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Veterans Preferred - VP of Operations

Company: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -R10039863 VP of Operations (Open)

Charlotte, NC - Old Dowd Rd (Plant) - Filling industrial

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

The Vice President of Operations oversees package gas fill plant operations, plant distribution, and cylinder asset management within the region. Responsibilities include managing operations, maintenance, safety, regulatory compliance, capital expenditures, budgeting, and other assigned duties.

Safety and Regulatory Compliance:

- Ensures alignment with Airgas Safety Pledge and 12 Life Saving Rules.

- Promotes safe work behaviors and provides coaching for improved safety culture.

- Collaborates with the Region's Safety & Compliance Director for incident investigations, corrective actions, and training.

- Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements (OSHA, DOT, DHS, FDA, EPA) and conducts necessary training and recordkeeping.

Customer Service / Business Development:

- Ensures quality customer service for internal and external customers.

- Handles inquiries promptly and courteously, ensuring complete customer satisfaction.

- Manages inventory of cylinder assets throughout the Region.

Operations / Facility Management & Support:

- Maintains quality and delivery standards for products and services.

- Develops and manages operations and capital expenditure budgets.

- Coordinates with various teams to monitor order, production, and distribution trends.

- Analyzes monthly operations financial reports for improvement opportunities.

- Resolves operational and maintenance issues efficiently.

- Implements and revises standard operational practices.

- Collaborates with other regions and experts to resolve issues and provide support.

- Approves restricted product requests and engages with the product review board as necessary.

Personnel / Personnel Development:

- Manages direct reports in accordance with organizational policies and procedures.

- Develops subordinate managers in collaboration with Area Operations Managers.

- Ensures sufficient staffing levels and develops recruitment and retention strategies.

- Delegates duties for increased efficiency and staff development.


Are you a MATCH?


- Demonstrated ability to drive business improvement.

- Strong communication, organization, and leadership skills.

- Ability to work independently and under pressure.

- Experience in regulatory management and leadership.

- Flexible schedule and willingness to travel.

Education and Experience:

- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Operations Management, or related field, or equivalent experience.

- 8+ years' experience in the distribution/manufacturing industry.

- 3+ years' leadership/management experience.

- Regulatory requirements (FDA, OSHA, DHS, DOT, EPA).

- Experience managing both union and non-union workplaces preferred.

- Strong financial acumen and negotiating skills.


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.


Equal Employment Opportunity Information

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Please click here to view the EEO Know Your Rights poster and here to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy statement is available for inspection upon request.

Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us by email at .


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