Plant Manager

Airgas Inc Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 3 months ago

Airgas USA, LLC

Plant Manager

St. Louis, MO

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!

Discover an exciting Career with Airgas! Airgas USA, LLC, an Air Liquide company, is the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, welding, and safety products. Known locally nationwide, our distribution network serves more than one million customers of all sizes with a broad offering of top-quality products and unmatched expertise. Airgas' customer base includes but is not limited to: manufacturing, health care, construction, energy, hospitality, food service, and so on

JOB SUMMARY:

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in producing and repackaging compressed and liquid gases into cylinders. Corrects unsafe acts or conditions without delay. Assigns job tasks to workers according to customer needs, current stock levels and workers' expertise. Studies production schedules and estimates worker-hour requirements for completion of job assignment. Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules, using knowledge of capacities of machines and equipment. Implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, quality of product, and changes working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew. Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems. Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals. Recommends or initiates personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures. Trains new workers and cross trains associates to continue production during personnel shortages. Maintains time and production records.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Operate and safely maintain plant for pumping or repackaging gases into cylinders while ensuring compliance with all federal, state, local and company policies, procedures, regulations and laws.

  • Manage and lead subordinate supervisors to provide leadership.

  • Ensure all injuries and accidents are properly investigated and reported within 24 hours.

  • Resolve problems associated with plant operation.

  • Effectively manage team of Union Plant Operators while adhering to the Collective Bargaining agreement and guidelines.

  • Ensure all safety rules are strictly observed and safety training is regularly scheduled, conducted and documented.

  • Maintain neat, clean and orderly plant appearance.

  • Provide coaching and corrective action promptly, to ensure that poor performers are identified, documented and improved to acceptable performance, or released.

  • Approve overtime when essential, while keeping overtime at acceptable levels.

  • Ensure associate complaints, grievances, etc. are effectively handled.

  • Ensure pre-employment documentation and physical examinations are completed in a timely manner.

SECONDARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Additional 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.)

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent, five years related experience and/or training or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Previous experience managing a team in a union environment; familiar with collective bargaining agreements and union guidelines

  • Experience adhering to OSHA, ISO and related guidelines

  • Proficiency with entering and extracting data into and from a computer.

  • Proven ability to work effectively under deadlines and with little supervision and to complete a high volume of paperwork accurately and on time.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Ability to write report, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other associates, managers, customers and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area and volume. Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

None required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand and sit. The associate is required to occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or use a 10 key calculator or computer; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and smell. The associate must occasionally lift up to 60 pounds and move up to 125 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Power Plant Operator Nights

BJC Healthcare

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 10/13/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-01-11T00:00 Job ID: 1189119 Employment Status: Full-Time Your Career. Made Better. Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women's and infants' services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children's Hospital. In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area. Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation's largest nonprofit healthcare organizations. The Facilities Services Department provides security, telecommunications, housekeeping, maintenance and engineering services for the campus. The various departments work in partnership to ensure the campus, including all of its buildings, parking lots/garages, patient care and common areas are well maintained, clean, attractive, and secure. Join Us! Role Purpose Provides the necessary skill for operation and maintenance of the physical plant systems in a manner to ensure safe operation, optimum performance, and maximum efficiency and all other duties as required. Provides the most difficult repairs and overhauls on any of the mechanical equipment in any facility in the system. Responsibilities Keeps equipment clean and operational. Handles and disposes of hazardous and or infectious waste properly and practices infection control. Adheres to regulatory guidelines.Operates, repairs, troubleshoots, and maintains all physical plant equipment in compliance with all department procedures and policies, and all applicable compliance, safety, federal, state and local regulations.Completes all assigned critical and routine equipment preventative maintenance by utilizing approved procedures, department policies, and manufacturer's specifications.Notifies appropriate leadership in the event of equipment malfunction, boiler casualty, or any other unforeseen event that negatively impact the operation of the boiler plant or the hospital steam system.Monitors elevators and determines if a repairman needs to be dispatched. Minimum Requirements Degree High School Diploma or GED Experience 5-10 years Supervisor Experience No Experience Licenses & Certifications SE - Class 1, HVAC/EPA Refrig Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information Additional Job Information 40 Hours per Week - Evenings - 8 hour shifts, may start at 3, 4, 5, or 6 pm depending on business needs - Benefits Eligible - Benefits Statement Note: not all benefits apply to all openings * Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options * Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan * 401(k) plan * Tuition Assistance * Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts * On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location) * Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time * Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center Legal Statement The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer BJC Healthcare Saint Louis MO

Plant Manager

Airgas Inc