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Maintenance Mechanic

Looking for a Career for Good? 


Puratos is a global purpose-driven company focused on bringing people together through food innovation for good. We offer a full range of innovative food ingredients and services for the bakery, patisserie, and chocolate sectors, serving artisans, retailers, industrial and food service companies in over 100 countries around the world. 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. 


If you are a results-driven problem-solver with a passion for customer excellence and looking for an opportunity to drive organizational growth, we invite you to join us for “a career for good.” 


Position Overview:            

Perform mechanical troubleshooting throughout manufacturing plant. Work closely with production and quality teams to keep production going, performing repairs in a timely manner.

 This position is located in our Pennsauken, NJ plant.

Direct Hire opportunities that include competitive hourly rates and benefits  


Benefits Include: 

  • Medical Insurance 
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Vision Insurance 
  • 401k 
  • Holiday and Paid Time off
  • Employee Assistance Program 


Primary Responsibilities 

  • Resource for helping engineering team execute projects throughout plant
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, and controls equipment.
  • Operation, troubleshoot, and repair of Steam, Refrigeration, and Wastewater systems
  • Fabrication of components, tools and equipment
  • Execute PM work as directed by maintenance supervisor and lead. Work in a self-sufficient manner; complete PM work without production interruption
  • Direct actions as necessary to ensure safety
  • CMMS- Work order entry, completion, requisition, inventory
  • Utilize SAP for completing Purchase requisitions



  • 5+ years of hands-on mechanical maintenance experience
  • Must be prepared to learn about new and existing processing systems
  • Food Manufacturing and GMP Environment Experience desired
  • Experience working on and around Sanitary Systems
  • Experience with troubleshooting and repairing mechanical equipment working with pumps, gearboxes, and steam traps
  • Ability to work on electrical systems is a plus, including motors, drives, PLC’s, temperature, flow and other control instruments and devices
  • Capable of fabricating components, tools, and equipment
  • Capable of operating fork trucks, lifts, etc
  • Stainless Steel and Sanitary Welding skills is a plus
  • Must be comfortable working at elevated heights
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs and be comfortable with heights
  • Boiler Experience – Blue or Black Seal Boiler License is a plus


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