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Maintenance Supervisor

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Large Manufacturing company in Hayward CA is looking for a strong maintenance supervisor out of a food manufacturing environment. Looking for someone that is not afraid to be hands on as well. 

Must be strong mechanically and electrically (PLC troubleshooting, wiring motors, vfds, etc.)

2nd shift role

Salary range is $80k-$110k

Job Description



  • Manage a team of maintenance technicians who perform the necessary repair and maintenance activities to achieve optimal equipment reliability at the minimum cost. Assign work to various maintenance personnel based upon priorities established. Ensure all work is performed safely and efficiently. Ensure all required maintenance processes and procedures are followed (ie. storeroom parts sign out, shift handover, daily rounds, critical systems log etc).
  • Ensure all members of the team possess the necessary skills and training required to be effective. Clearly communicate expectations and hold individuals accountable for the achievement of all goals and objectives.
  • Utilize the company’s Enterprise Asset Management System and support its use as a key management information tool. This includes creating & assigning work orders and pm’s, requisitions for parts & services and spare parts inventory management. Ensure team members are also utilizing this system for all assigned work (entering task information, parts used, booked hours etc).
  • Manage timecards for all assigned team members.
  • Provide input for the preparation of budgets and implementation plans for maintenance, repair, capital and reliability improvement projects. Ensure adherence to various expense and capital budgets as assigned.
  • Work closely with management and other plant personnel to ensure all activities comply with all federal, state and local laws, statues, codes and regulations, as well as Company policies. Some examples include confined space entry, lock-out / tag-out, hot work permits, process safety management programs, air pollution prevention and storm water pollution prevention, to name a few.
  • Utilize available plant performance data and other metrics to identify opportunities for efficiency & reliability improvements. Work with plant employees and other resources (incl outside suppliers) to develop and implement changes to equipment, facilities and processes as needed to gain such improvements.



  • High school education and/or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of experience in a related field
  • 3-5 years of Supervisory experience – capable of managing a team of 3 to 10 mechanics
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Must be proficient in 3 of the following skills and possess a working knowledge in at least 2 others:  mechanical, electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, refrigeration and welding
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Work weekends if required
  • Able to work with raw meat and a wet and cold environment.
  • The qualified candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership traits, will be able to communicate effectively, possess initiative, be tactful, analytical and exercise sound judgment.
  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States.
  • Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa


  • Maintenance supervision is often the stepping stone to maintenance engineering, corporate engineering, project engineering, design engineering, or plant management.
  • Additional opportunities may exist in different departments, facilities, or subsidiaries