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

Description Position Title: Lead Plant Operator (Cylinder Loader/Filler)* Ankeny, IA* Monday-Friday, First ShiftHow will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?The Lead Plant Operator 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. 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: * Performs cylinder analyses and ensures compliance government and company standards.o Calculates to gas mixtures to meet requirements and documents results. Ensures that a mixture can be safely made.o Selects cylinders and valve combinations to ensure compatibility with the mix and compliance.o Performs analyses of gas mixtures to find discrepancies and compare with Airgas specifications.o Operates control panels, containing valves and pressure gauges, and scales to accurately measure gas mixtures.* Provides customers with the highest level of service by ensuring that all special product requests are met.* Completes all necessary documentation to accurately record all production actions.* Supports all safety standards in the production of cylinder gases including assisting with internal audits. * Complies with company procedures and government regulations relating to the safe handling of hazardous materials.* Inspects cylinders prior to filling, following standard procedures as required by government, Airgas, and distributor standards.* Safely operates a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse/material-handling equipment.* Loads/unloads cylinders on/off pallets; ensuring they are strapped in.* Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Are you a MATCH? * High school degree or GED preferred.* A minimum of 1 year of related technical experience. In lieu of specific industry experience, may accept an equivalent combination of education and experience.* Prior experience utilizing SAP or similar ERP system preferred* Intermediate knowledge of Google Suite or Microsoft Office applications.* Mechanical aptitude* Demonstrated knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratios, and percent. * 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 o