South Plainfield, NJ, United States
May 13, 2022
Production Associate (Cylinder Loader)','43098','!*!Position Title: Production Associate (Cylinder Loader)
How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?
The Production Associate (Cylinder Loader) will be responsible for loading and unloading of high-pressure and liquid cylinders on / off trucks in compliance with federal, state, local regulations. The Loader will also be responsible for meeting all safety standards in the loading and unloading of cylinder gases per Airgas procedures.
In particular, you will:
Inspects cylinders prior to filling, following standard procedures as required by government, Airgas, and distributor standards.
Understands hazards of various gases; size and contents of cylinders by reading and interpreting cylinder labels and the color-coding of tanks.
Complies with all government and company standards relating to the safe handling of hazardous materials/cylinder gases.
Safely operates a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse/material-handling equipment.
Loads cylinders on/off vehicles, using hand truck or chain hoist, and records type and quantity of cylinders.
Loads/unloads cylinders on/off pallets; ensuring they are strapped in.
Examines returned cylinders for surface defects, dents, cracks, burns and performs minor maintenance of equipment and inspection of cylinders prior to filling.
Rolls cylinders to designated work area using appropriate, safe work method or equipment
Segregates out test cylinders and any defective cylinders.
','!*!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.
Ability to safely operate a forklift.
Ability to perform math functions and analysis as needed by the position.
Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position’s responsibilities.
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 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.
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