About PIM Brands, Inc.:
We are one of North America’s premier makers of fruit snacks, confections and other treats. Ranked amongst the top 50 on Candy Industry Magazine’s “Global Top 100” confectionery companies in the world PIM Brands. has also been named as one of the fastest growing CPG companies in the US by The Boston Consulting Group and IRI, for the fourth time in six years to receive this recognition.
At PIM Brands our goal is simple: We delight consumers with delicious, high quality snacks and confections. Our commitment is to develop, manufacture and market the highest quality products in a responsible, ethical and transparent manner. We put consumers at the core of what we do and are continually looking to improve our people, knowledge, processes and technologies to accomplish this.
Responsible for the uninterrupted operations of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in the manufacturing plant and office facility. This includes installation, repair, upgrade, trouble-shooting and product recommendation.
Interfaces with the plant, facilities and production management staffs as well the maintenance department. Reports food safety and quality problems to Plant Management to initiate action.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Install, service and repair heating and air conditioning systems.
Obtain and maintain all required certificates and ensure that systems are up to code.
Report food safety and quality issues to Plant management and SQFP
Follow PIM Brands GMP rules
Monitor fellow employees for adherence to GMP’s.
Comply with all applicable standards, policies and procedures dealing with safety and clean workplace requirements.
Inspect and test systems to verify compliance with plans and specifications and to detect and locate malfunctions.
Recommend, develop and perform preventive and general maintenance procedures such as cleaning, power washing and vacuuming equipment, oiling parts and changing filters.
Repair or replace defective equipment, components and wiring.
Test electric circuits and components for continuity, using testing equipment.
Reassemble and test equipment after repairs.
Discuss heating/cooling system malfunctions with users to isolate problems or to verify that problems have been corrected.
Record and report all faults, deficiencies and other unusual occurrences as well as time and materials expended on work orders.
Test pipe or tubing joints and connections for leaks using gauge or soap and water solutions.
Adjust system controls to settings recommended by manufacturer specifications.
Lay out and connect electrical wiring between controls and equipment.
Install auxiliary components to heating/cooling equipment, such as expansion and discharge valves, air ducts, pipes, blowers, dampers, flues and stokers according to blueprints and/or verbal instructions.
Install, connect and adjust thermostats, humidistats and timers.
Generate work orders that address deficiencies in need of correction.
Join pipes or tubing to equipment and to fuel, water or refrigerant source to form circuit.
Assemble, position and mount heating or cooling equipment.
Study blueprints, design specifications and manufacturer's recommendations to ascertain the configuration of heating or cooling equipment components to ensure proper installation.
Cut and drill holes in floors, roof and walls for installation.
Wrap pipes in insulation.
Measure, cut, thread and bend pipe or tubing.
Fabricate, assemble and install duct work and chassis parts using portable metal-working tools and welding equipment.
Ability to work additional hours as needed
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling and crouching. Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools and controls. Lifting and moving of objects weighing at least 50 lbs. Reasonable accommodations will be evaluated and considered to enable an individual to perform the essential job functions.
Job will generally be performed in the manufacturing plant. When on the plant floor it is representative of a large, busy manufacturing operation. Noisy, active, objects on the floor, constant movement and traffic flow of motorized equipment. Hair net, beard net, assigned work uniform, protective eye wear and gloves are among the GMP required apparel that must be worn, if indicated, on the plant floor.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
High School Diploma or GED strongly preferred.
Vocational training or on-the-job training in machine operations and metal fabrication is necessary.
Must be able to read and follow drawings, blueprints and written specifications.
Blue Seal Refrigeration License required; Blue Seal Boiler Certification required.
Math and computer skills are preferred.
Must have a minimum of 1 year experience as a maintenance mechanic preferably in an industrial environment.
Expected to be competent in the following areas;
- Machinery repair and installation.
- Pumps, mixers and mechanical equipment.
- General Electric work.
- Plumbing, Pipe fitting and welding
- General maintenance, such as lubrication, painting and fabrication of equipment
Ability to read, speak, and write English is required.
What We Offer:
We invite you to come and build a SWEET career at PIM Brands. Our entrepreneurial environment is perfect for action-oriented individuals who enjoy a non-bureaucratic structure. Make an immediate and lasting impact while helping to grow our iconic brands.
PIM Brands offers competitive pay and a comprehensive set of benefits for which each Associate is eligible on their first day of employment.
Medical, prescription drug, dental, vision care, flexible spending accounts for you and your dependents
Company matching 401(k) plan
Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Generous paid time-off including sick/personal days, vacation, and company holidays
Our Key Principles:
Put Consumers First: Understand consumers and address their needs and desires.
Accessible: We strive to make our brands available in traditional retail and online – anywhere consumers want to find them.
Transparency: Be open and honest about our products, ingredients, how we make them and label them.
Responsibility: We do not advertise on any media outlets aimed at children under age 13 and have signed an industry commitment to abide by this standard.
Community: We partner with local and national organizations on strategic initiatives to help our communities thrive.
Fun and Goodness: At the end of the day, we make snacks and treats that bring joy and goodness to peoples’ lives.
Life at PIM Brands:
We believe to our core that our true competitive advantage is talented Associates who share our values and our passion for the business.
A lot of companies talk about being entrepreneurial. At PIM Brands, we live it every day. Associates are empowered to make decisions and bureaucracy is kept to a minimum.
Attracting, selecting, and developing top talent is what differentiates us from the competition.
You can make an immediate and lasting contribution to help grow our iconic snacking and confectionery brands, no matter your area of expertise.
We are a privately held mid-sized, global company with limited bureaucracy, committed to investing in the business.
Be part of a fast-paced environment that provides challenging opportunities to learn and grow your career. We recognize and reward achievement and foster great teamwork through collaborative and strong relationships with colleagues.
Enjoy your work and be part of a fun team and industry.
Somerset, New Jersey:
Located within Franklin Township in central New Jersey, Somerset is a beautiful and friendly suburb of New York City and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Somerset is conveniently located minutes away from Interstate 287 and the New Jersey Turnpike.
PIM Brands is an equal opportunity employer, and an e-verify employer.