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Maintenance Manager

Stockton, CA
We are looking for a Maintenance Manager Also responsible for managing and maintaining equipment, infrastructure, buildings, and grounds, including supervising a team of maintenance technicians, developing, and executing a maintenance strategy that promotes efficient optimal operations. Provides operational support and implement company safety strategies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan and schedule for maintenance activities and all predictive, preventative and breakdown maintenance
  • Manage and maintain site asset base, including building and grounds, utility infrastructure, process and packaging systems, and support areas.
  • Prioritize and assign tasks so the team’s resources are used effectively and work schedules and targets are met.
  • Responsible for monitoring, assigning, tracking and updating work orders in a timely manner.
  • Ensure maintenance is scheduled in a timely manner and work closely with Production to schedule and accomplish equipment and facility repairs.
  • Work closely with the production group to coordinate work. Continually look for avenues to improve communication between the production and maintenance groups.
  • Provide long term solutions and day-to-day support to all operating teams having issues with troubleshooting, problem analysis, equipment failures, etc.
  • Provide long term solutions and day-to-day support to all operating teams having issues with troubleshooting, problem analysis, equipment failures, etc.
  • Be an active member of the safety committee and actively promote all plant safety
  • Assess future repair needs of equipment and coordinates repairs.
  • responsible for maintaining, updating and improving the plant maintenance system, creating PM tasks, entering new assets, and maintaining accurate equipment BOMs.
  • Inspects jobs in process and at completion to ensure that standards of workman-ship and safety are maintained. Posses a strong sense of urgency, and the ability to transmit that sense of urgency to the maintenance technicians in a constructive fashion.
  • Risk Assessment & Root Cause Analysis
  • Evaluate the preventative maintenance program for accuracy and validity by partnering with department leads, OEM manufacturers, consulting equipment manuals, and communicating with operations partners to ensure the equipment is being maintained at a satisfactory level and all aspects of equipment are being serviced at the appropriate intervals.
  •  Keep records of repeat failures and take action to enhance and optimize the preventative maintenance program when trends are noticed or deficiencies in proactive/preventative work start to impact operational run times or efficiencies.
  • Optimize and update preventative maintenance plans and strategies when appropriate.
  • Assist with Project management with line extensions or new build outs
  • Maintains accurate records of maintenance work performed and inventory.
  • Develop and/or maintain Key Performance Indicators for tracking and reporting the performance of the maintenance function (supplier performance, 3rd party contractor performance, equipment reliability, overall equipment effectiveness, etc.
  • Recruit, manage, train, develop and support/coach a team of technicians.
  • Promote a productive, quality of work/life environment.
  • Implement opportunities to further develop and expand technician skills/knowledge. 
  •  Provide and document training.
  • Provide hands-on support as required.
  • Tactically implement company safety strategies, safe work practices/programs for food safety, process safety, environmental safety, and personnel safety.
  •  Ensure GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice), HACCP for food safety.
  • Promote efficient manufacturing by working as a key member and functioning as a critical participant in cross-functional teams


Willingness to develop a mentoring relationship in order to contribute experience, skills, and wisdom to subordinate employees for their development.
  • Receptive to management development suggestions and willing to seek additional knowledge to facilitate job growth.
  • Ability to interpret HR regulations, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals.
  • Fully competent to a high degree in mechanical knowledge.
  • Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts, if required
  • * At least 3-5 years of related experience within a food manufacturing setting or comparable industry.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Outlook.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic with proven ability to work with deadlines and commitment.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks on a daily basis when required.
  • Strong leadership skills (conflict resolution, facilitation, change management skills, decision making, empowerment and delegation).
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills, with the ability to plan/carry out the plan, develop contingency plans, mitigate risks and work with established master plans.
  • Strong conflict management skills with the ability to motivate, persuade and inspire others.
  • Excellent ability to work in a timely, safe manner while keeping downtime to a minimum.

Education Requirements:
  • Technical Degree preferred, technical training and/or equivalent years' experience acceptable in lieu of formal education.
  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) minimum.

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