Posted on: January 17, 2020
The Northern California & Nevada (NCN) Region of Airgas USA, LLC.,
is seeking a Production Operator I to join our Hayward, CA
Discover an exciting Career with Airgas!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 refrigerants, ammonia products, and process chemicals.
Dedicated to improving the performance of its more than 1 million
customers, Airgas safely and reliably provides products, services
and expertise through its more than 18,000 associates, over 1,100
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Loads cylinders on vehicles using hand truck, chain hoist, or
forklift, and records type and quantity of cylinders. Examines
returned cylinders for surface defects such as dents, cracks, and
burns, and rolls cylinders to designated work area. Cleans
cylinders using wire brush and cleaning solution. Removes and
replaces valves using wrenches. Connects exhaust manifold to
cylinders and turns valve to draw off residual gas. Tests filled
cylinders for leaks by brushing or spraying chemical solution
around valve. Weighs filled cylinders on platform scale and records
weight. Screws protection cap over values. Removes/replaces warning
and identification tags on cylinders. May fill cylinders with
--- Operate forklift and safely load/unload compressed gas and
liquid cylinders to and from delivery vehicles.
--- Identify, sort, and palletize cylinders for efficient refilling
--- Inspect cylinders prior to filling using standard operating
--- Complete activity/deficiency reports as required.
--- Replace safety valves on cylinders.
--- Remove and replace labels.
--- Replace pallet straps as necessary.
--- Sweep and clean work areas.
--- Perform painting as needed.
--- Ability to perform very heavy work - routinely lift 25 - 75
lbs. and occasionally lift 76 - 100 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 work during occasional climbing, balancing,
kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling, and finger activities.
--- Ability to read and comprehend load sheets and material safety
data sheets (MSDS).
--- Must be able to safely drive a forklift.
--- Must be able to work occasional overtime if necessary.
--- Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with
different personalities and backgrounds.
--- High school diploma or equivalent.
--- Must be able to work outdoors in temperatures ranging from -10
to over 110 degrees.
--- Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet
--- Must have a good attitude and work ethic and be dependable.
--- Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.
--- If internal, must not have written disciplinary issues within
last 6 months.
--- If internal, must be in present position for at least 6 months
to be eligible to apply.
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE DESIRED:
--- Some basic knowledge or experience in welding.
--- Some experience in handling compressed gases.
--- Customer service experience.
Airgas offers a full benefits package includes:Medical, Dental,
Vision, Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability
Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan
with company match, Tuition Reimbursement and much more...EOE AA
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status,
Airgas will consider for employment qualified Applicants with
Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of
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