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Technical Sales (Former Employee), Brampton, ONMay 22, 2014
poor management, employees not treated well, a union would give workers more security and leverage
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Dangerous
Chemical Lab Manager (Former Employee), Delta, BCMay 12, 2014
During my time at Prax we had several major safety violations that were skirted by the local Management team.
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This is not a good company
Health Care Practitioner (Former Employee), Regina, SkDecember 16, 2013
Pros: i had a great relationship with my clients
Cons: hostile environment, non existant managers
This company cuts people for no reason with no warning. We were told there would be no more cuts this year, and two months later, they cut my job. They acquired me from another company and didn't like my pay scale, here today gone tomorrow. They don't care if you do a great job and take good care of people. Management is all about money!. They preach – more... Integrity but they don't show any. – less
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good pay for hard work
Professional driver (Former Employee), Montreal, quebecNovember 5, 2013
Pros: great pay
Cons: long days
Praxair management are great and treat you with respect. They stress safety. hardest part of job is being gone during the week but the most enjoyable part is knowing they stand behind you.
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A great experience
Shipping/Recieving/Forklift Operator (Former Employee), Brampton, ONAugust 27, 2013
Pros: great pay
Cons: midnight shifts
I met a lot of hardworking individuals and I am glad for the experience.
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Use to be a fun place to work
Driver (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABJuly 8, 2013
Pros: a great bunch of drivers, the mechanics are great.
Cons: management changes rules to make them selves look good.
Worked at Praxair for 16.5 years had one incident and according to there rules were suppose to be allowed 2 , I had an incident and the people like Transportation manager for Edmonton and western Canada did nothing but cover there own back sides. the Driver supervisor who is suppose to be there for the drivers ran to Winnipeg MB as the National Vice – more... President of Praxair Canada was on the War path because of all the incidents involving other drivers i was used as a wiping post. Every one who was suppose to help me ran for the hills. They change rules to suit them selves like smoking in the trucks, grounds for instant dismissal nope not in Edmonton the manager buries his head in the sand, like driver supervisor also. Also mangement swept things under the carpet to suit them selves. Like i said use to be a great place to work not now as a driver your a number – less
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productive, reliable and proficient workplace
Banking/Accounting Coordinator (Current Employee), Mississauga, ONApril 11, 2013
Pros: friendly environment, benefits, reliable
Cons: long hours, limited opportunities
Typical day at work is very responsible, busy and sometimes with critical deadlines.
I have learned to meet challenging deadlines, analyze problems, resolve issues in professional manner, make well thought out decisions and to take accountability of assigned jobs
Professional, well organized management that gives serious consideration to every aspect – more... of jobs
Very friendly, easygoing and helpful co-workers who are always willing to assist/help when necessary.
The hardest part of the work is sometimes the volume and the long hours on month closing.
The most enjoyable part of the job is working with my united team members and successfully completing the assigned projects by deadline. – less
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great work hours close to home
Shipper receiver (Former Employee), edmonton albertaApril 2, 2013
Pros: good people
Cons: lack of training and lack of communication between management and workers
it was a good shift only 15 min from my home,
overtime posted often,
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poor
cylinder processor (Former Employee), Delta, BCFebruary 13, 2013
untrustworthy, unreliable, poor mgt, does not follow guidlines, breaks wcb regs
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excellent organization skills and enjoy the daily challenge of a fast paced environment
Administrative assistant (Former Employee), Brampton, ONOctober 21, 2012
Administrative experience of 6 years while assisting the floor. As such duties rang from paper work to packaging boxes as a strong team player..
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A Profitable & Loyal Employer
Auditor / Special Projects / Project Management (Former Employee), Brampton, ONApril 3, 2012
Pros: working conditions, opportunities and compensation.
Cons: culture.
PRAXAIR is a VERY SAFETY COMMITTED organization that provides its employees with superior compensation, excellent training, significant opportunity for education & advancement and significant stability, security and good life/work balance.
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Challenging place to work in
Supervisor, Warehouse & Inventory Control (Current Employee), Brampton, ONMarch 12, 2012
It's a fortune 500 company which specializes in Industrial gas and hardgoods. It's fun and challenging to work at this company.
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productive
Diploma engineer trainee (Former Employee), Bangalore, KASeptember 7, 2014
Pros: free lunch and dinners
Cons: long hour
work on schedule ,quality and cost.
Learned to how to take care of safety on the job and of the job.
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I had a great boss and a great job. I wish he had ot left!
Territory Manager (Former Employee), Tupelo, MSSeptember 2, 2014
Pros: makaing sales calls
Cons: working in the cold and rain but it was tolerable
I loved this job and my boss. DME was a good place to be at one time. Now its too much competition in our area and the reimbursement was cut by 40%. Those were the good old days.
We had a good team and my manager was s a great leader. I learned a lot from his sales style and he learned a lot from me about the Medicare and Medicaid rues. Overall it was – more... a good company I loved it. My day consisted of making about 12-15 sales calls a day. Some days I did luncheons, dinners and breakfasts. I attended conferences and set up and attended my booth. I called on all types of medical facilities such as hospitals, doctors offices, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. My favorite part of the job was making the sales calls. The toughest part was working in the cold and rain when I had to set up at conferences but it wasn't that bad. – less
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Healthcare
Distribution MGT / Sales (Former Employee), San Antonio, TXAugust 24, 2014
In this industry I held many rolls within my 18yrs employment.
I have held many upper level position in the organization such as Branch Mgt, Sales, contract, trainer, equipment specialist,
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Productive and competitive salary
General Blend Filler (Current Employee), Fairless Hills, PAAugust 18, 2014
Pros: productive and competitive salary
Cons: not many advancement oppurtunities
Fill high pressure 2, 3 and 4 component mixtures to specified orders for each customer. Responsible to evaluate the cylinders, ensure they are suitable for filling. Once completion of the filling, correctly roll cylinders to mix gases, then complete the process by submitting the cylinders, along with proper documentation to the lab for analysis. Overall – more... quality passing rate of cylinders is 90%. – less
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Class b driver
Class B Driver (Former Employee), Durham, CTAugust 14, 2014
• Class A CDL
• Over 12 years of Class B driving experience
• HAZMAT, Tanker & V Endorsements
• Forklift Certified/Vacuum Trucks
• Learns and comprehends new systems and methods quickly
• Relates easily with all kinds of people
• Meets demanding time goals
• Represent my company with dignity and professionalism
• Committed to maintain high quality and – more... efficiency
• Skilled in handling the public with professionalism and sensitivity
• Thrive in a competitive and challenging environment
• Elicits trust and confidence of clients
• Hold 40 hours HAZWOPER training
• Hold Confined Space Training

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company close down
Aircraft Parts Service Technician/Inspector (Former Employee), Miami, FLAugust 10, 2014
Pros: good benefits
Cons: ..
learn safety first. good working condition. the most enjoyable part of the job was the co workers. learn a lot about aircraft engine parts machining.
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Does Not Care About Employees
Truck Driver Class B (Former Employee), Columbus, OHAugust 1, 2014
Pros: gimme a minute, nope, nothing
Cons: management are heartless and oblivious to concerns
After 35 years with this company, they decided to close our plant in Columbus and move nearly 3 hours away. They left us all hanging for a year until they finally gave us a date when they were closing. If not for the union, we would have gotten no decent severance. 3 years till retirement and now I am looking for another job. They worked us on mandatory – more... overtime for nearly two years before deciding to move. After I left, my blood pressure returned to normal. I don not recommend this company to anyone. – less
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Local office was fabulous
Respiratory Therapist (Former Employee), Longview, TXJuly 23, 2014
The local office i worked in was filled with great people. It was a sales position.

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Praxair makes lighter than air and heavier than air gases available for practical applications. The largest North American industrial – Read more