Plant Manager
Airgas Inc. - San Antonio, TX

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JOB SUMMARY: Manages cylinder fill plant to ensure timely distribution of product to customers and branches. Works with Plant Manager to supervise personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Coordinate cylinder requirements with region branches.

Interviews applicants for hiring and recommends action.

Trains and develops assigned personnel. Responsible for conducting timely and quality performance appraisals of assigned personnel with Plant Manager or independently. Recommends disciplinary action up to and including termination of plant personnel.

Directs and coordinates plant activities to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize production.

Assists in analyses plant budget to identify areas in which efficiencies can be obtained and production costs reduced and then allocates operating budget.

Develops plant goals with agreement of Plant Manager and works with and through subordinate associates to achieve results.

Follows and maintains all FDA, OSHA, EPA, DOT requirements and regulations.

Supervises cylinder re-testing and certification, if process is active at location.

Maintain all required computer and hand generated paperwork as assigned.

Reports any equipment or facility defects to Plant Manager.

Responsible for safety and safety practices of assigned personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE : Associate's degree (A.A.or A.S.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and minimum of five years' industry related experience and/or training. At least two years' upervisory experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS : Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from associates, groups of managers, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATON, LICENSES: Valid state driver's license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The USES category for this position is heavy. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand, talk or hear, and smell. The associate frequently is required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The associate must occasionally move more than 125 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The associate is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Airgas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and promotes a Drug Free Work Environment

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Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), through its subsidiaries, is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty...