Maintenance Manager


Operations | Richmond, CA, US

At HelloFresh, we aim to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient and exciting to cook meals from scratch. We have offices all around the world and deliver delicious meals to millions of people.  

We are the industry leader in meal-kit subscription services and we’re growing all the time. We have distinct meal-kit services that cater to everyone with the most menu variety in the market, which allows us to reach an incredibly wide population of people.

Our team is diverse, high-performing, and international, and our work environment is an inspiring space where you can thrive as a result.

Job Snapshot

As Maintenance Manager, you will oversee all facilities-related maintenance, reliability, and operations within our West Coast distribution center. Working directly with the Senior Director of National Facilities, you will develop the road-map for operational efficiency and set the standard for best practices – transforming HelloFresh operations into best in class!

You will...

  • Oversee all facility-related assets, including maintenance, building, grounds, security, electrical systems, utility systems, refrigeration, PIT equipment, and overall upkeep of the distribution center to ensure compliance

  • Head up projects and drive continuous improvement strategies for the facility

  • Supervise inventory, logistics, material handling, and building security to ensure operations are running smoothly

  • Administer and maintain CMMS, PMP and schedules for all equipment, systems and facility

  • Maintain equipment and parts inventory, track specs, order supplies, manage budget

  • Facilitate repairs, manage outside vendors and maintain current list of contractors for emergency repairs

  • Ensure that maintenance regulations are followed and current

  • Create a positive team dynamic that encourages all employees in the facility to provide feedback and drive change from within, adapt to the ever-changing business, and stay focused on the customer experience

You are…

  • Bold: you have vision, passion and grit; you're not afraid to take calculated risks and constantly challenge the status quo

  • Agile: you roll with the punches and don’t get overwhelmed easily, you adapt quickly to change and know how to deliver results in a fast-paced, autonomous environment

  • Problem-solver: you understand there is not a one-size-fits-all approach when problem-solving; you think outside the box and enjoy grinding away at issues to find a solution

  • Programmatic: you’re able to identify the system component that is causing the error, as well as the options available for resolving it and completing the task efficiently

  • Strategic: you see the bigger picture, as well as each moving part which allows you to recognize and resolve situations that are ambiguous or challenging for others

You have…

  • 5+ years’ experience managing facilities maintenance/operations within the Food/Beverage/Perishables industry

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred; high school diploma or GED required

  • Knowledgeable in GMP/TPM/LEAN and strong continuous improvement and project management skills

  • Well-versed in recent OSHA regulations and compliance; OSHA certified a plus

  • Qualified to handle electrical components, controls, and HVAC

  • Able to read and interpret blueprints, manuals, and schematics

  • Exposure to refrigeration systems

  • Comfortable working in cold environments with some areas of facility at 40⠁F

  • Excitement for working in a start-up environment with a high level of ambiguity and change

  • Interest in spending most of your time on the shop floor and working directly with all levels of staff

  • Effective leader and communicator for employees, direct reports, cross-functional teams, and executives

  • High level of integrity and ethics with excellent follow-through

  • Flexibility to work weekends, holidays and/or nights

You’ll get…

  • Competitive salary & 401K company match that vests immediately upon participation

  • Paid parental leave (16 weeks)

  • Generous PTO policy

  • Day one benefit coverage for health/dental/vision ($0 monthly premium and other flexible health plans)

  • 75% discount on your subscription to HelloFresh, as well as other product initiatives

  • Snacks, coffee & catered meals   

  • Company sponsored outings & Employee Resource Groups

  • Collaborative, dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company

It is the policy of HelloFresh not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran