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*Maintenance Supervisor (On-site)

Lief Labs

Lief Labs

People & HR, Operations
valencia, santa clarita, ca, usa
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Lief Labs is a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements. Our in-house Product Development and R&D team create the best-tasting and most cutting-edge formulations of supplements. Lief also houses a state-of-the-art, full-service Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) manufacturing facility, which offers custom solutions for a multitude of supplement categories. Lief collaborates with entrepreneurial firms to help them build premier brands. Our turnkey solutions allow us to engage in seamless partnerships that help brands with scalability and sustainable growth. Lief Labs is located in the Santa Clarita Valley (Valencia, CA.) All roles are on-site Monday – Friday.


The Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing Maintenance operations in their assigned department. The Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for achieving weekly, monthly, and annual KPIs for safety, quality, productivity, cost. They will achieve this by working cross functionally with business partners and modelling Lief’s core values. The Maintenance Supervisor will drive change through employee engagement, continuous improvement and developing and mentoring associates.


  • Leads safety process and drives safety throughout the maintenance department and the organization.
  • Executes Maintenance plan while aligning teams’ goals and KPIs to meet this plan.
  • Develop and mentor associates to ensure the team’s KPIs are met in safety, quality, productivity, and cost.
  • Lead cross training plan that builds flexibility and the skills necessary to achieve department goals and KPIs.
  • Leads and participates in root cause problem solving activities when KPIs are not met to drive sustained improvement.
  • Conducts robust quality CAPA investigations when quality standards and expectations are not met.
  • Coaches and develops team on continuous improvement, kaizen, and autonomous maintenance projects.
  • Proactively works cross functionally with other departments when issues arise that prevent the department from achieving goals.
  • Supports change management communication plans in for major organizational and process changes.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

In accordance with applicable policies/procedures and Federal/State laws, may perform the following supervisory responsibilities: Interviewing, hiring, orienting, coaching, and developing employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising, managing, and rewarding performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in maintenance management.
  • Lean Six Sigma or Continuous improvement certification and or experience preferred.
  • cGMPS in a regulated environment.
  • OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • Proficiency in ERP systems, SAP preferred.
  • Proficiency in CMMS and inventory management.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Work and PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical/electrical troubleshooting with the ability to mentor and develop team members. (Mechanics)

Skills/ Abilities Problem Solving

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in driving sustained improvements through establishing a culture of accountability.
  • Experience in developing and building high performing teams through employee engagement and cross training.
  • Strong analytical and root cause problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication and change management skills.
  • Ability to coach, develop and mentor team.
  • Strong employee relations skills.
  • Verbal Communication.
  • Written Communication.
  • Relationship Management.
  • Quality Orientation.
  • Ability to interact at all levels.
  • Flexibility/ adaptability/ multi-tasking.

Work Environment

The office is clean, orderly, properly lighted, and ventilated. Noise levels are considered low to moderate. Field conditions vary.

Exposed to various raw materials, including allergens (i.e. milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nut, peanuts, wheat, soy).

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, crawl, sit, talk, move about, hear, and speak. May be required to work in restricted spaces and/or under difficult lighting and access conditions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-50 pounds and be able to use appropriate support equipment to lift and move greater amounts. Must be able to stand for approximately 8 hours.

Must be able to work independently, in a team environment, and drive projects to solution.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee is required to use properly use such safety equipment as is appropriate to the work to prevent injury to self or others.

Additional Information
The Salary Range for this position at Lief Labs is $77,000.00-$84,000.00 (USD). Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to market demands, experience, training, skills, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, wellness benefits, education reimbursement program, and PTO. This position is bonus eligible.

Lief is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request accommodation, contact the Lief Human Resources department.

Lief will consider employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Lief uses E-Verify to confirm work eligibility in the United States. E-Verify compares the information on your Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to official government records.