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Production Operator -Increase your pay from $17.00 to $19.50 ( $1.50 shift differential) in your 1st year, M-F, 2nd shift,

at Airgas, Inc.

Posted: 1/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 22107
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Job Description

Work hours are  2:30 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Great starting pay and the ability to increase your pay by $2.50 an hour during the 1st year.
 

Airgas is the nation's largest distributor of packaged atmospheric gases for use in medical, industrial and specialty applications and is part of Air Liquide, the world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health.

 

Generous benefit package

 

Benefits start after 30 days!

 

Medical, dental, vision, paid holiday and vacation time, 401(k), life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, employee assistance program and employee discounts. 

 

We provide opportunities for personal and professional growth and we'll support your educational and career goals with our generous tuition reimbursement program. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 
Fills high pressure cylinders (Industrial, Medical and Mixes) following compression temperature / pressure method.
   
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
 
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.
  


Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
Ability to perform very heavy work – routinely lifts 25 – 75 lbs, and occasionally lifts 76 to greater than 100 lbs.
  
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 Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
 
Must be able to safely drive a forklift.
  
  
Language Skills
 
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
 
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
 
 
Mathematical Skills
 
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
 
 
Reasoning Ability
 
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
 
 
Physical Demands
 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work during prolonged standing, frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, and feeling.
  
The employee is required to reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
   
The employee must be able to routinely lift and / or move 25 – 75 pounds and occasionally lift and / or move up to 76 – 100 pounds.
 
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 
 
Work Environment
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally work at customer sites and may be exposed to mechanical office machine parts, adverse conditions or weather.
 
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
 
The employee must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.


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