Maintenance Electrician in Imlay City, MI at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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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. ​

In this role you will:

  • Perform electrical and electro-mechanical preventive and corrective maintenance in support of manufacturing production.
  • 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 system operating PLC programs, HMI 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 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.).  Troubleshoot machine issues through use.
  • Read, interpret and update electrical blueprints, schematics and flow diagrams.
  • Perform associated mechanical repair and installations as required and assist mechanics with fault isolation and repair.
  • Perform troubleshooting and repair of manufacturing equipment, heavy industrial equipment, and HVAC 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 repairs.
  • Work with planner to prepare and implement 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 and ensuring part inventory is maintained.
  • 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:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Technical certification or degree in electronics or electrical maintenance
  • 3 plus years in manufacturing or industrial maintenance, equipment repair, or electronics
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Able to operate electrical, electronic, pneumatic and refrigeration test equipment
  • Personal computer skills and experience with maintenance systems
  • Clean background and driving record (checks are required)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and customers as needed
  • Mechanical Maintenance experience helpful
  • Successfully pass aptitude test
  • Willingness to travel for support of facilities in the region.

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

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program
  • Generous holiday and vacation days
  • Fitness club reimbursement

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.

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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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