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Join our Pfannenberg Team!

The Pfannenberg Group is an internationally active family business in the field of electro-technology.

We develop, manufacture and sell technical products of the highest quality in the fields of thermal management of electrical enclosures, signaling technology and process cooling. Our objective is “Protecting Man, Machine and the Environment”. We promote the individual development of our employees by target-oriented management and extensive education and training. Many of the daily challenges we face, are often solved in teamwork.

Versatile tasks, high workplace safety, performance-oriented salaries, international career opportunities and a work-life balance: What are you waiting for?

Check out our open positions below and apply. It’s that easy!

Open Positions

Great Minds Welcome!

Are you interested in working for Pfannenberg? Here you can find our current available positions with a detailed description of the responsibilities and the requirements.

If you don’t see something that matches your qualifications at this time, check back soon.  We are a growing company, and update our list often.

PLANNER

Pfannenberg Manufacturing LLC in Lancaster, NY is looking for a Production Planner.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Experience working with Lean Manufacturing Principles and Tools is preferred.
  • Previous experience as a Planner or Scheduler in a manufacturing environment is required.
  • Establishing and maintaining proper planning parameters in ERP system to maintain inventory levels to support production.
  • Understand planning / scheduling as well as capacity planning for production cells.
  • Candidate must understand MRP/ERP methodology, and be able to troubleshoot issues as they arise.
  • To be successful in this position, you must enjoy working in a team environment, multitask and be willing to share expertise, have effective communication skills within the team and the entire organization.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and MRP/ERP system required.

SALES ENGINEER

Do you like to close sales?  Do you like to solve problems?  Would you like to be engaged in a “hands on”, customer oriented, fast paced environment?  As a Sales Engineer at Pfannenberg Sales America, you will be heavily engaged and involved with a customer focused team helping to develop business and support the end-user customer base.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare and give technical presentations to explain to customers how the products and services work.
  • Perform follow up phone calls from service calls to mine for new business such as preventative maintenance, spare parts, etc.
  • Present, sell, and organize scheduled on site emergency service calls/visits
  • Present, sell, and organize scheduled preventative maintenance contracts/visits
  • Organize, sell, and instruct training on Pfannenberg Products & Services to strategic service partners, sales representatives, and customers around the U.S.
  • Aide in supporting our internal repair shop quoting/scheduling repairs, returns, production support, technical phone support, invoicing, etc.
  • Back up internal applications team sizing and quoting equipment and spare parts properly based on customer needs
  • Establish customer rapport and acceptance

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering, or 5+ years related experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High-level organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Technical background is a plus
  • Ability to quote service repairs, new installations, equipment sales, spare parts, etc. Estimation experience is a plus.
  • Use of CRM Software such as Salesforce
  • Proficiency in Microsoft: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Navision, and SharePoint
  • Presentation skills and ability to convey the value in the products/services offered
  • Self-confidence to support persuasion and sales efforts

PRODUCTION MANAGER

We are looking for a Production Manager to join our team. This person will be responsible for all aspects of the assembly operations, i.e. management of assembly staff, quality assurance, capacity demand management, continuous improvement and delivery to customers.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Instill in all employees the desire to provide customers with excellent service and quality products.
  • Recruits, trains, coaches and motivates qualified staff.
  • Manages key performance indicators relative to productivity and inventory control.
  • Establishes accurate budget projections and works within designated budget.
  • Maintains compliance with all Federal, State, and Local laws, statutes and regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures.
  • Complies with all safety standards and requirements to assure a safe and hazard-free workplace.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Work Experience:

Successful candidates will have leadership and supervisory experience that involved direct supervision of personnel and responsibility for successfully completing work through the efforts of others.

  • 3+ years’ experience in a discrete manufacturing environment run within a formal MRP / ERP planned system (SAP is preferred)
  • Certification in LEAN / 6 Sigma  (CLP, Black Belt, Lean Master, etc.) is strongly preferred
  • Associates degree in Technical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with use of routings, time standards, work centers, and time recording processes.
  • Familiarity with attendance tracking, performance reviews, and personnel career development.
  • 2+ years in roles related to production control, process engineering, or quality is extremely helpful

Benefits:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k with Generous Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

INTERN

Internships are opened for various departments. Please click on “Apply here” for more information.