Airgas Usa LLC 2nd Shift Cylinder Loader & Warehouse Associate in Billerica, Massachusetts

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

Move your career forward with Airgas as a Cylinder Loader & Warehouse Associate in Billerica, Mass!

What you will do:

The Cylinder Loader & Warehouse Associate is responsible for loading and unloading of high-pressure and liquid cylinders on / off trucks in compliance with federal, state, local regulations. The Loader & Warehouse Associate will also be responsible for meeting all safety standards in the loading and unloading of cylinder gases per Airgas procedures.. The associate will additionally be responsible for the picking, packing and distribution of materials and supplies for delivery via outside carriers or local Airgas drivers to the customer’s location.

Your responsibilities:

  • Inspects cylinders prior to filling, following standard procedures as required by government, Airgas, and distributor standards.

  • Understands hazards of various gases; size and contents of cylinders by reading and interpreting cylinder labels and the color-coding of tanks.

  • Complies with all government and company standards relating to the safe handling of hazardous materials/cylinder gases.

  • Safely operates a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse/material-handling equipment.

  • Loads cylinders on/off vehicles, using hand truck or chain hoist, and records type and quantity of cylinders.

  • Loads/unloads cylinders on/off pallets; ensuring they are strapped in.

  • Examines returned cylinders for surface defects, dents, cracks, burns and performs minor maintenance of equipment and inspectio n of cylinders prior to filling.

  • Rolls cylinders to designated work area using appropriate, safe work method or equipment

  • Segregates out test cylinders and any defective cylinders.

  • Removes old labels, cleans cylinders.

  • Stocks, stores, labels, picks/packs and distributes materials and supplies.

  • Validates delivery of materials and provides a physical receipt.

  • Performs periodic inventory of warehouse materials as directed.

  • Organizes and controls site warehouse inventoried items.

  • Reviews incoming and outgoing product invoices per Company policy.

  • Safely operates a forklift, pallet jack, or other warehouse/material handling equipment.

  • Follows appropriate Company policies and procedures (SOPs) as they relate to distribution, safety, etc.

  • Performs general site housekeeping duties as required and maintains a neat, clean and orderly plant appearance.

    What you will need:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Minimum of two years of prior experience in warehouse operations and/or at least one year in a manufacturing operation. Warehouse Maintenance, Filling, or loading experience preferred.

  • Background knowledge in gas, welding and safety supply industry or chemical industry preferred.

  • Prior experience safely operating a forklift preferred.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to read and comprehend material safety data sheets.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds. Excellent customer service skills.

  • Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to perform math functions and analysis as needed by the position.

  • Basic computer skills to include knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

  • Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position’s responsibilities.

    We take care of you:

    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!

    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

Job: *Operations

Title: 2nd Shift Cylinder Loader & Warehouse Associate

Location: Massachusetts-Billerica-01821-5726

Requisition ID: 17345