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Plant Services Group Engineer

Plant Services Group Engineer

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Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of innovative water management products and drainage solutions. ADS operates a global network of 61 manufacturing plants and 29 distribution centers through our 3,800 employee team members. 

Why choose ADS?  We seek out the best talent and provide you with resources for career development, support and the chance to lead something big.  We offer tremendous opportunity for individuals who want to advance in the industry through innovation and leadership.  Choosing a career with ADS means joining a great company and being part of a great family.

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The Plant Service Engineer is responsible for the successful implementation of various manufacturing platforms that are used for production in both domestic and international locations.  The Plant Services Engineer acts as the project manager for the implementation projects in a designated region.  Plant Service Group engineers are the liaison between Engineering and Manufacturing.  Travel exceeds 50% and support multiple plants and manufacturing platforms both domestic and international.


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

  • Provide leadership support for Equipment Installations
  • Implement PM Programs
  • Routinely provide hands-on equipment and process troubleshooting & training
  • Perform AutoCAD drawings and functions while maintaining mechanical and electrical drawing files
  • Install new production lines
  • Support Engineering on R & D of new equipment and processes.
  • Have “regional” responsibility, providing multi-plant assistance
  • Travel > 75%


Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Plastic extrusion or injection mold experience
  • PLC troubleshooting skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Strong mechanical and electrical troubleshooting aptitude
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Work autonomously and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work within a Team environment


 Educational Requirements:


  • Prefer minimum 2-yr Associates Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Plastics, or equivalent.



 Preferred Experience:


  • Read and write Fluently in English and Spanish as needed.
  • At least 5 years  in a manufacturing environment


 Physical Requirements:


  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Work safely in and around plant equipment
  • Work within the plant climate conditions
  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes
  • 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 for a minimum of 8 continuous hours

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.