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Production Associate (Helper)

Company: Airgas Inc
Location: Hyattsville
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Are you ready to be part of a passionate and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward?

Apply now and move your career forward with Airgas as a Production Associate (Helper) in Hyattsville, MD!

What you will do:

Provides general assistance in the plant, including painting cylinders, valve/de-valve cylinders, and forklift operation.

Your Responsibilities:

* Responsible for personal safety and health.
* Ensures a safe and healthy work environment
* Ensure all safety rules are strictly observed and any accidents or injuries are promptly reported to management.
* Follow all safety rules and regulations.
* Report all unsafe actions and conditions to supervisor immediately.
* Move cylinders with proper carts only.
* Knowledgeable of hazards associated with high pressure cylinder tanks.
* Be punctual and comply with hourly work schedules.
* Interface with other department employees.
* Perform other duties as required.

What you will need:

* Ability to perform very heavy work-routinely lift 25 to 75 lb., and occasionally lift 76 to greater than 100 lb. Also required to push and pull liquid containers weighing up to 1000 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment.
* Frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, feeling and repetitive motion required.
* Ability to perform work during occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and finger activities including the tightening of ratchet binders.
* Must be able to safely drive a forklift.
* Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
* Must be able to work outdoors in temperatures ranging from -10 to over 100 degrees.
* Talk to and hear customers/co-workers as well as smell/hear leaking gas from cylinders.
* Ability to perform math functions and analysis as needed by the position.
* Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position's responsibilities.

Who we are:

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the 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; and a leading U.S. supplier of ammonia products and process chemicals.

Dedicated to improving the performance of its more than one million customers, Airgas safely and reliably provides products, services and expertise through its more than 18,000 associates, over 1,100 locations, robust e-Business platform, and Airgas Total Access - telesales channel. As an Air Liquide company, the world leader in gases, technology and services for Industry and Health, Airgas offers customers an unrivaled global footprint and industry-leading technology and innovations.

Check out what a career at Airgas can offer you!

What do our Team Members have to say about being part of the team?

"Great place to work with great growth potential" - Director, Atlanta

"Opportunity to advance and a great safety program" - Driver, Cheshire

"Fun people to work with and flexible management" - Sales Specialist

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

Keywords: Airgas Inc, Silver Spring , Production Associate (Helper), Professions , Hyattsville, Maryland

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