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Production Technician - Wilson, NC
Wilson , North Carolina
October 12, 2016
A Super Opportunity Awaits You!

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, welding and safety products is seeking a Production Technician in Wilson, NC.

Known locally and nationwide, our distribution network serves more than one million customers of all sizes with a broad offering of top-quality products and unmatched expertise.

Job Responsibilities:
• Operate and Maintain Cryogenic Air Separation Units (HPX and HPN) and Non-Cryogenic Vacuum Swing Adsorption (VSA) Process Plants
• Support Process Plants in Wilson and New Bern, NC and Myrtle Beach, SC
• Operate Process Plants Locally (On Site) and Remotely (from Home, another Air Liquide Site, or other Remote location)
• Travel between Process Plants for Operations and Maintenance purposes
• Acquire Knowledge and Abilities of Processes and Equipment Operation
• Comply with all Current Air Liquide Policies and Procedures
• Work with Air Liquide Personnel, Contractors, and Vendors
• Communicate with Air Liquide Customers
• Utilize Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Work Instructions
• Utilize and Understand Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P & IDs) and Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)
• Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System
• Perform Work without interruption of Customer Product delivery
• Perform Lock-out / Tag-out (LOTO) and Safe Work Permit (SWP) functions
• Attend and Participate in Safety Meetings and Talks
• Perform Inspections for Health, Safety, Environmental, and Security (HSES) purposes
• Minor Mechanical, Instrumentation, and Electrical Maintenance
• Perform Rounds and Readings of Operating Equipment
• Assists in On-Site Instrument Calibration, Sampling, and Testing
• Keep accurate Records and Logs
• Remain Current in Mandatory Training
• Travel to attend Training
• Perform Analyzer Calibration(s)
• Shipping & Receiving
• Operate Company-leased Vehicles
• Use Hand and Power Tools
• Use Lifting Equipment
• Perform Housekeeping Tasks
• Comfortable in a Process / Manufacturing Environment

General Requirements:
• High School Diploma or GED required; Associates Degree / Technical Training (or equivalent) is preferred
• 2 years of related Industrial Operations Experience
• Ability to be On-Call 24/7/365 except when On Vacation or attending Classroom Training
• Normal Work Week is (5) 8-hour Days
• Must be able to wear required PPE safety equipment including, hardhat, safety glasses, safety shoes/boots, FRC clothing
• Familiar with Energy Control Isolation, Isolation Device Listing(s) (IDLs), Confined Space Entry (CSE), Hot Work, Work Plans, and Pre-Job Plans (PJPs)
• Must be able to lift 50lbs
• Ability to climb ladders and stairwells
• Ability to Work Safely from Heights
• When Fully Trained, there is opportunity for Technicians to develop and implement an On-Call Schedule while ensuring continuous Process Plant Operations and Alarm Response, which would offer some time NOT On-Call
• Performs all Work and Duties in a Safe Manner
• Familiarity with Process Analyzers
• Valid Driver's License
• Above Average skills working on Computers
• Familiarity with Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Applications
• Responsive and Punctual regarding Normal Work, Unscheduled Work, and Call-out Work
• Ability to Maintain accurate Records
• Strong communication skills
• Works well as a Team Member, but is also able to work alone, at times, and without constant supervision
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

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

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