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Electrical Assembly Technician

Open Position

Location: Richmond, Virginia

AMF Bakery Systems offers best-in-class system solutions for industrial bakeries across the globe. We prioritize sustainability and have developed the first-ever industrial hydrogen oven to help our clients reduce food and energy waste daily. Our Richmond location in Virginia provides a dynamic work environment and a chance to join our team as an Electrical Assembly Technician.

The ideal Technician will build control panels, junction boxes, and wiring machines within the Assembly operation. They must be able to work with and without the aid of drawings and/or schematics. Occasional mechanical rework of parts (cutting, grinding, drilling, tapping, etc.) may be required to complete assigned tasks.

Duties Include:

  • Interpret and follow verbal, written, and drawn instructions
  • Assemble various electrical components to back panels and/or equipment
  • Wire components per given specifications
  • Maintain work area cleanliness, functionality, and safe conditions
  • Perform all assigned tasks in a limited amount of time, within acceptable quality limits, and while following safety practices (including lock-out/tag-out/or other procedures)
  • Report on assembly progress and suggest countermeasures to maintain or recover schedules
  • Identify and suggest productivity and/or quality improvements to Supervisors and/or Engineers

What You Need To Succeed:

  • Attended trade school (with an electrical focus)
  • Relevant electrical experience
  • Ability to comprehend and execute verbal, written, and drawn instructions (incl. engineering controls drawings and schematics)
  • A solid electrical aptitude that enables the use of sound judgment and the proper use of NEC code and wiring techniques
  • Comfortable working with a wide variety of hand, electrical, and pneumatic tools and the understanding of which tools are best to use in each situation
  • Ability to assess a problematic situation, diagnose a potential issue, and repair the problem
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to safely operate a fork truck

Working Conditions:

  • Typical manufacturing facility conditions (Indoors-95% / Outdoors-5%)
  • The facility is heated in winter but not air-conditioned in summer
  • The teammate must be able to stand on concrete floors for a minimum of eight hours
  • Kneeling, squatting, bending over, and standing for long periods may be required to perform assigned tasks
  • Can occasionally be loud, especially in local areas where grinding or machine testing occurs
  • Earplugs are provided and required where posted


  • Must have own basic tools.
  • The list of Teammate-provided tools includes: box/open end/socket wrench sets, Allen wrench sets, screwdriver sets, tap handles, pliers, combination square, 9″ level, wire strippers, side cutters, and tape measure
  • English and metric tool sets are recommended
  • A lockable toolbox is also recommended
  • Safety glasses and steel-toed safety shoes are required
  • Long pants and a sleeved shirt (short sleeve at a minimum) are required

We offer a competitive salary, benefits, paid time off, ancillary benefits, and a robust 401k Profit Sharing plan!