Plant Operator Technician I

at Airgas Usa LLC in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a great place to work with lots of benefits with plenty of room for advancement within the company. We currently have an IMMEDIATE opening for a PRODUCTION OPERATOR to join our MEMPHIS, TN FILL PLANT TEAM!


Other duties may be assigned.

Fills cryogenic liquids and pure non-flammable industrial gases according to Airgas Fill Plant Standard Operating Procedures by any of the following methods: (1) sets pressure gauge to specified reading and watches for indication of full cylinders; (2) adjusts valves and observes gauge to fill cylinder to specified pressure; (3) observes scale indicator to fill cylinders to specified weight; and (4) fills cylinder to full capacity, rolls cylinder onto scale and connects vent line to release excess gas and attain prescribed weight.

Rolls cylinders onto platform, or positions cylinders in manifold racks manually or with the aid of material handling equipment.

Tests gas for purity using testing equipment.

Inspects or tests empty cylinders.

Examines exterior of cylinder for surface defects such as dents, cracks, or burns, and deciphers whether or not to quarantine the cylinder for further inspection.


Forklift experience preferred

Must have the ability to become Forklift Certified


Airgas offers a competitive benefit package including medical, dental and vision plans. Benefits take effect after only 30 days.

In addition, Airgas also offers its employees a 401k Plan with company matching funds, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement & Scholarship Program.

Airgas provides paid time off benefits for employees, including vacation, sick, holidays and floating holidays.

Company paid uniforms are provided, as well as a safety boot and safety glasses allowance.

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

Pre-employment Substance Abuse Screening Required

Job: Operations

Title: *Plant Operator Technician I *

Location: Tennessee-Memphis-38113

Requisition ID: 34363

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Job Posting: JC187855518

Posted On: Jul 16, 2021

Updated On: Aug 02, 2021