Pelletizing Line Operator - 3rd Shift

US-TX-Yoakum
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-3724
Category
Manufacturing

Overview

Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.

Responsibilities

A Pelletizing Line Operator is responsible for performing and maintaining the daily activities associated with a Pelletizing line. This includes housekeeping, safety, quality, maintaining production efficiencies, repair and maintenance and minimizing downtime. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. Ability to work varying shifts is also required due to equipment changeovers. A Pelletizing Line Operator reports directly to the shift Wash Line Supervisor.

 

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

 

      
  • Practice  proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
      
  • Completion of shift production and reporting paperwork
      
  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Production Supervisor
      
  • Meet ADS and AASHTO quality specifications for all products produced
      
  • Assist with Preventive Maintenance program as required
      
  • Troubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet        production needs as required
      
  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
      
  • Maintain ability to operate various production lines and processes effectively; earn certifications
      
  • Maintain facility housekeeping
      
  • Adhere to ADS product sampling schedule
      
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
      
  • Perform tooling changeovers in an efficient manner
      
  • Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production lines
      
  • Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES

 

 

 

Job Skills:

 

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

 

      
  • Mechanical troubleshooting and repair abilities
      
  • Ability to operate heavy machinery, i.e. forklifts, in a safe manner
      
  • Basic computer skills
      
  • Reading and Writing skills
      
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills
      
  • Self-motivated

 

Educational Requirements:

 

      
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

 

 

Physical Requirements:

 

      
  • The employee will lift and move heavy items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift 50 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.

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