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Mechanic 3 - 1st Shift 1

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Florence Township, NJ, US, NJ 08554

Company: Bonduelle

What if your job had a real impact? 

By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, others, and the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well-being and planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables. 

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 at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first and contribute to a better future through plant-based food!

This role will be responsible for supporting production by safely maintaining equipment to produce the highest quality.  Diagnose and repair simple and complex manufacturing equipment issues, and perform routine maintenance tasks.


What you will Do:

  • Follow good manufacturing practices, personal protective equipment requirements, and safety guidelines.

  • Perform basic mechanical adjustments like tensioning drive belts, conveyor belts, tracking belts and chains.

  • Works safely around moving equipment  and conveyors in a wet environment

  • Be proficient in the use of standard hand tools such as wrenches, hammers, bearing pullers, etc.

  • Perform building mechanical repairs such as overhead door track and panel replacement, concrete work, and chain link repairs.  

  • Change motors, pulleys, gear boxes and belting and basic welding skills

  • Perform simple plumbing repairs such as unclogging drains, replace faucets, and toilet repairs.  

  • Troubleshoot simple mechanical systems such as chain drives and pumps. 

  • Replace slicer, cutter, dicer blade assemblies and perform necessary adjustments.

  • Read piping diagrams and identify the function of various components for air and water distribution systems.  

  • Perform scheduled and emergency repairs on all equipment  and building structures (I.e. pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic electrical plumbing )

  • General knowledge of packaging production equipment (scales/baggers.  Ability to PM this equipment on own.  

  • Read and complete work orders, paperwork, specification books, schematics and manuals.

  • Read and rebuild pneumatic hoists, gearboxes, power drives, centrifugal pumps, and replace mechanical shaft seals

  • Install production equipment on elevated platforms.  

  • Service and replace pressure and prox switches and photo eyes

  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic and pneumatic systems and program at a basic level the automated equipment such as automated scales and packaging machines.  

  • Troubleshoot systems up to 480 volts with complicated electrical controls and wire 3 phase motors

  • Program Variable frequency drive (VFDs) and read electrical schematics and identify components.  Program simple production equipment such as metal detectors and spin dryers.

  • Handle blade housing

  • Lock out/Tag out equipment as necessary

  • Safely operate shop equipment such as grinders, cut-off saws, power tools, ladders, etc.

  • Comply with SQF Regulatory Programs

  • Perform preventive maintenance and other duties as assigned.

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