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LiDestri Maintenance Supervisor- 3rd shift (10:00pm-6:30am) in Fresno, California


Provide both the mechanical and electrical technical expertise, and management of the maintenance personnel that repair and maintain the batching, thermal processing, automated packaging, controls, and conveyance equipment as required, and to be consistently improving the Overall Equipment Effectiveness of the production assets.


  • Organize and manage maintenance staff to support the shift’s production.

  • Crossover with both previous Maintenance Shift Manager and Production Supervisors for shift direction;

  • Communicate with Production Supervisors to ensure that all equipment and facility emergency problems are addressed;

  • Audit and train maintenance employees to procedures and best practice methodologies, as required.

  • Align team to prepare all set-up parts and product changeovers in conjunction with scheduled needs;

  • Work with the Production Staff to insure all set-ups are correct, to include running trial jars through the system for confirmation of correct equipment performance;

  • Conduct and lead LOTO, Confined Space and Hot Work Permit training and efforts;

  • Communicate all equipment cleaning needs with the Sanitation Teams;

  • Point person on all emergency repairs and new request items;

  • Assist in the implementation of scheduled preventive maintenance activities;

  • Address all site alarms to insure both optimal equipment performance and continued personnel safety;

  • Participate and lead all maintenance shift activities;

  • Communicate daily with Maintenance Scheduler to align workforce with preventive and routine maintenance workload;

  • Comply with site mechanical and electrical standards to improve production OEE and utility reliability;

  • Utilize the maintenance computerized maintenance management systems to optimize asset utilization through scheduled preventive maintenance tasks throughout asset useful life;

  • Assist in the utility cost reduction efforts;

  • Collaborate with Project Engineering to assist with design and installation efforts;

  • Remain current with latest technology related to the manufacture of products, and automation;

  • Remain current with latest and emerging industry regulations and codes relative to mechanical and electrical systems performance and operation;

  • Propose and implement improvement plans to enrich the Shift Maintenance Teams awareness around safety, quality and technology for improved equipment reliability;

  • Coach, mentor and develop staff, including preparing and conducting employee performance appraisal;

  • Maintain employee work schedules including timecard approval, work assignments, job rotation, training, vacations and paid time off;

  • Report food safety & quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.


  • AAS or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering OR equivalent 5 years’ experience leading a Maintenance Team supporting a 24/7 continuous manufacturing operation; (Required)

  • 5 years’ experience in food, beverage, or pharmaceutical industry and/or high speed packaged consumer goods manufacturing environment; (Preferred)

  • Effective communication skills:

  • Facilitator

  • Documentation

  • Collaborative work style

  • Proficient in Computerized Maintenance Management System software along with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project; (required)

  • Passion for continuous improvement, self-motivated and the ability motivate and influence others;

  • Lean manufacturing and/or Lean Six Sigma experience; (preferred)


• Time split between Plant (production floor) and Office environments;

• Required to wear personal protective equipment, as needed/required;

• Temperature in the work area varies;

• Will handle and work around various moving pieces of equipment and sanitation cleaning chemicals;

• Frequent use of hot/cold water to perform checks and clean equipment and areas;

• Frequent lifting objects < 30 lbs. and pushing/pulling of objects less than 80 lbs. on carts;

• Long-term standing, constantly moving around on foot, frequent bending, and occasional climbing of stairs;

• Must go to all areas where machinery is located.

DISCLAIMER: The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and is not an inclusive summary of job duties and responsibilities. The omission of specific statements of duties or responsibilities does not exclude them from the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the Company as the needs of the Company and requirements of the job change.