Maintenance Technician (Day Shift)

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: Maintenance Technician

Supervisor’s Title: Maintenance Manager

Department: Manufacturing

Location: 4447 Carolina Ave, Richmond, VA 23222

Job Description:

We are seeking a Maintenance Technician who will ensure that our production and manufacturing assets are fully utilized and maintained on a daily basis while adhering to proper safety rules and regulations. The incumbent will be asked to perform routine maintenance on sophisticated equipment (extruder, panel line). The Mechanics will work with the Maintenance Manager to plan and schedule equipment downtime, along with documenting logs and machine failures. Compensation and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience level.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintain machine logs to record the type and incidence of errors, repairs or maintenance performed and machine settings.
  • Lead preventative and routine mechanical maintenance on machines.
  • Lead mechanical breakdown and/or repair on equipment including rigging, disassembly, cleaning and re-alignment of extrusion system.
  • Maintain and repair support infrastructure including both air and water supplies.
  • Troubleshoot performance issues working with machine operators and engineers by listening, checking speed, tracking belts, etc.
  • Troubleshoot basic electrical issues.
  • Assist with and oversee the development of Junior Mechanics.
  • Other duties as necessitated by the business.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and high-level efficiency of hand tools, power tools, drill press, grinders, etc. Knowledge of safe working practices with rotating and high voltage machinery.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements including lock-out/tag-out, confined spaces, MSDS, etc.
  • Ability to disassemble and assemble gearboxes, pumps.
  • Ability to identify and measure critical tolerances or dimensions.
  • Ability to know that gearboxes and pumps need alignment.
  • Ability to work cohesively with other team members, and to contribute positively to the work environment.


  • Experience with extrusion or lamination machines or comparable manufacturing process.
  • Experience as millwright, pipefitter or steelworker, preferred.

Education and Certifications:

  • HS diploma or GED required, Technical or Vocation School, preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Be on your feet for 10-12 hours.
  • 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

To apply for this job please visit