an employer of choice for the diverse, ever-increasing pool of global talent. To learn more, visit About Linde. We offer a comprehensive competitive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, health, dental, disability, life insurance, 401(k) (with matching), and pension benefits. Linde thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted. 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.

Keywords: Praxair, Inc - a Linde Company, Garland , Distribution Superintendent, Professions , Garland, Texas

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