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Job Number: 2160485

Maintenance Manager

Compensation: To $125K

Location: Sonoma County

Growing food manufacturer is adding to their team! New facility with new equipment!

Responsibilities of Maintenance Manager:

  • Hands-on Maintenance Manager overseeing all maintenance procedures and operations.
  • Applies a wide variety of methods, procedures & techniques to layout, install, align, repair, overhaul, & maintain various types of machines encompassing mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical systems & operation principles.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on mechanical systems to include disassembly, cleaning, reassembly, and calibration.
  • Cleans, lubricates, and adjusts parts, equipment, and machinery.
  • Examines parts for defects such as breakage and excessive wear.
  • Observes and tests the operation of machinery and equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Operates newly repaired machinery and equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
  • Reviews diagrams and manufacturers' manuals to determine correct installation and operation of machinery.
  • Demonstrates equipment functions and features to machine operators.
  • Records repairs, maintenance, parts and materials used, and order or requisition new parts and materials as necessary.
  • Ensures the safety needs are given a top priority in operations support and work execution.
  • Ensure a pre-run check of machinery and equipment is done when required.
  • Light fabrication as needed.
  • Manage relationships with contractors and service provider.
  • Plan and oversee all repair and installation activities.
  • Ensure that designated buildings, plant and facilities are fit for purpose and to provide proactive support/solutions when required.
  • Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary.
  • Monitor electrical and hydraulic systems of facilities to ensure functionality.
  • Maintain maintenance logs and report on daily activities.

Qualifications for Maintenance Manager:

  • 3+ years' experience in a Maintenance Management role.
  • Ability to successfully work independently and as a team with minimal supervision to accomplish tasks as assigned.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively - verbally & written - to and work well with Team Members, Management, Customers & Vendors.
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing equipment operation, ability to properly use/operate accurate tools and good math skills are required.
  • Ability to read & interpret written & verbal direction while working in a safe, effective & productive manner within a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in planning maintenance operations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making


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