A Division of Pearson Packaging Systems

Electrical Mechanical Technician

  • Posted: April 26, 2019
  • Location: Ashland, VA


Flexicell is a Pearson Packaging Systems Company. Pearson, based in Spokane, WA, is searching for an Electrical Mechanical Technician for our Ashland, VA facility. This ideal candidate should have solid knowledge of electro-mechanical equipment design and manufacture and be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures as related to automated packaging machinery.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assemble electrical and mechanical equipment on time, on budget, and with requested specifications
  • Install and provide technical support of PLC/HMI/Motion Control and robotic programming and updates
  • Direct and perform factory acceptance test (FAT) activities
  • Troubleshoot problems occurring during development, assembly, testing, or commissioning of machinery
  • Provide in-field and phone support for Service-related activities
  • Up to 25% travel required as needed to fulfill responsibilities


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two years’ experience in mechatronics, automation, or electrical programming preferred
  • One year machine building experience preferred
  • Demonstrated electrical/mechanical assembly skills
  • Ability to interpret and update specification documents
  • Experienced in performing Quality Assurance for electrical/mechanical assembly


  • Base salary + performance-based incentives
  • Earning potential DOE
  • Top-tier benefit plan including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, EAP
  • 401K with matching contributions


Pearson Packaging Systems and Flexicell are Equal Opportunity Employers.