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AIRGAS USA, LLC Assistant Plant Manager in Oakwood Village, Ohio

DescriptionAre you ready to lead a safe, passionate, and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward?Move your Career forward with Airgas as an Assistant Plant Manager in Oakwood Village, OH!What you will do:The Assistant Plant Manager supervises the day to day activities for multiple segments of the industrial, specialty and medical distribution and gas filling operations for a plant. This position assists with managing all gas cylinder processing, ultrasonic testing, and compliance with all Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), SAFECORE, and other business related compliance activities.Your responsibilities:Supervises associates involved in activities related to the plant, quality assurance lab, and/or drivers.Coordinates and 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.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. Maintains time and production records.Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.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.Recommends or initiates associate actions, such as new hires, promotions, transfers, discharges, performance improvement and disciplinary measures.Trains new workers and cross trains employees to continue production during personnel shortages.Provides assistance to the 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.QualificationsWhat you will have:Bachelor's degree in a Science, Business or related degree field required. In lieu of degree, consideration for up to 4 years of additional related experience may be accepted.A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience working in a leadership role within a manufacturing or distribution environment. 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.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.Strong verbal and written communication skills.Self-starter; self-motivated; well organized; ability to work independently and as part of a team.Detail oriented with the ability to complete handwritten compliance documentation neatly and accurately.Demonstrated dedication to product quality and customer satisfaction.Occasionally be able to move up to 60 pounds and move more than 125 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment.Lives by Airgas safet