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AIRGAS USA LLC Plant Operator (Cylinder Loader/Filler) in Ankeny, Iowa

R10040108 Plant Operator (Cylinder Loader/Filler) (Open)


Ankeny, IA - S. Creekview Dr. - Acetylene production and filling

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

The Plant Operator (Cylinder Filler) will be responsible for safely handling and filling gas products into liquid, medical and high pressure gas cylinders in compliance with federal, state, local regulations, and meeting the standard operating procedures of Airgas.

  • Performs cylinder analyses and ensures compliance government and company standards.

  • Calculates to gas mixtures to meet requirements and documents results. Ensures that a mixture can be safely made.

  • Selects cylinders and valve combinations to ensure compatibility with the mix and compliance.

  • Operates control panels, containing valves and pressure gauges, and scales to accurately measure gas mixtures.

  • Completes all necessary documentation to accurately record all production actions.

  • Complies with company procedures and government regulations relating to the safe handling of hazardous materials.

  • Safely operates a forklift, pallet jack and other



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

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

__Are you a MATCH?

  • High school degree or GED preferred.

  • A minimum of 1 year of related technical experience. In lieu of specific industry experience, may accept an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Prior experience utilizing SAP or similar ERP system preferred

  • Intermediate knowledge of Google Suite or Microsoft Office applications.

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Demonstrated knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratios, and percent.

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

Your differences enhance our performance

At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

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to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy statement is available for inspection upon request.

Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us by email at


EO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability