Jr. Maintenance Mechanic

Califia Farms

Califia Farms

Bakersfield, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Jr. Maintenance Mechanic

Job Locations US-CA-Bakersfield
Job ID 2024-1618
# of Openings



Rooted in California, Califia Farms is on a mission to create a future where plants replace dairy, without compromise. The company creates a variety of great-tasting plant-based beverages that make the transition to eating plant-based dairy easy and delicious. Califia Farms is one of the fastest-growing, independently owned, natural beverage companies in the U.S., the UK and Australia, and is well-known for its iconic curvy bottle. Califia Farms was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in the downtown Los Angeles Arts District, with a manufacturing facility in Bakersfield, Calif. The company’s culture is built around four core values: passion for purpose, insights into action, fierce interdependence, and challenger spirit.


  • Hybrid support Production/Maintenance as required.
  • Creating and completing work order requests by properly using CMMS.
  • Follows and monitors GMP, HACCP, IIPP, Food Safety and SOPs guidelines.
  • Communicates and supports resolving plant issues with lead mechanics and Planning Supervisor to ensure issues are addressed.
  • Performs daily rounds after 30-day completion training with utilities technician.
  • First line of defense with filling, packaging, processing issues.
    • Gathering details surrounding issues, communicating with maintenance team, and working with experienced mechanics to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Works safely adhering to proper LOTO procedures.
  • Performs maintenance duties to prevent, improve and streamline process during scheduled maintenance activities under direction from maintenance leads.
  • Ensures equipment is conditioned and maintained to meet or exceed quality and customer expectations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned should the need arise.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the Food/Beverage processing facility Industry in a Maintenance or production capacity. Any other related technical training a plus.
  • Ability to speak, write, and read English is a must, some Spanish a plus.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical systems
  • Basic understanding of AC and DC electrical circuits.
  • Ability to stand, kneel, bend over, climb stairs and ladders and lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must possess basic mechanical, electrical, communication and people skills.
  • Must be able to follow and communicate clear directions.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure and compute rate, ratio and percentage.
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs
  • Must be able to manage time proficiently.

This position is classified as Non-Exempt (eligible for overtime). The expected hourly rate for this position is between $25.00 – $28.00 per year based on a full-time schedule. Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting the actual hourly rate.

Califia Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Califia Farms is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


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