• Operations Support Leader/Analyst

    Job Locations US-OH-Hilliard
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/27/2018 3:25 PM)
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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.


    The primary responsibilities include generating manufacturing reports, providing on-site support visits to validate plant raw materials, finished goods and production processes, recommending SOP and system improvements, and is the primary backup to the Oracle cost rollup function.  This position is positioned to be a growth position towards ADS manufacturing operations management.



    Position Responsibilities:

    • Routinely assist plants with inventory control procedures
    • Investigate, follow-up and submit improvement plans to upper management on operational improvement opportunities
    • Assists in developing key company inventory procedures
    • Performs inventory and production audits, computer and operation training during plant visits (1-2 weeks per month)
    • Maintain weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly manufacturing reports
    • Generate production and other miscellaneous reports that help support operational goals and initiatives
    • Lead monthly raw material control improvement calls
    • Routinely helps to resolve problems in the Oracle system
    • Data maintenance, logistics, inventory control and other specified projects
    • Assist with special projects as needed


    Position Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Operations preferred
    • Two years of Business Operations experience
    • Two years of experience in manufacturing operations including production planning or logistics preferred
    • Intermediate or higher proficiency in MS Excel
    • Ability to adapt to new operations computer systems
    • Above average analytical and interpersonal skills
    • Strong detail-orientation
    • Travel required (40-50%)

    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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