Position Title: Plant Operator Technician
Location: Yazoo City, MS
Work schedule and shift: 12 Hour Swing Shift: 7a-7p
How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?
The Plant Operator Technicians main responsibility is to monitor, control, and maintain the N2O process within normal operating parameters and perform quality tests on LCO2 product to ensure compliance with quality and food safety requirements.
In particular, you will:
Safe start-up, shutdown, and efficient operation of the liquid N20 plant
Performs assigned repairs and installations on all plant production equipment
Performs quality tests on N2O product per Airgas procedures
Is trained in food safety procedures and will operate the facility in compliance with the food safety policy.
Completes preventive maintenance as assigned.
Knows and complies with all safety and quality policies and procedures.
Performs equipment inspections to ensure proper operation and safety
Communicates equipment operation and repair functions with production management
Identifies and communicates safety hazards and quality deficiencies to production management.
Monitors and records operational data to written logs and software systems.
Clean-up as required including, but not limited to, sweeping, washing, painting, trash removal and pick-up.
Are you a MATCH?
3-5 years experience in a chemical production/manufacturing environment.
Mechanical aptitude to become a "subject matter expert" on the N2O process and equipment.
Self starter able to take direction and problem solve to correct operational problems with plant production equipment.
Able to work effectively alone or with teams.
Good written and verbal skills with basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
Proficient with data entry and manipulation of production software and inventory systems.
Must be in good physical condition..
Function safely in a noisy environment with safe, but elevated, vapors present in the facility. Able to think clearly and troubleshoot during time-sensitive outages.
Essential job function requires occasional lifting of items weighing at least 50 pounds.
Turning wrenches and valves requires pulling strength. Ability to safely climb ladders, work overhead, and walk on non-level surfaces.
Airgas, 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.
What's in it for you?
A full benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Tuition Reimbursement and much more!
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
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