Maintenance Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Manager

Ruiz Foods has been family owned since 1964, is one of the largest Hispanic-owned companies in the country and is the proud maker of two #1 brands: El Monterey frozen Mexican food and Tornados roller grill taquitos in grocery stores and convenience stores across the US and Canada.

Are you looking for career development opportunities in an exciting company that cares about its team members and consumers alike? Come join our team and help us continue our industry-leading track record of growth, quality, and delicious food!

COMPENSATION: $130k – 160k/year (DOE)


  • Directs the supervisory staff responsible for the maintenance of the production, packaging, receiving and shipping equipment and the supervisory staff responsible for facilities maintenance including ground keeping activities, building repairs and utilities.
  • Establishes and directs planner and scheduler activities.
  • Requisitions tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance to standards, blueprints and specifications.
  • Insurers’ maintenance schedules and repair estimates conform to assignment estimates.
  • Enforces safety regulations and conformance of company policies.
  • Establishes and adjusts work procedure policies to meet repair schedules.
  • Supervises the planning and or activities of new equipment installations.
  • Organizes and maintains reports established as critical departmental matrices including minimum maintenance downtime, stores inventory levels, safety records, work order efficiency and labor.
  • Maintain work schedule compliance records.
  • Develop a dynamic PM, work order, and maintenance program.
  • Ensure USDA compliance through completion scheduling and maintenance of PIP work.
  • Maintain equipment and safety records.
  • Ensures budgets are maintained and administered according to goals and objectives.
  • Establish Personnel Management Agreements at supervisory and team member levels.
  • Develop a skills assessment program based on individual strengths.
  • Implement changes in working conditions and equipment usage to increase efficiency.
  • Champion and maintain a root cause analysis program directed at equipment failures.
  • Ensure equipment repair records are maintained in MP2.
  • Other duties as required from time to time.


  • BS, BA (Business or Marketing degree preferred); MBA preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of Foodservice industry preferred including Restaurants, Convenience Stores and Non-Commercial (e.g., Colleges & Universities, Vending/Micro-Markets) business segments.
  • Strong leadership, bias for action, and communication skills
  • Proven project management skills
  • 3+ years’ experience in Marketing; Foodservice Marketing preferred.


  • Required: Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field.


  • Required: FDA/USDA, PLC’s, Refrigeration, Boilers
  • Preferred: Spanish, 10 years or Maintenance (Food Manufacturing)

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Ruiz Foods is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE: Male, Female, Vets, Disabled (M/F/V/D).
Ruiz Foods enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

El Monterey®, Tornados®, and Ruiz 4 Kids® are trademarks owned by Ruiz Food Products, Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. Artisan Bistro®, Three Bold Brothers™, and Not Your Nonna's™ are trademarks owned by Ruiz Brands LLC, registered in the United States and other countries, and licensed for use by Ruiz Food Products, Inc.