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Maintenance Manager

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Los Banos
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

Maintenance Manager


This position will plan, direct, and coordinate the work activities of the Maintenance Department.  Responsible for day-to-day operations of the maintenance area, plant equipment, and parts room. 

It is expected for the Maintenance Manager to work in direct partnership with the 24-hour team to support food/worker safety, sanitation, quality, and efficiency (SSQE).



  • Provide direct supervision, technical direction, administrative management, and maintenance leadership
  • Management of equipment and maintenance team 
  • Determine schedules and assignments for work activities, based on work priority. 
  • Counsel employees about work related issues and assist employees to correct job-skill deficiencies.  Coaching and development of training plans for hourly maintenance employees. 
  • Interview and recommend personnel actions such as hiring, promotions, and firing as needed. 
  • Provide support for the facility and equipment needs including capital and major repairs.
  • Support preventative and corrective maintenance programs.
  • Support plant environmental safety programs to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations.
  • Using other maintenance disciplines in the development and application of root-cause analysis and troubleshooting of equipment and processes. 
  • Must follow all GMPs, SOPs and maintain a current understanding of the regulation and requirements of the industry and applicable government agencies; including but not limited to: FSAM, MSD, and State Health Department.
  • Active Member of the Crisis Management team for facilities and Food Safety Teams.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associates Degree in Industrial, mechanical, or other technical field with two years of managerial experience, or 4 years equivalent experience
  • Experience with PLC troubleshooting, HVAC skills, fabricating, TIG and MIG welding  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, programmable controllers, and motor control electrical trouble shooting skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others orally or in writing 
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly 
  • Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures
  • Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others



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.

  • Occasional standing, walking, sitting, handling, reaching climbing, crawling, squatting, kneeling and bending
  • Occasional pushing/pulling and lifting/carrying 50 pounds or less
  • This role may require longer hours or weekends on occasion


Keywords: Gables Search Group, Merced , Maintenance Manager, Other , Los Banos, California

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