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Veterans Preferred - Plant Operator

Company: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:


Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -R10042161 Plant Operator (Open)

Location:
Ann Arbor, MI - Retail shop

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

The Plant Operator is responsible for safely operating equipment for the handling and production of packaged gas cylinders, both for high pressure and liquefied gases.

  • Loads and unloads gas cylinders and/or other products onto and off of route trucks and trailers moving cylinders with proper carts only.
  • Sorts empty cylinders by type.
  • Rolls cylinders and operates a forklift truck for the movement of cylinders on pallets.
  • Understands hazards of various gases; size and contents of cylinders by reading and interpreting cylinder labels and the color-coding of tanks. Accurately labels cylinders.
  • Handles high-pressure, medical and liquid cylinders. Prepares high pressure cylinders and cryogenic vessels for filling. Attaches to manifold, evacuates cylinders to eliminate all possible contaminants.
  • Performs basic cylinder maintenance such as painting cylinders, labeling cylinders, and cleaning of work area.
  • Inspects cylinders prior to filling, following standard procedures as required by government, Airgas, and distributor standards. Conducts a variety of Safety checks per procedures, such as odor tests, checking caps and valves. Fills cylinders by pressure and weight, per regulations and standards.
  • Checks for cylinder quantities, styles and product, and/or assists with inventory
  • Manages paperwork to DOT, FDA, OSHA, and Airgas standards. Completes quality control sheets as required.
  • Complies with all government and company standards relating to the safe handling of hazardous materials/cylinder gases.


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    Are you a MATCH?

    • HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • One year of experience in manufacturing operations or loading experience is preferred.
    • Strong background in gas, welding and safety supply industry or chemical industry preferred
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Detail-oriented.
    • Ability to safely operate a forklift.
    • Ability to perform math functions
    • Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position's responsibilities.

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      Your differences enhance our performance

      At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

      We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.

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      Equal Employment Opportunity Information

      We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

      Please click here to view the EEO Know Your Rights poster and here to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy statement is available for inspection upon request.

      Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us by email at us-accommodationrequest@airgas.com .

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Keywords: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC, Ann Arbor , Veterans Preferred - Plant Operator, Professions , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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