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Material Coordinator

Material Coordinator

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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.


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The Material Coordinator is responsible for the safe handling and transfer of raw materials to the warehouse or material silos.  The Material Coordinator must utilize optimizer software to make a material blend and is responsible for raw material sampling and inventory. When needed, the Material Coordinator will assist in the loading and unloading of materials.  This position requires the flexibility to work 40 hours or more per week and weekends as required. The Material Coordinator report directly to the Material Manager.


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

  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
  • Assist with truck loading as needed
  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Production or Yard Supervisor
  • Transfer raw materials to the warehouse or material silos
  • Assist with Preventive Maintenance program as required
  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
  • Practice proper truck operation and preventive maintenance
  • Ensure proper stacking of raw materials
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
  • Responsible for adherence to all raw material SOPs
  • Utilize optimizer software to make a material blend
  • Perform regular inventory counts and reconciliations
  • Conduct visual product quality inspections
  • Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES

*Job will require other responsibilities as assigned


Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Self-motivation
  • Forklift & OTR vehicle driving skills
  • Dependability
  • High Organizational Skills
  • Written and verbal skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Team oriented
  • Basic Mathematical skills
  • Energetic
  • CDL Class A License (if applicable)


 Educational Requirements:                             


  • High School Diploma or equivalent



 Preferred Experience:


  • Previous industrial or manufacturing experience



 Physical Requirements:


  • The employee will lift and move heavy items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feet
  • The employee will be working specified shifts and moving around at all times, which will require the ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
  • Facilities can be extremely hot or cold at times, so the employee must have the ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes
  • The employee will be handling materials daily, which requires the ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods
  • The Position requires full range of body motion on a daily basis 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.