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

Description Position Title: Plant Operator (Cylinder Filler) Ankeny, IAMonday-Friday, First Shift How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW? 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. In particular, you will: 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. Qualifications Are you a MATCH? HS Diploma or equivalent required.Minimum of one year of prior experience in a manufacturing operation, filling or loading experience preferred.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.Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.Strong level of attention to detail.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. About AirgasAirgas, 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 performanceAt 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 ou

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