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Production Technician Oxygen Transfill Lead

Company: Apria Healthcare
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary (External):


Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our patients at home. We are looking for empathetic, thoughtful and compassionate people, to meet the needs of our patients.   Already an industry leader in healthcare services, we provide home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help our patients sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer.



The Lead Production Technician,Oxygen Transfill will assist in leading in all production aspects of filling high pressure medical oxygen cylinders - prefill inspections, filling, and post filling processes - in a regulated team environment.


This is a Monday through Friday 1st shift position and is eligible for a $500 sign-on bonus.



  • Oversees the shipping, receiving and distribution of oxygen cylinders.
  • Ensures oxygen cylinders are efficiently distributed to other branch offices within the region by organizing equipment deliveries.
  • Ensures oxygen cylinders delivered to patients are accurately and efficiently filled.
  • Performs quality assurance checks on all products received before stocking or distributing goods.
  • Hooks up empty oxygen cylinders to filling manifolds (bulk oxygen tank hookups).
  • Fills high-pressure oxygen cylinders with oxygen. Verifies filling requirements.
  • Maintains files of work performed including lot and batch number information, cylinder maintenance and inspection logs and materials required by the F.D.A.
  • Conducts routine and periodic inventory counts of cylinders.
  • Assigns, directs work, and coaches staff.
  • Schedules and organizes work assignments.
  • Ensures both group and individual productivity standards are met.
  • Typically oversees 3 - 6 nonexempt employees.
  • Keeps informed of and complies with JCAHO, federal, state, and local requirements as they apply to warehouse functions.
  • Performs other duties as required.



  • N/A
Minimum Required Qualifications (External):

Education and/or Experience

  • Education or experience equivalent to a high school diploma is required.
  • At least five years related experience is required.


  • Customer/Patient-Focused: You start with the customer/patient and work backwards. You invest the time and energy to understand the customer’s/patients’ objectives, then tie all your activities directly to the achievement of those objectives.
  • Action-Oriented: You thrive as a self-starter who proactively senses and responds to problems and opportunities and requires minimal supervision.
  • Collaborative: You love teamwork. Your colleagues love having you on the team. You work well across functions and groups.
  • An Effective Communicator: You write and speak clearly, concisely and with a spirit of partnership. You actively inform and inspire with your messaging. You speak plainly and are transparent with your business colleagues.
  • Energetic & Passionate: Your passion and energy for health and well-being is deeply founded in your desire to help others and to be a positive role model.
  • Relationship Builder: You excel in getting people involved and building a network of contacts that allow you to multiply your influence on the organization.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

  • Incumbent must be eligible for certification with the applicable State Board of Pharmacy to work with Oxygen, where required by law.
  • Must meet job-related requirements to comply with, F.D.A. and JCAHO regulations


Computer Skills

  • Intermediate skills in Access, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, Word

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)


Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate level mathematical proficiency, with a strong ability to understand, interpret and develop spreadsheet data.



  • Regularly required to use hands to handle tools and equipment
  • Regularly required to read documents and write neatly, legibly and transcribe accurate information and numbers/values.
  • Required to use a variety of personal protective equipment (PPE), typically safety shoes, eye and ear protection, exam-style gloves as well as cut resistant gloves.
  • Continually engages in activities that requires team collaboration, listening, talking, and hearing.
  • Frequent variations including sitting, walking, standing, kneeling, reaching, or stooping.
  • Specific vision abilities required to perform this job safely include close vision, distant vision, and the ability to adjust focus to read documents.
  • Frequent use of basic hand tools, material handling equipment, carrying devices, cleanup equipment
  • Strength Aspects:
    • Ability to frequently and repetitively grip with hands and lift 15 lbs. or less above shoulder height up to 72” (6ft).
    • Ability to hold an object in place while utilizing the other hand to scrape off tags and labels.
    • Utilization of a pallet jack and or tilter to move (via push/pull) cylinder containers weighting up to a max weight of 1,200lbs.
  • Body Position and Flexibility Elements
    • Frequently and repetitively removing cylinders from containers (floor) and placing onto the inspection table (waste high), then to the filling rack (2ft to 6ft high) after per-fill tasks are completed.
    • Frequently required to reach, on average, 20” away from the body.
    • Frequently required to reach, bend or squat to perform many of the above tasks.
    • Work environment is indoors similar to warehouse operations.



The essential duties and responsibilities, physical requirements, and work environment described above are representative of those typically required for this position but may vary depending on staffing and business needs at specific locations. The inclusion or omission of a specific duty or physical requirement is, therefore, not determinative of whether that function is essential to a specific individual’s position. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Apria Healthcare is committed to hiring veterans and military spouses. 


Comprehensive benefits package offered for eligible employees:

  • Competitive salary
  • Ability to have early access to earned wages
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts and Healthcare Savings Accounts
  • Life, AD&D and Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off, including Vacation, Personal Time, Paid Sick Leave & Paid Holidays
  • 401K Savings Plan (available immediately)
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employee Referral Reward Program
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan (available immediately)
  • We recognize our veterans by offering a company paid day off for Veterans Day
  • Career Advancement/ Development Opportunities
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience
  • Annual compensation is based on a 40 hour week
EEO Statement:

As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet.

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