Purity Cylinder Gases is an independent, family owned and operated gas and welding supply distributor with 16 locations throughout Michigan and Northern Indiana.

Since 1938, we have been committed to providing superior quality products and service. All Purity employees must follow and promote our core values – perform work with integrity, be customer focused, have a positive attitude, value relationships, and be driven to succeed and grow.

Warehouse / Shipping & Receiving – Grand Rapids, MI

We are looking to fill an opening for a Warehouse / Shipping and Receiving position in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This position will be a combination of shipping and receiving and warehouse functions and backup in customer service.  This position is also responsible for processing inbound and outbound orders, shipping and receiving, assisting customers in person and on the phone, and potentially taking care of some key accounts.  This position will also be responsible for completing inbound and outbound paperwork and recording inventory and orders in the computer system.

Major Functions:

  • Processing inbound and outbound inventory.
  • Pull orders for local deliveries and warehousing.
  • Monitor certain inventory repairs.
  • Maintain the warehouse in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Attend certain compliance and product knowledge trainings.
  • Work with customers on orders.
  • Other inventory tracking such as physical counts.

Qualifications Needed:

  • Able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Able to move heavy objects (60lbs or more).
  • Able to work as a team player and take pride in the quality of work produced.
  • Able to work with computers and perform basic math functions.
  • High School or better diploma preferred.
  • Work with computers and MS Office products preferred.
  • Experience in welding, gases, and/or industrial sales & support preferred, but not required.

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General Labor: Cylinder Filling Plant – Grand Rapids, MI

This position is responsible for filling high-pressure cylinders, loading and unloading trailers manually and with forklift trucks, and other general warehouse and production support.  This opening is due to internal promotion of employees within the organization.

This position includes a very competitive compensation package that includes a competitive hourly rate, a quarterly bonus program, and an opportunity for overtime hours.  Purity also offers a very competitive above market benefit package that includes health, dental, and vision insurances and a very generous 401(k) program with both a company matching amount and a year-end profit-sharing contribution.

Major Functions

  • Perform general plant operations
  • Move cylinders with forklift trucks, carts, and manually
  • Load and unload inter-office trailers
  • Cylinder filling production
  • Back up other areas within the plant

Qualifications Needed

  • Able to understand and carry out oral and written instruction
  • Able to read and verify things such as numbers and labels
  • Ability to move heavy objects (60 lbs) and move cylinders around the plant
  • Able to work as a team player with your supervisor and fellow employees
  • Must take pride in their quality of work
  • Good with basic math
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent at minimum

Stop in anytime Monday through Friday between 8:00AM and 4:00PM to apply at 2580 28th St. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49509.

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General Labor: Cylinder Painter (Part Time) – Grand Rapids, MI

We are looking to fill a part time Cylinder Painter/General Labor position with a candidate that will be expected to maintain the appearance of cylinders in the Grand Rapids fill plants. This position will also, back up other positions in the plant as needed.

The Cylinder Painter/General Labor position has a base hourly wage with piecework component and will be part of the quarterly bonus program the company offers to all employees.  Flexible hours and up to full-time work in the summer and part-time work for the rest of the year. Great opportunity for someone who is in school looking for a job to earn good money and flexible enough to accommodate school schedules that change frequently.

Major Functions

  • Painting cylinders.
  • Shot blasting cylinders.
  • Refurbishing liquid cylinder exteriors.
  • Possibly some back up of other plant workers.

Qualifications Needed

  • Communications – able to understand and carry out oral instructions, be able to read and carry out written instructions, able to read and verify things such as numbers and labels.
  • Physical – ability to move heavy objects (60 lbs.), ability to move cylinders around the plant.
  • Aptitude – able to work as a team player with your supervisor and fellow employees, take pride in the quality of your work, and good with basic math.

Stop in and apply Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM at 2580 28th Street SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49509 and we’ll interview you on the spot.

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Outside Sales Representative – Angola, IN

We are looking for a full-time Outside Sales Representative in the Angola, Indiana market that will serve our customers by promoting and selling products, creating value, and cultivating long-term relationships. This position will work with existing customers to maintain relationships and call on new prospects. This is an existing territory with a current customer base and opportunity for additional growth.  Our ideal Outside Sales Representative should have a strong work ethic and enjoy being out in the field every day.

Major Functions:

  • Service existing accounts by obtaining orders, provide technical support, and build relationships throughout the account.
  • Prospect for new business by cold calling on a weekly basis.
  • Prepare sales proposals, process improvements, & cost savings, and present to customers.
  • Use CRM software to record calls, expenses, activities, and comments.
  • Consistently increase sales and gross margin annually based on Corporate Goals.
  • Resolve any customer complaints and provide a solution to avoid a problem in the future.
  • Attend product knowledge and sales training classes.

Qualifications Needed:

  • Able to work as a team player with your supervisor and fellow employees.
  • Able to read, carry out oral/written instructions, and verify & compute numbers.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a vehicle in most weather conditions
  • Ability to move heavy objects (60 pounds or more)
  • High School or better diploma preferred
  • Experience with computers and MS Office products preferred
  • Experience in the welding, industrial gas, and/or industrial supply industries highly preferred.

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