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Req Id:  7710

Shipping - Vehicle Mechanic

Milkco is seeking a Vehicle Mechanic to maintain vehicles in our Shipping Department. This position is from Monday through Friday with alternating Saturdays (no more than 5 work days per week). This person will:


  • Conduct routine maintenance work for vehicle functionality and longevity. This includes things like changing oil, servicing brakes, checking hoses and electrical connections, and other tasks as needed.
  • Inspect vehicle engines and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues.
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and fix issues such as replacing the alternator or water pump.
  • Schedule future maintenance sessions.
  • Keep logs on work and issues.
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good condition.


The ideal candidate has:

  • Mechanic certification or equivalent experience (diesel engine experience not required)
  • Ability to handle various tools (e.g. pliers) and heavy equipment (e.g. lift)
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
  • Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods


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:

  • Starting wage $20+/hr DOE
  • Automatic Annual Pay Review


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 for up to 8 hrs per day.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and climb ladders as needed.
  • Overhead reaching and lifting may be required at times.



  • Previous supervisory experience required.
  • 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