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Yard Loader - 2nd Shift

Yard Loader - 2nd Shift

Job ID 
2017-3485
Job Locations 
US-TX-Hempstead
Posted Date 
8/17/2017
Category 
Manufacturing
City Name(s) 
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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

Responsibilities

A Yard Loader is responsible for safely and accurately loading and unloading all deliveries made and received by ADS. A Yard Loader must demonstrate safe and proper vehicle operation at all times. This position also interacts with company and non-company drivers as well as will-call customers and should 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.

Responsibilities

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

  • Embrace a culture of safety. We expect our people to communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries immediately
  • Maintain a safe working environment that includes the consistent use of Personal Protection Equipment to ensure your safety
  • Safely operate a forklift and conduct preventative maintenance on forklifts and other machines in the plant
  • Ensure quality by conducting final visual inspections and labeling all finished goods
  • Promote good customer service skills when loading and unloading deliveries while minimizing errors
  • Ensure proper product rotation and tracking of inventory levels
  • Ability to learn and stay current on pipe specifications and packaging requirements
  • Practice continuous improvement with regard to process and facility housekeeping
  • 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
  • Basic inventory management skills
  • Forklift operation
  • Dependability
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Basic mathematical skills

 

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous warehouse, 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.