Maintenance Technician -2nd shift in Shreve, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/2/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Shreve, OH
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    Not Specified
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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. ​


We are looking for a 2nd shift Maintenance Technician who will join our mulch and soil manufacturing team in Shreve, OH.

  • Starting pay rate is $21.85+/hr based on experience
  • Hours will be 2:00PM-12:30AM Mon-Fri with some Saturday shifts during our busy season.
  • During off season we will be operating primarily 1st shift hours, at times working only 4x10-hr days per week.
  • We are offering a $2500 sign-on bonus to be paid after completing your first 90 days.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Troubleshoot and perform repairs and maintenance on parts of equipment including machines including mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, electronic, and pneumatic repairs. 

  • Repair production line equipment including conveyor belts, packaging equipment, grinding equipment and stacking equipment.

  • May perform or assist in the installation of machinery and equipment.

  • Cut and welding, including light steel fabrication.

  • Inspects and adjusts equipment. 

  • Assist in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment. 

  • Performs maintenance duties or other duties as assigned. 

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Prior relevant maintenance experience.

  • Manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Ability for prolonged and repetitive motions of standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending, climbing, reaching overhead and arms/hands dexterity.

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50  lbs.

  • Teachable attitude and ability to learn on the job in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to read numbers, product descriptions, and maintain written records.

  • Ability to push a button, monitor controls, and perform basic math functions.

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.

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. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID 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.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law