Senior Machine Technician (Electrical)

Website JBT Corporation

Job Highlights

Title Senior Machine Technician (Electrical)
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Manufacturing
Location Apex, NC, United States
Company JBT Corporation

Company Profile

John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) is a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food and beverage industry with a focus on proteins, liquid foods, and automated guided vehicles.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Senior Machine Technician (Electrical) who will primarily ensure effective operation and continuous improvement of clip manufacturing.

Required to work with the production staff at multiple clip production facilities and facilitate the training and oversight of clip or loop production as needed.

May be required to set up and operate machine shop tools used to fabricate, alter, or repair manufacturing equipment as directed, as well as inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose, and perform maintenance on electrical drive components. This could include coordinating with outside vendors or electrical control specialists, as needed.

Education Level

  • Associate Degree in Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical Systems, or other related discipline, or an equivalent/acceptable amount of industry experience.

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of production equipment maintenance with experience working on or servicing electrical drives.


  • Actively participate in routine maintenance of manufacturing equipment as needed, providing technical support and skills as required. Based on business necessity, there may be times when working in clip production may be required to meet customer demand.
  • Assemble and test new production equipment as directed by management.
  • Assist in fabricating replacement parts and assemblies for clip manufacturing equipment using standard tool room equipment and inspection devices as directed by management.
  • Maintain clean and safe personal and team workspaces that promote efficient utilization of resources.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives, working in both team and independent roles to promote increased efficiencies and improved product quality in all Tipper Tie-related facilities.
  • Train and assist production personnel in troubleshooting and solving problems with clip or loop manufacturing equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain production equipment drives and other electrical components as needed. Work with outside vendors/contractors/engineers as needed and be part of improvement initiatives to replace or upgrade electrical components that become obsolete.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to weld and perform repairs on broken or worn components or assemblies (preferred).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, or Tool and Die Making
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate-level proficiency in standard office software (preferred).
  • Possess welding certificates (preferred)


  • Ability to use most standard tool room inspection equipment.
  • Capable of reading and understanding electrical schematics and diagrams, as well as blueprints or mechanical drawings.
  • Must be able to work independently with little direct supervision.
  • Must be assertive and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously involving many groups.
  • Possess troubleshooting skills both electrically and mechanically, capable of diagnosing potential problems/issues with mechanical and electrical components.


  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Company Sponsored Events
  • Competitive Wages and Compensation
  • Education reimbursement of up to $5,000 a year
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Floating Holidays
  • Formal job training is provided
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • Life insurance options for you and your dependents
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Potential for overtime pay
  • Short Term/Long-Term Disability

Employer’s Statement

JBT Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company provides equal opportunity to all qualified persons. It does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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