Plant Operator - 2nd Shift
 Santa Fe Springs, CA

Plant Operator

Santa Fe Springs, CA

2nd Shift

2pm to 10:30 pm

Starting Pay - $17.55/hr

Do you enjoy working on a team that sees you as more than just a number? Does teamwork and driving results attract you? Are steady work schedules and work-life balance something you’ve been missing? If you answered yes to these questions, we may have just the role you are looking for!

Airgas is seeking a Plant Operator for one of our 7 Dry Ice facilities. The Plant Operator will assist with tasks such as production, packaging of dry ice, shipping preparation, and loading/unloading products in commercial trucks. In this full time position, our associates benefit from competitive compensation with full benefits medical, dental, vision, and 401k.

What will I be doing?

At Airgas, our trusted team of Plant Operators are responsible for safely packaging product within a manufacturing plant. Like any role, we must adhere to the facility work rules and meet the regular productivity, quality and safety standards. The normal duties may include:

  • Loads and package dry ice on a daily basis in accordance with quality standards.
  • Operates forklift and/or pallet jack on a daily basis to maneuver and load dry ice boxes on production floor and trailers.
  • Knows and complies with all safety and quality policies and procedures.
  • Clean-up functions including, but not limited to, sweeping, washing, painting, trash removal and pick-up.

Other Duties as Required: This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of this position. Incumbents are expected to follow any other reasonable instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor. Performance of this job in a safe manner and in keeping with established Airgas policies is a condition of employment.

What experience and skills must I possess?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.
  • One (1) year experience in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, commissions, proportions, and percents.
  • Able to read and write.
  • Able to understand and follow the direction of supervisors.
  • Ability to operate a forklift safely and efficiently.

What is the work environment like?

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Unconditioned workspace (i.e. warm in summer, cold in winter). Hazards require the use of personal protective equipment (i.e. hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, and safety shoes). Dry ice is extremely cold, and therefore requires that gloves be worn when directly handling dry ice. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Who is Airgas?

Airgas Inc., an Air Liquide company, is one of the countrys largest suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases. As the leading U.S. distributor, Airgas has a focus on quality productsbut we recognize that it's the quality of our people that makes our success possible. With more than 17,000 employees working in approximately 1,100 locationsbranches, retail stores, gas fill plants, specialty labs, gas production facilities and distribution centerschances are, there is a career at Airgas custom fit for you. As the largest supplier of dry ice, Airgas has established a series of production plants across the nation to develop a secure source supply. Distribution Branches are located in strategic locations throughout the country to provide service to key industries including universities and labs. Quality, reliability, and service are the key drivers that enable Airgas to grow with organizations who depend on dry ice and cold shipping supplies.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.