Plant Maintenance Manager at Advanced Drainage Systems in Madera, California

Posted in Skilled Labor - Trades 12 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.

Plant Maintenance Manager


Job ID: 2021-9108
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
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.



Oversees and performs the preventive and reactive maintenance duties required for the manufacturing operations of the plant. Priorities of the Maintenance Manager include management, execution, and auditing of PM 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 multiple Maintenance Technicians. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week, weekends as required, while also fulfilling on-call duties for repairs and assistance. The Plant Maintenance Manager reports directly to the Production / Plant Manager.

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

  • Lead troubleshooting efforts and repairs on machines and their controls (extruders, corrugators, extrusion die, DC /AC motor & drives, downstream equipment, chillers & etc.…).
  • Lead Daily Management directives and initiatives.
  • Contact, specify, and order replacement parts & control components from supplier as needed.
  • Effectively manage CMMS performance across the Maintenance Department driving “on time” completion while ensuring compliance
  • Direct & assist 1st responders to support troubleshooting machine problems, contact Electrical Engineering if additional support is needed.
  • Maintain and build job skills through training programs while developing & cross training all Maintenance staff
  • Identify, Help develop, and implement Continuous Improvement projects to improve production efficiencies and Safety.
  • Maintain an accurate Asset Listing for the facility.
  • Identify opportunities for Capital Investment and support the development of Business Cases
  • Plan, Schedule, and audit Preventive & Repair Work Orders while leading an effective Work Management Process.
  • Participate in & direct staff in support Plant Service Team projects

Job Skills:
This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Advanced understanding of Electrical Test equipment: Voltmeter, Ammeter, ohm meter, Megger & etc.…
  • Understanding of machine function and Sequence of Operations of production machinery.
  • Advanced experience in reading Electrical, pneumatics and mechanical drawings.
  • Knowledge of NEC, UL508A and NFPA 79 codes.
  • Lock Out Tag Out Safety procedures.
  • Arc Flash and PPE Requirements
  • Advanced industrial mechanical, electrical, plumbing and pneumatic skills including troubleshooting
  • Strong leadership ability with time management and task prioritization skills o Proficient in electrical formulas and mechanical math.
  • Knowledge of 3 Phase Industrial wiring and power distribution
  • AC & DC Drive / Motor PMs, wiring, programming & troubleshooting.
  • Troubleshoot PLC I/O and networking.
  • Motion Training with Servo Drives and Motors.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with and communicate to other plant personnel as well as company resources and vendors
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word o Experience in Root Cause Analysis & Problem Solving

Educational Requirements:

  • High School / Vocational School Diploma or Equivalent - Required
  • Previous Maintenance Management or Supervision - Preferred
  • Technician level - Electrical, hydraulics, pneumatic - Preferred
  • Basic PLC and Drive training - Preferred
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