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Wash Line Operator in Shippenville, PA at Advanced Drainage Systems

Date Posted: 4/3/2019

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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 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


Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Self-motivation
  • Energetic
  • Dependability
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Team oriented
  • Basic math skills

 Educational Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

 Preferred Experience:


  • Previous industrial or manufacturing experience

 Physical Requirements:


  • 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

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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