Advanced Drainage Systems Line Operator in Jackson, Mississippi

Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is a leading industrial growth company that delivers a comprehensive suite of water management products and superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and infrastructure sectors. ADS operates a global network of 58 manufacturing plants and 29 distribution centers.

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A Line Operator is responsible for performing and maintaining the daily activities associated with a production line. 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 Line Operator 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

  • Completion of shift production and reporting paperwork

  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Production Supervisor

  • Meet ADS and AASHTO quality specifications for all products produced

  • Assist with Preventive Maintenance program as required

  • Troubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet production needs as required

  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance

  • Maintain ability to operate various production lines and processes effectively; earn certifications

  • Maintain facility housekeeping

  • Adhere to ADS product sampling schedule

  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs

  • Perform tooling changeovers in an efficient manner

  • Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production lines

  • Meet wired plant compliance metrics

Job Skills:

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 Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Experience:

  • 1-2 years experience as ADS Down Stream Technician

  • Previous manufacturing machine operation or extrusion experience

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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