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Praxair Inc | Biddeford, Maine
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Praxair Surface Technologies (PST), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Summer Intern to join our team in Biddeford, ME.

This position will assist our Operations and Engineering Teams to support our specific coating processes that service the aviation/aerospace industries.

Summer Intern

* Complete training on safety, process, material, and equipment

* Work closely with atmospheric and chamber coating process teams

* Analyze data and recommend formulation and process changes (as needed)

* Utilize a wide variety of plant equipment and analytical data

* Coordinate with other engineers and technicians to move projects forward

* Reduced sampling. Data analysis to determine if parts qualify and if not what print criteria will need adjusted to improve process capability

* Develop visual standards for tooling

* Failure analysis-look at qc failure data trends

* Assist engineers on graphite cup implantation and qualification in platinum aluminide.

* Other duties as assigned

* Major in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science preferred

* Junior or Senior year students preferred

* A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.9/4.0


* Familiarity with basic manufacturing practices.

Access to export controlled technology/technical data and/or items required to perform this Position are subject to the laws of the United States (including but not limited to the Export Administration Regulations ('EAR'), 15 C.F.R. Parts 730-799, and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ('ITAR'), 22 C.F.R. Part 120-130) and the company's export control procedures, pursuant to which the release of such technology/technical data and/or items to anyone other than a U.S. Person* may be considered an export to the person's home country and may require authorization from the U.S. Government. Thus, additional information in this regard may be required from applicants for this Position. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. - Pursuant to the EAR and the ITAR, a U.S. Person includes any individual who is granted U.S. citizenship, any individual who is granted U.S. permanent residence (i.e., a 'green card' holder), or any individual who is granted political asylum or other protected status under applicable law

About Praxair Inc

Praxair, Inc. (Praxair) is an industrial gas supplier in North and South America. Praxair's primary products for its industrial gases business are atmospheric gases (oxygen, nitrogen, argon, rare gases) and process gases (carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, acetylene). The Company also designs, engineers, and builds equipment that produces industrial gases for internal use and external sale. Its surface technologies segment, operated through Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders. Praxair serves approximately 25 industries, such as healthcare and petroleum refining; computer-chip manufacturing and beverage carbonation; fiber-optics and steel making, and aerospace, chemicals and water treatment. In July 2009, Praxair's subsidiary, Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., acquired Sermatech International Holdings Corp. from Arsenal Capital Partners.

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