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Date: Sep 12, 2022

Location: Florence Township, NJ, US, NJ 08554

Company: Bonduelle

By joining Bonduelle, you will commit to our mission: inspire transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people’s well-being and planet health. With a long term vision, our family-run company feeds more than 100 countries thanks to our 14,600 associates around the world.


Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts® and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™. Join us and make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, on others and the planet!


Position Summary:

This role supports the Maintenance team by maintaining the effectiveness of equipment. This role is an experienced level position that requires work exposure in multiple areas in and outside our refrigerated production environment.


What you will Do:

  • Follow GMP/PPE, Safety guidelines

  • Follow & maintain HACCP & Sanitation guidelines & processes

  • Effectively communicate (verbally and in writing to complete required documentation)

  • Implement facility services portion of all work orders

  • Work safely around moving equipment & conveyors in wet environment

  • Perform preventive maintenance and repair duties

  • Work to implement and assist in the coordination of all minor building moves

  • Perform repair and maintenance work of minor complexity to building furnishings, fixtures and finishes

  • Coordinate work to assist contractors and vendors employed to perform repair and maintenance work and moves of moderate to high complexity

  • Maintain safe work environment

  • Work in a fast paced environment

  • Maintain inventory of tools required to provide services

  • Work with little supervision to complete tasks in the allotted time frame

  • Understand MSDS information sheets for plant chemicals and cleaners

  • Maintain inventory of tools required to provide services

  • Work with department technicians, staff, and management to maintain inventories of parts, materials, and equipment required

  • Assist with various building inspections and audits

  • Maintain a clean work area at all times

  • Perform other duties as needed.


What you will Need:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English; comprehension of basic math.

  • Willingness and flexibility to work in a cold, wet, fast-paced, 24 hour plant environment.

  • Ability to work flexible schedule

  • Ability to multitask

  • Ability to understand plant KPI’s (production, quality & safety)

  • GED/High School Diploma.

  • Electrical, plumbing, HVAC background preferred

  • Ability to effectively use manual tools, power tools, climb ladders, use testing equipment and work with common paints and lacquers

  • Interaction with management and other departments 


Related Success Metrics:

  • FO KPI, Quality response, Consumer complaints

  • Downtime KPI reduction

  • TCIR 

  • Efficiencies (OEE)


Desired Traits:

  • Excellence- ability to deliver consistent quality results through sense of urgency and taking initiative, while also demonstrating flexibility to meet business needs.

  • People-minded- ability to foster mutual respect and positive relationships with co-workers, demonstrates listening skills and ensures physical safety of self and others.

  • Integrity- honors commitments, acts honestly and with accountability.

  • Fairness- ensures objectivity and sets a good example for others.


Physical Work Environment / Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to perform repetitive movements (i.e., painting, repairing building fixtures using hand tools).  The associate regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods.

  • Ability to move about within a fast paced environment in/outside facility, and traverse between maintenance shop & production floor.

  • Ability to ascend/descend on stairs/ladder for repairs

  • Ability to position self to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Ability to frequently move, push, or carry items up to 50lbs

  • Exposed to cold & wet environment 34 degrees. Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions

  • Must be able to exchange accurate information through frequent communications within all levels of the organization

  • Must be able to detect, identify, inspect, observe, and assess surroundings


Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or