Chemical Operator (Blender)

Air Gas

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Cambridge, MD

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Position Title: Chemical Operator (Blender)

  • Location: Cambridge, MD

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?
This function requires strict adherence to safety, regulatory and quality procedures in the filling of high-pressure gas mixtures in addition to pure gas products utilizing gravimetric, pressure/ temperature and dynamic blending equipment.

In particular, you will: 

  •  Ensure cylinder filling records are accurately maintained and that all required procedures are followed complying with
  • local, state and federal regulations.
  • Complete necessary production steps in production system.
  • Loading and unloading pallets.
  • Stocking cylinders using forklift or hand truck.
  • Assist with inventory and general housekeeping
  • Able to perform nonconforming product problem solving.
  • Understand basic compressor operation and maintenance
  • Understand basic liquid pump operations
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform basic equipment maintenance
  • Operate and safely maintain equipment for pumping or repacking gases into cylinders
  • Perform all required pre-fill and post-fill inspections.
  • Ensure cylinders are adequately maintained
  • Regularly inspect and maintain pumping equipment and associated pressure gauges and monitoring devices.
  • Maintain neat, clean and orderly plant appearance.
  • Perform mathematical calculations.
  • Perform routine calibration on process analytical equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of equipment troubleshooting
  • The ability to train new employees in all of the above aspects of the department
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Shift work as required.

Are you a MATCH?  

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Associates Degree in Science or Chemistry preferred.
  • 1 to 5 years industry or related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift (preferred).
  • Must be compliant with a drug-free workplace.
  • Able to effectively communicate in both verbal and written English
  • Ability to read and comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Basic to Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals using the English language.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.

About Airgas
Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a 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.

Through the passion and diversity of its 18,000 associates, Airgas fosters a culture of safety, customer success, sustainability and innovation. Airgas associates are empowered to share ideas, take initiative and make decisions.

Airgas is a subsidiary of Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health. Air Liquide is present in 78 countries with approximately 64,500 associates globally. 

Join us for a stimulating experience: you’ll find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do, in an open, collaborative and respectful environment.

Your differences enhance our performance
At Airgas, we are committed to build 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.







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