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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.

Associate Product Manager


Lead through influence within a cross-functional team in charged with the success of a product line. Responsible for the product life cycle management, increasing profitability of existing products and developing new products and services driven by the customer. Poses a unique blend of business, technical and personal savvy to contributes towards creation of the strategy and execute goals accordingly. Enjoys spending time in the market understanding customer problems and finding innovative solutions providing customer with the best experience becoming their trusted advisor. Works with a larger team to live the company vision and core values.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for one(1) product line
  • Managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Provide support to forecasting and business planning initiatives
  • Ability to understand market dynamics and adjust accordingly
  • Initiate voice of customer activities to scope out the market requirements for current and future products and potential industry segments
  • Contributes ideas to the innovation funnel populating the product line roadmap
  • Lead solution across teams from initial market scoping to product end of life (cradle to grave PLC management)
  • Constructs competitive landscape and benchmarking work including testing and proper documentation
  • Represent company in trade organization or industry association staying ahead of industry trend
  • Maintains product expertise and detailed knowledge of the products supporting our commercial team and customer
  • Provides recommendations and technical information to customers, channel partners and sales team in matters pertaining to applications.
  • Creates and conduct technical training program for sales personnel, channel partners and end-users


  • BS degree in Engineering or equivalent experience/knowledge
  • 2+ years’ experience in technical support or sales role, and project management familiarity is a plus
  • Experience with industrial refrigeration and/or fluid cooling systems
  • Computer Skills: MS Office. SAP and Salesforce is a plus



Take your career to the next level with us! Do you want to work for a successful international company that has been in business for over 60 years?  Do you want to work for a company where good work ethic and hard work is key but fun is just as important?   Do you have the skills and talent listed below? We hope you become the next team member in our growing company.  We are looking for a Purchasing/Planning Manager.

Responsible for coordinating the procurement of various inventory, supplies, and equipment for the business as well as developing plans to convert those resources into finished products for sale.  Manages all aspects of purchasing and production planning to efficiently and cost-effectively support organizational operations on a daily basis.

Main Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures purchasing strategies are implemented and executed
  • Monitors ongoing compliance with purchasing policies and procedures
  • Monitors ongoing compliance with planning policies and procedures
  • Directs procurement and planning policies to ensure all items are purchased and delivered within budget and time constraints
  • Responsible for managing inventory net working capital
  • Manages vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key suppliers and vendors
  • Maintains and updates an approved vendor/supplier database
  • Develops, negotiates and administers purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational requirements
  • Measures, manages, and reports the vendor and supplier cost, quality and delivery performance
  • Oversees supplier compliance with regards to internal quality standards and external regulations
  • Proactively identifies and manages supply chain risks to the organization
  • Develops and manages department budgets and forecasts
  • Responsible for monitoring and reducing purchase price variances to meet profit objectives
  • Oversees the operations and daily activities of the department
  • Mentors, manages, develops and motivates the team


Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • College degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or related field
  • APICS certification preferred
  • Experience leading people collaborating in purchasing and planning roles in a manufacturing environment of high variety
  • Experience managing formal projects
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations relating to procurement, contracts, and customs laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of: purchasing, capacity planning, and supply chain systems execution in SAP required
  • Financial acumen
  • Highly competent in MS Office applications especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


Key Skills and Competencies

  • communication skills
  • negotiating skills
  • decision making skills
  • networking skills
  • planning and organizational skills
  • analytical skills
  • problem-solving
  • results-orientated
  • foster teamwork
  • attention to detail

Our Great Benefits Include:

  • PTO
  • 401K match fully vested
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Company paid short term disability
  • Six different health insurance choices
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development
  • Many voluntary benefits such as:
    1. Dental
    2. Vision
    3. Long term disability insurance
    4. Additional life insurance
    5. Hospital Indemnity
    6. Critical Care Insurance
    7. Pet Insurance

Mix that with some fun monthly:

  • Random ice cream truck visits
  • Bowling events
  • Golf/Golf type events
  • Themed lunches
  • Cook offs/Bake offs




  • Responsible for the effective coordination of the material planning, purchasing and production scheduling function and ensuring timely delivery to customers of finished products
  • Manage new and existing vendor relationships by meeting with the vendor base on a regular basis, in accordance with the vendor management process, to review vendor performance against expected requirements and business needs
  • Maintain responsibility for monitoring/creating purchase requisitions, on a daily basis, for appropriate vendors through SAP system, and converting requisitions to purchase orders
  • Interface with Production, Sales, Purchasing and suppliers in order to schedule purchase orders of raw material to meet production demand
  • Purchase finished goods from outside suppliers in accordance to MRP requirements and customer orders required dates
  • Confirm supplier delivery dates for purchasing material and expedite orders when necessary
  • Access and input revisions (e.g., quantity, ship date) in order to update MRP reports
  • Lead all aspects of production scheduling, working with manufacturing and business partners from other departments
  • Supporting and providing the coordination of the material planning, purchasing and production scheduling function to ensure timely delivery to customers of finished products
  • Liaison between intercompany and external suppliers
  • Reconcile variances between purchase orders, invoices, material releases, shipments, and packing slips
  • Maintain appropriate supply chain related records, including vendor information, receiving documentation, and other pertinent information as assigned
  • Participate in Cost savings efforts
  • Cross-train to backfill areas in Planning and/or Purchasing
  • Ensure compliance with the companies Purchasing Policies and Procedures, Code of Ethics, Values and adherence to relevant laws and regulations
  • Compliance with safety, quality, and environmental policies and procedures


  • AAS or BA in Business
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Buyer/Planner in a manufacturing environment
  • CPIM
  • Able to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications
  • Knowledgeable of manufacturing resource planning process
  • Knowledge of production, materials, and inventory work flow
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required for vendor and company-wide contacts, including Engineering, Sales and Manufacturing

Skills Required:

  • Lean
  • MRP
  • Purchasing
  • SAP S/4 Hana
  • Inventory control
  • Capacity Planning / MPS
  • Excel
  • Quality control
  • Material requirements planning and Kanban systems
  • Demand/inventory planning
  • Ambitious & willing to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong determination, resilience, and ability to influence


We are looking for an Assembler for our Production Department.  Responsible for the building of air conditioner units and air to water heat exchangers.  This involves:  Metal fabrication, using wiring schematics to assembly electrical boxes/wiring unit, brazing and soldering copper pipes, general assembly techniques, ability to use power tools, lifting up to 50lbs, twisting, bending and reaching, standing for long periods of time, able to work overtime and Saturdays and the ability to work within a team. 


We are looking for a team player with the ability to pick, pack and pull material for fast passed shipping, receiving and production warehouse.  Will be cross trained for shipping/receiving.  Must be customer focused with a sense of urgency, good follow through, follow up and prioritization skills.  Must be computer literate.  Fork lift experience a must.  Prior warehouse experience and scanner use a plus.


The ideal candidate for this position will have some HVAC, Electrical experience along with solid communication skills working with clients through a variety of communication platforms.

Job Summary

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.

Pfannenberg is a global manufacturer of industrial Panel Air-Conditioners, filter fans, air-to-water heat exchangers, air-to-air heat exchangers, packaged chillers, and industrial signaling products. As a Sales Engineer in our Services business unit, you will have the opportunity to sell repair programs, sell and support maintenance programs, sell installation packages, and more. You will work hand in hand with Service Partners, utilizing their resources to support our outside sales team and grow business together.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare and give presentations to customers how our products and services work.
  • Perform follow up phone calls from service calls 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

  • Degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, Engineering, or 5+ years related experience
  • Lite HVAC / Electrical background is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High-level organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to quote service repairs, equipment sales, spare parts, etc. Estimation experience is a plus.
  • Use of CRM Software such as Salesforce
  • Proficiency in Microsoft: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, ERP, and SharePoint
  • Presentation skills for technical training of Service Partners
  • Self-confidence to support persuasion and sales efforts

Job Type: Full-time


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