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Plant Maintenance Manager

Plant Maintenance Manager

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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.


The Plant Maintenance Manager oversees and performs the preventive and reactive maintenance duties required for the manufacturing operations of the plant. Priorities of the Maintenance Manager include management and execution of preventative maintenance schedules, repair of any equipment that is needed to maintain maximum production rates and maintenance of an adequate spare parts inventory. A Plant Maintenance Manager generally supervises a department including three Maintenance Technicians. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week, weekends as required, and also fulfill on-call duties for repairs and assistance. The Plant Maintenance Manager reports directly to the Plant Manager.


Here's a look into what you will be doing in this role: 

  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
  • Maintain adequate inventories of spare parts and equipment
  • Ensure that all equipment is kept in a proper and safe working condition
  • Direct and ensure that all scheduled preventive maintenance duties are completed
  • Maintain facility housekeeping
  • Communicate with all plant personnel
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
  • Communicate with ADS support services
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment that is not operating properly
  • Assist with ADS support service team projects
  • Effectively manage UPTIME performance

Job Skills:

The person in this role should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Basic industrial mechanical, electrical, plumbing and pneumatic skills including troubleshooting
  • Understand purpose and proper use of small hand and power tools
  • Understanding of ADS manufacturing process including troubleshooting
  • Strong time management and task prioritization skills
  • Inventory management
  • Self-motivation
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with and communicate to other plant personnel
  • Facility organization
  • Basic computer skills

Educational Requirements:

  • High School/Vocational School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior maintenance management or supervision experirence preferred 

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.