Field Service Technician - Madison Heights, VA


Shibuya Hoppmann is looking for field service technicians who are motivated to learn and try new things. This job primarily involves installation, maintenance and on-going customer support of industrial packaging machinery. The position will generally be based out of our Madison Heights, VA Manufacturing Facility, but work will be primarily located at customer sites (indoors), and will therefore require significant domestic and some international travel. Your training and support will occur at customer sites as well as at our facilities in Virginia.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Installation, service, troubleshooting and maintenance of Shibuya Hoppmann equipment at customers’ facilities
  • Diagnose problems and devise solutions
  • Training of customer personnel on Shibuya Hoppmann equipment
  • Communication with customers with support from your in-house associates (in person, over the phone, and video (remote) meetings)
  • Test run and verification work support
  • Documentation: Technical documents and field service reports/records
  • In house assembly, debug and testing of equipment
  • Build and maintain customer relationships
  • Promotion of spare parts sales during in down time

On the Job Training (OJT) will be provided to familiarize you with the job, and help you to work independently.


  • Must have ability to install, service, repair, test and troubleshoot machinery (strong mechanical background required, electrical background advantageous)
  • Experience with food/beverage processing machinery, PCL Controls and equipment instrumentation would be advantageous (but not required).
  • Must be flexible, willing and available for overnight travelon short notice
  • Must be willing to work (paid) overtime
  • Must be able to work independently without supervision, as well as part of a team
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills 
  • Must deal well with people in all walks of life
  • Must be comfortable using Microsoft Office products
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License, current passport (or ability to get one) and authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be able to stand or walk for extended periods, lift up to 40 lbs. unassisted and crawl under/step over equipment easily.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check
  • Must have your own tools, though some company tools will be provided

Full Time Employee Benefits

Full time employee benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, 401k plan, life insurance, long term & short term disability insurance, paid vacation and holidays.

All new hires are subject to a pre-employment background check, credit check, and a pre-employment physical (including drug & alcohol screening).

For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to:

E-mail: (preferred)

or to:
Shibuya Hoppmann Corporation
Attn: Human Resources Manager
7849 Coppermine Drive
Manassas, Virginia 20109