Maintenance Manager

SunGold Foods - Lubbock, TX


SunGold Foods in Lubbock, TX is seeking a Maintenance Manager to join our team!

Salaried position + position will be included in the company bonus program.

Summary: Performs all maintenance by the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform all repair and maintenance for building, machinery, truck, forklift trucks, packaging and production equipment, etc.
  • General Fabrication including; Cutting, Welding, Grinding, Building, Painting.
  • Keep work area clean.
  • Operate forklift according to OSHA standards. Use forklift to transport product to work area and raise product to machine.
  • Knowledge in documentation and procedures that meet food safety audits such as SQF and AIB
  • Experience in ordering and maintaining parts inventory to support manufacturing
  • Ability to supervise maintenance to meet all OSHA and other regulatory guidelines
  • Experience with preventative maintenance software programs a plus
  • Basic knowledge of PLC operations and programming
  • Excellent mechanical and electrical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
  • Act as lead technical advisor to operations and management.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises approximately 5 employees in the Maintenance Department and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees: planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add and subtract 2-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement and volume.

Reasoning Skills

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is required to lift, bend, twist, turn, reach and occasionally talk or hear.
  • The employee must regularly lift not usually over 100 pounds, specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Red River Commodities is an AA/EOE and is a drug free workplace.

Job Type: Full-time


  • supervisor: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Maintenance: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Lubbock, TX (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement