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Maintenance Engineer

There’s Always a Seat at Our Bar

The Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and has always looked to the future – whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or fueling stories, songs, and experiences with our IPA. Wherever you go: Beer Speaks, People Mumble.


What You’ll Get

  • Bonus - Annual Bonus of 5%-10%
  • Benefits – Awesome coverage for: Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Time off - How does 33 days off in your first-year sound (combo of vacay, holidays, and personal days)?
  • Retirement - 5% contribution on 401K plan
  • BEER – and non-alcoholic Lagunitas beverages
  • Schwag – 50% off food and merch
  • Boot Voucher - $150 @ Redwing
  • Gym Membership - $50 monthly reimbursement for that beer belly (or at least to prevent it)
  • Pet Insurance – keep your fur babies covered with pet insurance options
  • Skills to Pay the Bills – professional development, 24/7 operation
  • Opportunities – Expand your horizons in CA, Chicago . . . the world!
  • It’s Friday, Ya’ll – Get Paid every other Friday: Starting at $71,146.00 - $80,039.25


The Gist

The Maintenance Engineer, reporting to the Maintenance & Engineering Manager, will initiate and drive the basic maintenance processes. This individual will provide the Maintenance Supervisors with preventative maintenance plans to restore assets to basic conditions, thus ensuring the reliability and availability of all production and utilities equipment, while keeping health and safety as a priority. The Maintenance Engineer will support the Project Engineer on the technical side of project management and will lead continuous improvement projects using KPIs and TPM tools to improve equipment availability.


What You’ll Do

  • Collects safety related maintenance tasks and translates into maintenance plans for execution.
  • Executes Safety diagnostics based in safety reports and inspections.
  • Sets up the asset breakdown structure down to required maintainable item level, defines all PM tasks and inventory items in CMMS according to the master data standards. Implements management system.
  • Monitors asset performance (OPI or line availability). Responsible for plant availability (uptime).
  • Collects and manages asset drawings, documents, permits (licenses), warranties.
  • Feeds planning team leader and maintenance planner with preventive maintenance plans and plans to restore assets to basic condition.
  • Mentors and trains zone technicians in restoring the basic conditions to the assets in their zones and in executing breakdown analysis.
  • Supports sourcing strategy, i.e., sets up basic maintenance supplier agreements and/or SLA's.
  • Supports or divers the CAPEX Agenda in absence of Engineering manager; Technical support of the project proposal phase (scenario building, feasibility, analysis, budget)


What We’re Lookin’ For

  • Preferably Bachelor level Mechanical Engineering or similar experience
  • 2 - 5 years Maintenance experience and preferably project related
  • General knowledge of maintenance engineering processes, i.e., have basic knowledge of cost driver and performance killer analysis, ABC criticality ranking, preventive maintenance, critical spare parts selection, item segmentation & inventory management, asset performance management.
  • Good knowledge of maintenance operations and CMMS (SAP experience preferred) (i.e., asset master data key-user and becoming/training for asset master data expert).
  • Ability to organize and facilitate workshops for multidisciplinary teams.
  • Familiarity with quality improvement methodology such as Total Production Management, Lean or 6 Sigma



Come as You Are

At Lagunitas, we welcome people (and dogs) from all walks of life. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nation of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, has a home here. Love, progress, and acceptance will always have a seat at our bar. 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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