Maintenance Mechanic, Facilities in Portland, OR at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family!

We are looking for a Facilities Maintenance Mechanic who will grow at our Vancouver, WA facility.

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for building, equipment repairs and installation. This is a safety sensitive position where the employee holding this position has the responsibility for his/her own safety and other people's safety.

In this role you will:

  • Conduct preventive equipment maintenance
  • Conduct equipment repairs
  • Troubleshoot equipment
  • Manage building repairs
  • Assist with custom part fabrication as needed
  • Conduct equipment install
  • Clean large bottling tanks
  • Have some welding responsibilities



The perfect person will have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • At least two years combined experience with equipment repair, electrician Certified forklift operator license
  • Posses a Clean background and driving record (checks are required)
  • Mechanically inclined abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and customers as needed
  • Ability to drive safely and responsibly
  • Attention to detail Time management skills


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; and reach and lift repetitively with hands and arms. The employee is sometimes required to walk and lift or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Time for this position is split between an office and warehouse environment
  • The noise level while in the office is typically quiet
  • The noise level while in the warehouse is typically moderately noisy to noisy
  • The indoor work environment is typically an indoors climate controlled and structured business setting
  • The warehouse work environment is typically an indoors and open warehouse setting subject to extreme shifts in temperature


This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.
  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program
  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

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.