25496BRReq No.:25496BRJob Description and Qualifications:Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases and chemicals, is seeking an experienced Operations Technician for its Decatur, AL facility.
The Operations Technician will be responsible for operating, maintaining and troubleshooting processes and equipment in several facilities producing and shipping various industrial gases in the Decatur AL area, including two large Air Separation plants, and gas pipeline delivery systems. Responsibilities include EH&S compliance, quality assurance, reliability, and cost control. The working hours for this position are primarily M-F Day Shift, but require flexibility for some nights/weekend on-call or plant outage work.
Skills, experience, and characteristics for the preferred applicant include:
Operations training and experience with chemical or industrial gas processes and equipment, including process control operations utilizing DCS systems.
Experience in minor maintenance functions with mechanical, electrical, and instrument systems. Applicable degrees, certifications or other training considered a plus.
Administrative skills to function effectively in computer based systems such as SAP, Windows/Office, and other computer applications.
A self starter who effectively manages their time to identify the necessary tasks and deliver results with minimal supervision.
Ability to collect and analyze data, while utilizing a systematic approach to reach conclusions and make appropriate decisions.
Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with technical and administrative support functions across various company locations.
Utilize and maintain standardized policies and procedures to optimize safety, quality and costs.
Qualifications / Requirements:
High School Diploma/GED
Solid background and previous work and/or military record
Must be willing to be on call to support 24x7 plant operations.
Must be able to climb ladders and steps and lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Technical School Graduates: Students with a background in Industrial Systems, Machine Tool Technology, Electromechanical Technology, Mechatronics, Automotive Technology, HVAC, Process Technology, Electrical Technology, Instrumentation Technology are encouraged to apply.
Military Veterans: Air Products is a military friendly employer that values the skills obtained through military teamwork. Our culture and company values the leadership and focus on safety that is obtained from your service. This position would be best suited for Non-commissioned Officers with specific focus in technical fields. Veterans from any branch or MOS with hands-on mechanical skill sets and, for example, experience in propulsion systems, engineering fields, nuclear power, aircraft maintenance, cryogenic technicians, and civil engineering are encouraged to apply.
**Only local candidates will be considered - relocation is not included**
Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, 401K plans.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.
To learn more, visit About Air Products.
Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.
Job Title:OPERATIONS TECHNICIANEmployment Type:North America - Weekly Employment Status:Full TimeType of Relocation Benefits Provided:NoneLocation:US-AL-DecaturCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / Division:Industrial Gases Americas