Maintenance Supervisor


Van Nuys, CA, US, 91406

Job Type:  Maintenance

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 14 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.



The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the execution of all assignments from the maintenance department, which entails both scheduled and unscheduled work.  This position requires the efficient deployment of labor, the proper utilization of materials, and the ability to understand customers’ needs.   This position will work closely with the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler. 



  • Meets with appropriate departments involved with weekly production schedules. Generates Maintenance shift schedule based on team meetings, line inspections, preventive maintenance (PM) requirements, work orders, and available resources.  
  • Manages contractor work as required and as assigned. 
  • Maintains detailed records of completed repairs, rebuilds, and line inspections.
  • Assesses, trains, mentors, and motivates direct reports, providing training and development to optimize their performance and personal growth. 
  • Communicates performance standards and expectations to employees, recognizing and rewarding individual and team accomplishments and counseling performance problems.
  • Coordinates, monitors, and utilizes the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Performs root cause analysis of machine downtime and recommends changes.
  • Utilizes the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to assess progress against objectives.
  • Conducts PM and work order audits.
  • Trains subordinates as needed in CMMS.
  • Coordinates major maintenance and capital projects as they occur across shifts.
  • Maintains plant facilities and grounds in accordance with relevant regulations, company and regulatory standards, and fiscal considerations.
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures related to maintenance and safety.
  • Keeps abreast of the latest manufacturing technologies and systems and engineering concepts to continually improve plant performance.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Works to maintain and improve the quality, legality, and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture. Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a Supervisor immediately.


  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required.
  • Knowledge of equipment set-up, functions, operating procedures, and preventative maintenance techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) is preferred.
  • Ability to read instructions, maintenance manuals, drawings, and specifications.
  • Experience working in a maintenance department, preferably in an automated food processing plant. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.  


Shift: 2nd (2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.)

Salary Range: $71727 - $79,920


Aspire Bakeries LLC values the contribution each Team Member brings to our organization. The final determination of a successful candidate’s starting pay will vary based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to location, shift, education, skill, and experience within the job or the industry. The pay scale listed for this position is generally for candidates that meet the specified qualifications and requirements listed In this specific job description. Additional pay may be determined for those candidates that exceed these specified qualifications and requirements. We provide a competitive compensation package that recognizes your experience, credentials, and education alongside a robust benefits program to meet your needs. For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.


Aspire Bakeries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.