Advanced Drainage Systems Plastic Manufacturing Technician in Eagle Grove, Iowa
We seek out the best talent and offer tremendous opportunity for growth, competitive compensation and benefits for individuals who want a career with a great company that maintains a family feel.
Although our products are typically underground and go unnoticed by most people, we come to work every day to provide cleaner, more sustainable and longer lasting water management products that allow people to live their lives more comfortably and healthily. ADS products prevent fields from eroding and homes from flooding. They keep crops growing, roads and airports in use and prevent contamination of local waterways.
With a history of breaking new ground and advancing our industry, we are seeking talented people to join our dynamic company. Thanks to our people ADS has become an industry leader and our people recognize the vital role they play in sustaining our environment and water management.
A Plastic Manufacturing Technician is responsible for the packaging, labeling and visual quality inspection of all products produced on their respective production line. A Plastic Manufacturing Technician is also required to assist Line Operators with line start-ups, shutdowns and tooling changeovers. Partners closely with the Line Operator to meet established production goals.
This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. At ADS we offer both 8 & 12-hour shifts.
Joining our team has great benefits, here’s just a few for our 12-hour shift opportunities:
Work-life balance, with more days off per month you’ll enjoy time away from work. You can plan your life around predictable schedules and extra days off for personal interests, hobbies, and wellness activities.
Increased pay as our 12-hour shift will increase take-home pay because you’ll earn at least 8 hours of OT each pay period.
Personal Savings as our 12-hour shift employees will have fewer workdays per week which mean fewer hours commuting and lower expenses related to getting to and from work. At ADS this equals six less trips to work per month.
Whether you want an 8 or 12-hour shift, we have it all available!
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Embrace a culture of safety
Ensure quality by conducting final visual inspections and labeling all finished goods
Track quantity of units produced from the production line to ensure efficiency
Utilize standard operating procedures to package pipe to be delivered to customers
Maintain a safe working environment that includes the consistent use of Personal Protection Equipment to ensure your safety
Assist with line tooling changes, start-ups, shutdowns and down-stream equipment set-up
Ability to learn and stay current on pipe specifications and packaging requirements
Practice continuous improvement which not only includes the line but also facility housekeeping
Invest in your career with ADS. Build and maintain job skills and additional earning potential through company training programs
This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:
Self-motivated and the ability to work independently
Energetic and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Ability to learn new skills
Basic Mathematical skills
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Previous industrial or manufacturing experience
Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in fluctuating temperatures.
Position requires full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles.
Ability to stand and be mobile throughout an 8-12-hour shift.
Ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods.
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program including:
Paid Holidays/ Vacation Days
And much more
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.
Requisition ID: 2021-8928
External Company URL: http://www.ads-pipe.com/en/
Street: 100 N.E. 20th Street