Maintenance Lead

Manchester, TN /
Facilities – 876- Facilities- MAN /
Full Time
/ On-site

We are Black Rifle Coffee Company, a veteran-owned company serving premium coffee to people who love America. We have a passion for coffee, the veteran community, dogs, the outdoors... in short, if it makes our country awesome, then we love it. Our customers always come first, because without them we would have nothing. They have our eternal gratitude for that. We sell awesome coffee and make goofy videos, but the beating heart of Black Rifle Coffee is really in giving back — it's about serving those who serve us. That means supporting the military, veteran, and first responder communities in the ways we know best. As far as the folks who work here, we value integrity, innovation, radical transparency, a crazy good work ethic, and a deep love for our country and each other.


The Maintenance Lead will be responsible for overseeing, managing, and directing maintenance technicians to ensure all equipment, facility needs, and work orders are completed in a safe and timely manner. Works with area managers to ensure all plant maintenance needs are met.


    • Advanced knowledge of LOTO protocol
    • Advanced knowledge of the safety practices around all maintenance related equipment, power, and hand tools.
    • Advanced knowledge of safety practices and protocols in an automated industrial environment
    • Knowledge of standard FDA protocol  
    • Willingness to take ownership of the shift, providing sound leadership and guidance to the team.
    • Manage and educate technicians as needed for continued improvement within the department.  
    • Knowledge of advanced maintenance procedures, practices, and standards 
    • Comfortable in Automated FDA facility setting
    • Advanced electrical aptitude, with ability to troubleshoot industrial automated controls
    • Advanced knowledge of Allen Bradley/Rockwell controls systems including PLC, HMI, Drives and Networks
    • Knowledge of natural gas fired burners, their controls and safety protocols. 
    • Automated packaging experience preferred
    • Knowledge of pneumatic conveyance systems
    • Advanced mechanical aptitude including welding and basic machining skills
    • Advanced knowledge of electro-pneumatic controls 
    • Advanced root cause analysis and troubleshooting skills
    • Technical manual and blueprint comprehension 
    • Involved in on-going production expansion, equipment start up and commissioning 
    • General knowledge of fire suppression and alarm systems
    • Familiar with CMMS software to track both PM`s, spare parts, and daily activities. (MaintainX knowledge a plus)
    • Monitor maintenance team moral, issues, and overall team wellbeing. 
    • Maintain constant thorough communication with the Maintenance Superintendent to ensure daily activities are done, safely, on time and efficiently. 
    • Computer skills, Excel, Word, Google Sheets (AutoCAD is a plus)
    • Excellent time management skills


    • Highschool diploma or equivalent required  
    • Formal technical training in industrial maintenance field, Rockwell A/B controls 
    • 2+ years’ maintenance Supervision experience required 
    • Leadership skillset
*Please note that only Full Time, W2 Employees are eligible for Black Rifle Coffee Benefits

• Comprehensive medical, dental & vision package
• 401k with company match
• Company-paid life insurance + supplemental options
• Short and Long-Term disability options/coverage
• Extensive EAP program with legal coverage
• Pro-deal discounts with corporate partners in outdoor equipment, clothing, etc.
• American values-based culture built on freedom, integrity, accountability, respect, love, and commitment to serve those who have served.

BRCC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law. All selected candidates will be required to submit to a pre-employment background check.