Website Airgas

Production Associate (Cylinder Loader) Job Highlights

Title Production Associate/Cylinder Loader
Type Full Time (1st shift)
Experience 1 Year
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Geismar, LA, United States
Company Airgas

Company Profile

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading supplier of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, hard goods/related products, safety products, ammonia products, and process chemicals.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Production Associate (Cylinder Loader) who will be responsible for loading and unloading high-pressure and liquid cylinders on/off trucks in compliance with federal, state, local regulations.

The Loader will also be responsible for meeting all safety standards in the loading and unloading of cylinder gases per Airgas procedures.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 1 year of experience in manufacturing operations or loading experience.


  • Examines returned cylinders for surface defects, dents, cracks, burns and performs minor maintenance of equipment and inspection of cylinders prior to filling.
  • Inspect cylinders prior to filling, following standard procedures as required by the government, Airgas, and distributor standards.
  • Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures
  • Loads cylinders on/off vehicles and pallets, using a forklift, hand truck, or chain hoist, and records type and quantity of cylinders.


  • Ability to perform math functions and analysis as needed by the position.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
  • Strong background in gas, welding, and safety supply industry or chemical industry preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Employer’s Statement

Airgas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All 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.

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