The Bakery Cos.
  • Smyrna, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Company Overview


We are named as one of the fastest growing businesses in Nashville the Bakery Companies is a family owned, privately-held company. With some of the best talent in the industry. We are a high speed industrial bakery. We manufacture bread products that serve household names including McDonald's, Pepperidge Farm, Five Guys, Trader Joe's, and Whole Foods. 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.


Please watch these videos to understand our company culture and values.

(Also these videos will give you some insight on the machinery we have onsite)

Doing Business in Nashville News Channel 5 -

"This is Us" Culture Video -

Our Founder's Story -


Brief Job Overview


Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager and Supervisors, the Maintenance Technician will be a key part of our team. Our Technicians are responsible for keeping the bakery running efficiently and driving continues improvement forward through our PM program and special projects. Every individual on our team has specific strength's that help to drive innovation and productivity forward. Our entire Maintenance Management team started with the organization as a Technician. This gives them the foundation and working Knowledge of the plant that helps create a motivated crew. Our management team is not afraid of turning a wrench and lending a hand when needed.


The Ideal Candidate


The Bakery Cos. is looking for a self-motivated, service-minded, well-rounded Maintenance Technician. The ideal candidate is an independent thinker that works well with a group of like- minded individuals. We can't stress well rounded enough for the role, we use the term "multi- craft" and we mean it. While you specialize as an electrician, machinist, welder or ______., the perfect person for this job gets excited by all of those things and wants to truly be in a place where they can utilize all of their strengths and enhance all their other skills.


Job Description:

Organize, and facilitate maintenance on all production and facility equipment with emphasis on equipment up time and to resolve quality and production related issues in the spirit of continuous improvement, including electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical troubleshooting.


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 a must.


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.

  • The opening is for 3rd shift 11 pm - 7 am


The Bakery Cos. Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance available 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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