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Plastic Assembler Basic - 2nd Shift in Ennis, TX at Advanced Drainage Systems

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

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Job Description


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 Plastic Assembler – Basic position is the entry-level title for an associate working in the Fabrication Department.  In this position the team member is learning the basics of plastic assembly while actively pursuing next level qualification and certification.

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

  • Abide by all safe practices and procedures.
  • Hot plate welding – Pre-Stub
  • Continuous involvement in Fabrication/Plant programs and Lean initiatives
  • Extrusion welding - linear
  • Actively pursuing qualification for Advanced level
  • Measuring tools – Basic Level
  • Engage in cross-functional training.
  • Material preparation and product finishing
  • Product knowledge–Plastic Assembler Basic Level
  • Equipment Operation – Basic Level
  • Adherence to all quality standards
  • Specifications – Basic Level
  • Material handling and scrap management
  • Understand and practice ADS Core Values.


Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Strong housekeeping and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Mathematics - Geometry
  • Drawing Interpretation – Basic Level
  • Hand and Power Tools – Basic Level
  • Decision making and problem solving abilities

Educational Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Experience:


  • Carpentry or trade apprenticeship or experience
  • Metal fabrication or welding.

Physical Requirements:


  • 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
  • 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 finished goods
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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