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Assistant Plant Manager

Company: Airgas Inc
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Assistant Plant Manager

* Oakwood Village, OH

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

The Assistant Plant Manager supervises the day to day activities for multiple segments of the industrial, specialty and medical distribution and gas filling operations for a plant. This position assists with managing all gas cylinder processing, ultrasonic testing, and compliance with all Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), SAFECORE, and other business related compliance activities.

In particular, you will:

* Supervises associates involved in activities related to the plant, quality assurance lab, and/or drivers.
* Coordinates and partners with other Plant Supervisors to ensure smooth day-to-day operations.
* Promotes a strong safety and compliance culture correcting unsafe acts or conditions without delay.
* Assigns task to workers according to customers' needs, current stock levels, and worker's expertise.
* Studies production schedules and estimates worker-hour requirements for completion of job assignments. Maintains time and production records.
* Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
* Implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, quality of product, and changes working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew. Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
* Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.
* Recommends or initiates associate actions, such as new hires, promotions, transfers, discharges, performance improvement and disciplinary measures.
* Trains new workers and cross trains employees to continue production during personnel shortages.
* Provides assistance to the Plant Manager with regard to planning and managing capital investments.
* Coordinates the proper inventory levels of supplies and equipment.
* Additional duties and projects as may be assigned.

Are you a MATCH?

* Bachelor's degree in a Science, Business or related degree field required. In lieu of degree, consideration for up to 4 years of additional related experience may be accepted.
* A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience working in a leadership role within a manufacturing or distribution environment. Prefer prior technical experience with compressed gases, gas analysis and gas lab equipment.
* Prior experience utilizing SAP preferred.
* Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
* Strong analytical skills and a thorough understanding of how to leverage metrics and related tools to improve production efficiency and effectiveness.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills. Communication skills that ensure a smooth flow of information between self and others through clear speaking and writing, encouragement of open expression of ideas, and effective listening.
* 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.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Self-starter; self-motivated; well organized; ability to work independently and as part of a team.
* Detail oriented with the ability to complete handwritten compliance documentation neatly and accurately.
* Demonstrated dedication to product quality and customer satisfaction.
* Occasionally be able to move up to 60 pounds and move more than 125 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment.
* 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 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.

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.

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

Keywords: Airgas Inc, Springfield , Assistant Plant Manager, Professions , Springfield, Ohio

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