Georgia Employer PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - 1ST SHIFT in Perry, Georgia

Advanced DrainageEEO 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.Job ID 2018-5057Job Locations US-GA-PerryPosted Date 2018-12-04Category ManufacturingOverviewHeadquartered 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 NYSEr. To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.ResponsibilitiesThe 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 environmentCompletion of shift production and reporting paperworkImmediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Production ManagerMeet ADS and AASHTO quality specifications for all products producedAssist with Preventive Maintenance program as requiredMeet wired plant compliance metricsPractice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenanceAdhere to ADS product sampling scheduleMeet or exceed facility housekeeping expectationsDaily allocation and management of available resources to accomplish the shift's assigned production dutiesMaintain and build job skills through company training programsMeet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production linesEnsure that all employees on his/her shift are properly trained in the areas of safety and quality as well as all job functionsTroubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet production needs as requiredExpedite product changeovers in an efficient mannerUnderstand and practice ADS CORE VALUESJob Skills:This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:Mechanical troubleshooting and repair abilitiesLeadership skillsSupervision Skills/Training SkillsMotivational skillsBasic computer skillsADS extrusion process knowledgeDecision making and problem solving abilitiesAbility to communicate with various levels within the organizationEducational Requirements:High School Diploma or equivalentPreferred Experience:1-2 years experience as ADS line operator or related experienceSupervisory training or related experiencePhysical Requirements:Ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feetAbility to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hoursAbility to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremesAbility to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goodsPosition requires full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismoun