This position is responsible for the proper operation of Maintenance department at the Salinas, CA facility.  Ensure the safe, reliable and efficient operation of all plant Manufacturing machinery, equipment and monitoring systems in assigned areas.  Responsible for complying with all safety regulations and company policies. Maintain systems and equipment by completing preventive maintenance schedules; restoring, repairing, rebuild, or replacing faulty or inoperative components and parts; supervising staff by monitoring working hours, overtime, meals violation, work completion (work orders & PM’s), personal protection equipment use and achieving safety goals. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (other duties may be assigned as needed):

  1. Provide technical direction to Maintenance Technicians and supervise outside contractors on any maintenance or modification required for the equipment.
  2. Assign work load to crew; supervisor will select jobs.
  3. Meet maintenance operational standards by contributing maintenance information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems.
  4. Meet maintenance financial goals by providing annual budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions.
  5. Ensure that proper protective equipment is provided and utilized by all Maintenance Technicians.
  6. Minimize severity or frequency of accident of contractors and Maintenance personnel through risk identification process supporting the zero accident department goals.
  7. Monitor and control supplies and equipment; order supplies and tools as necessary; prepare documents for equipment procurement; prepares specifications and contracts for contract services.
  8. Responsible for proper operation and calibrations of our Smart Wash system.
  9. Train and coordinate training for maintenance and safety methods, procedures, and techniques.
  10. Make recommendations for maintenance improvements.
  11. Maintain area in audit ready status at all times.Auditors include EPA, CUPA, and OSHA.
  12. Keep Management apprised of progress on all jobs.
  13. Review W/O’s and time schedule to make sure they are complete and correct, including notes and parts numbers if need.
  14. Insure that shop is cleaned and tools are in place.
  15. Prepare Pass-down and brief for on coming shift; production support for daily activities.
  16. Able to support in-house projects with co-workers or contractors and make sure they get completed with directions from management.
  17. Ensure efficient communication with all levels of organization to ensure proper support. Maintains and improves labor utilization and schedule goals.


  1. Provides technical direction to Maintenance Technicians, and/or contract labor for all manufacturing equipment and construction projects.
  2. The Maintenance Supervisor will review and take corrective action on difficult complaints regarding tenant’s maintenance requests. The Supervisor will establish work schedules for maintenance personnel for the most efficient and economical methods in handling maintenance and repair requests. He or she will estimate man hour allocations and staffing needs for various tasks and reassign personnel in direct relation to priorities, work schedule, and changes in work conditions. He or she will confer with the Maintenance Manager on major operating problems and will make recommendations for needed changes in the maintenance programs. Supervision, Staffing, Customer Service, Strategic Planning, Developing Budgets, Electronics Troubleshooting, Technical Leadership, Technical Understanding, Equipment Maintenance, Teamwork, Job Knowledge


Reports, inventories, employee performance reviews and work schedules are part of maintenance supervisor’s job. Basic clerical skills are required for the position. At minimum, maintenance supervisors should know how to use email, operate a calculator and enter data into a computer. A working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software is required. Maintenance supervisors are responsible for interviewing, disciplining or terminating employees. Knowledge of state and federal labor laws is essential; for those who supervise union members, a thorough understanding of the contract is also needed. Maintenance supervisors need to know how to motivate people and develop staff members through coaching and effective leadership. At times, it may be necessary for supervisors to resolve disputes or handle complaints involving one or more workers.


  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Requires 5 years as Maintenance Supervisor or related field.
  3. Knowledge of Electrical, instrumentation, schematics, hydraulics.
  4. Mechanical aptitude in order to offer technical direction in areas of welding, safety, machinery repair, speed changes, determining equipment capacity, determining cause of equipment failure, etc.
  5. Knowledge of programmable logic controls (PLC).
  6. PC proficiency (Word, Excel, e-mail).
  7. Experience working with CMMS system (Mp2 a Plus).
  8. Ability to work and/or learn Microsoft Dynamics (NAV) within the first three months.
  9. Ability to work and/or learn ADP Workforce Now within the first three months.


  1. Above average verbal and written communication skills.
  2. Ability to communicate and interact effectively with personnel at all levels of the organization.
  3. Ability to speak, write and read English.
  4. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  


  1. Must have strong math skills and apply basic algebra and geometry.


  1. Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
  2. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.



  1. Ability to work in fast paced environment and continuously meet deadlines.

  2. Ability to work off shifts as required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the essential duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to speak, to listen to others and to handle business related machines and documents.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift or move objects in the office/production facility of up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to air conditioning. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally exposed to cold temperatures of 36 degrees and heat when working inside the production facility.  The employee will be working inside a production facility where the use of chemical substances are present and used. Employee's work is also subject to the pressures of time constraints and deadlines. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and loud when working in the production facility.

Department: Maintenance & Engr.
This is a management position
This is a full-time position

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