Job Description:

 

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

A Downstream Technician is responsible for the packaging, labeling and visual quality inspection of all products produced on their respective production line. A Downstream Technician is also required to assist Line Operators with line start-ups, shutdowns and tooling changeovers. This role will receive direction throughout their work shift from their respective Line Operator. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. This postion reports directly to the shift Production Supervisor.

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

  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
  • Assist with line tooling changes, start-ups, shutdowns and down stream equipment set-up
  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Production Supervisor
  • Maintain proper knowledge of all pipe products and package requirements
  • Assist with Preventive Maintenance program as required
  • Properly label all finished goods
  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
  • Conduct visual product quality inspections
  • Maintain facility housekeeping
  • Track quantity of units produced from the production line
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
  • Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES
  • Properly package all products (qty, filters, bags, gaskets)

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Self-motivation
  • Energetic
  • Dependability
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Team oriented
  • Basic Mathematical skills

Educational Requirements:Preferred Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous industrial or manufacturing experience

EEO Statement

Skills:

  • package goods for shipment or storage
  • stock or organize goods
  • maintain production or work records
  • examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications
  • grade, classify, or sort products according to specifications
  • wrap products
  • maintain or repair industrial or related equipment/machinery
  • adjust production equipment/machinery setup
  • clean equipment or machinery
  • monitor production machinery/equipment operation to detect problems
  • operate packaging or banding machine or equipment
  • test manufactured products or materials
  • load or unload material or workpiece into machinery
  • load, unload, or stack containers, materials, or products
  • maintain consistent production quality
  • measure, weigh, or count products or materials
  • perform safety inspections in manufacturing or industrial setting
  • attach or mark identification onto products or containers

 

 Minimum Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent

 

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