Production Associate

Box Washer

Job Purpose:
To provide the primary manual labor required to produce and package dry ice. In addition, dry ice box containers will need to be washed and sanitized upon return from deliveries.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Shift time: 2:00pm to 10:00pm.
  • Loads and packages dry ice on a daily basis in accordance with quality standards.
  • Operates a pallet jack on a daily basis to maneuver dry ice boxes to meet production needs.
  • Knows and complies with all safety and quality policies and procedures.
  • Clean-up functions including, but not limited to, sweeping, washing/ painting, trash removal, and pick-up. .
Work Environment:
  • Unconditioned work space (i.e. warm in summer, cool in winter).
  • Hazards require the use of personal protective equipment (i.e. hardhat, safety glasses, hearing protection, and safety shoes).
  • Dry Ice is extremely cold and therefore requires that gloves be worn when directly handling the ice.
  • Shift work required.


  • No formal education required.


  • One (1) year experience in a production or manufacturing environment.
Knowledge, SKills, & Abilities:
  • Able to read and write.
  • Able to understand and follow direction of supervisors.
  • Must be in good physical condition and pass company physical test (IPCS).
Mental Demands:

  • Able to function safely in a noisy environment with safe, but elevated levels of CO2 vapor present in the facility .
Physical Demands:

  • Essential job function requires the routine lifting and manipulation of dry ice blocks ranging in weight from 5 - 60 pounds each.

Airgas offers a full corporate benefits package including vacation, health, dental, disability, and matching 401(K).

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability

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