Airgas USA, LLC, a Fortune 500 Company, is the largest national distributor of welding, medical and specialty gases and hard goods in the United States and this region’s largest manufacturer and supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases and related equipment and services. Airgas has the versatility to provide the best solution at the best value, direct to our customers.
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Plant Worker will be responsible for safely handling and filling gas products into liquid, medical and high pressure gas cylinders in compliance with federal, state, local regulations, and meeting the standard operating procedures of Airgas. Will also be responsible for loading and unloading of high-pressure and liquid cylinders on/off trucks in compliance with federal, state, local regulations. The Loader will also be responsible for meeting all safety standards in the loading and unloading of cylinder gases per Airgas procedures ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 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. Analyzes products for purity and correct mixtures. 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. Fills cylinders by pressure and weight, per regulations and standards. Assists with the loading & unloading of cylinders on & off pallets and tractor trailers. Operates a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment. Manages paperwork to DOT, FDA, OSHA, and Airgas standards. Completes quality control sheets as required. 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. Complies with all government and company standards relating to the safe handling of hazardous materials/cylinder gases. Maintains a neat, clean and orderly plant appearance. Other duties as assigned. Segregates out of test cylinders and any defective cylinders Removes old labels, cleans cylinders MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Required Education: HS Diploma or equivalent preferred. Required Length & Type of Experience: Minimum of one year of prior experience in a manufacturing operation, filling or loading experience preferred. Strong background in gas, welding and safety supply industry or chemical industry preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Able to talk, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crawl or crouch. Specific vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus objects. Regularly required to stand, bend, stoop, crouch, reach, grasp, feel and talk or hear. Able to smell and hear leaking gas from cylinders. Occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or use a calculator or computer; and reach with hands and arms Regularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds and move up to 800 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The characteristics listed below are representative of the work environment typically encountered by an individual while performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Minimal travel required. Work space is one that contains moving mechanical parts and risk of electric shock.Requires both indoor & outdoor environments in various seasonal weather conditions. Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from -10 to over 100 degrees.
Work environment may contain loud noises and odors that may last for long periods of time or on a continual basis. NOTE: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to read and comprehend material safety data sheets.
- Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
- Strong level of attention to detail.
- Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.
- Ability to safely operate a forklift.
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
Primary Location:United States-New Hampshire-Charlestown-03603
Job Posting:Jun 28, 2017, 8:59:06 AM