Since 1955, La Mexicana has made and distributed the highest quality Mexican food products to our customers in the Northwest. We continue to be local, family-owned, and a part of the community in South Seattle.
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At the heart of our operation is our production facility where we make tens of thousands of tortillas each day with a mix of hand-made and machine-aided techniques. As a Bakery Maintenance Manager, you are both player and coach as you repair and maintain production equipment while also managing a team of maintenance mechanics that will do the same. By keeping our machinery running smoothly, you support our production staff, and ultimately, our customers in getting the best, most consistently great local product available.
Schedule and conduct preventative maintenance across all plant machinery
Manage a team and budget within your maintenance department
Respond to breakdowns with quick and efficient repairs so there minimal downtime in production
Troubleshoot diagnose and repair equipment errors
Take apart, repair, and re-assemble gearboxes, fans, conveyors, blowers, compressors, pumps, valves, furnaces, drives and other components of mechanical equipment.
Read and understanding blueprints for working systems
Promoting safety in the work area by understanding and complying with safety procedures and reporting all accidents in a timely manner.
Deep understanding of motor controls, electronics, welding, plumbing
Adhere to procedures that support a food safety environment
Perform other duties as assigned or needed
Maintain safe and clean working environment
This is the ideal position for someone with mechanical and repairs expertise that wants lead a team and is interested the opportunity to succeed in a local, family owned company with great people.
Full benefits and opportunities to grow.
5+ years in a maintenance mechanic role in a tortilla factory or similar commercial baking operation
2+ years as a people manager
2+ years managing inventory and purchasing within a maintenance department
welding and fabricating
electrical work and motor controls
bearings, seals and gear boxes
General computer skills; will manage inventory and purchasing
Paid time off