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Airgas Usa LLC Plant Operator (Cylinder Loader) in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Plant Operator (Cylinder Loader)

  • Davenport, IA
  • 1stShift

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

The 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.
  • Operates a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse 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 of test cylinders and any defective cylinders.
  • Removes old labels, cleans cylinders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

*Are you a MATCH? *

  • HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in manufacturing operation, filling or loading experience preferred.
  • Strong background in gas, welding and safety supply industry or chemical industry preferred.
  • Strong background in gas, welding and safety supply industry or chemical industry preferred.
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift.

Your differences enhance our performance

At Airgas, we are committed to build 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.

About Airgas

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.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Qualified 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

Job: *Operations

Title: Plant Operator (Cylinder Loader)

Location: Iowa-Davenport-52807

Requisition ID: 34540

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