Grind Line Operator-1st Shift

Job Locations US-OH-Pandora
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/23/2021 1:35 PM)
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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.


The Grind Line Operator is responsible for transporting recycled plastics to the beginning of the reprocessing line using a forklift. The Grind Line Operator is also responsible for filling boxes and transporting processed material for storage and distribution. Grind Line Operators receive direction throughout their work shift from the Plant Manager. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. A Grind Line Operator reports directly to the Plant Manager.


Primary Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Transport recycled plastic to the beginning of the grind line for processing Fill boxes with processed material and transport to storage or prepare for distribution
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUE
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to the Plant Manager
  • Assist with Preventive Maintenance program as required
  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
  • Maintain facility housekeeping

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

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

Educational Requirements:


High School Diploma or equivalent


Preferred Experience:


Previous industrial or manufacturing experience


Physical Requirements:

The employee will lift and move heavy items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift 50 pounds to a height of 6 feet


The employee will be working specified shifts and moving around at all times, which will require the ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours


Facilities can be extremely hot or cold at times, so the employee must have the ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes


The employee will be handling materials daily, which requires the ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport material and finished goods


The Position requires full range of body motion on a daily basis 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.


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