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Plant Operator

Company: Tech Air
Location: Rockford
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Plant Operator Rockford, IL Monday - Friday = 10:00am - 6:30pm How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW? The Plant Operator is responsible for safely operating equipment for the handling and production of packaged gas cylinders, both for high pressure and liquefied gases. In particular you will: * 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. Are you a MATCH? * HS Diploma or equivalent preferred. * One year of experience in manufacturing operations or loading experience preferred. * Strong background in gas, welding and safety supply industry or chemical industry preferred * Strong verbal and written communication skills. * Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds. * Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. * Detail-oriented. * Ability to safely operate a forklift. * Ability to perform math functions * Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position's responsibilities. About Airgas Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products. Through the passion and diversity of its 18,000 associates, Airgas fosters a culture of safety, customer success, sustainability and innovation. Airgas associates are empowered to share ideas, take initiative and make decisions. Airgas is a subsidiary of Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health. Air Liquide is present in 78 countries with approximately 64,500 associates globally. Join us for a stimulating experience: you'll find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do, in an open, collaborative and respectful environment. 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 background. 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. 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

Keywords: Tech Air, Rockford , Plant Operator, Professions , Rockford, Illinois

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