Airgas USA, LLC
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
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.
(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.)
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.
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.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area and volume. Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.
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:
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.
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