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Current Openings

We are always looking for qualified candidates to submit an application to work with us. Whether you’re looking for a position in the heart of Minneapolis or at one of our more rural locations in outstate Minnesota, don’t hesitate to apply for the opportunity to work with our team of passionate professionals.

OSC is currently seeking to fill the following position(s):

Buyer/ Planner

Position: Buyer/Planner

Department: Purchasing | Hours: 7:00am-4:00pm | Job Status: Exempt | St. Paul Location

Reports to: Supply Chain Manager

The Buyer/Planner is primarily responsible for procuring goods and services, specifically for welding and industrial use, to meet the Company’s operational requirements.

Essential Responsibilities

Purchasing

  • Prepare accurate purchase orders for a variety of materials and supplies
  • Communicate with vendors on order accuracy, status, and delivery timelines
  • Monitor the purchase order expedite report and update expected delivery dates in ERP system

Inventory Control

  • Create part numbers for all purchased goods with the proper replenishment method in ERP system
  • Assist in company initiatives to reduce inactive inventory
  • Monitor weekly fill rate report and make recommendations to achieve company service level goal
  • Audit and update inventory item master data including product categories, stocking status, bin locations, equivalencies, UPC’s, and product descriptions

Vendor Management

  • Identify areas of opportunity to consolidate business to preferred vendors
  • Partner with vendors to successfully implement product promotions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 2+ years of purchasing or inventory experience in a distribution environment desired
  • Advanced skills in Windows based Microsoft Office and general ERP systems
  • Knowledge of process improvement tools and techniques (lean, 6 sigma)
  • Industry recognized certification (APICS, ISM) preferred

To submit an application please click below to download the application form via PDF. Once the application is completed in full, click submit to email the form and your resume to hr@oxyserv.com.

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Why Work for OSC? 

OSC truly values its employees! Employees have the opportunity every day to directly impact the success of the business. This is felt through the employee-ownership culture.

OSC offers a comprehensive, competitive benefits package from health insurance to employee fun and activities. Some of the unique benefit offerings include Retirement – 401(k) & Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Community Connection, Health Benefits, Wellness Program, Career & Education Development, Company Involvement and much more!

Oxygen Service Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, military service, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

Plant Associate - Cylinder Handler

Position: Plant Associate – Cylinder Handler (Two openings)

Department: Plant | Job Status: Non-Exempt | St Paul Location

Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Reports to the Gas Operations Manager

The Plant Associate-Cylinder Handler is responsible for performing a combination of job duties associated with the compressed/liquefied/cryogenic gas business and supporting the overall responsibilities within the plant and delivery departments.

Essential Responsibilities

• Load/unload cylinders/tanks on vehicles and record type and quantity of cylinders
• Ensure protection caps are secured over valves and cylinders are labeled correctly
• Remove valves and install reconditioned valves on cylinders
• Support in filling cylinders with numerous gases such as Nitrogen, Oxygen, Argon, Helium, etc.
• Vaporize liquid gases and fill tube trailers when needed
• Assist with dry ice production in the plant
• Assist in pumping from bulk forms to smaller cylinders according to customer orders

Qualifications

• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Basic knowledge of gases, cryogenics, i.e. pressure and compatibility is preferred
• Industry experience such as handling cylinders is desired
• Certified forklift operator is a plus
• Ability to make decisions based on facts and attain precise set limits

To submit an application please click below to download the application form via PDF. Once the application is completed in full, click submit to email the form and your resume to hr@oxyserv.com.

Click here to apply

Oxygen Service Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, military service, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

Counter Sales

Position: Counter Sales Representative 

Reports to the Branch Operations Manager

Department: City Desk | Job Status: Non-exempt

Hours:8am-5pm | Location:

The Counter Sales role is responsible for selling welding equipment and supplies to customers using technical knowledge of both the welding techniques and metal working process.

Essential Responsibilities

  • • Sell welding equipment, materials, and supplies to customers using technical knowledge, advising, and trouble-shooting problems
    • When applicable create order entries for customer requests and coordinate delivery schedules
    • Consult manuals/references/technical books and share pertinent information with personnel as appropriate
    • Work with customers and vendors to expedite or locate missing, misrouted, delayed or damaged merchandise
    • Restock merchandise by labeling products, applying bar codes, pricing products, replacing with seasonal items, etc.
    • Assemble products for demo displays and maintain cleanliness of store and demo room to ensure safety of all employees, vendors and visitors

Qualifications

  • • High School diploma or equivalency and previous customer service/sales experience is a plus
    • Basic knowledge of welding and gases industry preferred
    • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook is required
    • Possess good reasoning skills, math aptitude, and the ability to make decisions based on facts and attain precise set limits
    • Must be multitask oriented, organized, have high attention to detail, set priorities and meet deadlines and take pride in one’s work

To submit an application please click below to download the application form via PDF. Once the application is completed in full, please email the form and your resume to hr@oxyserv.com.

Click here to apply

Oxygen Service Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, military service, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

Outside Sales Representative

Position: Outside Sales Representative 

Reports to Sales Manager 

Department: Sales | Job Status: Exempt

Location: St. Paul, MN |Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm

The Outside Sales Representative is responsible for supporting the company’s sales goals through professional sales techniques and good customer service, maintaining quality relations with existing accounts, and providing sales and marketing coverage.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Sell welding equipment, materials, and supplies to customers using technical knowledge, advising, and trouble-shooting problems
  • Develop maximum sales potential out of assigned territory through competitive sales techniques and knowledge of the company products and services as well as the competitive strengths/weaknesses
  • Work with Purchasing Department to maintain appropriate inventory levels communicating current and future needs
  • Responsible for managing customer accounts to include orders, DSO, and disputes as they arise
  • Maintain target list making cold calls to potential and current customers
  • Responsible for creating quotes, maintaining customer files, and account coordination and maintenance
  • Maintain CRM and/or scorecard metrics to increase market share

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or Certificate in business related field is a plus
  • 5+ years in welding or related industry with sales or customer service experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and ERP Software
  • Ability to work alone, influence people in opinions, attitudes, and judgments
  • Must be organized and have good time management, with the ability to perform effectively under tight deadlines

To submit an application please click below to download the application form via PDF. Once the application is completed in full, please email the form and your resume to hr@oxyserv.com.

Click here to apply

Oxygen Service Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, military service, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

Delivery Driver

Position: Delivery Driver 

Reports to the Gas Distribution Manager

Department: Delivery | Job Status: Non-Exempt

Location: St. Paul |Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm

Position Overview:

The Delivery Driver is responsible for completing assigned deliveries and pick up of merchandise, and assist with shipping and receiving responsibilities.

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Pull and scan orders for the day to load trucks with materials for delivery route
  • Drive standard route in metro area (50-100 miles/day) and deliver merchandise to customers in a timely manner
  • Serve as a liaison to sales and other managers, reports on progress, communicates to appropriate personnel to enhance customer service/support
  • Perform daily pre/post trip safety inspection on truck; i.e. check turn signals, tires, etc.; DOT manifest preparation and complete paperwork
  • Provide customer with receipt and/or credit form for merchandise to be picked up
  • Complete dock and tailgate stops on route. Checks empty cylinders and replace; have bills signed and perform sales and customer service tasks
  • Sort through delivery tickets in preparation of next day’s route

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalency
  • 3-5 years of truck driving experience desired
  • Class A license with Hazardous Material Endorsements required, Tanker Endorsement preferred
  • Basic knowledge of gases, cryogenics i.e. pressure and compatibility preferred
  • Industry experience such as handling cylinders is desired
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and basic customer service experience

To submit an application please click below to download the application form via PDF. Once the application is completed in full, please email the form and your resume to hr@oxyserv.com.

Click here to apply

Oxygen Service Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, military service, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

Delivery Driver (Bulk Swing)

Position: Delivery Driver (Bulk/Swing) 

Reports to the Gas Distribution Manager

Department: Delivery | Job Status: Non-Exempt | Location: St. Paul

Position Overview:

The Delivery Driver (Bulk/Swing) is responsible for completing assigned deliveries to our customers. Deliveries will consist of dropping off/picking up merchandise, cylinders and other items as required by the customer. They will serve as a backup to our route drivers. The operation of equipment such as tanker, tube trailer, flat bed, tractor trailer, and straight truck will be required of this position. Our drivers serve as a main contact to our customers ensuring that top of the line/level/tier service is provided at all customer sites.

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Pull and scan orders for the day to load trucks with materials for route delivery
  • Operate company vehicle in a professional, safe and courteous manner following all traffic rules
  • Fill in on various routes within the metro area delivering merchandise to our customers
  • Perform daily pre/post trip safety inspections and prepare/complete DOT paperwork
  • Ensure on time and accurate delivery of appropriate merchandise in accordance with customer invoices
  • Provide customer with receipt and/or credit form for merchandise to be picked up
  • Complete dock and tailgate stops on route; check and replace empty cylinders is applicable
  • Offload empty cylinders at terminal
  • Work with the billing department in verifying customer invoices
  • Complete various flatbed deliveries including, but not limited to, supporting bulk tank installation/removals
  • Deliver and operate high pressure tube trailer(s) at various customer sites
  • Deliver and fill various products into bulk tanks at customer sites via tanker

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform other job duties as assigned and fill in for other employees in their absence

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalency
  • 3-5 years of truck driving experience desired
  • Able to drive or learn to drive manual transmission truck proficiently
  • Class A license with Hazardous Material and Tanker Endorsements required
  • Basic knowledge of gases, cryogenics i.e. pressure and compatibility preferred
  • Industry experience such as handling cylinders is desired
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Basic customer service experience required

Job Specifications/Requirements:

Ability to sit 4 to 5 hours a day with frequent standing, walking, twisting, bending, reaching, pushing/pulling, grasping, and repetitive motions. Frequent lifting of 10-35lbs is required, may at times lift up to 75lbs. Continuously pushing/pulling 10-50lbs, frequently 50-100lbs, and on occasion may push/pull over 100lbs. Ability to work in moderately warm or cold conditions where high noise levels are possible. Capable of traveling more than 50% of the day and work extra hours as needed.

To submit an application please click below to download the application form via PDF. Once the application is completed in full, please email the form and your resume to hr@oxyserv.com.

Click here to apply

Oxygen Service Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, military service, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

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OSC Benefits

We value our employees just as much as our customers. That’s why we offer our employees competitive, comprehensive benefits packages that promote all aspects of health and wellness.

Our unique benefit offerings include:

Retirement

OSC contributes a generous percentage of our employees’ annual compensation to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Employees are fully vested into the program after five years of company service. We also offer Traditional and ROTH 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans.

PTO

We encourage our employees to spend time away from the office to be with family and friends. OSC offers paid time-off that increases as your tenure grows with the company. Our employees also benefit from seven paid holidays a year.

Community Connection

OSC believes in giving back by paying it forward. Not only do we have a committee that focuses on the company giving back to the local community, but we also offer PTO for employees to volunteer through our Community Service Program.

Health Benefits

Our mix of benefits allows employees to choose the best fit for their family lifestyle. We offer standard health benefits with group medical insurance, flex spending accounts, group life insurance, and reimbursements for dental and vision.

Wellness Program

As we continue to grow, we’re dedicated to ensuring our employees stay active and healthy. Our Wellness Program gives our employees the opportunity to earn additional dollars back throughout the year for meeting certain wellness goals or milestones. Frequent fitness reimbursements and discounts are also offered.

Career Development and Education

We invest in the education of our employees by offering training and development opportunities. From specific job training programs to industry specific training opportunities, we make sure to enhance our employee’s knowledge and expertise and promote from within.

Company Involvement

Our employees are the industry experts. That’s why we value participation and encourage employees to bring forth ideas to make the company better. Whether it be in marketing, safety or ESOP committees, or special project involvement, employees are an active part of our company growth.

Recognition Programs

We’re committed to following our core values, so we reward our employees who exemplify them by highlighting them through our Employee Recognition Program. OSC also offers department or team-specific awards to show appreciation for a job well done.

OSC Gear

By providing employees with proper protective equipment and company uniforms, we ensure that employees are given the tools and supplies to do their job efficiently. We also offer casual Fridays for those employees who work in our administrative offices. Employees can also visit the OSC clothing store website to purchase additional items at an affordable price.

OCS Green sign thats handing in the office

Employee Testimonials

Our employees are proud to be a part of the Oxygen Service team. Here are a few testaments to why OSC is a great place to work:

“I chose to change over to OSC after just about 20 years at another gas supplier because I wanted to work somewhere that could make quick decisions to take care of the customer. The inventory at OSC is second to none. The teamwork is the best I’ve seen with all employee owners striving to put our best foot forward with any situation.”

Chris BussOutside Sales Representative

“After spending over 20 years working for an international competitor serving this industry, I joined OSC. Working for an employee owned company (ESOP) has been very refreshing. My fellow employees are committed to our customers, normally going above our customers’ expectations. This along with internal operations at OSC, has made this one of the best decisions I have made during my years in this industry.”

Todd NortonOutside Sales Representative

“OSC has a straightforward, down to earth approach to service and growth that is not clouded or lost in the corporate muck that occurs often with other companies. I like the employee owned atmosphere.”

Cory EddyOutside Sales Representative

“I enjoy working at OSC because of the family like culture that exists among employees. I also appreciate the ownership mindset that the majority of employees have when taking care of our customers and when making decisions regarding the business.”

Ryan DiekowPresident and CEO

“I love love the people!!!! We all work together as a team! Your managers leave you alone and let you do your job! Oxygen Service Company is always doing things for their employees, which is rare. I honestly wish I could have started here 20 years ago!!!”

Victoria ArmstrongReceptionist and Billing Clerk

“After moving here from my hometown of 45 years and leaving my previous place of employment of 15 years, I was not expecting to find a place to work that felt like home. That’s when I found Oxygen Service Company! It’s so refreshing to work for a company who treats their employees like family. Plus, I am now an employee owner and own shares in the company I work for!”

Holly SteinHR Executive Assistant

“I worked for a corporate competitor for 16 years before coming to Oxygen Service Company. Coming to OSC was a great move for my family and career. I enjoy being an employee/owner now for 18 years at OSC. Oxygen Service is committed to a very high standard of quality and service to our customers. The company culture encourages having fun and working hard towards shared success. I have a lot of pride being part of this great organization and look forward to many years to come.”

Fred SpiessOutside Sales Representative

“For the first 20+ years I worked for several other companies. I wanted to be a part of an employee owned company when I was hired at Earl’s Welding Supply. As the story goes, eight months after being hired, Earl’s and Oxygen Service Company merged. Oxygen Service is the best company I have ever had the pleasure of being a part of!”

Mark SchneiderOutside Sales Representative

“OSC is a company that actually lives and operates by their core values. These are not just words on a piece of paper. I think this brings the employees together to provide that all for one, one for all family atmosphere. It is great to see a company practice what it preaches. OSC also has a great team atmosphere that really makes you feel welcomed and appreciated. From the company cookouts to the numerous family activities, it is great to see the smiles of gratitude when recognized for a job well done.”

Tracy McLellanVP of Sales and Marketing

“With over 40 years of industry experience, I have always known about OSC. Making the decision to join their team of experienced people was easy. We all work together to accomplish the same goal – to service our customers and grow the business for our employee owners. The company is dedicated to cultivating and growing their employees, allowing many opportunities to grow within the company.”

Dave LeonhartSales Manager

“The best part about working at OSC is working with 100% employee-owners and their industry leading technical skills!”

Ryan KrieseOperations Manager

“OSC has the best retirement plan out there!”

Dan BussPlant Operator

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