Advanced Drainage Systems General Laborer - 2nd and 3rd Shift - $12.40 - $13.40/ hr in Owosso, Michigan

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.

Why choose ADS? We seek out the best talent and provide you with resources for career development, support and the chance to lead something big. We offer tremendous opportunity for individuals who want to advance in the industry through innovation and leadership. Choosing a career with ADS means joining a great company and being part of a great family.

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Starting pay at $12.40 + an additional $1.00 in earning potential through earned certifications

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

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.

ID: 2018-4900

Street: 770 S. Chestnut Street