Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

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 Production Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of safety, quality and production on his/her shift. The Production Supervisor is also responsible for the direct supervision and training of hourly employees on his/her shift. This position requires the flexibility to work various shifts, 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. A Production Supervisor reports directly to the Production Manager.
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 Manager
Meet ADS and AASHTO quality specifications for all products produced
Assist with Preventive Maintenance program as required
Meet wired plant compliance metrics
Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
Adhere to ADS product sampling schedule
Meet or exceed facility housekeeping expectations
Daily allocation and management of available resources to accomplish the shift's assigned production duties
Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production lines
Ensure that all employees on his/her shift are properly trained in the areas of safety and quality as well as all job functions
Troubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet production needs as required
Expedite product changeovers in an efficient manner
Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES
Job Skills:
This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:
Mechanical troubleshooting and repair abilities
Leadership skills
Supervision Skills/Training Skills
Motivational skills
Basic computer skills
ADS extrusion process knowledge
Decision making and problem solving abilities
Ability to communicate with various levels within the organization
Educational Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Preferred Experience:
1-2 years experience as ADS line operator or related experience
Supervisory training or related experience
Physical Requirements:
Ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feet
Ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes
Ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods
Position requires full range of body motion 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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