Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. PLANT SUPERVISOR - Doe Canyon CO in Durango, Colorado

24063BRReq No.:24063BRJob Description and Qualifications:

Are you ready for your next career move? Join a global company and have the opportunity to manage your own plant in an environment focused on safety and team development.

We have an opening for a Plant Supervisor at our helium liquefaction facility in Doe Canyon, Colorado located outside of Cortez in Cahone County.

The facility’s front-end purifier process is a first of its kind consisting of a CO2 Column feeding a PSA of which helium is then liquefied in the cryogenic liquefier. Both reciprocating and screw compression are utilized and there will be additional challenges surrounding Light, and Noise pollution due to state regulations. In addition, there is a small nitrogen liquefier of 16 tons a day to minimize hauled in LIN requirements. The feed gas for the facility is supplied by neighboring facility Kinder Morgan consisting mainly of CO2 in which all but a minimal amount, must be returned back to their facility.

As the Plant Supervisor, you would lead a team of 8 operators and 4 mechanics. The Doe canyon facility is a helium liquefier supplying our global market.

You would be responsible and accountable for maintaining the safety and environmental standards, the safety and well-being of the employees, overall maintenance and production. The candidate is responsible and accountable for reliability, maximizing efficiency and productivity results, labor costs and specific site cost centers as well as developing the Team.

Additionally the supervisor is responsible for the maintenance, project work, reliability, HR issues, leadership, manpower resources, cost control and asset management through relationships and alignment with horizontally integrated functional support organizations. The position reports to the Line Mgr. Helium Operations.


• Administer EH&S standards to ensure the protection of personnel, the community, and the environment.

• Direct and monitor plant production to efficiently meet customer requirements.

• Provide leadership to effectively identify and promulgate global Helium plant best practices and work processes.

• Identify, analyze, and resolve personnel problems to ensure an effective, involved, and motivated work force.

Implement and Follow Best Practices:

• Ensure excellence in performance and continuity of management through the effective selection, development, and motivation of a team of employees organized to optimize individual and group capabilities.

• Maintain superior community relations.

• Lead asset management efforts to drive continuous improvement in business profitability.

• Maintain outstanding customer relations through superior reliability and highly effective communications with customers.

Candidates for this position will be evaluated on the basis of the following:

*Minimum high school diploma or equivalent

*5+ years of industrial experience including supervision

*Experience in plant operations, and distribution.

*A successful track record in Environmental, Health, Safety, and Quality

*Demonstrated supervision leadership and interpersonal skills

*A strong commitment to employee involvement, team building and diversity

*Effective communications skills

*Ability to interface with customer representatives and community leaders

*A demonstrated commitment to asset management programs

*Committed to our Continuous Improvement initiative

*Helium operations experience preferred but not required.

Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, 401K plans.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

To learn more, visit About Air Products.

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status. industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers.


Job Title:PLANT SUPERVISOR - Doe Canyon COEmployment Type:North America - Exempt Employment Status:Full TimeType of Relocation Benefits Provided:DomesticLocation:US-CO-DurangoCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / Division:Industrial Gases Americas