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Production Technician - Air Separation Unit Job in Canton, Ohio US

Production Technician - Air Separation Unit


Posted: 9/30/2021 - Expires: 12/29/2021

Job ID: 232310138


Job Description

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Location: Canton OH

Travel: 0-10%

Work Schedule:This open position is for a rotating  day/ night shifts  schedule;  Must be able to share on-call responsibilities with other Operator Technicians to facilitate uninterrupted plant operation. Must have the ability to work swing shifts, work alone, weekends, and holidays.


How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

This position has responsibility for operating a cryogenic Air Separation Unit (ASU). The Production Technician is responsible for maintaining safety, plant production, operating efficiency and regulatory compliance,

Monitors and maintains the safe operation of an Air Separation Facility which produces cryogenic products.

Controls flow purities, pressures and processes using SCADA/HMI/PLC system.

Work with management to maximize production and efficiency to meet the needs of our customer base by adjusting flows and production rates.

Reads and interprets technical drawings and manuals.

Performs quality assurance functions associated with products to maintain quality assurance.

Prepares and maintains accurate records in accordance with all safety, quality, regulatory and production requirements, such as plant readings, plant maintenance, Batch Analysis, Lot Analysis, instrument calibrations, etc.

Responds to plant/production disturbances (on-call).

Performs complex plant functions, including derime and warm plant start-ups.

Performs preventive and corrective maintenance throughout the entire plant to include compressors, pumps, turbines, valves, motors, electrical equipment, and other plant equipment.

Troubleshoots, repairs and calibrates process and system problems to restore efficient operations, including PLC, DCS, and other computer interface stations; control valves, pneumatic and electronic control equipment and instruments.

Takes initiative to improve facilities (i.e. operations, reliability, and costs) without direction.

Performs administrative functions, (i.e. requisitioning, purchasing, production accounting, and payroll record-keeping, closure of PO's and time inputting)

Basic to Moderate knowledge of Google applications (Gmail, Drives, Docs, Sheets and Present)

Are you a MATCH?

High school diploma or general education degree (GED), two years technical college or military technical experience and 2 plus years of operating an Air Separation Plant or related industrial experience

Critical thinking - ability to work independently to troubleshoot, diagnose & solve issues with process and plant equipment

Requires the use of considerable judgment to recognize plant process problems and interpret malfunctions to make decisions accordingly

Requires the ability to use common hand tools and test equipment necessary for repairing and replacing mechanical, electrical, and electronic equipment

Water Treatment - understanding the water treatment principles and equipment is a plus

Refrigeration - A basic understanding of refrigeration systems is a plus

Air Separation - A basic understanding of air separation and associated technologies is a plus

Electrical/ Instrumentation background is a plus

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 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.



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
Employee Status: Regular
Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Canton-44706

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Sep 30, 2021, 8:20:00 PM

EOE 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

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
High school graduate
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