• Downstream Technician

    Job Locations US-TX-Hempstead
    Posted Date 8 months ago(8/17/2017 1:18 PM)
    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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