Yard Lead at Advanced Drainage Systems in Logan Township, New Jersey

Posted in Admin - Clerical 17 days ago.

Job Description:

Advanced Drainage Systems

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.

Yard Lead

US-NJ-Logan Township

Job ID: 2020-7602
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Manufacturing
Advanced Drainage Systems


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.


A Yard Lead is responsible for performing and directing other yard personnel in the safe and accurate daily work activities involving the shipping, receiving and handling of product. A Yard Lead will interact with drivers and customers and should represent ADS in a friendly and courteous manner at all times. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required and reports directly to the Yard Supervisor and/or Yard Manager.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Direct daily work activities of yard personnel
  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to on-site Supervisor or Yard Manager
  • Use MRP system to check inventory
  • Conduct cycle-counts
  • Fulfill LTL shipments as required
  • Ensure compliance of company policies and procedures, reporting violations to on-site Supervisor or Yard Mgr.
  • Practice proper forklift and yard vehicle operation and preventive maintenance
  • Finished Goods quality inspections
  • Maintain yard housekeeping, organization and layout
  • Promote good customer service
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
  • Confirmation of customer orders (ASN)
  • Load and unload all deliveries utilizing a forklift or physical labor
  • Minimization of loading errors
  • Maintain paperwork and product transfers
  • Management of CPU’s and RMA’s
  • Understand and practice ADS Core Values

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Leadership, professionalism, organizational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of local shipping regulations
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Knowledge of all ADS products
  • Familiarity with AG & resale products
  • Receiving procedures
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Basic Inventory Management
  • Forklift & OTR vehicle driving skills
  • Familiarity with BOM products

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Experience:

  • 2 - 3 years experience as Yard Loader
  • Previous customer service and/or warehouse experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to 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