Controls Technician

TemperPack Inc.


TemperPack is a rapidly growing company based in Richmond, Virginia. We design and manufacture innovative, sustainable packaging components for cold-chain shipping of food and pharmaceutical products. The markets we serve have an urgent need for disruptive, sustainable alternatives to replace the wide array of non-sustainable packaging materials conventionally used in the cold chain such as Styrofoam coolers. Our aspiration is to provide packaging solutions that customers and end-consumers feel great about using.

Job Title: Controls Technician

Supervisor’s Title: WaveKraft Manufacturing Director

Department: Engineering

Location: 4447 Carolina Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assembly, installation, testing, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of electrical systems for custom manufacturing equipment
  • Follow electrical diagrams and P&IDs for completion of job tasks
  • Flexible schedule required to support various activities
  • Follow prescribed safety and environmental rules and regulations and maintain high quality standards of work
  • Compliance with current good manufacturing procedures (cGMP), safety and environmental requirements/regulations/guidelines
  • Periodic travel may be required
  • Other duties as necessitated by the business

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Four years of experience or equivalent military experience in panel fabrication within the last six years
  • Experience in industrial automation is preferred
  • Experience with UL508 is preferred
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Practical knowledge on the operation/use of general hand and power tools, instruments, and testing apparatus common to the electrical, electronic and instrumentation fields
  • Ability to read P&ID’s, electrical drawings, blueprints, etc.
  • Must have knowledge installing, repairing, and maintaining instrumentation, automation, electronic, single phase and all aspects of 3-phase electrical equipment throughout a manufacturing environment
  • Effective troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally and work in a highly effective team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and advance several tasks in parallel
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Physically able to wear required appropriate personal protective equipment including hearing protection, safety glasses and steel toe shoes

Education and Certifications:

  • High school diploma or GED certificate

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift 40 pounds unassisted
  • Able to reach, bend, kneel and climb while performing repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work in hot and cold environments
  • Able to correctly wear PPE for entire shifts
  • Able to react and respond quickly to noises, smells, visual hazards, and alerts

TemperPack provides Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran/reservist, and any other class of protected individuals, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

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