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Veterans Preferred - Plant Operator (Cylinder Prep)

Company: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -R10031567 Plant Operator (Cylinder Prep) (Open)

Chicago, IL (ASG) - Industrial spec gas

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

Location: Chicago, IL (our site is located on the South side)

The Plant Operator 1 processes previous service gas cylinders in preparation for new gas production. Responsible for safety, product quality, and productivity during the work shift. Sorts cylinders according to cylinder size and service, scrapes and paints cylinders, maintains organization in the cylinder yard, moves cylinders by forklift and handcart within the facility. Inspects and prepares high and low pressure cylinders for the filling process, performs required maintenance on cylinders. Load and unload common carrier trucks and Airgas shuttle trucks.

  • Sort and evaluate incoming gas cylinders.
  • Move cylinders to designated processing areas.
  • Scrape labels from cylinders.
  • Paint and apply temperature coating to cylinders.
  • Perform visual Inspection of gas cylinders.
  • Install new cylinder valves in both low and high pressure cylinders.
  • Maintain the cylinder yard in a clean and orderly manner. Stores cylinders in designated locations by service, cylinder size and valve type.
  • Perform valve and cylinder inventory.
  • Qualify to operate forklift and perform forklift inspection
  • Loading compressed gas cylinders onto and off of cylinder pallets.
  • Load and unload common carrier trucks and Airgas shuttles.
  • Perform maintenance on cylinder prep equipment.
  • Keep a clean and orderly work area.
  • Support Management team with regard to maintenance of Health and Safety and ISO Quality programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


    Are you a MATCH?

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Comprehension of basic math skills.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) or equivalent software.
    • Ability to clearly write and fill out a report in English.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, safety data sheets and procedure manuals using the English language.
    • Ability to read pressure and temperature indicators.
    • Ability to connect and disconnect filling lines.
    • Ability to move gas cylinders.
    • Work in a team environment and follow directions.
    • Ability to work all shifts; subject to all weather conditions.

      Physical Abilities:
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to meet the following physical demands:

      While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; use hands and arms; and talk or hear. The associate must lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to focus.

      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


      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 .

Keywords: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC, Chicago , Veterans Preferred - Plant Operator (Cylinder Prep), Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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