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Maintenance Mechanic Lead 2nd Shift

Tropical Cheese Ind located in Perth Amboy NJ, is looking for, Maintenance Lead Mechanic 2nd shift.

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Drivers CDL (Waterbury, CT)

Tropical Cheese Ind located in Perth Amboy NJ, is looking for CDL B drivers for our location in Waterbury, Connecticut.

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Sanitation Helper

Inspects products and equipment for conformity to federal and state sanitation laws and Tropical Cheese plant standards.

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Area Sales/Operations Manager

Tropical Cheese is looking for an Area Sales/Operations Manager for the New England area.

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Drivers CDL

Tropical Cheese Ind located in Perth Amboy NJ, is looking for Class A & B drivers.

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Picker/Sorter

Read work orders and receive verbal instruction for work assignments.

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Diesel Mechanic

Tropical Cheese Ind. located in Perth Amboy NJ, is looking for Diesel Mechanic.

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Sales Associates

Tropical Cheese Ind. located in Perth Amboy NJ, is looking for Sales Associates.

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Merchandiser

Must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 21 years old.

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Drivers CDL

Tropical Cheese Ind located in Perth Amboy NJ, is looking for Class A & B drivers. Company paid benefits, vacations, holidays and a team work environment provided.

Requierements: Class A and/or B license, a clean driving record and a minimum of two years verifiable driving experience.

Please call 732-442-4898 ext. 445 or fax to (732)352-4260.

 

Company offers growth opportunities, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation/personal days, holidays and a team-work environment. Send resume To Human Resources Department:

TROPICAL CHEESE INDUSTRIES
450 Fayette Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Email: n_sabogal@tropicalcheese.com
Fax # 732-352- 4260
EOE

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Picker/Sorter

Requierements:

  • Able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Able to withstand working in temperatures as low as 35 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Work weekends and some holidays.
  • Read work orders and follow verbal instructions as directed.

Company offers growth opportunities, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation/personal days, holidays and a team-work environment. Send resume To Human Resources Department:

TROPICAL CHEESE INDUSTRIES
450 Fayette Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Email: n_sabogal@tropicalcheese.com
Fax # 732-352- 4260
EOE

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Diesel Mechanic Wanted

Tropical Cheese Ind. located in Perth Amboy NJ, is looking for a Diesel Mechanic

Job Summary:-

This position reports to Repair Shop Manager.

This is a hands-on Truck Mechanic.

Work hours, Monday – Friday, with OT work on weekends when needed.

  • Compliance with all PM programs and repairs
  • Repair Diesel trucks
  • Min. 2 years of hands-on, diesel truck maintenance experience.
  • Experience repairing Thermo-King type truck refrigeration systems
  • Bilingual: English / Spanish preferred
  • Commercial driver license CDL A required
  • Some Team Lead experience over Jr. Mechanics preferred
  • Knowledge of Freightliners a plus

Company offers growth opportunities, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation/personal days, holidays and a team-work environment. Send resume To Human Resources Department:

TROPICAL CHEESE INDUSTRIES
450 Fayette Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Email: n_sabogal@tropicalcheese.com
Fax # 732-352- 4260
EOE

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Sales Associates

Tropical Cheese Ind. located in Perth Amboy NJ, is looking for Sales Associates to service the areas of New York and New Jersey.

Bilingual English/Spanish and a valid driver’s license are a must.

The Sales Associate supports the Sales Team with route coverage, merchandising, store sets, delivering emergency orders, selling in store resets or demonstrating products, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Covers Sales Routes on temporary basis, following the Sales Representative essential duties and responsibilities
  • Coordinates Sales coverage with Sales Rep and/or DSD Sales Manager prior to coverage
  • Maintains and increases shelf space / products in Dairy, Deli and Meat Department sets / resets
  • Requests secondary displays for high-volume/featured products
  • Installs POS material (e.g.: price tags, price cards, shelf strips, floor decals, etc.)
  • Inspects / corrects proper product rotation (FIFO) + removes products close to expiration code or with unsatisfactory cosmetics
  • Fills empty shelves with product in back-stock
  • Displays and/or demonstrates product, using samples or catalog, and emphasizes salable features
  • Attends to assigned Store setups / resets representing the company’s best interest
  • Performs Market Pricing Audits every 2 weeks
  • Reports any issues/opportunities (e.g.: product quality, new competitors, stores closings, new stores, upcoming events, anniversaries)
  • Assists Accounts-receivable Manager with collections
  • Takes temperature refrigeration unit reading at store level and records it on order sheet
  • Prepares reports of business transactions and submits expense accounts monthly
  • Achieves goals and objectives communicated either written and/or verbally by management
  • Abides with company’s dress-code during working hours
  • Follows all Employee handbook guidelines
  • Attends to all Sales meetings

Company offers growth opportunities, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation/personal days, holidays and a team-work environment. Send resume To Human Resources Department:

TROPICAL CHEESE INDUSTRIES
450 Fayette Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Email: n_sabogal@tropicalcheese.com
Fax # 732-352- 4260
EOE

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Merchandiser

Merchandises/packs out products by performing the following duties.

Delivers and unpacks incoming merchandise, marks prices on articles, and stacks them on shelves per company's plan-o- grams.

Collects money from customers or signature from charge-account customers Maintains shelves properly organized and cleaned.

Ensures stock is properly priced and that checks dates and quality of products on site.

Develops and maintains relationship with Department and Store Managers.

Resets stores when requested by customer.

Drives light truck or van to deliver orders.

 

Must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 21 years old.

 

Company offers growth opportunities, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation/personal days, holidays and a team-work environment. Send resume To Human Resources Department:

TROPICAL CHEESE INDUSTRIES
450 Fayette Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Email: n_sabogal@tropicalcheese.com
Fax # 732-352- 4260
EOE

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Area Sales /Operations Manager

Tropical Cheese is looking for an Area Sales/Operations Manager for the New England area.

SUMMARY

Manages and coordinates activities of sales representatives, merchandisers, drivers, warehouse personnel, supervisors and managers by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Sells and assists in responding to customer inquiries, issues, complaints and opportunities
  • Assists sales team in achieving and surpassing their assigned quarterly and yearly volume goal
  • Coaches, trains, provides leadership and evaluates his sales reps, merchandisers, drivers, warehouse team, managers and supervisors
  • Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances
  • Reviews sales orders, collections, route performances, dumps, accounts receivable reports, volumes, goals and objectives at least once a month with each Sales Representative
  • Creates, coordinates and reviews route coverage, emergency orders, demos, festivals, schedules, tasks, initiatives, etc.
  • Adjusts and addresses errors and complaints from transfer orders to store deliveries
  • Attends to all Store setups / resets
  • Understands and manages Sales AND Logistics route management for effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Oversees weekly Transfer/replenishment orders, proper product rotation at warehouse, inventory accuracy, invoices and collections/bank deposits and other pertinent transmission to HQ in NJ.
  • Abides with company’s dress-code during working hours
  • Follows all Employee handbook guidelines
  • 35%: Sales Management and Supervision
  • 35%: Warehouse and Logistics Management and Supervision
  • 20%: Key Account Management with Regional accounts and Headquarter visits
  • 5%: Direct Sales Management to Distributors
  • 5%: Administrative tasks/work

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to read, speak and understand Spanish and English fluently.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or two year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to maintain an overall positive and creative attitude with customers, co-workers and management
  • Ability to address and resolve any customer’s needs requests, issues, or difficult situation promptly
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volumes
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

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Drivers CDL (Waterbury, CT)

Tropical Cheese Ind located in Perth Amboy NJ, is looking for CDL B drivers for our location in Waterbury, Connecticut. Company paid benefits, vacations, holidays and a team work environment provided.

Requirements: Class B license, a clean driving record and a minimum of two years verifiable driving experience.

Please call 732-442-4898 ext. 445 or fax to (732)352-4260.

 

Company offers growth opportunities, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation/personal days, holidays and a team-work environment. Send resume To Human Resources Department:

TROPICAL CHEESE INDUSTRIES
450 Fayette Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Email: n_sabogal@tropicalcheese.com
Fax # 732-352- 4260
EOE

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Sanitation Helper

Inspects products and equipment for conformity to federal and state sanitation laws and Tropical Cheese plant standards.

Follow all safety and confined space regulations.

Checks all chemical, foot sanitizers, hand wash stations, CIP1, CIP2 and foaming units.

Set up cheese vats, De-whey belt and lines to be washed.

Hand wash cheese presses, cheese table and cheese cutters.

Sprays machines, tanks, foaming units, and conveyors with water to loosen and remove dirt or other foreign matter.

Scrubs machines, tanks, tables, pans, bowls, compartments, and conveyors. Rinses articles with water, and dries them with compressed air. Scrubs floors and walls.

Connects hoses and lines to pump and starts pump to circulate cleaning and sterilizing solution through hoses and lines.

Scrubs interior of disconnected pipes, valves, and spigots, and gauges, and meters.

 

Company offers growth opportunities, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation/personal days, holidays and a team-work environment. Send resume To Human Resources Department:

TROPICAL CHEESE INDUSTRIES
450 Fayette Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Email: n_sabogal@tropicalcheese.com
Fax # 732-352- 4260
EOE

Apply Now
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Maintenance Mechanic Lead 2nd Shift

Job Summary:

 

To support and perform preventive maintenance on Dairy and Cheese Manufacturing and Packaging line equipment.

This position reports to Maintenance Manager.

This is a hands-on senior level Mechanic + Team Lead position supporting 2 – 3 Jr. Mechanics.

Note 1: 2nd shift starts at 3:30pm – Midnight

Work hours are weekdays, Mon – Friday, with OT work on weekends if needed

Note 2: This position is for a skilled senior level Electro Mechanical maintenance person and not for Machine operator or Equipment Setup level person.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and repair Allen Bradley PLCs and panel view Terminals
  • Troubleshoot and repair photo sensors, level sensor and all other electronic and electrical equipment in a production environment.
  • Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance to blueprints, specifications, and standards.
  • Studies maintenance schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals. Maintains time and production records.
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

Candidate Must Have:

  • Minimum 4 years of hands-on, maintenance experience in the manufacturing industry.
  • Excellent abilities and experience in electrical/mechanical troubleshooting
  • Some Team Lead / Supervision experience over Jr. Mechanics
  • Ability to read schematics and drawings to help troubleshoot
  • Bilingual: English / Spanish
  • Valid Driver License
  • Understanding of GMPs, SOPs, Lock Out Tag Out, and OSHA regulations

Candidate-Nice to Have:

  • Experience in an FDA regulated, cGMP manufacturing environment – Food Manufacturing
  • High Pressure Black Seal License
  • Hardware trouble shooting experience with automation systems: PLC – Allen Bradley + Operator Interface terminal - Panel View
  • Previous experience with Dairy and Cheese industry.
  • Able to work Saturdays and overtime as needed

Company offers growth opportunities, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation/personal days, holidays and a team-work environment. Send resume To Human Resources Department:

TROPICAL CHEESE INDUSTRIES
450 Fayette Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Email: n_sabogal@tropicalcheese.com
Fax # 732-352- 4260
EOE

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P.O. Box 1357 • Perth Amboy, NJ 08862

1-888-874-4928