• Production Supervisor

    Job Locations US-TX-Ennis
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/6/2018 10:04 AM)
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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.


    We have an exciting new opportunity to join the leadership of our world-class team!  The Production Supervisor leads a shift in all aspects of safety, quality and production. The Production 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 necessary. A Production Supervisor reports directly to the Production Manager.


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


    • Maintaining a safe work environment through practicing proper PPE and housekeeping compliance.
    • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to the Production Manager.
    • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance.
    • Completion of shift production and reporting paperwork.
    • Meet ADS and AASHTO quality specifications for all products produced.
    • Adhere to ADS product sampling schedule.
    • Daily allocation and management of available resources to accomplish the shift’s assigned production duties.
    • Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production lines.
    • Ensure that all employees on his/her shift are properly trained in the areas of safety and quality as well as all job functions.
    • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs.
    • Troubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet production needs as required.
    • Lead product tooling changeover process.




    Job Skills:


    This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:


    • Mechanical troubleshooting and repair abilities.
    • Supervision Skills/Training.
    • Basic computer skills.
    • Decision making and problem solving abilities.
    • Leadership skills.
    • Ability to communicate with various levels within the organization.
    • Extrusion process knowledge.



    Educational Requirements:


    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.



    Preferred Experience:


    • 3-5 years of manufacturing experience.
    • 1-2 years of supervisory experience.




     Physical Requirements:


    • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes.
    • Position requires full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles.
    • Ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours.
    • Ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods.

    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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