Advanced Drainage Systems Wash Line Operator in Waterloo, Iowa
At ADS, no idea is off limits, and we celebrate creativity and bold moves. For more than 50 years ADS has been manufacturing a variety of innovative and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional materials. Headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio, we are a multi-billion dollar stormwater management company, manufacturing pipe and ancillary products. What does that mean? When it storms, we capture rain with our drain basins, convey it with pipe, store it using chambers and finally treat it with our water quality products, before safely returning water back to the environment. We handle, what we call, the entire lifecycle of a raindrop. Our products help prevent flooding, which increases quality of life for people living in large cities, suburbs, and rural towns. We also believe in creating a circular economy and are the largest plastic recycling company in North America. We use plastic shampoo and detergent bottles to create pipe, diverting over 500 million pounds of plastic from landfills every year. ADS operates a global network of over 60 manufacturing plants and 30 distribution centers.
We have amazing stories to tell, and we need your help getting our story out there. To learn more about ADS, please visit our website at www.adspipe.com.
The Wash Line Operator is responsible for operating the wash and drying steps of the material processing operation. The Wash Line Operator is also responsible for filling boxes and transporting processed material for storage and distribution. Wash Line Operators receive direction throughout their work shift from the Wash Line Supervisor. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. A Wash Line Operator reports directly to the Wash Line Supervisor.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Operate equipment that washes and dries the reprocessed material
Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
Fill boxes with processed material and transport to storage or prepare for distribution
Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Supervisor
Assist with Preventive Maintenance program as required
Maintain facility housekeeping
Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
Perform other duties as assigned
Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES
This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:
Ability to learn new skills
Basic math skills
High School Diploma or equivalent
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
ADS supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience, and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. ADS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Requisition ID: 2023-13996
External Company Name: Advanced Drainage Systems
External Company URL: http://www.ads-pipe.com/en/
Street: 300 Ansborough Avenue