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Plant Operator
Location:
Charlotte , North Carolina
Posted:
October 18, 2017
Reference:
14952
Plant Operator
JOB SUMMARY:
Examine, test, fill and weigh compressed and liquefied gas cylinders in accordance with company policies and procedures, and local, state and federal regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • 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.
  • Conduct periodic plant checks for safe and efficient operation.
  • Operate a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment.
  • Maintain neat, clean and orderly plant appearance.
  • Perform mathematical calculations.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist with loading and unloading trucks and/or trailers when required.
  • Assist with inventory, general housekeeping, and help with customers when necessary.
  • If qualified, perform backup duties as a Driver when necessary.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • 0 - 1 year of operations or production experience, preferably in a manufacturing or distribution environment.
  • Forklift certified / possess valid forklift operators license.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to routinely lift 25 - 60 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 functions during occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling and finger activities.
  • Ability to read and comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work occasional overtime, if necessary.
  • Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and background.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in temperatures ranging from 30 to 110 degrees.
  • 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, protected veteran status or disability

A little about us:
Airgas is a company of hardworking men and women dedicated to helping our customers succeed.

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