Plant Manager

Airgas Incorporated   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

JOB SUMMARY: Manages cylinder fill plant to ensure timely distribution of product to customers and branches.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinate cylinder requirements with region branches or delegates to Asst. Plant Manager or Plant Supervisor
  • Trains and develops assigned personnel. Responsible for conducting timely and quality performance appraisals of assigned personnel with Asst. Plant Manager. Recommends disciplinary action up to and including termination of plant personnel supervisor.
  • Delegates or directly directs and coordinates plant activities to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize production.
  • Analyses plant budget to identify areas in which efficiencies can be obtained and production costs reduced and then allocates operating budget.
  • Develops plant goals and works with and through subordinate associates to achieve results. Works with Plant Supervisor or Asst. Plant Manager to achieve goals.
  • Follows and maintains all FDA, OSHA, EPA, DOT requirements and regulations.
  • Supervises Plant Supervisor or Asst. Plant Manager if position part of operation
  • Maintain all required computer and hand generated paperwork or delegates to Plant Supervisor or Asst. Plant Manager
  • Reports any equipment or facility defects to Operations Management.
  • Reviews technical publications, articles, and abstracts to stay abreast of technical developments in the industry.
  • Responsible for safety and safety practices of assigned personnel.


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Associate's degree (A.A.or A.S.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and minimum of five years' industry related experience and/or training. At least two years' supervisory experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from associates, groups of managers, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.