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Our Company

Filamatic, a division of National Instrument LLC is a 70-year-old leading manufacturer of packaging machinery for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, biotech, and chemical specialty industries located in Baltimore, Maryland. Our success is attributed to exceeding our customers’ expectations by providing products and services which offer a superior value proposition, striving to create a great working environment for our employees and driving continuous process improvement initiatives.

Core Values

The culture at Filamatic is built on our shared core values-ethical, team-oriented, continuous improvement, trust, golden rule standard (we treat others as we want to be treated ourselves), excellence- (we strive for excellence individually and expect the same from our colleagues and support our employees to improve their skills and talents), customer centric and a healthy and safe work environment. If you are interested in making an impact with a growing company and want to share ideas and help build a world class organization this is the company to join.

Why Work for Filamatic

  • Highly engaged workforce committed to solving customer problems.
  • A company that values their employees.
  • A company that promotes a culture of support, open communication, and teamwork.
  • Experienced handling and metering most liquids used in the diagnostic, biotech, and cosmetic industries
  • A respected and well recognized name for manufacturing durable machinery that is made in the U.S.A.
  • Leadership that is committed to the development of the employees.
  • Leadership that is passionate about continuous improvement and growth.
  • Employees that possess expert knowledge in their fields.
  • A company that believes strongly in supporting the community through local charities.


  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and 401K
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Work life balance
  • Coaching and mentorship
  • Health Savings Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Recognition program
  • Career development training
  • Employee referral bonus

Position Summary

Works under general to detailed instruction to wire panel/machine, analyze, test and troubleshoot complex problems and to provide technical support to technicians/customers.

Essential Functions 

  • Wire panels and machine: mount components to panels and wire according to drawings and verbal communication; label and install cables to components and pull back to panel for interconnection to ensure neatly labeled panels and cables.
  • Configure and layout wire runs between panel and machine. Review drawings: make corrections, additions and wire number list.
  • Configure machine, main enclosures and junction boxes. May involve: drilling and tapping, mounting, punching holes, bending conduit and use of plasma cutter.
  • Perform I/O check out on machine, turning power on each machine and check each device wired to the PLC. Set electrical component dip switches and variables.
  • Troubleshooting electrical issues: applying electrical knowledge, using electronic measuring equipment and schematics.
  • Manage electrical inventory.
  • Job related paperwork: time scanning, updated BOM, service visits, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Filamatic provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Education and Experience 

  • Associates degree with specialization in industrial electrics or a four (4) years’ electrical apprenticeship.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in an automated industrial electrical environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Full knowledge of NEC, working knowledge of NFPA 70, AC, DC and Servo motor controls.
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow electrical schematics, troubleshoot and work with live circuitry.
  • Ability to use measuring tool, hand, power and air tools.
  • Manual dexterity, eye/hand coordination, ability to bend, stoop, stand or kneel for long period of time.

National Instrument dba Filamatic is an equal opportunity employer. National Instrument dba Filamatic does not discriminate in employment with regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions and lactation), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service or veteran status, disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

4119 Fordleigh Road
Baltimore, MD 21215-2292
Fax: 410-951-2017

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