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Maintenance Manager

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Date: Feb 25, 2023

Location: Swedesboro, NJ, US, NJ 08085 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!


Position Summary:
Plans, directs, and coordinates activities concerned with design, construction, modification, and maintenance of equipment and machinery in industrial plants by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

By your key position in our company, you will support our environmental and social initiatives to drive progress against our corporate social responsibility and B Corp certification ambitions. 



  • Review job orders to determine work priorities
  • Schedules repair, maintenance and installation of machines, tools and equipment to ensure continuous production operations and ensures all are done within Food Safety and Quality guidelines.
  • Coordinates activities of workers fabrication or modifying machines, tools or equipment to manufacture new products or improve existing products.
  • Develops preventive maintenance program in conjunction with engineering and maintenance staff.
  • Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operation standards.
  • Plans, develops and implements new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs and effect greater utilization of labor and materials.
  • Requisitions tools equipment and supplies required for operations
  • Establishes standards and policies for pollution control, installation, modification, quality control, testing, operating procedure, inspection, and maintenance of equipment, and oversees maintenance of plant buildings
  • Directs maintenance of plant buildings and coordinates requirements for new designs, surveys, and maintenance schedules for equipment and machinery.
  • Prepares bid sheets and contracts for construction and facilities acquisition.
  • Tests newly installed machines and equipment to ensure fulfillment of contract specifications.
  • Plans and formulates aspects of research and development proposals such as objective or purpose of project, applications that can be utilized from findings, costs of project, and equipment and human resource requirements.
  • Reviews and analyzes proposals submitted to determine if benefits derived and possible applications justify expenditures.
  • Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  • Responsible for following food safety and food quality programs. 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate up and down the organization
  • A proven track record of results with a bias for action
  • A passion for learning and a craving to work in a fun culture.
  • Applies all learnings acquired in the Jackson Food Safety and Quality Training On-boarding packet in the day to day operations and ensures others comply with it as well.
  • Be familiarized with the Food Safety Policy.
  • Along with site’s senior management, ensures:
  • Adequate resources are available to achieve food safety and quality objectives.
  • Supports the development, implementation maintenance and on-going improvement of the SQF system.
  • Food safety practices are followed.
  • Training to associates essential to food safety and quality occurs and that required competency to carry out functions has been met.


Minimum Qualifications

  • College Degree in related field
  • 5 years experience in related field
  • Computer Literate
  • Plant work is in a cold and wet environment.  Must be able to perform tasks and make decisions, and communicate under tight time limits.
  • Requires the ability to lift 50 lbs.



Bonduelle Fresh Americas does not require employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated and/or boostered at this time, but does require disclosure of vaccination status and supporting documents. Bonduelle Fresh Americas reserves the right to modify any internal policies, including safety policies, as needed and in compliance with all applicable laws.


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