Maintenance Mechanic in Vancouver, WA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/5/2021

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. ​

Night shift position. Hours are 6PM-6AM. Must be able work rotating days (2-2-3 schedule) and every other weekend.

In this role you will:

  • Repair, assemble, maintain, and disassemble machinery, equipment, and other elements in accordance with operation manuals, manufacturer's specifications, diagrams and sketches.
  • Fabricates, assembles, treats repairs parts and other elements of the company using hand, power and pneumatic tools, conveyors, and industrial equipment.
  • Interpret specifications and blueprints to construct layouts and reference points on projects.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems with machines, equipment, or other elements.
  • Ensure compliance with mandatory state and federal occupational health and safety laws.
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment by ensuring work spaces are cleaned during down-time and at the end of each day.
  • Participate as a vital team member, and contribute towards the success of the organization.

The perfect person will have:

  • High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency, and minimum 5 years in facility maintenance.
  • Ability to operate machinery and equipment.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Ability to critically think and troubleshoot complex electrical-mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, and electronics.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and technical instruction.
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work positively in a team environment.
  • Be self-motivated.

Some other nice to have’s:

  • Ensures accountability – Hold self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Instills trust – Gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Customer focus– Build strong customer relationships and deliver customer-centric solutions.
  • Collaborates – Build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Tech savvy– Anticipate and adopt innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.
  • Manages complexity – Make sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Cultivates innovation – Create new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Resourcefulness– Secure and deploy resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Optimizes work processes – Know the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Drives results – Consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Communicates effectively – Develop and deliver a variety of communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Self-development – Actively seek new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns. 

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.