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Torrance Office - Torrance, CA


Health-Ade stops at nothing to make the BEST TASTING and HIGHEST QUALITY kombucha you can buy. We also stop at nothing to maintain the world’s best workplace culture, including providing excellent compensation, benefits, learning, and career growth opportunities, and all-around fun!

Job Duties

  • Ensure team adherence to all safety standards set by Health-Ade and OSHA.
  • Manage plant-wide preventative maintenance programming, scheduling, and completion.
  • Responsible for uptime and production throughput by implementing proven professional maintenance and reliability improvement processes.
  • Maintain preventive/predictive maintenance programs (including failure and root cause analysis).
  • Ensure equipment reliability to maximize production line productivity.
  • Deploy strategies in reliability that build maintenance and technician capabilities.
  • Implement process improvements to drive package and flavor changeover efficiency.
  • Utilize visual factory concepts to improve asset utilization and plant performance.
  • Track standard manufacturing and warehouse metrics and prioritize plant maintenance opportunities.
  • Ensure proper utilization of Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Schedule and manage preventative maintenance activities.
  • Develop a team to handle day-to-day operational issues and reach short- and long-term performance goals.
  • Deliver effective change leadership while driving business changes and minimizing people impact.
  • Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally to assist team to solve operational issues.
  • Builds people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for front-line hourly personnel.
  • Motivate team members to achieve plan goals.
  • Administer policies and procedures.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at the work site.
  • Regular presence on the plant floor, lifting up to 40 lbs occasionally, may operate forklift and manufacturing equipment.
  • May require off-shift and weekend work.
  • Communicate machine improvement suggestions, equipment requiring maintenance, training opportunities, or operational/safety concerns to the supervisor when appropriate.
  • Work with Maintenance Manager, Operations Manager, Quality Manager, and Director of Engineering to drive Root Cause Failure Analysis and Continuous improvement.
  • Create SOP’s for troubleshooting machines.
  • Service and repair equipment on a continual basis.
  • Adhere to established maintenance schedules.
  • Maintain safe work environment hold regular safety meetings and ensure safety compliance. (I.E.: weekly safety meetings, shop safety inspections, enforcement of lock-out/tag-out program and all other OSHA required regulations).
  • Select, supervise, and provide professional development to maintenance personnel.
  • Maintains all parts acquisition activities.
  • Maintain a compliant stockroom operation that provides repair parts for critical process equipment as well as necessary consumables for the plant.
  • Manage labor within budget.
  • Any other duties as assigned.


Qualifications& Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years of operations maintenance experience preferred along with 2 years of supervisor experience.
  • Preferred: experience working on Krones bottling lines.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management, or similar field.
  • Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, proven by successful completion of a major improvement project.
  • Ability to think quickly, take initiative, think creatively and challenge team to do the same.
  • Possess strong skills in project management.
  • Proven ability to work in a results-oriented, dynamic environment.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to get results through mentoring others.
  • Experience with packaging/high-speed production (e.g., bottling, consumer products, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of basic electrical systems (e.g., starters, fuses, contacts, relays).

Health-Ade is committed to making great-tasting feel-good bubbly beverages that inspire people to follow their gut and show the world what they’re made of. Kombucha is just the start: our ultimate mission is to be the champion of the healthiest and happiest you!

We authentically celebrate and value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belongingness. As a whole-heartedly committed equal opportunity employer, we remain true to our mission by ensuring that differences are embraced and celebrated.