Yard Loader

Advanced Drainage Systems

Ennis, TX


At ADS, no idea is off limits, and we celebrate creativity and bold moves.  For more than 50 years ADS has been manufacturing a variety of innovative and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional materials.  Headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio, we are a multi-billion dollar stormwater management company, manufacturing pipe and ancillary products. What does that mean? When it storms, we capture rain with our drain basins, convey it with pipe, store it using chambers and finally treat it with our water quality products, before safely returning water back to the environment. We handle, what we call, the entire lifecycle of a raindrop. Our products help prevent flooding, which increases quality of life for people living in large cities, suburbs, and rural towns. We also believe in creating a circular economy and are the largest plastic recycling company in North America. We use plastic shampoo and detergent bottles to create pipe, diverting over 500 million pounds of plastic from landfills every year. ADS operates a global network of over 60 manufacturing plants and 30 distribution centers. 


We have amazing stories to tell, and we need your help getting our story out there. To learn more about ADS, please visit our website at www.adspipe.com.


Join the Ennis, TX team today - our company is growing and so are our people! ADS offers shift options, a variety of career paths, and attractive benefits. You can also expect wage increases with each certification received! In return, we simply ask that you: take pride in your work each day, have a strong work ethic, and the commitment to continuously improve while maintaining a safe work environment in a diverse and inclusive culture.


Schedule: Shift Options Based on Plant Need! 

  • First Shift: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Second Shift: Monday - Friday: 4:00 PM-12:30 AM
  • Third Shift: Monday - Friday: 12:00 AM-8:30 AM

As a Yard Loader you will be responsible for safely and accurately loading and unloading all deliveries made and received by ADS. A Yard Loader must always demonstrate safe and proper work habits, vehicle operation, and be willing to identify potential hazards at all times. This position also interacts with company and non-company drivers as well as customers and should display excellent customer service skills.

What you’ll do:

  • Load product onto trucks both manually and with a forklift.
  • Safely operate heavy equipment and conduct preventative maintenance inspections as needed.
  • Conduct final visual quality inspections and labeling all finished goods.
  • Assist with proper product rotation and tracking of inventory levels.
  • Help ensure the yard is kept clean, organized, and safe.
  • Help your team embrace a culture of safety. We expect our people to communicate unsafe conditions, acts, or injuries immediately.

What you’ll need:

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalency.
  • Physical Demands:
    • Able to perform physical labor for extended periods of time.
    • Able to use hands, arms, and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods up to 75 lbs.
    • Able to use full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles.
  • Work environment:
    • Outdoors, performing duties in all environmental temperatures and weather.
  • Language skills: Ability to communicate effectively in English.
  • Math skills: Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous industrial or manufacturing experience 
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

Key Competencies:

  • Motivated. Dependable. Trainable.


We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays/ Vacation Days
  • And much more



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.