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Maintenance Manager

Company Name: Ralphs
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Supervise a staff of facility maintenance technicians who perform maintenance services, energy maintenance repairs, and oversee preventive maintenance programs for retail stores and company facilities, buildings and grounds.  Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports.
  • Manage maintenance budgets, service levels and repair effectiveness.
  • Manage company and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations associated with refrigerant usage.
  • Ensure optimal functioning of building systems, including mechanical, electrical, refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and life safety through the training of technician staff in EPA and company standards.
  • Develop and execute division’s refrigeration, HVAC and non-refrigerated equipment break/fix and preventative maintenance programs.
  • Manage third-party contracted maintenance services.
  • Manage the integration of energy reduction best practices into daily maintenance activities.
  • Provide the Facility Engineering division manager with reports detailing budgets, service level information, repair effectiveness and refrigerant usage.
  • Educate associates and enforce/follow maintenance software best practices.
  • Assist construction and minor capital teams with project scoping, design criteria and quality control.
  • Coach maintenance technicians to follow Facility Engineering’s safety standards and training by providing support to the safety coordinator’s directives.
  • Manage and reinforce company’s best practices for requisition and surplus, inventory management, and R&S transportation.
  • Travel to division locations regularly to engage staff and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and day to day maintenance operations.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications & Education Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient skill level using Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated mentoring and training experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • EPA Type 2 Certification
  • Level 10 – 10+ years’ supervisory and management experience within a maintenance organization and overall satisfactory performance

Desired Previous Experience/Education:

  • Assistant FE maintenance manager
  • FE maintenance group supervisor
  • Maintenance engineer
  • Regional project manager
  • Refrigeration/HVAC maintenance experience
  • Experience reading engineering drawings, manuals and schematics


Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: EPA Certification Class 1 and 2
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: West


Jobs at Ralphs: At Ralphs, our people make us who we are. They are more than just our associates, they’re part of the communities we serve. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in every area of our operation. Whether you want to create a fast, fun and friendly shopping experience for customers in our stores or you want to be part of our innovative corporate team at our headquarters in Los Angeles, Ralphs is always looking for outstanding associates. Our associates enjoy competitive pay and excellent benefits, along with a positive work environment built on mutual respect and professionalism. If you are interested in building and advancing your career with Ralphs, we invite you to complete an online application today.


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.



 Posting Notes:  CA || Compton || 1100 W. Artesia Blvd. || 90220 || Ralphs || None || Facilities Engineering || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || EPA Certification Class 1 and 2 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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