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

Maintenance PLC/Controls Technician (1st Shift)

Company Overview

The Bakery Cos. is one of the fastest growing companies in Middle Tennessee and one of the most exciting employment opportunities headquartered in Nashville! We are comprised of several high-speed industrial bakeries in Tennessee, Georgia and South Dakota and provide our team with some of the industry's best opportunities and benefits. The Bakery Cos. manufactures assorted bread products for national and global brands such as McDonald's(ever had an Egg McMuffin?), Pepperidge Farm, Whole Foods, Wal-Mart, and Five Guys (yep, we make their buns). We are growing exponentially and are in search of experienced candidates in Nashville, TN. The Bakery Cos. has been established for more than 20 years and prides itself on living out its mission every day by Creating Opportunities, Making a Difference and Impacting Lives. Apply today to become a part of our dynamic team and growing organization!


Job Overview

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager and Supervisors, the Controls Technician will be a key part of our team by keeping the bakery running efficiently and driving continuous improvement forward through 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 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 this position calls for someone fluent as an Electrician PLC logic controls,


Skills Needed for this Position:

  • Troubleshoot & replace 3 Phase motors & VFDs
  • Proficient in all Allen Bradley including Legacy Products and Studio 5000
  • 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


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Strong industrial electrical experience required
  • 5+ 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



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. This position will be for 1st 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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