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Req Id:  7552

Maintenance Welding Specialist

Are you a Jack-Of-All-Trades who can fix anything?

Are you looking for a job with lots of variety and reliable hours?


Milkco is seeking a 1st Shift Maintenance Mechanic & Sanitary Welding Specialist. This position provides on-site sanitary welding and maintenance for all aspects of the plant. This includes:

  • Sanitary welding on all food-grade metal infrastructure.
  • Performing maintenance and preventative maintenance on mechanical, electronic and hydraulic systems. This includes packaging equipment, conveyors & production machinery.
  • Ordering & installing new & replacement components as needed.
  • Effective communication with management, including proactive suggestions for continuous improvement.
  • Other general maintenance tasks as directed.


The ideal candidate MUST have prior experience in sanitary welding along with a background in general maintenance and repair, some electrical experience, and a can-do attitude. Since our equipment is so specialized, you will receive machine-specific training.


Please note: This position is full-time, 5 days per week. Exact schedules vary but it does require some weekends, including alternate Saturdays.


Milkco will train the right candidate!


Milkco, Inc. is a Fluid Milk Plant. We process, bottle, and ship fluid milk, juice, water, fruit flavored drinks, tea, and eggnog. Established in 1982 with 50 employees, the plant has grown to 250+. Our employees enjoy steady, stable work without the risk of layoffs. We have many career opportunities available. If you are looking for a position where you can learn, grow, and advance, then we are the company for you.


Compensation Information:

  • Automatic 60-Day Pay Review
  • Automatic Annual Pay Review
  • Shift Differentials


Employment Requirements:

  • Must pass a Pre-Employment Drug Screening and Physical (provided by Milkco).
  • Will conduct a Criminal Background Check.
  • Must pass an E-Verify Screening.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand a minimum of 7 ½ hours per day.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40lbs.
  • Extended periods of overhead lifting, kneeling, bending, stooping, climbing and other related movements may be required.



  • Will train the right person.
  • Prefer that applicants have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must want to work and have excellent attendance.
  • Need to be cooperative and able to get along with a lot of people.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to contribute in a team atmosphere



  • Profit Sharing
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • 401(k)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Allstate Supplemental Plans
  • Company Picnic
  • Service Awards
  • Holiday Meals for July 4th and Thanksgiving
  • Employee Appreciation Days with Meals and Treats
  • ...And More

Nearest Major Market: Asheville