Cylinder Fill Operator Trainee

Cylinder Fill Operator Trainee

Fike Corporation, a rapidly growing international manufacturer of pressure relief, explosion protection, fire suppression and detection equipment, has an opportunity for a Cylinder Fill Operator Trainee position. Fike is a privately held business located in Blue Springs, MO with over 400 employees locally & over 1,200 employees worldwide.


Entry position that trains and assists primary operators with focus on clean agent process and packaging clean agent containers. Emphasis is on learning and development.


  • Packages clean agent containers for shipment per bill of material and or a load plan for domestic and international shipments.
  • Utilizes various lifting devices to handle products (chain hoists, pallet jacks, fork lifts).
  • Orientation to the Fike International Business System.
  • Assembles 1” and 3” Impulse valve assemblies for installation into clean agent containers.
  • Assembles clean agent containers per work order, standard procedure instructions and drawings.
  • Prepares Non-Conformances as needed in Intelex.
  • Completes all required work order reporting, transactions and documentation.
  • Adheres to all safety practices, procedures and supports 6S initiative.
  • Follows procedures as defined by Fike policies, procedures and ISO9001 requirements.
  • Performs related duties as assigned. Regular and consistent attendance is required.

Essential Skills:

Subject Matter Exposure. Computer Understanding. Mechanical-Dexterity. Mechanical Aptitude. Housekeeping. Teamwork.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to compressed gases and powdered suppressants while using appropriate personal protective equipment. Works in a temperature controlled environment. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to push, pull, stretch, bend, kneel and stoop. The employee is regularly required to walk, talk, hear, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand. The employee must be able properly lift 50 lbs. and move up to 100 pounds or more using appropriate moving devices. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to read and follow standard procedure instructions, work orders and engineered drawings.
  • Exposure to hand tools and mechanical measuring tools such as calipers and gauges.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six plus months manufacturing, mechanical assembly or vocational school training.

Working at Fike

At Fike, our people are our strength.  In order to fulfill our greatest potential, we are committed to attracting, growing and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce.  Better, Together as oneFike!  Plus, at Fike, we offer benefits and perks to help make you smile and feel like family.  

Check out our competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Three Weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
  • Medical Plans with FSA & HSA, Vision & Dental Plan
  • Paid Life and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) Plan with Company Match Fully Vested on Day One!
  • Profit Sharing Bonus Program
  • Education Reimbursement          
  • Employee Assistance Program                               
  • On-Site Fitness Center & Award Winning Wellness Program
  • Reimbursement for Safety Shoes & Glasses
  • Service awards & Recognition Program
  • Company Picnic, Quarterly Events and Holiday Lunch
  • Free Coffee/Tea, Lunch Utensils, Lunch Room Mini-mart, Free Parking

Refer to Req ID 1183.  Please visit our web site at to fill out an application.

Fike is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Full time
Blue Springs, MO 64014, US