Production Supervisor

US-MS-Jackson
8 months ago
Job ID
2017-3069
Category
Manufacturing

Overview

Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of innovative water management products and drainage solutions. ADS operates a global network of 61 manufacturing plants and 29 distribution centers through our 3,800 employee team members. 

Why choose ADS?  We seek out the best talent and provide you with resources for career development, support and the chance to lead something big.  We offer tremendous opportunity for individuals who want to advance in the industry through innovation and leadership.  Choosing a career with ADS means joining a great company and being part of a great family.

Find out more by visiting us at http://www.ads-pipe.com/en/contact/ads_careers.asp

Responsibilities

The Production Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of safety, quality and production on his/her shift. The Production Supervisor is also responsible for the direct supervision and training of hourly employees on his/her shift. This position requires the flexibility to work various shifts, 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. A Production Supervisor reports directly to the Production Manager.

 

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
  • Completion of shift production and reporting paperwork
  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Production Manager
  • Meet ADS and AASHTO quality specifications for all products produced
  • Assist with Preventive Maintenance program as required
  • Meet wired plant compliance metrics
  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
  • Adhere to ADS product sampling schedule
  • Meet or exceed facility housekeeping expectations
  • Daily allocation and management of available resources to accomplish the shift’s assigned production duties
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
  • Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production lines
  • Ensure that all employees on his/her shift are properly trained in the areas of safety and quality as well as all job functions
  • Troubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet production needs as required
  • Expedite product changeovers in an efficient manner
  • Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES

 

 

Job Skills:

 

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

 

  • Mechanical troubleshooting and repair abilities
  • Leadership skills
  • Supervision Skills/Training Skills
  • Motivational skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • ADS extrusion process knowledge
  • Decision making and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to communicate with various levels within the organization

 

Educational Requirements:

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

 

 

Preferred Experience:

 

  • 1-2 years experience as ADS line operator or related experience
  • Supervisory training or related experience

 

 

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feet
  • Ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes
  • Ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods
  • Position requires full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles

 

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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