Manager Maintenance

Job Locations US-TX-Ennis
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/11/2024 1:38 PM)
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Supply Chain



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

Leadership Competencies

The successful candidate must bring high level of ethical, intellectual, professional, and personal values that complement the team.

  • Strategic Mindset – anticipates future trends and implications accurately
  • Decision Quality – relies on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment when making decisions
  • Customer Focus – identifies opportunities that benefit the business
  • Business Insight – keeps up with current and possible future policies, practices, and trends in the organization, function, and in the marketplace
  • Plans and Aligns – breaks down objectives into appropriate initiatives and actions
  • Optimizes Work Processes – seeks ways to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete reengineering
  • Ensures Accountability – establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results
  • Collaborates – works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives
  • Develops Talent – develops others through coaching, feedback, exposure, and stretch assignments
  • Builds Effective Teams – forms teams with appropriate and diverse mix of styles, perspectives, and experience
  • Drives Vision and Purpose – talks about future possibilities in a positive way
  • Courage – faces difficult issues and supports others who do the same


The Corporate Maintenance Manager is primarily responsible for establishing and driving corporate programs focused on ADS over-the-road fleet and plant forklift equipment. Facilitate maintenance strategies resulting in cost reduction and standardization across the company for fleet and manufacturing operations. The position will ensure all equipment is legal, safe, and operational. The Corporate Maintenance Manager must create a visible and systematic platform for capturing, approving, and reporting repair and maintenance expenses to meet fleet and manufacturing R&M operational budgets. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and travel approximately 40% to ADS locations. The Corporate Maintenance Manager reports directly to the Corporate Fleet Manager.


Primary Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Assist in hiring and training mechanics at plants
  • Manage and develop vendor relationships to control expenses with minimal asset downtime
  • Assist with specifications for new equipment purchases
  • Implement standardized programs across ADS network to capture and report R&M expenses
  • Ensure all vehicle maintenance records are properly maintained
  • Manage R&M approval process for completion of maintenance work at Plants/DC’sManage preventative maintenance programs
  • Executive level presentation and reporting responsibility on performance
  • Responsible for Federal and State DOT / OSHA safety requirements
  • Develop and publish key performance indicators (KPI’s)
  • Ensure compliance with equipment inspections at Trailer Rebuild and plant mechanics
  • Internal fleet and manufacturing auditsManage National Accounts – Tire, Parts Supply, Shop Supplies
  • Manage large scale projects such as engine repairs, tractor rebuilds, trailer modifications, and Forklift rebuildsManage PeopleNet parts inventory and replenishment


Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Certified in brake adjustments (Plus)Computer skills – Microsoft Office packageManagement and Leadership Skills
  • Mechanical / Electrical troubleshooting and repair abilities
  • ASE Certification (Plus)Strong organizational skillsWorks independently – self drivenProject oriented
  • Strong communication skillsCertified welder (Plus)CDL License (Plus)

Educational Requirements:

  • Associates DegreeVocational School / industry trainingBachelor’s Degree (Plus)

Preferred Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in field of repair, maintenance, weldingPast experience in managing people or processes

Physical Requirements:

  • The employee will lift and move heavy items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feet
  • The employee will be working specified shifts and moving around at all times, which will require the ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
  • Facilities can be extremely hot or cold at times, so the employee must have the ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes Sit at a desk, computer for extended periods
  • Ability to mount and dismount tractor trailers. (Cab floor levels are generally from 36 to 66 inches above ground level, with entry and exit achieved with the assistance of various configurations of steps and handholds; also requires frequent bending, twisting, climbing, squatting, crouching and balancing.)
  • The employee will be handling materials daily, which requires the ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods Ability to travel as needed (Approximately 40%)

EEO Statement

ADS supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience, and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. ADS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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