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Electrical Assembly Technician

Open Position

Location: Richmond, Virginia & Kirkwood, Pennsylvania

Job summary:
AMF Bakery Systems is looking for a motivated and self-driven Electrical Assembly Technician (EAT). EATs are responsible for building control panels, junction boxes, and wiring of machines within the assembly operation and must work with and without the aid of drawings and schematics. In addition, occasional mechanical rework of parts (cutting, grinding, drilling, tapping, etc.) may be required to complete assigned tasks.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Interpret and follow verbal, written, and drawn instructions
  • Assemble various electrical components to back panels and 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 out on assembly progress and suggest countermeasures to maintain or recover schedules
  • Identify and suggest productivity and quality improvements to supervisors and engineers

Knowledge, skills, and abilities should include, but are not limited to:

  • Trade school (with 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 which 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%)
  • Facility is heated in winter
  • Facility is not air-conditioned in summer months
  • Employee 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 is taking place. Earplugs are provided and required where posted
  • Employee must work with both live wire (up to 575V) and dead wire conditions
  • Live wire conditions generally make up less than 20% of the typical working environment


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

How To Apply:

Please send your resume and motivation letter to recruiting@amfbakery.com

Bakeries around the world partner with AMF Bakery Systems for best-in-class unit equipment and complete system solutions. From mixer to marketplace, our solutions enhance operations, products, and bakery successes. With a global reach and local presence, AMF is the only truly global partner to provide complete system solutions that help bakeries grow. AMF Bakery Systems is a proud member of the Markel Food Group.