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We believe that customers don’t have to sacrifice small company service for big company capabilities in the packaged gases industry. Both are possible and we are living proof.

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Rewarding Career Opportunities at Butler Gas

Our organization lives this purpose by putting SAFETY (1) first, above all. Then we take care of our PEOPLE (2) – training and empowering each other to be experts in the gas business. Once we invest in our team we can turn them loose to serve and wow our CUSTOMERS (3), and that’s how we generate PROFIT (4) for our customers and us alike. Do you share this core belief? We always have opportunities for A-Players. Thank you for your interest in joining the Butler Gas Products Family.

Why join Butler Gas Products?

Family-Owned and Operated since 1948
2015 Winner of the Compressed Gas Association “Fleet Safety Excellence Award
2015 & 2016 Winner of the Pittsburgh Business Times “Best Places to Work”
2016 Winner of the Pittsburgh Business Times “Manufacturer of the Year”
2017 Winner of the Pittsburgh Business Times “Family Business Awards”
2019 Winner of the Compressed Gas Association "Fleet Safety Excellence Award"
2020 Winner of the Pittsburgh Rotary "Ethics Excellence Award"
Competitive Compensation and Benefits, including Profit Sharing

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Current Openings


Production – Cylinder Filler (McKees Rocks, PA) and Acetylene Plant Operator (New Brighton, PA)

Our industrial gas manufacturing and fill plants are the heart of our business. We are seeking safety-and-accuracy-focused hustlers to fill cylinders, load trucks, paint cylinders, and maintain fill plant equipment. Our production positions are both mentally and physically demanding, requiring alert attention to detail, physical fitness, and mathematical aptitude.

Main job responsibilities include:

  • Filling industrial gas cylinders (sorting, prefill inspecting, filling, tracking)
  • Operating a fork lift to stage cylinders and load/unload trucks
  • Safely and accurately fulfilling customer orders
  • Maintaining fill plant equipment
  • Blasting, painting, barcoding, and requalifying cylinders

Experience / Credentials required include:

  • >3 years of experience in industrial gas operations preferred
  • Industrious work ethic and highly self-motivated
  • Proficiency in math
  • Strong people, teamwork, and communication skills

Compensation: Hourly wage >$16/hour based on experience, plus an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401K, profit sharing. Part-time schedules also available for cylinder painting and cylinder maintenance only.

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CDL Class A Driver with Hazmat and Tanker Endorsements (McKees Rocks, PA)

Our drivers are the industry’s best. Our full-time driving positions require heavy physical activity (handling compressed gas cylinders). The customer interaction is extremely high and we are looking for people-people who are tremendous communicators, both verbal with customer service personalities and written for neat and accurate paperwork. Those looking for stop-and-drop driving-only positions need not apply. This is a physical, service-oriented type of distribution career!

Home Every Night and Weekend
Eligible for Paid Time Off in 1st Year
Assigned Vehicles

Main job responsibilities include:

  • Safe CDL Hazmat Driving
  • Compressed Gas Cylinder Handling
  • Customer Service and Cylinder Exchange
  • Forklift Driving / Loading / Unloading
  • Handheld Scanner Tracking of All Assets
  • iPad Interfacing with Fleet Management Software
  • Bulk Delivery and Pickups of Cryogenic Liquid
  • Maintaining the Truck Assigned with 100% Safe Operational Excellence

Experience / Credentials required include:

  • Class A CDL with Hazmat and Tanker Endorsements
  • Clean Driving Record
  • No Restrictions for Heavy Labor, with a Dragon-Slaying Work Ethic!
  • Upbeat, Friendly Personality for Customer Service Excellence
  • Thorough, Detailed Written Communication for Accurate Paperwork
  • Mechanical Aptitude for Truck Repairs
  • Computer Savvy for iPad Applications and Handheld Scanners
  • Passion for Adding Value on a Small Entrepreneurial Team

Compensation: hourly wage to be determined on credentials and experience, plus overtime as needed from customer demand, plus cell phone allowance, plus safety bonus, plus full benefits including profit sharing

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Business Development – Microbulk Sales Specialist (McKees Rocks, PA)

We are currently seeking an ambitious, results-oriented individual to focus on business development and project management for microbulk gas and liquid applications. This sales professional must excel at expanding market share and building strong relationships. Industry experience, a technical or business degree, and a passionate willingness to succeed are required.

Main job responsibilities include:

  • Driving microbulk and small bulk sales
  • Managing and servicing assigned accounts
  • Understanding the customer’s needs while driving customer satisfaction through good service, opportune use of innovative technology, management of operating expenditures, and good communication at all levels
  • Developing quotes and drafting proposals in pursuit of new business
  • Analyzing product performance data and preparing customer reports
  • Understanding and promoting our business
  • Abiding by all company and customer safety requirements
  • Working with the team to resolve issues for customers

Experience / Credentials required include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably from a College of Business and Behavioral Science or College of Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience in industrial gas sales, preferably bulk/microbulk/liquid applications
  • Strong reasoning and decision-making skills with the ability to relate to customers at all levels of operations
  • Outstanding listening and negotiation skills; asks great questions
  • Ability to strategically plan and execute on sales forecasts and business plans
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using Salesforce.com or a similar CRM system

Compensation: A competitive salary will be provided to the successful candidate in addition to an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401K, profit sharing, expense account, cell phone plan reimbursement, and car allowance.

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Operations – Vice President (McKees Rocks, PA)

We are strategically seeking a sales-oriented operations executive with industrial, specialty, and medical gas industry expertise. This leader must excel at safety and quality management within distribution and production functions, and have a high level of proficiency in packaged gas filling operations. Industry experience and contacts, a business degree (MBA preferred), and an ability to thrive in a family-owned-company leadership team are required.

Main job responsibilities include:

  • Leading, managing, and holding accountable all operations functions (three plants, trucking, engineering)
  • Embodying our core values of (1) safety, (2) people, (3) customers, (4) profit and reinvestment, and developing them in others
  • Strengthening a culture of safety and quality through process improvement and people development
  • Marrying sales and operations for fast and perfect service in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Project management
  • Sourcing and building relationships with gas vendors
  • Managing contracts and gas inventory
  • Driving P&L performance with highest levels of customer satisfaction

Experience / Credentials required include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred
  • >10 years of experience in industrial gas operations leadership, preferably with an independent or family-owned operation
  • Knowledge of asset utilization and purchasing
  • Proficiency in DOT/OSHA/FDA/EPA compliance
  • Tremendous people skills to relate to operations professionals at all levels and to serve alongside strategic leadership team to surpass company goals

Compensation: A competitive salary will be provided to the successful candidate in addition to an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401K, profit sharing.

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