Plant Engineer Commerce, CA

Date: Mar 2, 2024

Location: Commerce, CA, US, 90022

Company: GRUMA

Corporation and its parent company, GRUMA S.A. de C.V.  Mission Foods is looking for a talented Plant Engineer for its Commerce, CA Plant. Under the direction of the Plant Manager, the Plant Engineer is responsible for minimizing loss time in the entire plant by maintaining the equipment in operable condition and being always prepared for emergency repairs.


  • Develops and implements the preventative maintenance program.
  • Monitors the performance of the maintenance department and provides coaching and correction when necessary.
  • Enforces safe work practices in the maintenance department.
  • Assures that new maintenance employees are properly trained by working with the manager and supervisors to establish a comprehensive training schedule.
  • Makes sure the maintenance department is submitting boiler and fire protection reports appropriately, as required.
  • Documents and investigates all accidents within the maintenance department.
  • Mentors the maintenance manager and ensures that person has all the tools and contacts necessary to expedite equipment repairs and work assignments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree in mechanical/Electrical Engineering or related field required. Minimum 5 years’ experience in engineering/maintenance management capacity in a manufacturing environment. 3 years’ experience in a food processing/manufacturing plant. “Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above.”



  • Ability to read electrical diagrams, have good electrical skills.
  • Familiar with OSHA regulations, AIB standards
  • Management, strong leadership, computer, and communication skills
  • Exposure to Quality Systems/Lean Manufacturing preferred.
  • Strong computer skills
  • SAP knowledge preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.


Salary: $115,000- $127,000 annually plus $7,000 Bonus

Full Benefits Packet including:

Health, Vision and Dental insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, 401(k) matching, & Flexible spending accounts, Dependent Care FSA and Health Care FSA.

This position is eligible for relocation assistance.



Gruma Corporation and its affiliates, including but not limited to Azteca Milling, L.P., are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely for the purposes of determining suitability for employment, verifying your identity, and maintaining employment statistics on applicants. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity with-out imposing undue hardship on Gruma. Please inform the company's personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process. 


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