Electrician, Production in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

 We are looking for an Electrician who will join our team in Marysville, OH. 

$1,000 sign on bonus for all new hires starting in the months of July or August.


The Electrician will report to the Maintenance Supervisor. This assignment will involve performing electrical and electro-mechanical preventative and corrective maintenance in support of the production facility. The selected candidate must be prepared to provide support to the plant at all hours, be a self-motivator and must consistently drive for results.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Troubleshoot, repair and install electrical and electronic equipment and instrumentation

  • Configure, scale and validate instrumentation using Laptop Computer, HART communicator, or other appropriate test equipment

  • Restore and modify Allen Bradley (ControlLogix, CompactLogix, PLC-5) PLC programs and verify correct software revisions/editions

  • Maintain programmable logic controller (PLC) backup files using state of the art software and maintain/catalog these backups for support. Interpret electrical and electronic symbols and their functions as they pertain to electrical drawings/schematics

  • Read interpret and update Allen Bradley PLC ladder programs, connect Laptop Computer to PLC via network protocols (serial, DH485, DH+, E-net, C-net, D-net, RS-485, RS-232, etc.)_

  • Read, interpret and update electrical blueprints, schematics and flow diagrams_x000D_

  • Perform associated mechanical repair and installations as required and assist mechanics with fault isolation and repair

  • Install up to 3” conduit to code and pull wire

  • Experience with new equipment installations

  • Perform troubleshooting and minor repair of HVAC equipment, chiller systems and other auxiliary manufacturing equipment

  • Maintain records applicable to the job. Use CMMS to obtain spare parts, retrieve work orders and generate new work orders. Assume responsibility for signing out spare parts and completing repair tags

  • Work with a planner to prepare and implement a daily work schedule, develop PM schedules and spare parts requirements for equipment. Communicate with outside contractors and vendors to identify necessary repairs and to oversee projects

  • Record maintenance activities, develop and execute job plans, and communicate new procedures used in troubleshooting

  • Provide leadership and serve as a technical resource to associates training in the electrical discipline

  • Perform work audits for self and other associates

  • Comply with housekeeping and safety rules

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • H.S. graduate or equivalent. Prefer technical certification in electronics or electrical maintenance

  • 3 plus years in manufacturing or industrial maintenance, equipment repair or electronics.

  • Demonstrated ability to think out of the box and find innovative solutions

  • Strong problem solving and continuous improvement focus with attention to detail

  • Excellent written and communication skills

  • Proven organizational skills; ability to prioritize effectively and manage multiple tasks in an environment with competing demands

  • Associates degree or equivalent

  • 5 plus years in manufacturing or industrial maintenance, equipment repair or electronics setting

  • Able to operate electrical, electronic and pneumatic test equipment

  • Ability to walk up 10 flights of stairs with tools

  • Ability to lift 75 pounds

  • Technical certification in electronics or electrical maintenance

  • Personal computer skills and experience with SAP is a plus, but not required

  • Mechanical Maintenance experience is a plus, but also not required


What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Fitness club reimbursement - $350/ Individual & $500/Family

  • Starting day one, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 13 holidays

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


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