Truck Technician

Mckee Foods Corp. Gentry , AR 72734

Posted 2 weeks ago

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.


3rd Shift

Monday - Thursday, 8:00 p.m.- 6:30 a.m.

Job Summary

A Truck Technician repairs and maintains heavy duty trucks, trailers, yard tractors, cars, pickups, vans and the truck garage and equipment.

Required Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

  • Certified Welder

  • 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

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision care plan

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off (for vacation, holidays, sick time, personal time, etc.)

  • Direct deposit payroll

  • Credit Union

  • Shift differential pay

  • Exercise and recreation facility

  • Profit-sharing program

  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance (Premiums Paid by the Company)

EOE, including disability/veterans

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