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Advanced Drainage Systems

This is a Contract position in Broussard, LA posted January 16, 2022.

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 Lead Operator is responsible for performing and maintaining the daily activities associated with the manufacturing operations.

This includes housekeeping, safety, quality, maintaining production efficiencies, repair and maintenance and minimizing downtime.

This position requires the flexibility to work 40 hours per week and weekends as required.

Ability to work varying shifts is also required due to equipment changeovers.

A Lead Operator reports directly to the Site 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 environmentCompletion of maintenance, production and reporting paperworkImmediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Site ManagerEnsure that all equipment is kept in a proper and safe working conditionDirect and perform preventative maintenance programTroubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet operational needs as requiredPractice proper forklift operationMaintain ability to operate various production lines and processes effectivelyMaintain facility housekeepingCommunication with all plant personnelMaintain and build job skills through company training programsPerform tooling changeovers in an efficient manner as requiredUnderstand and practice ADS CORE VALUESJob Skills:This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:Basic industrial, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and pneumatic skills including troubleshooting and repair abilitiesAbility to operate heavy machinery, i.e.

forklifts, in a safe mannerUnderstanding of manufacturing processUnderstand purpose and proper use of small hand and power toolsBasic computer skillsReading and Writing skillsAnalytical thinking and problem solving skillsStrong time management and task prioritization skillsSelf-motivatedEducational Requirements:High School Diploma or equivalentPreferred Experience:Previous manufacturing machine operationPhysical Requirements:Ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feetAbility to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8-12 continuous hoursAbility to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremesAbility to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goodsPosition requires full range of body motion 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.