Maintenance Manager

Published 7:47 am Monday, September 11, 2017


Ventura Foods has developed a reputation for providing foods that consumers enjoy, by specializing in quality foods including oils, shortenings, margarines, dressings, mayonnaise, sauces, soup bases and flavor bases, while supplying commercial customers with ingredients for their success: products, services and programs that enhance business and increase sales.

Today, Ventura Foods is meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world by applying the strengths of our commercial resources, the talents of our employees and the opportunities created by new technologies.

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As the Manager of the Maintenance Department you will hire, train, and supervise unionized employees who maintain, set-up, rebuild, and repair a wide variety of production and processing machines and equipment. Responsibilities include monitoring activities in production area to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. Prioritizes maintenance schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials. Provides direction to employees per established policies and management guidance.

This position reports to the Engineering Manager. The successful candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a food processing environment and will have a working knowledge of refrigeration, pneumatics and packaging equipment. Knowledge of GMPs and previous experience in the food industry is strongly preferred. Excellent problem-solving and communication skills essential. Compensation is based upon qualifications with benefits commencing upon hire.

Benefit package also includes an employee savings / profit sharing plan. If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, submit your application by applying on-line at

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. Minorities and women encouraged to apply.  We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.