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Press Operator

Job ID 
2017-3854
Job Locations 
US-OH-New Miami
Posted Date 
11/8/2017
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.

Responsibilities

Title: Line Operator

Reports to:  Production Supervisor

FLSA:  

Location: 

Department:  100

Direct Reports:  None

 

Summary:                                                     

A Line Operator is responsible for performing and maintaining the daily activities associated with a production 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. A Line Operator reports directly to the shift Production Supervisor.

 

Primary Job Responsibilities:

 

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

 

  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
  • Maintain ability to operate various production lines and processes effectively

 

  • Maintain facility housekeeping
  • Adhere to ADS product sampling schedule
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
  • Must be comfortable with intricate band-saw work
  • 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

 

 

Preferred Experience:

 

  • Previous manufacturing machine operation or extrusion experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feet
  • Ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes
  • Ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods
  • Position requires full range of body motion 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.