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Grind Line Supervisor

Grind Line Supervisor

Job ID 
2018-3950
Job Locations 
US-IA-Waterloo
Posted Date 
1/2/2018
Category 
Manufacturing
City Name(s) 
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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

The Grind Line Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of safety, quality and production on his/her shift. The Grind Line Supervisor is also responsible for the direct supervision and training of hourly employees on his/her shift. This position requires the flexibility to work various shifts, 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. A Grind Line Supervisor reports directly to the Production Manager.

 

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 Manager
  • Meet ADS and AASHTO quality specifications for all products produced
  • Assist with Preventive Maintenance program as required
  • Adhere to ADS product sampling schedule
  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
  • Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production lines
  • Meet or exceed facility housekeeping expectations
  • Troubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet production needs as required
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
  • Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES
  • Ensure that all employees on his/her shift are properly trained in the areas of safety and quality as well as all job functions
  • Expedite product changeovers in an efficient manner

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Mechanical troubleshooting and repair abilities
  • Leadership skills
  • Supervision Skills
  • Motivational skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of recycled plastic materials
  • Decision making and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to communicate with various levels within the organization
  • Educational Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Experience:

  • 1-2 years experience as ADS line operator or related experience
  • Supervisory training or related experience

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.