Cylinder Prepper - Loader
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Linde Gas & Equipment Inc. is seeking a Cylinder Prepper -
Loader to join our team located in Jessup, MD. The Cylinder
Prepper-Loader is to count, examine for defect, and prepare
cylinders for filling and load/unload onto trucks.
Responsibilities (2nd shift)
--- Clearly understands and follows ALL Linde plc Safety Policies
including but not limited to proper PPE, proper lifting techniques,
and local site safety requirements.
--- Understands basic GMP's and Quality Control concepts and
--- Count all incoming cylinders.
--- Load/unload trucks daily.
--- Pull cylinders and verify lot numbers as required.
--- Examine returned cylinders for surface defects such as dents,
cracks, or burns and transports cylinders to designated work area.
--- Follows Linde plc procedures for safe handling, storing,
securing and proper nesting of cylinders.
--- Ability to recognize and detect test and defective cylinders
and properly separate them from production in identified quarantine
--- Understands and inspects fill manifold for proper operation
prior to filling or connecting cylinder.
--- Understands the need to bring up issues with local management
if system is not functioning properly or if there are questions
surrounding the operation.
--- Reviews and documents proper thermometer, gauge and analytical
equipment calibrations and ensures all equipment is properly
calibrated and within established guidelines for frequency.
--- Remove all old labels and clean cylinders using approved
--- Safely operate a forklift to load and unload trucks and gather
stock from the warehouse.
--- Receive all goods according to standard written procedures,
recording all incoming shipments, checking shipments against
purchase orders, and verifying contents of shipments against
--- Inspect valves for correct CGA connection and pressure relief
--- Connect cylinders to manifold, opens valves to draw off
residual gas and evacuate cylinders.
--- Inspect cylinder labels to assure they are legible, compliant
with current federal requirements and correct for the service
intended; replace if damaged or inappropriate
--- Fill cylinders in accordance with specific guidelines whether
by pressure or weight, as appropriate. Weigh cylinders filled with
liquid products on platform scale and record weight.
--- Test cylinders for leaks by brushing or spraying chemical
solution around valve. Record all necessary documentation and set a
cylinder aside for settled pressure checks.
--- Operate and safely maintain equipment for pumping or
repackaging gases into cylinders. --- Perform all required pre-fill
and post-fill inspections and tests before cylinders are
--- Ensure cylinders are adequately maintained. Cylinders requiring
maintenance or repair are removed from service until corrected.
--- Regularly inspect and maintain pumping apparatus and associated
--- Ensure cylinder filling records are accurately maintained and
that all required procedures are followed in accordance with local,
state, and federal regulations.
--- Safely operate a forklift and hand truck.
--- Maintain a neat, clean, and orderly plant appearance.
--- Perform mathematical calculations as necessary.
--- Perform other duties as assigned.
--- High School Diploma or GED
--- Good written and Customer Service skills
--- Good communication skills and ability to interface with
--- Must have basic computer ability
--- Motivation and high energy
--- Formal forklift training/experience preferred
--- Ability to read and understand DOT and FDA required
--- Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet
--- Flexibility to meet changing customer demands
--- Demonstrates a clear and effective speaking manner for the
purpose of conveying information
--- Experience in a manufacturing or logistics environment
--- Lift and carry weights of up to 50 pounds
--- Push, pull, or maneuver weights of up to 100 pounds
--- Must be able to work outdoors and in various degrees of
--- Ability to perform work during prolonged standing up to 8
--- Frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping,
feeling and repetitive motion also required
Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company
with 2022 sales of $33 billion. We live our mission of making our
world more productive every day by providing high-quality
solutions, technologies, and services which are making our
customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our
The company serves a variety of end markets including chemicals &
refining, food & beverage, electronics, healthcare, manufacturing,
and primary metals. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless
applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity
& specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean
fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas
processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency
improvements, and emissions reductions. For more information about
the company, please visit our website at www.lindeus.com .
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason
prohibited by applicable law .
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