Lead Mechanical Technician

TemperPack Inc.

JOB DESCRIPTION

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: Lead Mechanical Technician

Supervisor’s Title: WaveKraft Manufacturing Director

Department: Engineering

Location: 4447 Carolina Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Job Description:

The Lead Mechanical Technician will guide a team of technicians to perform the assembly, integration and testing of machinery and manufacturing equipment. The candidate will work under the supervision of an Engineer to interpret technical drawings and to coordinate the assembly and fabrication of critical parts and assemblies ranging in complexity. The technician will strive to maintain a clean and organized functional work environment and will collaborate with its peers to operate as a high-performing team.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead a team of mechanical and electrical technicians to assemble production equipment
  • Provide leadership and knowledge when confronted with assembly issues
  • Read and interpret technical and shop drawings of varying complexity, including safety rules, equipment manuals, maintenance instructions, etc.
  • Verify component dimensions, tolerancing, general fitment and alignment
  • Proficient in the use and understanding of general machine shop measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers etc.
  • Perform general machining tasks such as cutting, grinding, milling, drilling, etc.
  • Operate machine tools such as lathe, mill, grinder, and fabricate machine parts, jigs, fixtures, and tools
  • Visually inspect and tests machinery and equipment
  • Organize, store, and retrieve parts and components according to a plan or system
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized work area including tooling and hardware
  • Install, repairs and maintain hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical systems
  • Clean and lubricate parts per vendor’s recommendation
  • Operate equipment to produce commercial samples
  • Able to work overtime and/or weekends as scheduled
  • Other duties as necessitated by the business

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Physically able to wear required appropriate personal protective equipment including hearing protection, safety glasses and steel toe shoes
  • Pass TemperPack fork truck testing and certification
  • 5+ years experience as a supervisor in a mechanical assembly shop
  • 5+ years experience with converting equipment preferred
  • Working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, mechanical systems required
  • Extensive knowledge of mechanical designs, repairs, installation, and maintenance

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 www.E-Verify.gov.

To apply for this job please visit temperpack.isolvedhire.com.