Maintenance Lead in Vista, CA at Watkins Wellness

Date Posted: 1/4/2020

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Job Description

We are hiring a Maintenance Lead to join our Maintenance team!


Do you enjoy leading a production maintenance team and projects?  As the Maintenance Lead you are responsible for the planning, coordination and oversight of all Maintenance Mechanic activities.  Your main responsibilities include supervising a team of Maintenance Mechanics and associated maintenance, repairs, and preventive maintenance on all production machinery/equipment and building systems (e.g. mechanical, plumbing, pneumatic, hydraulic, motor and motor controls, CNC/PLC control systems, and basic electrical systems).  Other duties include assisting with the development of maintenance programs, preparing and gathering estimates and quotes for repairs, and hands-on maintenance of all electrical and mechanical equipment.  


  • Are you a people leader?  You will routinely provide training and guidance to other Maintenance Mechanics to improve overall department performance and develop current as well as new team members.  Other daily Lead duties will include assuring compliance with the team’s schedules and timecard in Kronos.  You’ll also provide input to the Maintenance Supervisor regarding the work performance of each staff member and will be expected to encourage and lead by example when it comes to safety, 5S and continuous improvement.
  • Can you prioritize and delegate multiple tasks?  You will lead a team by safely directing and coordinating the activities of the maintenance crew to maintain manufacturing operations at optimal efficiency and the lowest possible cost.  You will also schedule and assign all work requests based on priority level.
  • Are you mechanically and electrically skilled?  At times, you may need to conduct preventive and predictive maintenance, alterations, improvements, and protection of all company assets, economical and continuous operations.
  • Do you have strong computer skills?  The Maintenance Lead maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.  You will also utilize a CMMS tool to properly maintain inventory for equipment, parts, and supplies by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipate needed equipment, and place orders as needed. 


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Associate’s degree is preferred.
  • At least 4 years of related maintenance experience; the equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.  Must be able to prepare reports, worksheets, charts, schedules, procedures, and other data.
  • Ability to present information to a group of co-workers, supervisors, managers or higher-level executives.
  • Experience using a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is preferred. 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels within the organization as well as strong ability to work in a team environment, are required to be successful in this position.


At Watkins Wellness®, people matter.  To help you, “Feel good. Live well™”, at work and at home, we provide a competitive package including: exceptional health and wellness benefits, paid time off, bonus, profit sharing, 401k, tuition reimbursement and much more.

We look for candidates that exhibit The Watkins Way (always Ethical, endeavors to be Transparent, embraces Inclusion, welcomes Diverse backgrounds and perspectives, Accommodating, believes in Work-Life Balance, puts Safety First, Accountable, values Relationships, Passionate, Team Player, and Goal Driven).

The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Full or Part Time

Full time

Watkins (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.


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