Air Liquide USA LLC Production Technician in Hahnville, Louisiana

Company presentation

World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 65,000 employees and serves more than 3 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide’s ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

Entity and activity description

Air Liquide Large Industries provides our customers with industrial gas and energy solutions that are vital to their own industrial production. We own and operate over 2,000 miles of industrial gas pipelines in the U.S. supplying mainly oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and syngas in large quantities from multiple production sources to major customers in the chemicals, petrochemicals, refining and steel industries. Our pipeline operations and industrial gas production facilities are closely monitored 24/7 within our leading-edge operations control center located in Houston, Texas. Our operations control group monitors over 89,000 data points and assists with product supply and coordination. We are constantly optimizing our supply network to provide high reliability and energy efficiencies allowing Air Liquide to adjust supply needs more quickly and effectively enabling growth to our customers.

Candidate must have valid employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future. This position is not open for non-immigrant visa sponsorship.

Job Responsibilities

Fully supports, accurately completes, maintains, instills corporate Health, Safety and Environmental policies/procedures and relevant documentation at the facility in operating/maintaining responsibility for a safe, efficient, environmentally friendly facility

  • Demonstrates identified skill sets in daily operational duties
  • Actively pursuing own growth/career development through self-initiative practices; working with resources made available as coordinated with supervisor
  • Instills safety in others by being safety minded; models good safety practices
  • Participates in operational/routine maintenance tasks within facility work group without interruption of customer product deliveries
  • Fosters open communication amongst all facility technicians in relation to best practices, operational/facility needs, safety issues/concerns, conflicts of interest between shifts/other departments, sharing operational knowledge/expertise
  • Assists/works closely with lead production technician or plant manager with daily facility needs
  • Work order generation; ensures accurate/complete information in maintenance work orders
  • Conducts acceptance PSSR reviews with operations and maintenance
  • Identifies potential needs, enters them into CMMS
  • Keeps accurate records; diligent in documentation, record retention policies/procedures
  • Determines if immediate maintenance action is required; documents it; reports to appropriate personnel
  • Studying/maintaining site-specific standard operating procedures, P and IDs, PFDs, all other technical documentation as relates to operational/equipment processes
  • Innovations/improvement project involvement
  • Generating initial documentation for on-site contractor, vendor, guest, or visitor site-specific training needs
  • Escorting on-site contractors, vendors, guests, or visitors throughout facility as needed; ensures their compliance with national safety policies/procedures
  • Calibrates all plant process analytical equipment
  • Participation in facility safety meetings, inspections
  • Unloading cryogenic transports as necessary
  • Follows policies/procedures on proper notification for vacation scheduling, floating holidays, personal days off
Required Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of related industrial operations experience
  • Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts
  • Overall understanding of plant safety rules, regulations, company safety policies/procedures
  • Performs all work in compliance with standard operating/maintenance procedures, utilizing current Life Safety skills, Safe Start and safety requirements including safe work permits, energy control isolation, IDLs, confined space entry work, hot work, work plans, pre-job discussions, plant safety inspections, etc
  • Acquiring knowledge/ability in all plant operations including processes/equipment
  • Exhibits understanding of governmental regulations including environmental permitting/compliance, loading /quality assurance, basic electricity, national/local operating procedures, CMMS, maintenance management process, all HSE issues associated with the facility
  • Exhibits mechanical ability
Preferred Qualifications
  • 2 year Associates Degree in a technical field or technical training

JOB TITLE: Production Technician



COUNTRY: United States