Maintenance Engineer Supervisor

    • Job Tracking ID: 512698-599567
    • Job Location: Arvin, CA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 28, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Company Description

Tasteful Selections, LLC, located in Arvin, California, is a specialty potato company whose mission is to delight the consumer with great tasting, easy to prepare, inspirational potato products. A joint venture between RPE, Inc., CSS Farms, Inc. and Plover River Farms, Inc., the company is a vertically integrated farming operation which grows, packs, and markets baby potatoes, fingerlings and seed potatoes. More information can be found at


Our Maintenance Engineer Supervisor reports directly to our Maintenance Manager and will work closely with Engineering and Production management.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Mentors, trains, and supervises maintenance resources to fulfill factory facilities and production equipment needs
  • Ensures maintenance-related activities are performed in compliance with safety standards and regulations
  • Develops, maintains, and enforces maintenance-related standards and procedures
  • Develops corrective actions to solve the maintenance issues
  • Coordinates and oversees organized work areas (tool boxes, cabinets, workbenches, etc.)
  • Provides technical support and trouble-shooting
  • Oversees and audits request for repairs and follow-up actions
  • Maintains the Maintenance database
  • Ensures that the maintenance records and manuals are organized and maintained
  • Oversees PM system by maintaining the PM schedule, auditing PMs, and optimizing PM checklists
  • Oversees line Maintenance equipment
  • Proposes, develops, manages, and executes line maintenance and facilities projects
  • Designs, builds, assembles, and implements upgrades to fixtures, tooling, mechanization, and automation equipment
  • Installs and transfers new equipment to production
  • Ensures that repetitive equipment failures and inefficiencies are identified and eliminated
  • Plans for future development in-line with strategic business objectives
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with outside contractors
  • Responds to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise
  • Protects company proprietary information
  • Maintains and continuously improves competence by reading, training, and education
  • Any other responsibilities your manager may assign to you from time to time that are relevant to this position

Experience and Skills:

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High mechanical aptitude with industry skills training and/or certifications
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing maintenance environment
  • Knowledge of various facility equipment and systems
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing equipment & systems
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to stand/lift/push throughout the day
  • Proficient in the use of Windows based computer programs (Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and a general aptitude with software systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ability to train and work with operational personnel on the farm
  • Superior organizational and project management skills and experience working with employees
  • Ability to acquire and hold a valid US driver’s license and successfully pass vehicle insurance verification
  • Candidates must be eligible to work unrestricted in the U.S. without company sponsorship
  • Ability to comprehend, read, write and communicate proficiently in English and interact with all levels of the organization

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Electro-Mechanical, or related program
  • Licensed Electrician, HVAC Certification
  • Experience in Food & Beverage environment
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish



Salary will be commensurate with experience and skills.  Tasteful Selections has a complete benefits package, including health, dental, vision and life insurance, company matched 401(k) and bonuses.

 Tasteful Selections is an Equal Opportunity Employer.