Maintenance Manager in Lodi, CA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

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    Lodi, CA
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


CA Lodi

Job Type:


Job Posting Title:

Maintenance Manager

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides overall coordination of the facility maintenance functions.
  • Has fiscal responsibility for the maintenance budget and manages it within the set expectations.
  • Coordinates with the Plant Manager and staff in the development of an annual capital expenditure plan.
  • Monitors plant condition and directs maintenance activities accordingly.
  • Coordinates the assignment of capital projects, monitors the progress of project teams and work with supporting resources.
  • Reports on the status of maintenance issues and activities to the plant leadership team.
  • Explores the application of new technologies as they relate to bakery operations.
  • Determines the organizational structure of the department and the staffing levels necessary to meet the maintenance demand of the facility.
  • Responsible for determining the needed knowledge and skill levels of the department and coordinates associated skill-building and developmental programs.
  • Drive root cause analysis problem solving and eliminate re-occurrence.
  • Drive year over year continuous improvement in the Maintenance Department metrics as well as in supporting plant metrics
  • Provides PSM program oversight, direction, and overall responsibility
  • Communicate food safety and quality problems to ensure proper corrective action
  • Coordinates with other facility groups in the development and support of an organizational culture consistent with the facility vision.
  • Must comply with standard food industry Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and all other food safety requirements as they relate to all products and processes.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Direct reports include (but may not be limited to) the Maintenance supervisors.


  • A BS degree required and/or equivalent industrial experience and knowledge.
  • Maintenance management experience in the food industry with a strong technical background and knowledge-base in the systems employed by Cottage Bakery.
  • An understanding of basic accounting principles related to budget management and expenditure control and reporting.
  • Experience and proficiency in project management techniques and methods. 
  • Understanding and application of industrial safety processes and procedures as related to the department and facility installations.
  • Ability to multi-task around complex issues and projects.
  • Ability to present themselves professionally and positively with vendors and others that may be encountered from outside of the facility.
  • Strong team-building skills and a desire to perform work in a team environment.
  • Strong coaching/mentoring skills with the desire to develop others in the organization.

Language Skills:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English. Bilingual (Spanish) is advantageous but not required.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Highly skilled in computer systems and software applicable to the position. This may include but not be limited to the following:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)
  • Experience with CAD
  • Applicable computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • PLC programming and related control systems

Physical Demands:

  • May require standing or sitting for long periods of time. Frequent walking throughout plant.

Work Environment:

  • Both office and manufacturing floor environments may be experienced. May be exposed to conditions of extreme heat, cold and dampness.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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