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Mechanical 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 a Mechanical Assembly Technician.

MATs are responsible for the mechanical assembly of AMF machinery, assemblies, and equipment. MATs must be able to work with or without drawings and schematics. Fabrication and occasional rework of parts (cutting, grinding, drilling, tapping, welding, etc.) will be required to complete assemblies.

Duties Include:

  • Interpret and follow verbal, written, and drawn instructions
  • Assemble parts using a wide variety of fasteners and joining techniques
  • 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 safe work practices
  • Report on assembly progress and suggest countermeasures to maintain or recover schedules
  • Identify and suggest productivity and quality improvements to Supervisors and Engineers

What You Need To Succeed:

  • Trade school
  • Relevant mechanical assembly experience
  • Ability to comprehend and execute verbal, written, and drawn instructions (incl. 2D and 3D engineering drawings and schematics)
  • A solid mechanical aptitude which enables the use of sound judgment in the proper use of fasteners and assembly steps
  • Comfortable working with a wide variety of hand, electrical, and pneumatic tools and the understanding of which tools are best to use in a given 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
  • Ability to weld preferred but not required

Working Conditions

  • Typical manufacturing facility conditions (Indoors-95% / Outdoors-5%)
  • Facility is heated in winter but not air-conditioned in summer
  • Employee must be able to stand on concrete floors for at least 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
  • Ear plugs are provided for work performed where noise is a factor
  • Employee must be able to work with both live wire (up to 575V) and dead wire conditions. Live wire conditions comprise less than 20% of the typical working environment


  • Must have own essential 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!