Best known for Little Debbie snack cakes, America's leading snack cake brand, Sunbelt Bakery granola products, and Drake's Cakes, McKee Foods Corporation is seeking a Class 8 Truck Technician. This position will be conducting repairs and maintenance on gas and/or diesel engines and trailers. The ideal candidate has the potential to work, learn and grow with us throughout his/her career.
This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable experience with a company that is committed to providing consumers with quality products at an excellent value. McKee Foods is a privately held, family owned company with an 85 year history of innovation and treating employees with respect, and a deeply held belief in the importance of doing business with integrity.
Monday - Thursday, 8:00 p.m.- 6:30 a.m.
A Truck Technician repairs and maintains heavy duty trucks, trailers, yard tractors, cars, pickups, vans and the truck garage and equipment.
6-12 months experience in a garage environment or vocational school
Capable of reading schematics, wiring diagrams, blue prints, etc.
Good perception, judgment and decision making skills
Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
Ability to document and process information
Must have tools to support general Class 8 truck and trailer repairs
Capable of performing tire and wheel break-down, build up, balancing and alignment
Knowledgeable in performing diagnostic checks on electrical systems
Able to diagnose fuel and lubrication system problems and make repairs
Capable of performing repairs and adjustments on tractor, trailer ABS and air brake systems, differentials, clutches, drive line, suspensions, transmissions and steering
Experience in performing trailer repairs
Ability to perform heavy lifting 50+ pounds on a regular basis
Must have or be able to obtain McKee Foods LTO (Lift Truck Operator) license within 90 days on the job (includes a good driving record and meeting vision requirements to drive a lift truck at McKee Foods)
Must have or be able to obtain ASE Medium/Heavy Duty certifications based on the pay level at the time of hire as prescribed in the technician's syllabus. The required certification must be obtained within one year of the hire date
Must have EPA approved air conditioning certification or obtain within 30 days on the job
Must be able to work overtime, or other shifts when necessary
Willing to travel for training, and other process improvement events
Two years of experience performing heavy duty truck and trailer maintenance or equivalent education with a Diploma in Diesel and Truck Technology from an accredited Technical School
General computer knowledge and skills
A Class A CDL may be required based on business needs
Competitive pay scale
401(k) with matching contributions
Health insurance, including prescription drug plan
Vision care plan
Paid time off (for vacation, holidays, sick time, personal time, etc.)
Direct deposit payroll
Shift differential pay
Exercise and recreation facility
Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance (Premiums Paid by the Company)
EOE, including disability/veterans
Mckee Foods Corp.