VISION

Advancing quality of life through sustainable solutions to water management challenges.

MISSION

Provide clean water management solutions to communities and deliver unparalleled service to our customers.

CULTURE

We are a company that embraces inclusivity, values focused execution, rewards performance and drives change.

Employees are the backbone of this organization. We empower our employees to create change, drive improvement and exhibit safe behaviors in everything they do.

-  Scott Barbour, President and CEO
Scott Barbour, ADS President and CEO

Benefits

Living a healthy life with the ability to achieve success, both professionally and personally, is what ADS team members want for themselves, and what ADS wants for its team members. We Offer Medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, FSA, retirement, short and long term disability, life insurance and life & accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

Additional benefits include employee assistance programs, paid vacation, company paid holidays, tuition and professional development reimbursement, scholarship program and work/life balance.

ADS products help keep water clean

Featured Careers

Location:
*Featured locations include, but are not limited to, the list below. Don't see your location? Select it anyway in your application - we most likely have a similar fit for you!

Remote - ** Position can be located anywhere in the U.S.**

Hours, sign-on bonuses and additional perks (there are plenty!) vary, and your recruiter will share these details with you based on the location(s) in which you are interested.

Position Description:

** Sign on bonus: $1,000.00 **

The Mobile Grinding/Wash Team has an excellent opportunity for Machine Operators. Candidate can live in any state (excluding Alaska and Hawaii) but must be willing to travel to job sites located across the country.

What will make you successful:

  • Strong mechanical skill set
  • Good communication skills
  • Operates well individually or in a team environment
  • Experience in operation of heavy equipment including: Forklifts, skid steers, telescoping material handlers, conveyors, trailers, and a variety of tools for repair and maintenance items.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Ensure quality by conducting final visual inspections and labeling all finished goods
  • Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on production lines
  • Ability to travel extensively (up to 70% of the time) ALL Travel (airline, rental car, hotel) Paid and meal expenses reimbursed
  • Embrace a culture of safety. We expect our people to communicate unsafe conditions, acts, or injuries immediately
  • Ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds and move heavy items to a height of 6 feet
  • Ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 10 continuous hours
  • Must have the ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in extreme weather-related temperatures.
  • You will be handling materials daily, which requires the ability to use hands, arms, and legs to physically handle and transport material and finished goods
  • Ability to use full range of body motion daily including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles


Location: Carman, MB (Canada)

Position Description:

The International Fleet Driver at plays a key role in our logistics and customer experience. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Work safely and follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Delivery products to customers in a professional and efficient manner
  • Maintain clear communication with dispatch and freight manager
  • Maintain an accurate digital driver's log (PeopleNet)
  • Ensure accuracy of delivered quantities and product types
  • Ensure loads are safe and properly secured
  • Meet and adhere to all Federal, Provincial and MTO specifications by conducting routine inspections on truck in adherence to compliance guidelines
  • Practice continuous improvement and 6S, including facility housekeeping
  • Achieve expectations to meet standard production efficiencies and KPI's

Requirements:

  • Self-motivated and the ability to work independently, while maintaining a strong team oriented environment
  • Dependable
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, ability to maintain efficiency and pace
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Strong communication; reading and writing in English
  • Valid AZ License

Preferred Experience:

  • Ability to cross borders
  • SAFE or Defensive Driving Course


Location:
*Featured locations include, but are not limited to, the list below. Don't see your location? Select it anyway in your application - we most likely have a similar fit for you!

Buena Vista, VA

Hours, sign-on bonuses and additional perks (there are plenty!) vary, and your recruiter will share these details with you based on the location(s) in which you are interested.

Position Description:

** Sign on bonus: $1,000.00 **

A Plastic Manufacturing Technician is responsible for the packaging, labeling and visual quality inspection of all products produced on their respective production line. A Plastic Manufacturing Technician is also required to assist Line Operators with line start-ups, shutdowns and tooling changeovers. Partners closely with the Line Operator to meet established production goals.. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Embrace a culture of safety
  • Ensure quality by conducting final visual inspections and labeling all finished goods
  • Track quantity of units produced from the production line to ensure efficiency
  • Utilize standard operating procedures to package pipe to be delivered to customers
  • Maintain a safe working environment that includes the consistent use of Personal Protection Equipment to ensure your safety
  • Assist with line tooling changes, start-ups, shutdowns and down-stream equipment set-up
  • Ability to learn and stay current on pipe specifications and packaging requirements
  • Practice continuous improvement which not only includes the line but also facility housekeeping
  • Invest in your career with ADS. Build and maintain job skills and additional earning potential through company training programs

Job Skills:

  • Self-motivated and the ability to work independently
  • Energetic and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Dependability
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Team oriented
  • Basic Mathematical skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous industrial or manufacturing experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in fluctuating temperatures.
  • Position requires full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability to stand and be mobile throughout an 8-12-hour shift.
  • Ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods.


Locations:
*Featured locations include, but are not limited to, the list below. Don't see your location? Select it anyway in your application - we most likely have a similar fit for you!

Carman, MB (Canada)
Phoenix, AZ
Salt Lake City, UT
Harrisonville, MO
Eagle Grove, IA
Findlay, OH
Bessemer City, NC
Mendota, IL
Brazil, IN
Perry, GA
London, OH
Buxton, ND

Hours, sign-on bonuses and additional perks (there are plenty!) vary, and your recruiter will share these details with you based on the location(s) in which you are interested.

Position Description:
A Production Associate is responsible for the packaging, labeling and visual quality inspection of all products produced on their respective production line. A Production Associate is also required to assist Line Operators with line start-ups, shutdowns and tooling changeovers. Partners closely with the Line Operator to meet established production goals. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ensure quality by conducting final visual inspections and labeling all finished goods
  • Track quantity of units produced from the production line to ensure efficiency
  • Utilize standard operating procedures to package pipe to be delivered to customers
  • Maintain a safe working environment that includes the consistent use of Personal Protection Equipment to ensure your safety
  • Assist with line tooling changes, start-ups, shutdowns and down-stream equipment set-up
  • Ability to learn and stay current on pipe specifications and packaging requirements
  • Embrace a culture of safety
  • Practice continuous improvement which not only includes the line but also facility housekeeping
  • Invest in your career with ADS. Build and maintain job skills and additional earning potential through company training programs

What Will Make You Successful:

  • Self-motivated and the ability to work independently
  • Energetic and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Dependability
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Team oriented
  • Basic Mathematical skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in fluctuating temperatures.
  • Position requires full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability to stand and be mobile throughout an 8-12-hour shift.
  • Ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous industrial or manufacturing experience


Locations:
*Featured locations include, but are not limited to, the list below. Don't see your location? Select it anyway in your application - we most likely have a similar fit for you!

Carman, MB (Canada)
Harrisonville, MO
Bessemer City, NC
Pandora, OH
Waterloo, IA
Brazil, IN
Perry, GA
London, OH
Buxton, ND

Hours, sign-on bonuses and additional perks (there are plenty!) vary, and your recruiter will share these details with you based on the location(s) in which you are interested.

Position Description:
A Yard Loader/Forklift Operator is responsible for safely and accurately loading and unloading all deliveries made and received by ADS. A Yard Loader must demonstrate safe and proper vehicle operation at all times. This position also interacts with company and non-company drivers as well as will-call customers and should display excellent customer service skills. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. Loaders report directly to the Yard Supervisor and/or Yard Manager. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Embrace a culture of safety. We expect our people to communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries immediately
  • Maintain a safe working environment that includes the consistent use of Personal Protection Equipment to ensure your safety
  • Safely operate a forklift and conduct preventative maintenance on forklifts and other machines in the plant
  • Ensure quality by conducting final visual inspections and labeling all finished goods
  • Promote good customer service skills when loading and unloading deliveries while minimizing errors
  • Ensure proper product rotation and tracking of inventory levels
  • Ability to learn and stay current on pipe specifications and packaging requirements
  • Practice continuous improvement with regard to process and facility housekeeping
  • Invest in your career with ADS. Build and maintain job skills and additional earning potential through company training programs

What Will Make You Successful:

  • Self-motivated and the ability to work independently
  • Energetic and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic inventory management skills
  • Forklift operation
  • Dependability
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Basic mathematical skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in fluctuating temperatures.
  • Position requires full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability to stand and be mobile throughout an 8-12-hour shift.
  • Ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous industrial or manufacturing experience


Locations:
*Featured locations include, but are not limited to, the list below. Don't see your location? Select it anyway in your application - we most likely have a similar fit for you!

Eagle Grove, IA
Bessemer City, NC
Mendota, IL
Harrisonville, MO
Brazil, IN
Clarion, PA
Perry, GA
Winter Garden, FL
Buxton, ND
Pandora, Ohio

Hours, sign-on bonuses and additional perks (there are plenty!) vary, and your recruiter will share these details with you based on the location(s) in which you are interested.

Position Description:
A Line Operator is responsible for performing and maintaining the daily activities associated with a production line. This includes housekeeping, safety, quality, maintaining production efficiencies, repair and maintenance and minimizing downtime. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. Ability to work varying shifts is also required due to equipment changeovers. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Embrace a culture of safety
  • Manage a plastic extrusion line to ensure finished goods meet quality specifications that meet customer needs
  • Utilize standard operating procedures to ensure the production line is running with specifications
  • Lead with line tooling changes, start-ups and shutdowns
  • Maintain a safe work environment through practicing proper PPE and housekeeping compliance.
  • Accurately complete shift production and reporting paperwork
  • Conduct regular product sampling to ensure consistent quality
  • Assist with Preventative Maintenance program
  • Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production lines
  • Maintain and increase ability to operate various production lines through certifications
  • Troubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet production needs as required.
  • Perform tooling changeovers in a safe and efficient manner
  • Maintain a safe working environment that includes the consistent use of Personal Protection Equipment to ensure your safety
  • Practice continuous improvement which not only includes the line but also facility housekeeping

What Will Make You Successful:

  • Mechanical troubleshooting and repair abilities
  • Any type of extrusion experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to operate heavy machinery, i.e. forklifts, in a safe manner
  • Reading and Writing skills
  • Self-motivated

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in fluctuating temperatures.
  • Position requires full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability to stand and be mobile throughout an 8-12-hour shift.
  • Ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous industrial or manufacturing experience


Location:
*Featured locations include, but are not limited to, the list below. Don't see your location? Select it anyway in your application - we most likely have a similar fit for you!

Findlay, OH
Bessemer City, NC

Position Description:
The Manufacturing Process and Asset Specialist is responsible for supporting manufacturing operations by helping to troubleshoot tooling equipment and process problems to increase manufacturing quality, productivity, and other related operational performance measures. The manufacturing Process and Asset Specialist should be proficient with the changeover process and tooling equipment and proactively work to identify potential efficiency gains designed to improve key performance indicators and train employees to improve their skills on the process. This role will also be responsible for tracking and managing all site equipment and assets. Responsibilities include:

  • Track, monitor and record data around the changeover and tooling process
  • Actively work to improve OEE through downtime elimination and process improvement
  • Create action plans to drive improvements and fix problems based on data driven decisions and effective root cause analysis
  • Coordinate tooling repairs with Maintenance and engineering as needed
  • Accountable for inspecting and verifying all inbound and outbound tooling is in proper runnable condition.
  • Ensure tooling is being loaded to internal specifications
  • Identify and train Tooling Champions for each shift.
  • Accurately track and manage all site equipment and assets through our CMMS system
  • Assist in directing and supervision of the manufacturing changeover process across all lines.
  • Train employees on the changeover process.
  • Continually analyze changeover process for continuous improvement. Formulate actions and execute with the production team.
  • Assist in changeovers (when required) in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Review changeover process to ensure it is running at the documented process. Determine root cause if not running at standard and report (document) findings to management.
  • May be assigned special projects or investigations as directed by management.

Job Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task with excellent time management
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong aptitude with common computer applications
  • Ability to communicate at different levels within the organization
  • Ability to read and understand technical information

Educational Requirements and Preferred Experience:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Associates or Bachelors technical degree in a field relevant to plant operations preferred.
  • 3-5 years of related work experience in manufacturing setting, plastics preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • The position requires full range of body motion on a daily basis including twisting, bending and reaching
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with extreme hot and cold temperatures.
  • Capable of working on your feet for an extended period of time.
  • The employee will lift and move heavy items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feet



Location:
*Featured locations include, but are not limited to, the list below. Don't see your location? Select it anyway in your application - we most likely have a similar fit for you!

Harrisonville, MO
Eagle Grove, IA
Perry, GA
Findlay, OH

Position Description:
The Production Hauler is responsible for the safe handling and transfer of finished goods from the production floor to the stocking yard. The Production Hauler also will assist with on-line and off-line production as needed. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. The Production Hauler reports directly to the Production Supervisor or Yard Supervisor. Responsibilities include:

  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
  • Assist with off-line production and conversions as needed
  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Production or Yard Supervisor
  • Track quantity of units produced from the production line
  • Assist with Preventive Maintenance program as required
  • Maintain proper knowledge of all pipe products and package requirements
  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
  • Maintain proper paperwork and finished goods movements
  • Maintain facility and yard housekeeping
  • Assist plant personnel with production as needed, including end of shift housekeeping
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
  • Assist with truck loading as needed
  • Conduct visual product quality inspections
  • Understand and practice ADS Core Values
  • Stack product according to proper procedures

Job Skills:

  • Self-motivation
  • Forklift
  • Dependability
  • Written and verbal skills
  • Team oriented
  • Basic Mathematical skills
  • Energetic

Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements:

  • The employee will lift and move heavy items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift 75 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 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



Locations:
*Featured locations include, but are not limited to, the list below. Don't see your location? Select it anyway in your application - we most likely have a similar fit for you!

Phoenix, AZ
Salt Lake City, UT
Harrisonville, MO
Bessemer City, NC
Waterloo, IA
Mendota, IL
Brazil, IN
Winter Garden, FL
Buena Vista, VA

Hours, sign-on bonuses and additional perks (there are plenty!) vary, and your recruiter will share these details with you based on the location(s) in which you are interested.

Position Description:
In this position you will perform the preventive and reactive maintenance duties required for the manufacturing operations of the plant. Priorities of the Maintenance Technician include the execution of PM schedules, repair of any equipment that is needed to maintain maximum production rates and maintenance of an adequate spare parts inventory. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week, weekends as required and fulfill on-call duties for repairs and assistance. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshoot and perform repairs on machines and their controls (extruders, corrugators, extrusion die, DC /AC motor & drives, downstream equipment, chillers & etc...).
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs.
  • Contact, specify, and order replacement parts & control components from supplier as needed.
  • Effectively contribute to CMMS performance through timely PM & Repair Work Order completion while ensuring compliance.
  • 1st responder to troubleshooting machine problems, contact Electrical Engineering if additional support is needed.
  • Work with Production Staff to ensure the safe and reliable operation of plant equipment.
  • Help develop and implement Continuous Improvement projects to improve production efficiencies and Safety.
  • Support Daily Management directives and initiatives.

Job Skills:

  • General experience using Electrical Test equipment: Voltmeter, Ammeter, ohm meter, Megger & etc...
  • Understanding basic machine function and Sequence of Operations of production machinery.
  • General experienced in reading Electrical, pneumatics and mechanical drawings.
  • Basic knowledge of NEC, UL508A and NFPA 79 codes.
  • Lock Out Tag Out Safety procedures.
  • Arc Flash and PPE Requirements
  • General industrial mechanical, electrical, plumbing and pneumatic skills including troubleshooting
  • Strong ability with time management and task prioritization skills o Understanding of electrical formulas and mechanical math.
  • Knowledge of 3 Phase Industrial wiring and power distribution
  • AC & DC Drive / Motor PMs, wiring, programming & troubleshooting.
  • Troubleshoot PLC I/O and networking.
  • Motion Training with Servo Drives and Motors.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with and communicate to other plant personnel as well as company resources and vendors
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word
  • Experience in Root Cause Analysis & Problem Solving

Educational Requirements:

  • High School / Vocational School Diploma or Equivalent - Required
  • Technician level - Electrical, hydraulics, pneumatic - Preferred
  • Basic PLC and Drive training - Preferred

Preferred Experience:

  • +2 years Industrial Maintenance, Electrical Systems and Controls
  • Plastic process knowledge.

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 employees 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
  • 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



Locations:
*Featured locations include, but are not limited to, the list below. Don't see your location? Select it anyway in your application - we most likely have a similar fit for you!

Harrisonville, MO
Perry, GA
Mendota, IL

Position Description:
Fabricator responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Abide by all safe practices and procedures.
  • Independently conducts quality audits
  • Continuous involvement in Fabrication/Plant programs and Lean initiatives
  • Extrusion welding - all fittings through 24";
  • Hot plate welding - multi-miter bends and tees
  • Actively pursuing Plastic Fabricator - Advanced
  • Material handling and scrap management
  • Engage in cross-functional training
  • Material preparation and product finishing
  • Product knowledge - Plastic Fab Basic Level
  • Equipment Operation - Plastic Fab Basic Level and actively conducting preventive maintenance
  • Adherence to all quality standards and conducts quality audits.
  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance
  • Specifications - Plastic Fab Basic Level
  • Communication with the Fab Support Group
  • Assists with training of Assembler position
  • Understand and practice ADS Core Values

Job Skills:

  • Strong housekeeping skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Mathematics - Geometry; Drawing interpretation
  • Welder repair - Basic level
  • Hand and Power Tools - Plastic Fab 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 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 always moving around, 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
  • 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



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