Plant Operator

Plant Operator

Airgas Inc | Dayton, OH, 45401, US
Salary Range:$41,000 – $52,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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45984 Plant Operator (Open)


Dayton, OH (AMG) - ASU

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

We are Hiring!

Airgas is Hiring for a Plant Operator - Dayton, OH

At Airgas, we RESPECT, HONOR and VALUE diversity. We are invested in cultivating a dynamic and inclusive culture.

We are looking for you!

* $25/hr. & Up DOE

* 4% Annual Bonus

* Schedule: 12 hour rotating shifts. Must be able to share on-call responsibilities with other Plant Operators to facilitate uninterrupted plant operation. Must have the ability to work alone at times, weekends, and some holidays.

Excellent Benefits: Airgas offers a full benefits package that 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 Assistance and much more! Benefits Start after 30 days of employment

Recruiter: Lawrence DeJean / / 346-479-4042

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

Job Description Summary: This position has responsibility for operating a cryogenic Air Separation Unit (ASU). The Production Technician is responsible for maintaining safety, plant production, operating efficiency, regulatory and environmental compliance.

* Monitors and maintains the safe operation of an Air Separation Facility which produces cryogenic products.

* Controls flow purities, pressures and processes using SCADA/HMI/PLC system.

* Work with management to maximize production and efficiency to meet the needs of our customer base by adjusting flows and production rates.

* Reads and interprets technical drawings and manuals.

* Performs quality assurance functions associated with products to maintain quality assurance.

* Prepares and maintains accurate records in accordance with all safety, quality, regulatory and production

* requirements, such as plant readings, plant maintenance, Batch Analysis, Lot Analysis, instrument calibrations, etc.

* Responds to plant/production disturbances (on-call).

* Performs preventive and corrective maintenance throughout the entire plant to include compressors, pumps, turbines, valves, motors, electrical equipment, and other plant equipment.

* Troubleshoots, repairs and calibrates process and system problems to restore efficient operations, including PLC, DCS, and other computer interface stations; control valves, pneumatic and electronic control equipment and instruments.

* Takes initiative to improve facilities (i.e. operations, reliability, and costs) without direction.

* Performs administrative functions, (i.e. requisitioning, purchasing, production accounting, and payroll record-keeping, closure of PO's and time inputting)

* Basic to Moderate knowledge of Google applications (Gmail, Drives, Docs, Sheets and Present)

* Initial and ongoing training in all plant aspects will be provided.

Are you a MATCH?

Required Qualifications

* Critical thinking - ability to work independently and with a group to troubleshoot, diagnose & solve issues with process and plant equipment.

* Requires the ability to use common hand tools and test equipment necessary for repairing and replacing mechanical, electrical, and electronic equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

* High school diploma or general education degree (GED), two years technical college or military technical experience a plus. Air Separation Plant or related industrial experience is a plus.

* Water Treatment - understanding the water treatment principles and equipment is a plus.

* Refrigeration - A basic understanding of refrigeration systems is a plus

* Air Separation - A basic understanding of air separation and associated technologies is a plus.

* Electrical/ Instrumentation background is a plus.

About Airgas

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gasses, 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 gasses, 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.

Recruiter: Lawrence DeJean / / 346-479-4042


Are you a MATCH?

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


Your differences enhance our performance

At 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 our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.