Downstream Technician

US-TX-Hempstead
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-3242
Category
Manufacturing

Overview

Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is a leading industrial growth company that delivers a comprehensive suite of water management products and superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and infrastructure sectors.  ADS operates a global network of 58 manufacturing plants and 29 distribution centers. 

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

A Downstream Technician is responsible for the packaging, labeling and visual quality inspection of all products produced on their respective production line. A Downstream Technician is also required to assist Line Operators with line start-ups, shutdowns and tooling changeovers. Partners closely with the Line Operator to meet established production goals. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. This position reports directly to the shift Production Supervisor.

 

Responsibilities:

 

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

  • Ensure quality by conducting final visual inspections and labeling all finished goods
  • Safely operate a forklift and conduct preventative maintenance on forklifts and other machines in the plant
  • Maintain a safe working environment that includes the consistent use of Personal Protection Equipment to ensure your safety
  • Assist with line tooling changes, start-ups, shutdowns and down-stream equipment set-up
  • Embrace a culture of safety. We expect our people to communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries immediately
  • Ability to learn and stay current on pipe specifications and packaging requirements
  • Practice continuous improvement which not only includes the line but also facility housekeeping
  • To ensure efficiency the Line Technician will track quantity of units produced from the production line
  • Invest in your career with ADS. Build and maintain job skills and additional earning potential through company training programs

Job Skills:

 

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Self-motivated and the ability to work independently
  • Energetic and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Dependability
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Team oriented
  • Basic Mathematical skills

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous industrial or manufacturing experience

Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program including:

 

Medical

 

Dental

 

Vision

 

Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care and Dependent Care)

 

Company-Paid Life and AD&D Insurance

 

Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Programs

 

Profit Sharing Plan (401k)

 

Paid Holidays

 

Paid Vacation Days

 

Bereavement Pay

 

Jury Duty

 

Military Leave

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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