• Yard Loader - 2nd Shift

    Job Locations US-MA-Ludlow
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/2/2018 11:09 AM)
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  • 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


    A Yard Loader is responsible for safely and accurately loading and unloading all deliveries made and received by ADS. A Loader must demonstrate safe and proper vehicle operation at all times. A Loader also interacts with company and non-company drivers as well as will-call customers. Loaders should represent ADS in a friendly and courteous manner and display excellent customer service skills. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. Loaders report directly to the Yard Supervisor and/or Yard Manager


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


    • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
    • Conduct cycle-counts
    • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Yard Supervisor
    • Ensure proper product rotation
    • Practice proper forklift and yard vehicle operation and preventive maintenance
    • Maximize payloads
    • Maintain yard housekeeping, organization and layout
    • Finished Goods quality inspections
    • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
    • Promote good customer service
    • Load and unload all deliveries utilizing a forklift or physical labor
    • Minimization of loading errors
    • Maintain paperwork and product transfers
    • Safely operate all yard vehicles


    Job Skills:


    This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:


    • Leadership, professionalism, organizational and communication skills
    • Knowledge of local shipping regulations
    • Knowledge of all ADS products
    • Receiving procedures
    • Basic mathematical skills
    • Basic Inventory Management
    • Forklift driving skills



    Educational Requirements:


    • High School Diploma or equivalent



    Preferred Experience:


    • 1-2 years experience as ADS Down Stream Technician or Production Hauler
    • Previous customer service and/or warehouse experience













    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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