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COMPLETE Lab Analyst - Elk Grove Village, IL - Filling industrial

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Elk Grove Village, IL - Filling industrial, Illinois, United States   [ View map ]
R10033623 Lab Analyst (Open)


Elk Grove Village, IL - Filling industrial

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Position Title: Lab Analyst
Location: Elk Grove Village, IL

The Lab Analyst provides analytical and technical support for the production and certification of gas cylinders. This position is primarily responsible for the certification of candidate gas standards in compliance with customer requirements; federal, state, local regulations; and the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of Airgas
  • Performs cylinder analysis & ensures compliance in accordance with the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ISO, Department of Transportation (DOT), and Safety Management System (SMS) objectives.

  • Calculates to produce mixtures to meet required production tolerances and documents analytical results. Makes flammable/oxidizer calculations where necessary to ensure that a mixture can be safely made.

  • Selects cylinders and valve combinations to ensure compatibility with the mix and compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Performs analyses of gas mixtures related to composition and compliance with production and analytical tolerances investigating any discrepancies. Performs analysis on samples of pure gases to determine levels of impurities and comparison with Airgas specifications to determine whether the sample passes or fails.

  • Calculates and documents analytical results.

  • Operates control panels, containing valves and pressure gauges, and scales to accurately measure components into cylinders.

  • Blends a full range of components including flammable gases, corrosive materials, toxic materials, and liquefiable components.

  • Provides customers with the highest level of service by ensuring that all special product requests are met.

  • Provides technical support to the production lab by validating standards and performing intermediate analyses as needed.

  • Completes all necessary documentation to accurately record all production actions.

  • Supports all safety standards in the production of cylinder gases including assisting with internal industrial, medical and specialty gas audits as directed by manager. Complies with company guidelines and procedures as well as government regulations relating to the safe handling of hazardous materials/cylinder gases including loading methods, loading for safety, availability of cylinders, and weight distribution.

  • Maintains a positive and productive work environment through active participation in laboratory meetings and assigned team activities.

  • The above job functions are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position and are not intended to be all inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Are you a MATCH?

  • High school degree or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Chemistry or related degree field strongly preferred.

  • Prefer prior technical experience with compressed/welding gases, gas analysis and gas lab equipment.

  • Prior experience utilizing SAP preferred.

  • Strong analytical skills and a thorough understanding of how to leverage metrics and related tools to improve production efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Mechanical aptitude.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Communication skills that ensure a smooth flow of information between self and others through clear speaking and writing, encouragement of open expression of ideas, and effective listening.

  • Ability to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.

  • Ability to read and comprehend material safety data sheets.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet management requirements and customer expectations.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratios, and percent.

  • Self-starter; self-motivated; well organized; ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.

  • Must be able to safely drive a forklift.

  • Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position’s responsibilities. 


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.


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 by contacting Human Resources at 844-myHR4AG (844-694-7424).

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 phone at 844-myHR4AG (844-694-7424) or by email to us-accommodationrequest@airgas.com.

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    US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC

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