Production Supervisor
Hyattsville, MD 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description
R10044265 Production Supervisor (Open)


Hyattsville, MD - Acetylene production & filling

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

The Production Supervisor is responsible for supervising the day to day activities for a segment within the industrial, specialty and medical distribution and gas filling operations of a production location. This hands-on 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.
Responsible for the safe operation and troubleshooting of all Acetylene plant / flammable plant operations and equipment. Also responsible for Flammable cylinder requalification.
  • 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 and enforcing safety regulations.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Trains new workers and cross trains employees to continue production during personnel shortages or may fill- in as needed.

  • Provides assistance to the Flammable 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?

  • High school degree/GED required. Associate's degree or technical degree/certification preferred.

  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience working in a leadership role within a distribution environment preferred. 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.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • 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.

  • Self-starter; self-motivated; well organized; ability to work independently.

  • Detail oriented with the ability to complete handwritten compliance documentation neatly and accurately.

  • Demonstrated dedication to product quality and customer satisfaction.

  • Specific vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus objects.

  • Regularly required to stand, bend, stoop, crouch, reach, grasp, feel and talk or hear.

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds and move up to 125 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment.

  • Work space is one that contains moving mechanical parts and risk of electric shock.

  • Requires both indoor & outdoor environments in various seasonal weather conditions. Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from -10 to over 100 degrees.

  • Work environment may contain loud noises and odors that may last for long periods of time or on a continual basis.


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.


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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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