Production Technician

Air Liquide Freeport , TX 77541

Posted 2 weeks ago

Company presentation

World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide's ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

Entity and activity description

Air Liquide Large Industries provides our customers with industrial gas and energy solutions that are vital to their own industrial production. We own and operate over 2,000 miles of industrial gas pipelines in the U.S. supplying mainly oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and syngas in large quantities from multiple production sources to major customers in the chemicals, petrochemicals, refining and steel industries. Our pipeline operations and industrial gas production facilities are closely monitored 24/7 within our leading-edge operations control center located in Houston, Texas. Our operations control group monitors over 89,000 data points and assists with product supply and coordination. We are constantly optimizing our supply network to provide high reliability and energy efficiencies allowing Air Liquide to adjust supply needs more quickly and effectively enabling growth to our customers.

Candidate must have valid employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future. This position is not open for non-immigrant visa sponsorship.

Job Responsibilities

The Production Technician position is responsible for day to day operations of the Bayport hydrogen plant located in Pasadena, TX.

  • Participate in the Life Critical Safety program.

  • Operate the hydrogen plant in a safe, efficient, and reliable manner.

  • Ability to communicate with customer to coordinate feed and product delivery activities.

  • Support and comply with all safety, health, and environmental procedures as defined by site and corporate personnel.

  • Support and comply with all process safety management practices and operate within the established quality systems, reporting any deficiency.

  • Develop equipment purging and isolation plans as required.

  • Prepare equipment for maintenance activities in a safe manner.

  • Enter work orders into CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) as required.

  • Make suggestions to improve plant safety, efficiency and quality.

  • Display proper attitudes and work ethics and have the ability to follow directions.

  • Provide on call assistance or work additional shifts when required.

  • Actively participate in training programs.

  • Develop or revise operating procedures as appropriate.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Plant Manager.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education.

  • Ability to use computers with knowledge of MS Office/Google software.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills in order to deal effectively with management and external customers.

  • Knowledge and understanding of instrumentation, rotating equipment, and piping systems.

  • Demonstrates self motivated attitude.

Physical Requirements:

  • Has full range of motion and ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Able to work 12 hour rotating shifts.

  • Ability to climb and ascend vertical ladders as required.

  • Ability to enter and work in confined spaces.

  • Ability to wear a respirator.

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