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Mechanical Assembly Technician

Open Position

Location: Richmond Virginia

Job summary:
AMF Bakery Systems is looking for a motivated and self-driven Mechanical Assembly Technician (MAT). MATs are responsible for the mechanical assembly of AMF machinery, assemblies, and equipment. MATs must be able to work with or without the aid of drawings and schematics. To complete assemblies, fabrication and occasional rework of parts (cutting, grinding, drilling, tapping, welding, etc.) will be required.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

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

  • Trade school completion
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Teammate must be able to stand on concrete floors for a minimum of eight hours. In addition, 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 for work performed where noise is a factor
  • Teammate 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, and tape measure. English and metric toolsets 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, benefit, paid time off, and other ancillary benefits, as well as a robust 401k Profit Sharing Plan

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.