Facilities Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

HARIBO of America Manufacturing, LLC   Pleasant Prairie, WI   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on June 6, 2024
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Come join HARIBO of America’s first ever North American factory! Located on-site in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, the Facilities Maintenance Technician will maintain, diagnose, repair, rebuild, adjust, perform preventive maintenance and install equipment within and around the facility so as to keep the production operational and have zero loss of production. This individual will perform the duties of a Boiler Operator and assist other maintenance personnel on his/her shift and will be responsible for all necessary paperwork and documentation as they relate to the job.  

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, The Facilities Maintenance Technician will partner with support functions to identify and resolve unplanned downtime events, quality, safety, cost and other losses attributed to the area, using problem solving techniques and a continuous improvement mindset. 

The original and iconic HARIBO Goldbears, created in 1922, have delighted kids and grown-ups for 100 years! Our associates are our most valuable asset.  At HARIBO of America we are committed to a comprehensive benefit program that helps our employee stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a positive work life balance. We provide fully paid health insurance premiums, 11 paid Holiday plus Paid Time Off/PTO, competitive 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more.  Additionally, we offer community involvement opportunities and career growth opportunities.


  • Responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of the utilities systems throughout the facility.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMPs, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Duties include maintenance and repair of boilers and boiler room auxiliary equipment such as pumps, steam and water valves, air compressors, and high pressure condensate. Also provides support to other auxiliary equipment in silos and tanks area as well as common areas in the manufacturing facility.
  • Position will monitor chemical feed system for boiler and water treatment and make necessary test and adjustments to ensure correct chemical levels, documenting as required.
  • Performs maintenance activities to HVAC equipment such as filter replacements.
  • Receives calls from departmental personnel regarding problems, such as lack of temperature control. Works to resolve issue, escalating to the shift supervisor as necessary. Logs all information down in daily log book of any repairs or corrections, utilized the work order system when required.
  • Conducts inspection of and performs routine preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years in industrial mechanical maintenance preferably in a food manufacturing, preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years with basic boiler experience and wastewater experience. 
  • Basic knowledge of HVAC equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of BAS (Building Automation System).
  • Electrical experience and troubleshooting in control voltage and low voltage (up to 600V AC and DC) circuits, motors, and controls, preferred.
  • Ability to perform assigned work tasks efficiently and independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.
  • Previous HAZMAT experience, preferred.
  • Welding and pipe fitting experience, preferred.
  • Must be flexible with work scheduling as well as overtime. 


What can you expect?

You will be part of a successful family-run company with core values that is growing internationally faster than ever before. We nurture long-term associate relationships, work-life blend, rich learning environment, and a tangible impact in the company's success.


Are you looking to make a meaningful impact with your work? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Are you a people-person with a passion for fixing and maintaining things?  Does working in a brand new facility excite you? If the answer is yes, then this is the job for you! Working at HARIBO inspires childlike happiness through the impactful work, dedication, and passion for our brand. Come join our team, where our associates are our greatest asset!

The Happy World of HARIBO is more than a business; we’re family. We always have been, since our founding in 1920. For the last 100 years, while we’ve expanded internationally and created over 1,000 confectionery treats, we’ve known our talented Associates are behind our greatest successes. That’s why we’re committed to investing in their growth, development and career opportunities.

At HARIBO, you’re empowered to charter your own path with mentoring and support from colleagues throughout the business. We encourage you to try new things, think of possibilities and aim higher – all while having fun delivering moments of childlike happiness to our gummi fans in the U.S.

Our core values and focus on long-term success continue to guide the way we do business every day. Our success story is rooted in our teams, and giving them the autonomy, support and freedom to make the best decisions for our consumers, customers and each other.

We give back to the places where we live and work. We listen to our consumers and get excited about innovation. We encourage diverse schools of thought and nurture inclusivity. We work to inspire joy through sweet treats that are fun to share. Want to know more about us? Please visit Haribo.com.

We’d love to hear more about you.


HARIBO of America, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace. Employment at HARIBO of America, Inc. is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. The Company’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, including protected veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. HARIBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also HARIBO’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

HARIBO is committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting people with disabilities and veterans. If you need an accommodation to assist with completing the electronic application, please contact the location for which you are applying and ask to speak with the human resources representative or email careers-us@Haribo.com.