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Plant Manager 

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Plant Manager



Infiltrator Water Technologies (IWT) is a market leader within the onsite wastewater treatment industry, Infiltrator manufactures a variety of revolutionary products and innovative, environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional stone and pipe leachfield and concrete septic wastewater system components. IWT is a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Drainage Systems (ticker: WMS, NYSE).


The majority of our products are produced almost entirely from recycled resins. Infiltrator’s recycling operation is among the country’s top twenty producers / consumers of recycled resins and among only a few of whom consume 100% of that resin in the finished products produced. Infiltrator operates some of largest molding machines and robotics producing the largest plastic molded parts in the world. IWT has always and continues to compete on innovation; we hold over 200 patents.


EZflow by Infiltrator is the leading provider of synthetic aggregate leach-field and drainage systems.  All EZflow products are made of 95% recycled material, making us a leader in the use of "green materials".  As a leader we are devoted to sustainability through recycling plastics and energy conservation. In regard to energy, the production and installation of our wastewater treatment systems consumes 85 percent less electricity and emits 40 percent less carbon than conventional systems.  In addition to our commitment to the environment and creating innovative products, we are dedicated to positively contributing to communities across the United States and Canada.


At EZflow by Infiltrator we believe that people are our most important asset. EZflow promotes a challenging work environment that allows for personal development and independence. Strong relationships between and among employees achieves the best results while working as a team.  With 5 locations across the country and a company-wide dedication to innovation, there are many opportunities to join our strong, supportive, and successful team.




To use your unique talents, experience, skills, education, and enthusiasm to complete the Operations team and to recognize that your contribution is essential to the vision of Infiltrator Water Technologies. Manages, directs, and coordinates overall production operations at the EZflow plant.  Assures that plant objectives are achieved in an efficient and cost-effective manner while ensuring safety, production, and quality standards are maintained. 



Train and direct the activities of production personnel in the areas of safety.

Responsible for meeting IWT’s quality standards always – World Class People Producing World Class Products.

Promote teamwork throughout the plant.

Coordinate with Team leads to ensure that all safety, daily production goals, and quality standards are being met.

Supervise the activities of Team Leaders, Lead Operators, and general production labor.

The Plant Manager is responsible for the maintenance of employee calendars, documentation of corrective action, counseling, vacation scheduling and appropriate staffing to meet production needs within budget limits. Measure and identify opportunities to reduce employee turnover.

Train and direct the activities of production personnel in the areas of equipment operation, quality control requirements, standards and procedures, and recognition of material which should be scrapped or reused.

Monitor machine efficiency records / tally sheets, analyze, and assist in determining problems when efficiency rate is below standard.

Monitor general labor including Full Time and Temporary Labor, OT, and overall labor metrics pursuing the Corporate Goal of being the Low-Cost Producer.

Prepare and maintain necessary production records, machine efficiency records, scrap reports, and other reports as required.

Ensure all housekeeping tasks are performed daily, weekly, monthly, etc.

Schedule production to meet customer demand and safety stock requirements.

Experience with a MRP system, Logistics, and have general freight industry knowledge.

Operate and trouble shoot manufacturing equipment including Automation (Robotics, AGV’s, AMR’s. PLC, Pneumatics, Electrical, and data management).

Operate and trouble shoot manufacturing equipment including hydraulics, thermodynamics, welding, etc. Work with the EZflow Project Engineer or maintenance technician to ensure proper PM’s and maintenance activities are being executed on all equipment.

Support physical inventory (raw materials and finished goods), ordering and receiving, general MRP entries, and demonstrate general business acumen.

May perform the duties of a Team Leader or Logistics Coordinator as required.

Understands and controls drivers for costs and production capabilities, adjusted to production volumes. Develops budget inputs for plant operations based on sales plans. 

Controls inventory (raw materials; finished goods; parts and supplies) to minimize variance each month.


Our Plant Managers must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a leadership role, supervision, or management in a manufacturing or other high paced / customer focused environment.  He/she must have the ability to provide technical guidance through experience and industry knowledge. He/she should possess strong people skills, leadership qualities, managerial abilities, a sense of urgency, accountability, business ethics, professionalism, self-motivation, and the desire and focus to improve the business. Our candidate must be able to communicate effectively through written, oral, or other technology platforms and understand English. Our candidate must possess an eagerness to create, maintain, and raise expectations toward a world class manufacturing facility.



Must have exemplary attendance.

Must be able to take direction and thrive in a teamwork driven environment.

Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines.

Must be able to concentrate and perform accurately.

Must be able to react to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned.



Ethics and Values

Integrity and Trust


Developer of People

Drive for Results

Customer Focus

Lean Manufacturing and 6S

Total Work Systems


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.