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Production Operator II

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OVERVIEW: Do you see yourself working for a diverse company with a clear vision? Airgas Inc., an industry leader in the packaged gas business, believes our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer 401k, Health Care benefits, and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. When you join Airgas, you become a part of a team of more than 17,000 associates that recognizes the power of being a Fortune 500 company and understands the value of our family like atmosphere. If you are interested in working for a financially sound, best-in-class Company, and one that cares about its employees, join our talent network today!

JOB SUMMARY:Fills high pressure cylinders following compression temperature / pressure method.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One year of related experience and/or training
  • The associate must regularly lift up to 25-75 pounds and move more than 125 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.
  • Ability to perform work during prolonged standing up to 8 hours; frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, feeling and repetitive motion also required.
  • Ability to perform work during occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling and finger activities.
  • Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and record data in readable fashion.
  • Must be able to drive a forklift.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed.
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions including wind, rain, snow and variations in temperature from very cold to very hot.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Operate and safely maintain equipment for pumping or repackaging gases into cylinders.
  • Perform all required pre-fill and post-fill inspections and tests before cylinders are released.
  • Ensure cylinders are adequately maintained cylinders requiring maintenance or repair are removed from service until corrected.
  • Regularly inspect and maintain pumping apparatus and associated pressure gages and monitoring devices.
  • Fill cylinders or containers to proper pressure or weight, whichever is appropriate.
  • Ensure cylinder filling records are accurately maintained and that all required procedures are followed in order to comply with local, state and federal regulations.
  • Ensure any accident or injury is promptly reported to management.
  • Conduct periodic checks of plant for safe and efficient operation.
  • Operate a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment.
  • Maintain neat, clean and orderly plant appearance
  • Perform mathematical calculations.
  • Assist with loading and unloading trucks and/or trailers when required.
  • Assist with inventory, general housekeeping, and help customers when necessary
ABILITIES:
Mathematical/Analytical Skills:
  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. All other requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to wet conditions and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. All other requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to wet conditions and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability



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