Manager, Maintenance

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Date: Feb 3, 2024

Location: Sylmar, CA, US, 91342

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Climate & Sustainable Technologies segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.


Job Title:        Manager, Maintenance            

Location:        Sylmar, CA             


What we’re looking for:


We are looking for a Maintenance Manager to lead our maintenance staff, keep equipment and facilities in running order including electrical, plumbing and machinery. Develop and implement a preventive maintenance program designed to reduce equipment down time. Additional duties and projects might be required in order to execute the above and other duties assigned.



What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Lead, direct, evaluate and develop maintenance staff so repair and service activities are completed accurately, safely and on-time.
  • Plan, direct, and monitor preventive and corrective maintenance and repair activities so that the organizations buildings, facilities machinery equipment operate reliably.
  • Plan, prioritize, schedule, and manage maintenance activities to rectify breakdowns and malfunctions and minimize business disruptions.
  • Develop and implement with care maintenance procedures
  • monitor the cost effectiveness of activities to optimize resources, prioritize spending, and achieve timeliness reliability, and safety standards.
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend new maintenance equipment in tools to enhance capabilities of the maintenance team.
  • Evaluate, select and manage relationships with contractors to minimize costs and ensure the organization receives satisfactory standards of service.
  • Liaise Manager throughout the organization supporting me scheduled maintenance activities with their operations.
  • Prepare work orders and monitor the progress of work against estimates 
  • Develop a stable, high-performing team
  • Work under tight deadlines to help maintain a smooth flow of operations
  • Sponsor and lead process improvement/optimization efforts and ensure sustainment of completed initiatives.
  • Escalate issues to Department and Senior Management as required in an effective and timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned 


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering or related field
  • 7 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Experience developing and implementing preventive maintenance programs
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook; basic skills in PowerPoint and Explorer 
  • Knowledge of maintenance software
  • Knowledge of MRP system, AS 400 system and/or Oracle a plus.
  • English and Metric System - e.g., units and measurements: length, time, fractions and decimal.
  • Business math, Statistical Process Control
  • Ability to inquire, assess, analyze and make key decisions
  • Able to engage employees in order to understand their role, level of expertise in various processes and express their value to the organization.
  • Able to conduct effective meetings on an on-going basis with all levels of employees.
  • Knowledge of automated manufacturing systems
  • Ability to read manufacturing blueprints
  • Ability to train all levels of employees in operations tools and process.


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Bilingual English-Spanish preferred


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Leadership, Teamwork, Organized, Self-starter and Fast learner.
  • Data analysis and problem solving
  • Manufacturing/production planning/optimization experience preferred
  • Technologically inclined: ability to quickly pick up and learn new optimization and computer software
  • Ability to manage time properly.
  • Highly skilled in Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis techniques.
  • Critical thinking and sound decision making
  • Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Track record of success in complex, custom manufacturing environment
  • Able to set goals and meet them


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.


These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays








Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range : $120,000.00   - $140,000.00  

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.                                             

Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact for assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.

Job Function : Manufacturing & Operations

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Maintenance, Six Sigma, Power Systems, Manager, Management, Manufacturing, Energy

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