Who We Are: Airgas Merchant Gases (AMG) is a leading producer and distributor of industrial and medical gas products in the United States. AMG produces and distributes gas products, provides applications development and support, and manages the supply chain for products sold through both the bulk and packaged gases channels. AMG's products serve a wide network of customers in manufacturing, food and beverage, petrochemical and chemical processing, health care, education, and many other market areas.
Looking for applicants in Georgia, Tennesee, Florida, Virgina or North Carolina.
Assist in the selection of new drivers, to include conducting the road test as schedule allows.
Conduct vehicle accident and injury investigations and provide support to help identify root causes and corrective actions.
Complete formal Root Cause Analysis when required.
Assist operations personnel in developing and implementing action items based on HSE Exceptions to include: reported Customer Site Inspection discrepancies, Near Misses, accidents and injuries, Monitor closure of exceptions in a timely manner.
Conduct Unannounced Planned Task Observations (PTOs) and Behavior Safety Visits (BSVs) and assist operations management in correcting non compliant behaviors.
In conjunction with PTO, assist driver in conducting Customer Site Survey.
Conduct at a minimum one monthly HSE Self Inspection and assist in corrective measures for assigned locations. Actively participate in monthly Sequential Safety Meetings.
When required assist in the training of new drivers.
Conduct annual Pre/Post vehicle inspection training for all drivers.
Perform final evaluation of new drivers prior to their release to work unsupervised.
May be required to evaluate new hires outside of assigned area.
Conduct new Customer Site Surveys to identify any delivery concerns.
Conduct re-occurring driver evaluations as required.
Train as a Smith System and SafeStart Instructor, and when scheduling allows conduct initial Smith System and Safestart training, refresher training and retraining due to incident based action items.
Assist with on-boarding of new hires to include both safety related training and task based training
Provide driving support to depots in the case of extenuating circumstances (plant outages etc)
Utilize provided data to assist operations management in addressing safety related issues. Provided data to include but not limited to: DriveCam performance, DOT Roadside Inspection results, PeopleNet performance, accident/injury trending, HSE Exception trending.
Facilitate Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift / Moffett, Electric Pallet jacks) Training to employees requiring certification.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Attendance at safety meetings a minimum of once per month
Follow without exception, Airgas' standard operating procedures when applicable
Maintain Regulatory Compliance with all applicable agencies (FDA, DOT, OSHA, EPA, DHS, FRA, etc.)
Knowledge of Airgas, our processes and Safety Management System.
Participate in creating added value
Manages internal and external customer expectations
Take responsibility to ensure that safety functions meet or exceed operational goals and objectives
Monitor and support the department budget Identify personal development opportunities for self and staff
Bachelors level degree in environmental sciences, engineering, safety or related discipline preferred or 5 years Transportation industry experience in lieu of degree
Class A CDL w/Hazardous Material Endorsement or able to obtain endorsement
Maintain all training and qualification requirements in place for a bulk distribution driver
Extensive working knowledge of DOT, and other safety/industry organization standards
Demonstrated leadership capabilities and capacity to change organizational culture as it relates to HSES
Must be willing to travel up to 80%
Ability to work extended hours and respond to emergencies, including nights & weekend, as business needs dictate; communication device (phone) to be carried at all times
Strong Product line knowledge of industrial gas equipment
Possess excellent written and verbal communications with all internal and external customers
Facilitate group training sessions as needed
Must be computer literate: medium level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint including the ability to learn Google Business Applications
Airgas offers 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!
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