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COMPLETE Plant Operator - South Chicago Heights, IL - Filling industrial

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South Chicago Heights, IL - Filling industrial, Illinois, United States   [ View map ]
R10033707 Plant Operator (Open)

Location:

South Chicago Heights, IL - Filling industrial

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

Performs any combination of following tasks on site in making or repackaging compressed and liquefied gas:
Sorts empty cylinders being received by filling plant for refilling and performs necessary prefill inspection steps to qualify cylinders for refill. Examines returned cylinders for surface defects, such as dents, cracks, and burns, and rolls cylinders to designated work area. 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. Loads cylinders on vehicles, using hand truck, chain hoist or forklift, and records type and quantity of cylinders.
  • 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.

  • Maintains a neat, clean and orderly plant appearance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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Are you a MATCH?

  • HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

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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 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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