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Airgas, Inc

Plant Operator - Hattiesburg, MS

Airgas, Inc - Hattiesburg, MS

Airgas South, a subsidiary of Airgas USA, LLC. the nations leading distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases and welding supplies, has a Plant Operator position open at our Hattiesburg, MS Plant.JOB SUMMARY:The Plant Operator will be responsible for filling industrial and/or specialty gas products into liquid gas cylinders in compliance with federal, state, local regulations, and meeting the standard operating procedures of Airgas. Responsible for meeting all safety standards in the loading and unloading of cylinder gases per Airgas procedures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Operate equipment for pumping or repackaging gases into cylinders.Performs minor maintenance of equipment and inspection of cylinders prior to filling.Use standard pre-fill and post-fill inspections, tests, and operating procedures before cylinders are released.Regularly inspect pumping apparatus and associated monitoring devices used in daily activities.Fill cylinders or containers to proper capacity and accurately maintain cylinder filling records and ensures that all required procedures are followed in order to comply with local, state and federal regulations.Complete daily fill sheets and cylinder filling records accurately and timely.Complete and attach warning and other identification tags, labels and decals to cylinders.Unload and load cylinders onto delivery trucks using cylinder carts and/or lift gate.Ensure any accident or injury is promptly reported; comply with all company safety policies and procedures; attend monthly safety meetings.Comply with shift work schedules and be able to work occasional overtime to meet operational deadlines.Maintain a clean, safe and orderly plant appearance.ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Paint and make minor repairs on liquid gas cylindersPerforms other duties and projects as assigned.QualificationsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:High school diploma or equivalent (GED).0 – 1 year of operations or production experience, preferably in a manufacturing or distribution environment.Forklift certified / possess valid forklift operators license. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Ability to routinely lift 25 – 60 lbs. Ability to perform work during prolonged standing up to 8 hours; frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, feeling and repetitive motion also required.Ability to perform functions during occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling and finger activities.Ability to read and comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.Must be able to work occasional overtime, if necessary.Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and background.Must be able to work outdoors in temperatures ranging from 30 to 110 degrees.Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.Looking for a great company to work for? You'll Find It With Us! Airgas South offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, Life & Disability Insurance, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement and more.EOE AA M/F/Vet/DisabilityQualified 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

9 days 22 hours ago

Airgas, Inc


Plant Operator - Hattiesburg, MS Airgas, Inc - Hattiesburg, MS, United States


Location: Hattiesburg, MS

Company Profile:
Airgas, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods. The company operates through two business segments, Distribution and All Other Operations. The Distribution segment offers industrial, medical, and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products. It offers atmospheric gases including nitrogen, oxygen, and argon; helium; hydrogen; welding and fuel gases, such as acetylene, propylene, and propane; carbon dioxide; nitrous oxide; various gases; special application blends; and process chemicals. This segment also rents gas cylinders, cryogenic liquid containers, bulk storage tanks, tube trailers, and welding-related and other equipment. The All Other Operations segment produces carbon dioxide, dry ice, and nitrous oxide; distributes refrigerants, anhydrous and aqua ammonia, and process chemicals; and provides technical and refrigerant reclamation services. Airgas, Inc. also produces atmospheric gases and supplies safety products. The company markets its products and services through various sales channels, including branch-based sales representatives, retail stores, strategic customer account programs, telesales, catalogs, eBusiness, and independent distributors. It serves various industries, including manufacturing and metal fabrication; non-residential construction; life sciences and healthcare; food, beverage and retail; energy and chemical production and distribution; basic materials and services; and government and other industries. The company has operations in the United States, and Canada, as well as Mexico, Russia, Dubai, and European countries. Airgas, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.