Operations technician

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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases and chemicals, has an immediate opening for a Loader / Operations Technician at its CO production facility in Geismar, Louisiana.
Primary responsibilities include working in a plant environment, and filling high pressure CO Tube Trailers. Specific duties include performing residual and final product analysis, conducting equipment inspections, and the loading and unloading of CO trailers. Candidates must be comfortable working 12 hour shifts and working weekends.
Candidates must be willing to take ownership of basic safety responsibilities, and must be focused on safe work habits and sustaining a team environment. The operator may also be required to conduct and maintain water treatment chemistry, perform daily operational outside task, and conduct various safety, housekeeping, and preventive maintenance task.
Additionally, it is also expected that the successful candidate will eventually progress through the various levels of operational responsibilities, with goal of becoming a fully qualified plant operator.
Operational Overview
The Geismar SSU facility produces five product streams: Normal Purity CO, High Purity CO, 1:1 Syngas, 2:1 Syngas, and Hydrogen. All compressed gas products are transported via pipelines, to various customers in the region. The Geismar SSU Facility also has a significant Bulk CO business which is very key to the Gulf Coast Franchise. Gaseous CO is loaded and transported from the Geismar facility via tube trailers.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Personal Commitment to Safety
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Willing to work 12 hour rotating shifts and be a strong team player
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Process Technology Certificate/Diploma a plus
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Should be CDL with hazmat endorsement
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Demonstrated ability to operate mechanical and instrument systems in accordance with work instructions
Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases; performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable. Recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by both Thomson Reuters and Forbes magazine, more than 21,000 employees in over 50 countries supply effective solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2013, Air Products had sales of $10.2 billion. For more information, visit .
Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, and retirement plans.
Local Candidates Only - Paid Relocation is Not Authorized
To apply for this position, please visit the Air Products Career Center. Click on the link Search job openings from the left navigation bar. You can apply specifically to Job Req #15691BR.
If you are a current Air Products employee, please apply via APOnline by clicking on Online Applications, then selecting Career Center.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.
Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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