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Electrical Technical Specialist

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 Technical Specialist.

The ideal Specialist will complete machinery installations at customer locations and support Assembly teammates at our manufacturing centers. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and able to work independently but also be a great team player and have strong communication skills. The candidate should have a customer-centric approach with a focus on quality workmanship. Our ETS teammates are the face of our company and play a crucial role in our business’s success. By joining our team, you will be given the ability to impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth. We are seeking candidates who want to learn and build a long-lasting career within AMF!

Duties Include:

  • Repair parts in the field and document via report any areas of improvement
  • Lead efforts to provide feedback to the appropriate parties to either reduce cost or improve equipment functionality or ease of installation
  • Lead teams to solve problems in real time to meet shipment and installation timeline targets
  • Demonstrate a professional demeanor while representing AMF internally and externally
  • Support local assembly by performing builds as required
  • Lead the electrical, mechanical, and controls checkout and quality assurance stages of machinery through shipment
  • Oversee the installation of machinery in the field, including machinery erection, placement, connection, and onsite checkout and power-up
  • Provide Field Service support needed (non-install)

What You Need To Succeed:

  • 2-year Technical Degree and/or Electrical/Mechanical certification
  • 5 years of Electrical Experience
  • Ability to comprehend and execute verbal, written, and drawn instructions (Engineering control drawings and/or schematics)
  • Comfortable working with a variety of hand, electrical, and pneumatic tools with the ability to select which is most optimal
  • Sound troubleshooting skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Can work and communicate effectively with multiple levels of both AMF and customer organization
  • Can quickly learn and adjust to customers’ policies (Safety, health, or any other policies)
  • A professional demeanor with the ability to play the required role in a customer setting (leader, follow, or assist)
  • Must have own essential tools. The list of teammate-provided tools includes but is not limited to box/open end/socket wrench sets, Allen wrench sets, screwdriver sets, tap handles, pliers, combination square, 9″ level, and tape measure. English and metric tool sets/ lockable toolboxes are recommended
  • 30% Travel to complete onsite installations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Field service experience
  • A solid electrical aptitude with demonstrated knowledge of NEC code and wiring techniques
  • Knowledge of variable speed drives, sensors, conveyors, PLC, and human interfaces (incl. Rockwell and AB)
  • Basic machine shop and fabricating skills (incl. cutting and drilling of various materials, dismantling, repair, and re-assembly)
  • PLC programming capabilities: Ability to understand existing programs, make required changes, and troubleshoot in real-time
  • Understanding power transmission parts (bearings, motors, reducers, belts, pulleys), pneumatics (air cylinders, valves), hydraulics, and electrical circuits and how they work together

Working Conditions:

  • Teammates must be able to stand on concrete floors for a minimum of eight hours.
  • Kneeling, squatting, bending over, and standing for long periods of time may be required to perform assigned tasks
  • Conditions at customer locations will vary
  • Indoors (95%) and outdoors (5%)

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

  • Quarterly bonuses
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Ability to purchase up to 5 additional days of vacation
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Tuition debt repayment program