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Drain Basin Gluer

Drain Basin Gluer

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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.


The Drain Basin Gluer is responsible for the application of gluing components into the drain basin body. The Gluer will use a two part gluing application consisting of a primer and glue in order to properly attach components into a drain basin with the final product being a permanent solid connection between the body and its components. The Drain Basin Gluer must be able to properly identify components used in the gluing department both by size and description. The Drain Basin Gluer must be flexible to work 40+ hours per week. The Drain Basin Gluer reports directly to the Production Manager.


Job Responsibilities:

The tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the Drain Basin Gluer include, but are not limited to:

  • Report any shortages of consumable items to the Production Manager in order to maintain the continues flow of production
  • Properly identify and install branch components and cap component to the drain basin body utilizing the tools available in the department
  • Check all basin labels for accurate data that represents the details of what the finished product specifications call for
  • Organization of the department should be maintained to prevent clutter and amassing of unused product components
  • Monitor the quality of finished products produced to meet the standards of quality as established by Quality Manager.
  • Organize work efforts such that first in first out method of production is essential

Job Skills:

The Drain Basin Gluer should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of inventory drain basin components used in final assembly of a drain basin
  • Ability to communicate at different levels within the organization
  • Ability to lift product up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to withstanding the intense stamina required to install branch components into a drain basin
  • Work well under stress and pressure of a fast paced production environment
  • Work in an environment where daily output is a key measurable in job performance
  • Able to start and finish detailed projects with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Mathematical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Educational Requirements:

  • High School education or equivalent.

Preferred Experience:

  • Manufacturing experience in a production/shop floor environment
  • Work in a physical demanding role

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift a maximum of 100 lbs repeatedly throughout the day. .
  • Position requires full range of body motion including lifting, twisting, bending, reaching, pulling and pushing plus ability to mount and dismount industrial equipment
  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to use hands and legs to physically handle awkward and slick pieces of PVC pipe
  • Ability to perform labor in extreme temperatures and temperature changes for long periods of time
  • Ability to withstand strong odor from glue and primmer

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.