Warehouse Mechanic

Lakewood, NJ
Full Time
Tipico Cheese Products

Company Overview:

The Gellert Global Group (GGG) is the largest privately held food importer in the United States. Comprised of several companies (Atalanta Corporation, Camerican International, Finica, Tipico Cheese Products), GGG sources the highest quality cheese, meats, frozen fruit, shelf stable fruit, vegetables, seafood, and specialty products. These items are sourced from over 60 countries and sold to leading retailers, food service distributors, restaurant chains, and food manufacturers. GGG is a third-generation family-run business with 600 employees and combined revenues exceeding $1.7 billion.


At Tipico, we offer retail, foodservice and industrial customers an array of value-added, imported and domestic cheeses along with a number of processing services performed in its plant.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Responsible for maintenance and repair of all facility structures including but not limited to: Drywall repair, plumbing repair, electric repair, flooring maintenance, racking. Also responsible for all external facility property repairs and maintenance including but not limited to: fence repair and maintenance, exterior lighting, grounds maintenance etc.
  •  Monitoring and responding to Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Systems.
  •  Provide regular greasing of mobile equipment at a schedule determined by the Fleet Mechanic
  •  Provide accurate record keeping of preventative maintenance (P/M) and of all repairs. Initiate re-stock of equipment with Supervisor’s permission.
  •  Assist all mechanics as directed by senior mechanics.
  • Ability to work with others harmoniously.

Other duties include but are not limited to:
  • Assisting Maintenance Supervisor and senior mechanics with General Facility Maintenance.
  •  Monitor HVAC Systems.
  • Handling Inclement Weather Issues – to include snow plowing, shoveling, salting, etc.
  •  Picking up parts at local parts supply houses.
  • Metal working – to include welding, dock plate repair, storage rack repair, etc.
  •  The ability to read hydraulic/pneumatic/electrical schematics and ability to work with 12 volts to 480 volts.
  • General labor as may be required.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • The “B” Mechanic position is a position where 3 years or more of experience is required.
  • References from previous jobs are helpful.
  • The candidate should have a mechanical aptitude and be physically fit. Lifting heavy motors and industrial-sized tools and other equipment is commonplace.
  • The ability to read instructions, wiring diagrams, and to clearly communicate verbally and in written form is critical.
  • Dependability is critical, as the candidate is often required to open or close the facility as may be required and may also be required to work off-hours and occasional Saturdays.
  • The candidate must also have the ability to work alone, as many of the tasks are solo tasks. The warehouse is a 38F environment.
  • The candidate must have a valid Driver’s license.

The work-day for the position is typically 9-hours: 8-regular hours, 1-hour unpaid lunch. The work-week shall consist of 40-regular. Overtime will be required as the need determines but are often mandatory so a flexible schedule is required.

Our Benefits
We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role.
  • Health:  Medical, dental and vision insurance, Company-paid life, accident and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts
  • Wealth:  Competitive pay, annual bonus opportunity, matching 401(k) with immediate vesting upon enrollment, generous employee referral program
  • Happiness:
    • Professional Growth:  Online training courses, virtual and classroom development experiences, education assistance program
    • Work-Life Balance:  Paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)
    • Team Building:  Employee engagement and recognition programs, wellness, philanthropic and DE&I initiatives, Company-sponsored celebrations, and team building events

The Gellert Global Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state, or local law. Gellert Global Group is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected].


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