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AIRGAS USA LLC Plant Operator (Cylinder Filler) in Des Moines, Iowa

DescriptionAre you ready to grow sales and be part of a passionate and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward and exceed customer expectations? Apply Now and move your career forward with Airgas as a Plant Operator (Cylinder Filler) in Ankeny, IA! First Shift, Monday-Friday! What you will do: The Cylinder Filler will be responsible for safely handling and filling gas products into liquid, medical and high pressure gas cylinders in compliance with federal, state, local regulations, and meeting the standard operating procedures of Airgas. Plant Operator responsibilities: 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. Analyzes products for purity and correct mixtures.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. Fills cylinders by pressure and weight, per regulations and standards.Assists with the loading and unloading of cylinders on and 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. QualificationsSuccessful candidates will have:HS Diploma or equivalent required.Minimum of one year of prior experience in a manufacturing operation, filling or loading experiencepreferred.Strong background in gas, welding and safety supply industry or chemical industry preferred.Strong verbal and written communication skills.Ability to read and comprehend material safety data sheets.Excellent customer service skills.Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.Strong level of attention to detail.Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.Ability to safely operate a forklift.Able to smell and hear leaking gas from cylinders.Occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or use a calculator or computer; and reach with hands and armsRegularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds and move up to 800 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.We take care of you:Airgas offers a full benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, ADandD, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Tuition Assistance and much more!Who we are:Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the 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; and a leading U.S. supplier of ammonia products and process chemicals.Dedicated to improving the performance of its more than one million customers, Airgas safely and reliably provides products, services and expertise through its more than 18,000 associates, over 1,100 locations, robust e-Business platform, and Airgas Total Access telesales channel. As an Air Liquide company, the world leader in gases, technology and services for Industry and Health, Airgas offers customers an unrivaled global footprint and industry-leading technology and innovations.What do our Team Me