• Pelletizing Line Operator

    Job Locations US-PA-Shippenville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 7:09 AM)
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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.


    If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career opportunity with a fast-growing manufacturer, then Green Line Polymers is the company for you. Green Line Polymers is located in Shippenville, PA and currently employs 120 employees in a variety of manufacturing positions.


    Green Line Polymers processes post-industrial and post-consumer HDPE scrap to be recycled directly into environmentally-friendly products rather than being disposed of in a landfill.

    The Pelletizing Liner Operator is responsible for performing and maintaining the daily activities associated with the Pelletizing Line. This includes housekeeping, safety, quality, maintaining production efficiencies, repair and maintenance and minimizing downtime. The position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week, weekends as required. This position reports directly to the Wash Line Supervisor.

    Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

    • Troubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet production needs as required
    • Ensure that all equipment is kept in a proper and safe working condition
    • Practice proper forklift operation and preventative maintenance
    • Maintain ability to operate various production lines and process effectively
    • Perform tooling changeovers efficiently
    • Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production lines
    • Direct and perform scheduled preventative maintenance duties
    • Completion of shift production and reporting paperwork
    • Maintain facility housekeeping
    • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
    • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
    • Other duties as assigned

    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/Vocational School diploma or equivalent
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment or similar training and experience preferred but not required.

    Physical Requirements:


    • The employee will lift and move heavy items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift up to 75 pounds
    • Ability to work a variety of shifts and be active at all times, which will require the ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
    • The employee will be handling material which requires the ability to use hands and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods
    • The position requires full range of body motion daily to include twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles
    • Manufacturing facilities can be extremely hot or cold at times, individuals must have the ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in a variety of temperatures

    We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program which includes:

    • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
    • Employee stock ownership plan
    • 401 (k)
    • Profit sharing programs

    We are an AA/EEO employer.

    Green Line Polymers is a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.





    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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