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Manufacturing Operator

Company: Air Liquide
Location: Woburn
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company presentation

World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 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

The GM&T WBU delivers technological solutions (molecules, equipment and services) to support the new markets of energy transition, maritime logistics and scientific exploration, in order to accelerate Air Liquide sustainable growth.

To support the energy transition, GM&T brings environmentally friendly solutions to the clean energy market with hydrogen energy and Bio-Natural Gas for vehicles, refrigerated transport using nitrogen, but also the treatment and injection of Biogas into the energy grid as a local power source.

As a player of the deep tech sector, GM&T commercializes technologies dedicated to Space, Aerospace and scientific exploration. GM&T also supplies gases for players in of the maritime sector and provides logistics for cryogenic transportation by sea of value added molecules, such as helium.

GM&T employs 1,800 people world-wide and generated a 2017 revenue of ---372 million.

Job Responsibilities

Air Liquide develops innovative technologies and sustainable solutions, optimizing the use of air and the planet's natural resources, enabling progress and preserving life. Located in over 80 countries, we have more than 3 million customers globally in diverse industries such as steel, food and beverage, electronics, aerospace and pharmaceuticals. Air Liquide in Woburn, MA builds products that separate gases naturally present in the atmosphere and purifies them into oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and various rare gases. Our Manufacturing Group in Woburn is searching for a Manufacturing Operator. This Operator will be working within our Manufacturing Group on a variety of shifts (1st, 2nd, 3rd). The Operator will report directly to the Manufacturing Supervisor.

Our business utilizes Lean Manufacturing principles and tools and this role provides an opportunity to learn these processes and contribute to our continuous improvement programs.

Military veterans are invited to apply!!

Duties and Responsibilities

* Set-up, operate and maintain production equipment
* Follow specifications, job orders, work instructions, recipes and procedures to produce specific products according to our ISO 9001:2015 quality system
* Install fixtures, tooling and other parts for production machine setup to produce products using a variety of materials, according to work orders and specifications
* Align and adjust machine settings, and synchronize speeds on sections of machine to deliver material and construct product
* Activate machinery and equipment, adjust set points to control machine functions, and observe operation of machine and product to detect and diagnose cause of faulty operation; report malfunctions to supervision or work leader
* Operate equipment in all areas of the plant, performing tasks required to build the product and prepare it for shipment worldwide
* Keep machinery and equipment clean, replace worn parts and perform preventive maintenance as required
* Record product information on data sheets or computer database to complete work order
* Move material to work area and load into machine for processing
* Inspect product, setup and adjust manufacturing equipment:
* Inspect incoming materials and parts from warehouse as per inspection procedures as needed
* Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions
* Route product samples for quality control inspection according to procedure
* Monitor gauges, dials and other indicators to ensure that equipment operations conforms to production or process standards
* Support the training or cross-training of operators that are new to the work area
* Meet or exceed the Company's safety and environmental standards:
* Become fully trained and follow all safety procedures for the operation and use of equipment
* Maintain a clean and organized work area
* Assure proper disposal of waste materials
* Contribute actively to safety improvement programs
* Comply with all Company policies including safety, operating procedures, quality, attendance and proper on the job conduct

Qualifications & Competencies


* High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
* Fluency in English, verbal and written
* Good hands-on mechanical ability with a general knowledge of machines and tools
* General knowledge of computer operation in an industrial environment
* Self starter who can manage workloads with minimum supervision


* Associates degree in Engineering Technology
* Military technical training

Additional Information

Physical Requirements

* Lift up to 50 pounds of materials, supplies, tools, fixtures and equipment from floor to elevated positions
* Reach and manipulate controls on equipment
* Perform work activities above ground level
* Perform work activities with production chemicals, adhesives and epoxies, using required personal protective equipment
* Occasionally perform outdoor work activities in all weather conditions
* Operate forklift and other material moving equipment
* Perform job duties at all times of the day within plant operation

Working conditions

The Site is expected to be a 24/7 operation. Most work cells are indoors. Some work is out in the weather. Most areas are climate controlled. The majority of an Operator's work is conducted while standing.

This position is identified as "safety-sensitive" and is subject to random drug testing in accordance with the current Drug and Alcohol Policy and/or state law.

The candidate must have valid unrestricted employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Keywords: Air Liquide, Boston , Manufacturing Operator, Other , Woburn, Massachusetts

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