Job Details

Plant Operator / Delivery Driver - Class B

Company name
Airgas, Inc

New Berlin, WI, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Transportation, Manufacturing, Trucking

Posted on
May 09, 2022

Valid Through
Aug 22, 2022


Plant Operator / Delivery Driver - Class B','43257','!*!Position Title: Warehouse / Delivery Driver - Class B 


New Berlin, WI

Monday - Friday

Equipment used 

Airgas operates a modern and efficient fleet. Most vehicles are under 6 years old and equipped with driver-friendly technology, such as On Board Computers, collision avoidance technology, latest camera technology and GPS navigation.


How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?


As the “face of Airgas”, the Warehouse Associate / Delivery Driver is responsible for safely and efficiently delivering compressed gas cylinders to local and regional business customers from an Airgas branch or plant location using a company provided straight or box truck. This position loads, unloads, delivers, and returns compressed gas cylinders while frequently interacting with Airgas customers. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the safe and orderly stocking, storing, and labeling of all incoming materials and supplies at the location’s warehouse for future redistribution. There is also responsibility for the picking, packing and distribution of materials and supplies for delivery via outside carriers or local Airgas drivers to the customer’s location.


Driver Responsibilities:


Safely loads, delivers and unloads cylinders containing compressed gases to customer’s place of business. Delivers compressed gas cylinders to external and internal customer sites. Records deliveries and pick-ups on a load manifest and obtains signatures from customers for receipt purposes.  Collects empty cylinders or rejected or unsold merchandise.  Returns empty cylinders to either a plant or branch location for refilling.

Establishes and maintains good customer relations. Listens to and helps resolve service inquiries and complaints.  

Provides timely communication back to manager or to the customer’s assigned Airgas sales associate regarding any changes or issues experienced by the customer.

Performs cylinder inspections per operating procedures.

Maintains load manifests and all required vehicle documents ensuring they are properly completed and balanced with truck counts and shipping documents before and after deliveries.  Ensures that vehicle manifests, labeling and load are in compliance with regulatory guidelines such as those pertaining to the Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Airgas safety standards (SAFECOR). 

Performs pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections documenting deficiencies & ensures all safety items are in good working order.

Ensures all safety rules are strictly observed & any accidents or injuries are promptly reported to management.

Operates a pallet jack, forklift & other warehouse equipment. 

Works in warehouse or on dock as needed.



Plant Operator Responsibilities:


Stocks, stores, labels, picks/packs and distributes materials and supplies.

Validates delivery of materials and provides a physical receipt.

Performs periodic inventory of warehouse materials as directed.

Organizes and controls site warehouse inventoried items.

Reviews incoming and outgoing product invoices per Company policy.

Follows appropriate Company policies and procedures (SOPs) as they relate to distribution, safety, etc.

Performs general site housekeeping duties as required.

The above job functions are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position and are not intended to be all inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. 

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HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Must be 21 years old

Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

Valid USDOT Medical Examiner’s Certificate (card).

Hazmat Endorsement (H or X Endorsement).

Ability to operate a vehicle with an air brake system (no air brake restrictions on CDL).

May consider individuals with the ability to acquire a Hazmat Endorsement or the skill to operate air brake systems as a condition of employment.

Must have one (1) year of prior Class A or B professional driving experience within the last five (5) 

Must have a clean driving record to include no more than two (2) convictions; OR two (2) at-fault accidents in the last 3 years; OR  no more than a combination of one (1) conviction and one (1) at-fault accidents in the last 3 years.

In lieu of experience, may consider accepting a diploma from an accredited driving school or a combination of driving and prior Airgas specific experience.

Prior experience in the gas, welding and safety supply industry preferred.

Minimum of two years of prior experience in a warehouse operation operating forklifts preferred.

Basic PC knowledge to include familiarity with onboard computers/telematics preferred.

Excellent customer service skills.

Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.

Ability to read and comprehend material data sheets.

Ability to clearly and effectively speak to customers and employees as well as legibly write. 

Must have high attention to detail.

Ability to safely operate a forklift and other material handling equipment.

Regularly required to transport and move 60 pounds with or without the use of a hand truck for distances up to 25 feet. For transporting any weight 25 feet or beyond, requires the use of a hand truck (or the aid of some alternate material handling equipment). Employee may occasionally be required to transport and move up to 800 pounds with the use of material handling equipment

Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in various units of measure to include whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  

Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages.

Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position’s responsibilities.  

Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position’s responsibilities. 


Safety is Our Passion. Airgas helps its drivers and the public share the roads safely so people and our product all arrive safe and sound.  Airgas follows the FMSCA requirement for all motor carrier employers to run full queries of the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse database for any violations during the pre-employment process for all new CDL Driver Hires to ensure they are not prohibited from performing safety-sensitive functions.  All new CDL Driver Hires must register for the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and allow Airgas consent to review their Clearinghouse record.

About Airgas

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products.


Through the passion and diversity of its 18,000 associates, Airgas fosters a culture of safety, customer success, sustainability and innovation. Airgas associates are empowered to share ideas, take initiative and make decisions.


Airgas is a subsidiary of Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health. Air Liquide is present in 78 countries with approximately 64,500 associates globally. 


Join us for a stimulating experience: you’ll find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do, in an open, collaborative and respectful environment.


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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