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Maintenance Mechanic

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?


Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 8500 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €1,85 billion in 2017. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.




Position Overview



Based at our national Headquarters in Pennsauken, in order to further strengthen our national Maintenance team we are currently seeking an:



Maintenance - Electro Mechanic

(Pennsauken, NJ)





Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate for this key function will be responsible for


Support Production Activities

  • Work closely with production and quality teams to keep production going
  • Perform emergency repairs in a timely manner
  • Capable of performing mechanical and electrical troubleshooting including control systems


Execute work

  • Execute PM work as directed by maintenance supervisor and lead
  • Work in a self-sufficient manner; complete PM work without production interruption
  • Follow the direction of Manager, Supervisor, and Leads
  • Direct actions as necessary to ensure safety


Operate the boiler

  • NJ Blue Seal – Steam desired


Key Accountabilities



Maintenance Mechanic:

  • Completing Assigned PM’s

  • Making required repairs

  • Daily walk through\

  • Autonomous Maintenance Activities

  • Fabrication of components, tools and equipment


Software Systems

  • CMMS- Work order entry, completion, requisition, inventory

  • SAP- Purchase requisitions


Process Systems

  • Must be prepared to learn about new and existing  processing systems

  • Become a resource to help engineering team execute small projects

  • Food Manufacturing-GMP Environment Experience desired

  • Experience working on and around Sanitary Systems desired

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, and controls equipment.

  • Operation, troubleshoot, and repair of Steam, Refrigeration, and Wastewater systems

  • Experience working with pumps, gearboxes, and steam traps

  • Ability to work on electrical systems including motors, drives, PLC’s, HMI’s pressure, temperature, flow and other control instruments and devices

  • Capable of fabricating components, tools, and equipment

  • Stainless Steel and Sanitary Welding skills desired


 PM System Implementation

  • Perform PM work as directed by supervisor and leads

  • Perform PM work in a self-directed manner based on work orders from CMMS

  • Document activities in CMMS and log books

  • Schedule PM work to avoid production interruption



  • LOTO

  • Working at elevated heights

  • Capable of operating Fork trucks, Lifts, etc.

  • Hot Work





  • 5+ Years electro-mechanical maintenance experience

  • Excellent mechanical ability

  • Electrical – controls background

  • Strong trouble shooting skills

  • Strong administrative skills- must be able to quickly and effectively learn new software programs

  • Welding and fabrication experience

  • Boiler experience- Blue Seal Boiler License desired

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.




  • Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.