• Plant Services Group Engineer

    Job Locations US-OH-New Miami
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/28/2018 8:49 AM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    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.


    This Position will require the successful candidate to participate and lead process improvement projects at our North American pipe manufacturing facilities. Travel expenses will be paid by ADS.


    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.


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