Manufacturing Maintenance Manager in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 5/27/2019

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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. ​

We're looking for a Manufacturing Maintenance Manager to join our Manufacturing and Distribution Facility located in Marysville, OH!

Brief overview of the role:

If you enjoy a fast-paced, high energy manufacturing environment then you will fit in well as a Maintenance Manager for Scotts Miracle-Gro. The Maintenance Manager, directs, and coordinates the overall maintenance and repair activities for the facility. This position is responsible for the supervision and scheduling of the mechanical and electrical maintenance personnel and activities; such as repairs, preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, production enhancements and optimization. In addition this role is the subject matter expert for engineering and technical support.

In this role you will:

  • Maximize plant capacity.
  • Responsible for a budget in excess of $10 Million.
  • Responsible for an organization of 40 plus associates. To include performance evaluations, people development, and ensuring training requirements are met.
  • Provide Maintenance / Engineering support to the manufacturing operation. Performs complex maintenance / engineering work including calculations, preparation of specifications, equipment selection, economic analysis, appropriation requests, and contractor bidding, selection, and supervision.
  • Responsible for the final development and implementation of the Preventative Maintenance program to reduce or eliminate financial loss associated with equipment repair, premature equipment replacement, or unnecessary downtime.
  • Responsible to oversee the optimization of equipment and production line performance. Evaluate alternatives, recommend a course of action, pursue spending approval, and implement the enhancement.
  • Inspection of plant equipment, safety systems, and utility equipment and manages corrective action where necessary.
  • Responsible for the implementation and direction of safety/environmental policies and procedures within the maintenance department, including monthly safety meetings.
  • Identify causes / sources of quality / operation performance problems, i.e. high downtime levels, high defect rates, long changeovers, lost opportunities, and safety issues.
  • Identify opportunities for plant operating improvements through sound engineering principles.


The perfect candidate will have:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering degree with strong mechanical experience or related field with appropriate experience.
  • 5 - 10 years of engineering experience in a fast paced environment.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the direct supervision of people ideally in a manufacturing environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of Preventive and Predictive Maintenance systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of Network and Controls Systems.
  • PC skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and maintenance and engineering software.
  • Good project management skills. Ability to plan and organize by setting goals and priorities to accomplish results. Proven capability to evaluate, assess, and manage cost, functionality, and timing relationships.
  • Interpersonal communication skills are needed to communicate business and technical needs to technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Written communication skills for performance appraisals, technical summaries, communications with outside vendors, intercompany correspondence, and management reports.

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

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with discounted generic prescriptions and wellness incentive program.

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.

  • 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.

  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.

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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