Operator, Maintenance in Tyler, TX at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/10/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Tyler, TX
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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 Maintenance Operator at our production facility in Tyler, TX

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Administers workload to subordinates and follows up on the quality and quantity of their work.

  • Plans, prepares and revises any equipment problems, new projects and safety issues to insure cost effective methods and materials are used to complete the task in a timely manner.

  • Repairs broken machinery and equipment using the proper use of tools and insures all safety precautions are implemented before starting the task.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on the plant equipments and warehouse equipment.                

  • May assist in other areas of the plant or region to insure a smooth operation of business.

  • Report quality and safety outages and work to correct where necessary

  • Comply with OSHA and MSDS Standards

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Preferred education level is a High School Diploma or GED.

  • 4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair procedures, basic electrical practices, safe practices and procedures, 

  • Ability to read and write English and to follow instructions.

  • Ability to work in a dusty environment, hot/cold/rainy weather.  

  • Ability to climb ladders and work at high elevations.  

  • Basic electrical knowledge, ability to operate power tools.  

  • Ability to fabricate guards, hoppers, etc. to insure we maintain a safe work environment.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to climb on and off of required equipment

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide

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.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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


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