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Veterans Preferred - Plant Operator

Company: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -R10026853 Plant Operator (Open)

Hattiesburg, MS (Plant) - Filling industrial

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

As a Gas Cylinder Operator, you will be responsible for safely loading cylinders onto vehicles, conducting inspections, and efficiently filling cylinders with gasses. Your attention to detail will ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations while maintaining accurate records.
Job Description:

  • Safely operate equipment for pumping or repackaging gases into cylinders.
  • Conduct pre-fill and post-fill inspections, ensuring cylinders meet safety standards before release.
  • Perform regular maintenance checks on pumping apparatus and pressure gauges.
  • Fill cylinders to the appropriate pressure or weight.
  • Maintain accurate cylinder filling records and adhere to all regulations.
  • Sort and inspect empty cylinders for refill, following daily production plans.
  • Load and unload compressed gas and liquid cylinders from shuttle vehicles.
  • Keep the plant clean and orderly, contributing to end-of-day shutdown procedures.
  • Comply with all state and federal laws, regulations, and safety procedures.
  • Promptly report any accidents or injuries to management.
  • Operate forklifts and warehouse equipment as needed.


    Are you a MATCH?

    Qualifications and Competencies:
    • Ability to read and comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
    • Capable of working independently and meeting deadlines under pressure.
    • Willingness to work occasional overtime if required.
    • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with diverse personalities.
    • Physically able to lift up to 60 lbs and perform work while standing, bending, and reaching.
    • Comfortable working outdoors in various climate conditions.
    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
    • 1 - 3 years of related experience preferred.


      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 us-accommodationrequest@airgas.com .

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