The Bakery Cos.
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Company Overview

The Bakery Companies has been named one of the fastest growing businesses in Nashville. We are a high-speed industrial bakery and employ some of the best talent in the baking industry! The Bakery Cos. celebrated 20 years in business in June of 2017 and seeks to continue living out its mission of Creating Opportunities, Making a Difference, and Impacting Lives.


Job Overview

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager and Supervisors, the Maintenance Technician will be a key part of our team by keeping the bakery running efficiently and driving continuous improvement forward through our PM program and special projects. This position organizes and facilitates maintenance on all production and facility equipment with emphasis on equipment up time and to resolve quality and production related issues including electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical troubleshooting. Every individual on our team has specific strength's that help to drive innovation and productivity forward.


Ideal Candidate

A successful candidate will be a self-motivated, service-minded and well-rounded Maintenance Technician. The ideal candidate is an independent thinker that works well with a group of like- minded individuals. We are very interested in finding good multi-craft maintenance technicians, ideally, who are fluent as an Electrician Mechanic, however it is a plus to have a machinist, welding or PLC background. The perfect person for this job gets excited by each of these things and wants to truly be in a place where they can utilize all their strengths and enhance all their other skills.


Skills Needed for this Position:

  • Troubleshoot & replace 3 Phase motors & VFDs
  • Ability to read electrical schematics
  • Experience with low voltage DC Circuits as well as a wide range of electrical devices (proxs, photo eyes, relays, contactors, safety relays, push buttons, )
  • Read and interpret machine electrical and mechanical drawings
  • Troubleshoot electrical control circuits and standard safety circuits
  • Trouble shoot hydraulics, and pneumatics
  • Use Meter and Megger proficiently as needed for repair and troubleshooting
  • Repair and rebuild electrical and mechanical components
  • Installation, modification and fabrication of equipment to meet production needs and schedules
  • Communicate maintenance situations clearly from one shift to another, including Maintenance Team Leader and Maintenance Manager
  • Plant wide accountabilities for operational aspects including progress toward quality and production goals
  • Participate in continuous improvement in safety, quality and housekeeping
  • Other tasks as determined by the Maintenance Manager
  • The ability to identify worn bushings or bearings and change as needed
  • The ability or willingness to learn how to weld (Tig, Stick, and Mig Although we commonly use Tig)


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Strong industrial electrical experience required
  • Minimum of High School Diploma and 2+ years of Industrial Maintenance experience repairing and troubleshooting pneumatics, hydraulics, Conveyers, 3 p-phase motors, variable speed drivers and controls
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision within a team environment
  • Must have good practical sense working with and troubleshooting equipment problems
  • Previous food manufacturing experience is preferred but NOT required.



Due to our Maintenance Management Team being former Maintenance Technicians, they value a good work-life balance and understand that your schedule plays a significant role in your happiness.

  • Our Technicians are designated as either 1st or 2nd shift, therefore, they don't have to worry about changing their sleep schedule due to a rotating shift. 


The Bakery Cos. Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance available 1st of the month after 30 days of employment
  • 401k Match 5% dollar for dollar, immediately vested
  • Paid Time Off Earn up to 18 Days in your first year
  • Annual Bonus Program Eligibility
  • Company paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
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