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Plant Operator (Cylinder Requalifier)

Company: Airgas Inc.
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Plant Operator (Cylinder Requalifier)

  • Ankeny, IA
  • Monday-Friday, First Shift!
    How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?The Cylinder Requalifier provides general assistance in the plant, including painting cylinders, valve/de-valve cylinders, general cylinder movement and handling throughout the plant including the loading of trucks. The Cylinder Requalifier may also operate a fork lift.
    In particular, you will:
    • Inspect 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. Analyzes products for purity and correct mixtures.
    • Handles high-pressure, medical and liquid cylinders. Prepares high pressure cylinders and cryogenic vessels for filling.
    • Assists with the loading & unloading of cylinders on & off pallets and tractor trailers. Operates a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment.
    • Manages paperwork to DOT, FDA, OSHA, and Airgas standards. Completes quality control sheets as required.
    • 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.
    • Complies with all government and company standards relating to the safe handling of hazardous materials/cylinder gases.
    • Maintains a neat, clean and orderly plant appearance.
    • Other duties as assigned.
      Qualifications
      Are you a MATCH?
      • HS Diploma or equivalent required.
      • Prior experience operating a forklift and pallet jack is preferred.
      • Willingness to learn and become knowledgeable of hazards associated with high pressure cylinder tanks.
      • Ability to safely drive a forklift.
      • Ability to perform very heavy work-routinely lift 25 to 75 lb., and occasionally lift 76 to greater than 100 lb. Also required to push and pull liquid containers weighing up to 1000 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment
      • Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position's responsibilities.
        About AirgasAirgas, 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 performanceAt 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.
        EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Keywords: Airgas Inc., Ankeny , Plant Operator (Cylinder Requalifier), Other , Ankeny, Iowa

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